Category Archives: Business

Businesses with expansion plans for 2018 could benefit from a share of more than £5 million designed to help accelerate growth of the rural economy in the Leeds City Region. The funding is available to help the creation of new infrastructure which encourages business to grow and diversify.  Grants are available in three key areas:… read more … about Leeds City Region businesses could benefit from £5 million fund to accelerate rural economy growth>>

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The owner of an award-winning fish and chip shop and small property company has taken steps to safeguard his property following the floods that swept through his street on Boxing Day 2015.  Tony Pollard of Grandma Pollard’s Chippy in Walsden, has purchased custom-made barriers featuring his business logo to provide protection against future flooding, with… read more … about Walsden shop owner protects his premises from flooding>>

Over the last two years the local community, Calderdale Council and partner organisations have been working hard to recover from the floods that hit Calderdale on Boxing Day 2015 and to prepare for future flooding. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader, said: “We are extremely proud of the way that local communities and businesses have… read more … about Two years on from the floods>>

Flooding waves

A Hebden Bridge business whose stock and machines were badly damaged by flooding is now thriving with the help of funding from Calderdale Council. Print Bureau is a design, print and marketing company based in Hebden Bridge. The floods of Boxing Day 2015 left the company unable to continue production in-house and it was temporarily… read more … about Flooded local business bounces back>>

Print Bureau, Hebden Bridge

Businesses in Calderdale are getting ready to celebrate Small Business Saturday, on Saturday 2 December. Now in its 5th year, Small Business Saturday is a campaign all about celebrating small businesses and encouraging people to support them by shopping in their local area. Keep it local this weekend by doing all or most of your… read more … about Shop locally this Small Business Saturday>>

Claire Slattery – The Piece Hall, Halifax, West Yorkshire wins two Historic England Angel Awards including the overall UK winner. Last night the iconic Piece Hall and Claire Slattery, Calderdale Council’s Arts and Heritage Manager were awarded Best Rescue of a Historic Building and overall UK winner at the Historic England Angel Awards. Please see… read more … about Claire and The Piece Hall named Historic England Angel Award winners>>

Two schemes which could deliver millions of pounds worth of investment in south east Calderdale have moved a step closer, following a meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee (9 November). Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to transform a large site… read more … about Investment boost planned for Brighouse>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Police in Halifax are supporting the re-launch of the district’s Safe Place Scheme. Calderdale Council launched the scheme to help vulnerable people be supported when they experience any incident that takes place whilst they are out and about in Calderdale. Businesses and premises that are a… read more … about Safe Places Calderdale>>

A celebration to mark the relaunch of Todmorden Market Hall following a £500,000 transformation will bring local people and traders together on Saturday 21 October. The free family fun day starts at 11am in Todmorden’s new-look indoor market, where Calderdale Council has invested in a range of repairs and improvements. The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr… read more … about Celebrating a new era for Todmorden Market>>