Category Archives: Business

On Sunday 2 April 2017, Calderdale communities will come together to celebrate the official reopening of Elland Bridge, the canal and towpath. Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust, who have been working together to rebuild the bridge and reopen the Calder and Hebble Navigation since the 2015 floods, are delighted to announce the… read more … about Family fun at Elland Bridge official opening>>

Elland Bridge infographic

Calderdale food businesses who commit food hygiene offences now have the opportunity to attend hygiene awareness courses to help them to improve.  This innovative scheme allows offending businesses, who may formerly have faced prosecution, the alternative option of attending Calderdale Council’s Food Hygiene and Safety Awareness Course, to educate them in the importance of hygiene… read more … about New course of action for hygiene offenders>>

Calderdale Council

Local people are being given the chance to lead on key projects to make Halifax an even better place to visit, live and work in. Calderdale Council is encouraging people to apply to be members of its newly formed Halifax Development Board. The Board will see councillors, businesspeople and community representatives working together to drive… read more … about Make a difference in Halifax>>

Above Halifax

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>>

Flooding waves

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>>

MUD UK

£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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