Category Archives: Community

A celebration to mark the relaunch of Todmorden Market Hall following a £500,000 transformation will bring local people and traders together on Saturday 21 October. The free family fun day starts at 11am in Todmorden’s new-look indoor market, where Calderdale Council has invested in a range of repairs and improvements. The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr… read more … about Celebrating a new era for Todmorden Market>>

Local people will now have more opportunities to volunteer and will see more cultural events after proposals were approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 2 October. The Council recognises the big difference that voluntary and community groups make to people’s lives across the borough. It helps the groups through grants and support services to… read more … about New grants to support Calderdale’s voluntary groups>>

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Local people will once again be able to use the bridge in Copley from Thursday 12 October, when it is officially reopened and named Wilson Bridge during a special ceremony. Calderdale Council is holding the free community event to celebrate the completion of its work to replace the 185-year-old bridge, after it was destroyed by… read more … about New era for Copley’s bridge>>

Calderdale Council will hold its second major training exercise, ‘Operation Calderdale17’ on Friday 20 October to rehearse the action that would be taken during and after a flood. This follows last year’s successful exercise which took place across Calderdale, and will build on the lessons learned. It will test the emergency response of the Council,… read more … about Calderdale’s flood response to be tested in second major exercise>>

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Tackling mental health, raising awareness of domestic abuse and providing awareness on doorstep crime and scammers targeting the vulnerable are all topics covered as part of West Yorkshire’s Safeguarding Week. Starting on Monday 9 October, all the local safeguarding boards and community safety partnerships across the region have joined forces with West Yorkshire’s Police and… read more … about Safeguarding is top of the agenda across West Yorkshire>>

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Fifteen new community safety wardens who will soon be patrolling the streets to help keep Calderdale safe, clean and green have started their training today (Monday 2 October). Calderdale Council has increased the number of its wardens to provide a more visible presence in local areas, to help people feel safer and keep the borough… read more … about Keeping Calderdale’s communities safe, clean and green>>

People are being asked for their views on a revised long-term plan of action to better protect future generations in Calderdale from flooding. The Calderdale flood action plan was drawn up by the Environment Agency, on behalf of the Calderdale Flood Partnership working with Calderdale Council, businesses and many community and voluntary organisations, following the… read more … about Revamped long-term action plan to reduce flood risk in Calderdale>>

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John Walker, the manager of Calderdale Council’s markets, has been named the country’s Market Manager of the Year at the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) awards.  The prestigious award was announced at NABMA’s annual conference on Monday 18 September 2017, which nearly 200 people from the markets industry attended. John has worked for… read more … about National award for Calderdale markets>>

Calderdale Council is asking residents, local businesses, charities and community groups to comment on the planning policies which are included within the draft Local Plan consultation. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Planning, Housing and Environment, Cllr Daniel Sutherland said: “The consultation on our draft Local Plan is now well underway and we’ve already received a… read more … about Council calls for views on Local Plan policies>>

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