Category Archives: Business

At a crucial time for our economy and place, Calderdale Council is delighted to have appointed a new Director of Regeneration and Strategy, to lead on building a strong and resilient future for our towns and villages. Following an intense and highly competitive recruitment process with several excellent candidates, Shelagh O’Neill will take on the… read more … about Shelagh O’Neill appointed regeneration lead for Calderdale>>

Shelagh O'Neill

Brighouse and Todmorden are set to receive a significant funding boost to kickstart local regeneration projects and drive economic growth. Through their own Town Deal Boards, both towns are developing investment plans for up to £25 million each to fund projects that will benefit local people, after they were chosen to receive a share of… read more … about £1.25 million boost for Brighouse and Todmorden>>

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Businesses in Calderdale have received a share of £61.87 million in grants to help minimise the impact of COVID-19. Calderdale Council has processed grant support to over 5,500 local businesses using government funding. This includes support for small businesses and those in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. These government support grants have now officially… read more … about £62 million of business support>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Calderdale businesses are invited to sign up to a new recovery programme launching this month, to help them bounce back and thrive during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Calderdale B2B Business Recovery Programme starts on Monday 19 October and is run by Calderdale Council and Leeds Beckett University. The free programme will give eligible businesses… read more … about New recovery programme to help businesses bounce back>>

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Calderdale Council has launched a public consultation seeking local people’s views on the future of the Centre at Threeways in Halifax. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Strategy, Cllr Jane Scullion, said: “This is a well-loved building which has provided a much-used range of facilities in the heart of the community. “The Council is… read more … about Have your say on the future of Centre at Threeways>>

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In response to the Prime Minister’s statement on COVID-19 to the House of Commons(external link) today, Calderdale Council’s Deputy Leader, Cllr Jane Scullion, said:  “Once again, as a nation we’re seeing a worrying increase in COVID-19 rates. This is reflected in Calderdale, as sadly, infection rates are continuing to rise across the borough. “The announcement… read more … about Response from Calderdale Council to national restrictions announcement>>

Cllr Scullion

Calderdale Council is supporting local businesses to stay COVID-secure, to protect people from the virus and to prevent and manage outbreaks, as the borough continues to live with the pandemic. Most businesses in Calderdale are working hard to keep their premises, staff and customers safe. The Council’s Environmental Health team has been working around the… read more … about Helping businesses to be COVID-safe>>

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Young people in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the options available after GCSEs, at the annual Get Organised event. From Monday 12 October, Calderdale Council, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, is hosting a four-day, virtual event, primarily aimed at students in Year 11 and their families. Calderdale is a great place… read more … about Get Organised event goes virtual>>

Cllr Wilkinson

Time is running out for businesses to claim grant support to help minimise the impact of COVID-19 under the small business grant fund and retail, hospitality and leisure grant schemes. Although the deadline has now passed for the COVID-19 discretionary business grant scheme and no new applications can be considered, funding has been made available… read more … about Deadline approaching for COVID business support>>