Category Archives: Business

Exciting plans to transform the Northgate site in Halifax town centre have moved a step closer. Calderdale Council’s vision is to create a mixed-use development on the site, including a new sixth form centre and a range of retail, commercial or residential units. This will help achieve the Vision 2024 for Calderdale to be a… read more … about Milestones for Northgate development>>

Three major schemes for Calderdale will reach the next stage of preparation when they are discussed at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on 4 July 2018. Two Corridor Improvement Programmes will be considered which would encourage active travel by improving highway facilities for all users, especially walkers and cyclists; reduce accidents and improve air… read more … about Next steps for the Next Chapter>>

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Elland businesses have welcomed additional free parking in the town centre. From Monday 2 July 2018, free parking will be available in Coronation Street car park, one of Elland’s main parking areas, to encourage more people to pop into town – whether it’s to have a quick coffee with friends, call into the shops and… read more … about Additional free parking welcomed in Elland>>

Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board. They have given the go ahead for walled defences at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will… read more … about Vital element of the flood defence scheme in Mytholmroyd gets the green light>>

AD:VENTURE, the European funded programme providing dedicated support to eligible young and new businesses who have strong growth ambitions, has launched its grant programme in Calderdale, giving enterprises with aspirations the chance to secure up to £25,000 of match-funded support. In order to benefit from the programme, companies are asked to explain through a written… read more … about £25K up for grabs as business grant programme launches in Calderdale>>

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Free, short-term parking could be trialled in one of Elland town centre’s main car parks to bring in more shoppers and help boost business. On Monday 11 June, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider whether to introduce temporary, limited-stay free parking in Coronation Street car park, which would be reviewed after six months. This comes after… read more … about Proposed free parking to help boost Elland businesses>>

Leeds City Region submits its bid for new national Channel 4 HQ  Today (Friday 11 May) Leeds City Region has submitted its bid to Channel 4 for the broadcasters’ new National HQ outside of London.   The bid which responds to the broadcaster’s “4 All the UK” plan to support investment and jobs outside London… read more … about City Region Bid Calls for Channel 4 to Spark a New Revolution>>

The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the largest-ever publicity caravan and ambassadors tour.   This popular cycling tradition will see some of the county’s best-loved brands travel behind the women’s… read more … about Largest-ever Tour de Yorkshire caravan and ambassadors tour!>>

Leeds Beckett University, in partnership with Calderdale Council, will launch a new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses this spring. The University Business Centre will be based at Piece Mill in Halifax, situated next to the historic Piece Hall. After extensive redevelopment of this important and historic mill, the University is set… read more … about New centre launches to boost economic growth in Halifax>>