Category Archives: Community

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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The future is looking bright for Orangebox as Calderdale Council discusses plans to transfer the lease of the building to Calderdale College. The Orangebox young people’s facility is situated in Halifax town centre, and includes facilities such as rehearsal rooms, a recording studio, a café and much more.  The building is currently leased, managed and… read more … about Exciting plans for Orangebox>>

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Local volunteers are invited to join Calderdale Council and a range of other organisations as they take to the streets of Todmorden in their latest clean up event from Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June. During the five days of action, the Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue… read more … about Help make a difference in Todmorden>>

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Calderdale Council, Calderdale Interfaith Council and Calderdale Council of Mosques stand together in condemning the horrific attacks in London on Saturday 3 June. Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with all of the people affected by this tragic incident, and our thanks go out to the Emergency Services for their speedy and courageous response. We… read more … about Joint statement from Calderdale Council, Calderdale Interfaith Council and Calderdale Council of Mosques on the terrorist incident in London>>

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