Category Archives: Community

Plans for a new partnership to help boost business in Brighouse town centre will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 1 October. The Council has been working with businesses in Brighouse town centre to explore the opportunity to create a Business Improvement District (BID), as part of its ongoing work to support… read more … about Plans to boost business in Brighouse>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Seven Calderdale community groups have benefited from grants worth £600,000 in total from Calderdale Council – helping to boost volunteering, skills, health, wellbeing and access to jobs and cultural activities in the borough. The Council awarded the funding in 2015 as part of its strategic grants scheme, and a new report highlights the amazing impacts… read more … about Cash boost helps Calderdale community groups to thrive>>

Cash

Commenting at today’s Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Programme Board, Cllr Tim Swift, Chair of the Board and Leader of Calderdale Council, reiterated the Council’s thanks to everyone who came together to help during the recent water main bursts in Mytholmroyd (5 September) and Luddendenfoot (9 September), which caused parts of the A646 Burnley Road… read more … about Thank you to Calderdale communities>>

Cllr Swift

Calderdale Council has secured £1.5 million from the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool, to help boost the local economy by improving access to skills and jobs for the most disadvantaged residents, and increasing the number of visitors to Calderdale from across the UK and overseas. By pooling their business rates together, councils in the… read more … about £1.5 million boost for Calderdale culture and employment projects>>

Piece Hall

Over 140 responses to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan have now been registered with the Council as the representation period enters its final days.  The final draft of the Local Plan was published on the Council’s website on Friday 10 August 2018, marking the start of a six week period during which members of the public,… read more … about Last chance to have your say on the Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

There’s now less than a month for LGBTQ+ people to have their say about the support available in Calderdale and how they feel about their own mental health and wellbeing. 1 in 4 adults will experience mental health issues and national studies suggest a higher level within the LGBTQ+ community. Calderdale Council is asking anyone… read more … about Tell us what you think about our LGBTQ+ support>>

Voting is now open for the nationwide search for Britain’s favourite park and Calderdale has seven parks in the running.  The Green Flag Award Scheme is asking the nation to have its say and decide which parks and green spaces should receive the People’s Choice Award for being the UK’s favourites.  As Green Flag Award… read more … about Help put Calderdale parks on the map>>

Clay House Community Group

Yorkshire Day 2017 – what a day, and what a year it’s been since! Wednesday 1 August 2018 – Yorkshire Day – marks one year since The Piece Hall reopened after its remarkable transformation. The Piece Hall project has transformed one of Britain’s most significant heritage buildings into an outstanding international destination, which is having… read more … about The incredible impacts of the Piece Hall transformation>>

Piece Hall