Category Archives: Awards

A Calderdale school has been recognised for the health and wellbeing support it offers its young people, as one of the first to take part in the new Calderdale programme. Todmorden C of E Junior, Infant & Nursery School has been taking part in a new pilot project as an ‘early adopter’ of the new… read more … about Awards programme supports Healthy Schools>>

Children and Calderdale staff at Todmorden Junior School presenting the Healthy Schools award

A Calderdale Council employee has won a prestigious national award for her outstanding role in safeguarding adults. Niamh Cullen, a Public Health Manager, came top in the Innovation Champion category in the National Safeguarding Adults Board Excellence Awards during Safeguarding Adults Week in November 2022. Niamh was one of 11 Innovation Champion nominees, and Calderdale… read more … about National recognition for Niamh>>

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A pioneering housing and regeneration partnership scheme in Halifax has won a prestigious regional award. The Beech Hill housing project just outside Halifax town centre was named Residential Development of the Year (in the ‘more than 100 homes’ category) at the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2022 on Thursday 22 September. Calderdale Council’s flagship Northgate… read more … about Top award for Beech Hill transformation>>

Team involved in Beech Hill project on stage with award

The hard work and dedication of Calderdale Council staff, volunteers and local partner organisations was celebrated at the annual Our Stars awards ceremony on Thursday 11 August.  The event, at the Shay Stadium in Halifax, was last held in 2019, offering an opportunity to celebrate staff achievements, talent, resilience and kindness for the first time… read more … about Celebrating Our Stars>>

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A Calderdale Council home improvement scheme, in partnership with Better Homes Yorkshire and local company Eclipse Energy, has received a special commendation at the National Energy Efficiency Awards. The National Energy Efficiency Awards highlight numerous projects and companies across the country that are upgrading existing buildings or installing renewable energy measures. The event in Birmingham… read more … about National recognition for Calderdale home improvement scheme>>

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The Victoria Theatre in Halifax is among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.  The Calderdale Council-owned theatre has been awarded £160,000 from the third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. This award will help The Victoria Theatre to safeguard the critical festive season and… read more … about Funding boost for The Victoria Theatre>>

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Mark Broadbent from Calderdale Council has been named the country’s Rising Star at a prestigious national awards ceremony. A local lad who is passionate about Calderdale, Mark has transformed the way the Council uses digital communications to get important and engaging messages to residents. His high-quality videos, social media posts and live virtual events have… read more … about Mark shines brightly as UK’s Rising Star>>

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Calderdale Council’s work to tackle the climate emergency has received national recognition, as one of only 10 councils shortlisted in the Climate Response category of the prestigious LGC Awards. The awards, which are held annually by the Local Government Chronicle (LGC), recognise the best of local government innovation and service delivery. A record number of… read more … about Council’s climate response shortlisted for national award>>

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Two innovative landmarks in Halifax have been honoured with the top prize in the Halifax Civic Trust Awards. The Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Memorial and Trinity Sixth Form Academy were announced as the winning projects at the Halifax Civic Trust’s recent virtual annual general meeting. The awards recognise high-quality design and craftsmanship in schemes in… read more … about Awards for innovation and heritage in Halifax>>

Trinity Sixth Form Academy