Category Archives: Awards

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

The project, run by Calderdale Libraries, will engage the public with research around air pollution and the impact it can have on lung health Calderdale Libraries are to run a project focusing on ‘clean air’ after the service won a grant of almost £25,000 from the highly competitive Engaging Libraries Programme. The new initiative aims… read more … about Calderdale to lead UK in exploring air quality and respiratory health>>

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Calderdale Council is celebrating after being shortlisted in the prestigious Council of the Year category of the 2020 LGC Awards. The awards, which are held annually by the Local Government Chronicle, recognise the best of local government innovation and service delivery. The Council has also been shortlisted in the ‘Children’s Services’ category, reflecting sustained improvement… read more … about Making the final of Council of the Year>>


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 7 November. The Council held its Our Stars awards event at The Venue in Barkisland, to recognise the amazing efforts of talented Calderdale staff and partners over the last year…. read more … about Celebrating Our Stars>>

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Both Halifax and Hebden Bridge markets are currently in the top 20 in the poll to find Britain’s Favourite Market.  NABMA (National Association of British Market Authorities) is asking people across the UK to vote for their market of the year. Time is running out to cast  your vote, as polls close on Friday 30… read more … about Last chance to vote for Calderdale markets>>

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