Category Archives: Community

Thank you! That’s Calderdale Council’s message to everyone involved in the massive team effort to fight COVID-19 across the borough. An army of organisations and individuals continue to do all they can to tackle the virus and keep each other safe. This includes the local key workers and businesses which have selflessly carried on working… read more … about Celebrating Calderdale’s COVID stars>>

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Calderdale’s voluntary groups are invited to apply for grants of up to £25,000, to help communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, tackle poverty and build strong neighbourhoods. Calderdale Council has launched two new funds for community organisations today (Monday 23 November) as part of its main voluntary sector grants programme. The funding programme was approved… read more … about Cash boost for Calderdale community groups>>

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The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Dot Foster said: This is very sad news and my thoughts are with Lord Shutt’s family.   Lord Shutt was a well-known figure within the borough, having represented the Greetland and Stainland ward as a Councillor for many years.   As an elected member he was a keen advocate for… read more … about Statement in response to the death of The Rt Hon. the Lord Shutt of Greetland OBE>>

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Calderdale’s kind communities are uniting in their shared ambition to end child hunger in the borough for good. In response to national calls to extend free school meals beyond term times, organisations and individuals across Calderdale and the country are rallying to help, donating food and money to support the most disadvantaged children. Calderdale Council,… read more … about Never Hungry Again>>

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Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Calderdale Council is committed to supporting our most disadvantaged children and young people and ensuring they do not go hungry at half term.   “We are working with the Community Foundation for Calderdale and our fantastic voluntary and community sector to ensure that children who are eligible… read more … about Statement from the Leader of Calderdale Council>>

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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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Calderdale Council is lighting up Wainhouse Tower blue and pink to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week 2020 (Friday 9 to Thursday 15 October). This annual national week is an opportunity to raise awareness of pregnancy and baby loss in the UK, and for bereaved parents and their loved ones to unite with others to commemorate… read more … about Wainhouse Tower turns blue and pink for Baby Loss Awareness Week>>

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People in Calderdale are being reminded to check their flood preparation plans, to ensure they can protect themselves and their property. It’s almost eight months since the most recent serious flooding event in Calderdale, when over 1200 properties were affected by flooding caused by Storm Ciara.  As winter approaches again, Calderdale Council is advising members… read more … about Preparing for future flooding>>

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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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