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Construction of a £2.8 million state-of-the-art sixth form centre for Ravenscliffe High School and local people has started. Calderdale Council has invested £1.6 million into creating an exciting new facility that will benefit both the school – which is the borough’s only secondary special needs school – and the wider community. The Council has also… read more … about Building starts at new Ravenscliffe sixth form centre>>

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The new Copley Bridge will be named Wilson Bridge, after Mr Graham Wilson who lived at the adjacent toll house for many years until his recent death. The name was chosen by children from Copley Primary School and the local community. Calderdale Council is rebuilding the 185-year-old bridge after it was destroyed by the 2015… read more … about A new name for Copley Bridge>>

Copley School visit

A new approach to keeping Calderdale clean and attractive, including an increase in street sweeping and bin emptying to seven days a week, will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 10 July 2017. The Council is proposing new ways to run its Safer, Cleaner, Greener service to make the required £400,000 savings in… read more … about Keeping Calderdale clean and beautiful>>

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Elland is counting down to an array of exciting community events to celebrate its 700th birthday – and Calderdale Council is inviting local people to join the party. This year it’s the 700 year anniversary of Elland becoming an official market town. The town received a Royal Charter on 24 February 1317 from King Edward… read more … about Happy birthday Elland!>>

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The public are being invited to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley at a number of drop-ins this month. People will have the opportunity to find out about the work the Environment Agency and partners including Calderdale Council, Canal and Rivers Trust, Yorkshire Water, National Trust and Slow… read more … about Chance for public to find out about Calderdale flood risk work>>

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“Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with everyone affected by last night’s shocking events. We pray for the people who have been injured and their loved ones.   “We stand together in solidarity and totally condemn this devastating and senseless attack.   “This is understandably a difficult time, but once again, our communities are coming… read more … about Joint statement from Calderdale Council, Calderdale Interfaith Council and Calderdale Council of Mosques on the terrorist attack last night near Finsbury Park Mosque in London>>

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Delivered by the team at Halifax BID in conjunction with Calderdale Markets, the tenth annual Halifax Food & Drink Festival will take place Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 July 2017. Saturday 1 July offers a live demonstration kitchen with chefs and local producers taking to the stage, around 60 exhibiting stall holders selling homemade food and… read more … about Halifax Food & Drink Festival Announced>>

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Shared Lives carers and the people they support across Calderdale are coming together to celebrate Shared Lives Week 2017 (17 – 25 June). Shared Lives Week is an annual UK-wide campaign to recognise and promote the innovative and growing ‘Shared Lives’ approach to care. Shared Lives carers open their home, family and community life to… read more … about Sharing the benefits of Shared Lives>>

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