Category Archives: Business

Calderdale Council is calling for a new train station to be built in Elland in the next two to three years. This comes as the pre-feasibility study for the proposed station was presented at the Council’s Transport Working Party recently. The Council has been working tirelessly with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the rail… read more … about Elland Station plans get green light to move forward>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Time is running out for Calderdale residents and businesses to apply for funding to make their properties more resilient against flooding. Calderdale Council has been making ‘repair and renew’ grants of up to £5000 available to local people affected by the Boxing Day 2015 floods. The money is for work to reduce flood risk and… read more … about Don’t miss out on flood resilience grants>>

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As well as 90% of Calderdale businesses being back in full operation after the 2015 floods, in some cases the flooding has inspired investment and new business opportunities. Examples include Make Solutions, Blazing Saddles and VisioSound. As a result of the floods, all three businesses now have premises at the thriving Craggs Country Business Park… read more … about Open for business>>


£2.65m to support businesses become more efficient with their resources Businesses to benefit from up to £10,000 grant funding Advice to help businesses reduce their energy, water and waste costs Part funded by ERDF and Local Growth Deal funding across Leeds City Region    The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has launched a new £2.65m… read more … about LEP launches support for businesses to become more resource efficient>>

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On Friday 27 January at Bradford Magistrates Court, Mr Christopher Holroyd of Kershaw House public house and restaurant in Luddendenfoot was found guilty of 36 offences relating to poor hygiene, cleaning, pest control and traceability, as well as selling unfit food and being obstructive when officers were taking evidence. Mr Holroyd has been fined £14,129.11. On… read more … about Illegal meat costs business over £14,000>>


Open-source and technical communities consultancy AB Open has opened a call for businesses in the Calderdale area to participate in a free long-range wireless communications network testbed built with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications in mind, as part of the IoTUK Boost project launched by the Digital and Future Cities Catapults…. read more … about AB Open invites Calderdale businesses to participate in LPWAN technology programme>>

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40 Calderdale organisations now reaping the benefits of unique energy initiative 6C Energy has built on a superb first year of service in the local community having helped 40 Calderdale businesses and organisations save a combined total of more than a quarter of a million pounds on their energy bills. Launched in September 2015 by… read more … about 6C Energy celebrates significant milestone>>

Energy Purchasing Club launch event

A new grant launched by Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale will help businesses affected by the 2015 floods to expand.  Since the floods, the Council and the Community Foundation have continued to provide intensive support to businesses to help them get back on their feet. The Council has paid out more than… read more … about Helping local businesses to grow>>

Slightly Foxed Brewing Company

The Leader of Calderdale Council has welcomed the announcement of an additional £67.5m investment in Leeds City Region.  In the third round of Growth Deal funding, a package of investment was announced to boost growth and jobs in the Leeds City Region.  In Calderdale, this investment will cover:  Flood resilience packages – to further improve… read more … about Council Leader welcomes Growth Deal funding>>

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