Category Archives: Community

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>>

Cllr Megan Swift

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>>

Todmorden five days of action

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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The new Chief Executive of Calderdale Council has been selected subject to approval by Annual Council on 17 May 2017. Robin Tuddenham, Calderdale Council’s current Director of Communities and Service Support has been recommended for the post by the Council’s Employment Committee. The Council’s current Chief Executive, Merran McRae is leaving Calderdale in June to… read more … about Tuddenham to take top job at Calderdale>>

Robin Tuddenham

The important work of voluntary and community organisations in Calderdale is being recognised by Calderdale Council.   The voluntary and community sector (VCS) is facing huge challenges but the Council is committed to working in partnership with these important local organisations that provide services and support to some of Calderdale’s most vulnerable residents.  The sector has… read more … about Supporting the voluntary sector in Calderdale>>

Cllr Susan Press web

A new way of providing adult social care is launching in Calderdale to boost the health and wellbeing of local residents. Calderdale Council is piloting the new service, known as ‘Better Lives at No. 42’, at 42 Market Street, Halifax. The shop, which will be run by social workers, will open its doors to the… read more … about Pop in to No. 42 for a better life>>

Better Lives at No 42 new

“The Calder Valley is a place shaped by water…water that fills the reservoirs that once made steam for the mills, work for the people and fabric for the world.” Local people from the Calder Valley with personal stories from the devastating floods in December 2015 are being encouraged to tell their tales to the creative… read more … about Local people encouraged to jump on board the Calder Valley’s epic ‘Landlines and Watermarks’>>

Flooding waves