Category Archives: Community

Over 100 local residents gathered in Todmorden Town Hall on Thursday 31 May to share an Iftar dinner together. Iftar is a sunset meal enjoyed by Muslims when breaking their fasts, which they observe for 30 days during the holy month of Ramadan. The event was funded by Calderdale Council and organised by Integrate Todmorden,… read more … about Communities come together for Iftar dinner at Todmorden Town Hall>>

This week is national Volunteers’ Week (which runs until Thursday 7 June) and Calderdale Council is hoping to inspire more local people to give volunteering a try. Cllr Daniel Sutherland, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Planning, Housing and Environment, said: “Over the last year, 1,500 volunteers have completed projects in 200 local places. We want… read more … about Get involved in Volunteers’ Week>>

Free, short-term parking could be trialled in one of Elland town centre’s main car parks to bring in more shoppers and help boost business. On Monday 11 June, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider whether to introduce temporary, limited-stay free parking in Coronation Street car park, which would be reviewed after six months. This comes after… read more … about Proposed free parking to help boost Elland businesses>>

A new memorial honouring people who have lost their lives or been seriously injured at work will be unveiled in Halifax on international Workers’ Memorial Day (Saturday 28 April 2018). Calderdale Council and Calderdale UNISON have joined forces to install a permanent memorial stone outside the new Central Library and Archives, to provide a lasting… read more … about Remembering workers who lost their lives>>

A new district centre at Mixenden has moved a step closer after Calderdale Council and Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group reached an agreement to progress the development. The scheme aims to create a transformational new hub for Mixenden, providing a doctors’ surgery, pharmacy, library and retail facilities under one roof. The Council has already allocated £550,000… read more … about Hub at the heart of Mixenden moves closer>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Press release from Calderdale Council and Together Housing A plan to bring affordable homes, training and jobs to Calderdale over the next five years has moved a step closer, after Calderdale Council and Together Housing Group signed an investment partnership agreement to bring forward development worth over £70 million. The Calderdale Together Housing Investment Partnership… read more … about Green light for new affordable homes>>

Early designs showing how Halifax train station could be transformed into a world-class facility, improve access to the town and boost economic growth will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 19 March. As one of the main gateways into Calderdale, the proposed major upgrade to the station and surrounding area would bring… read more … about Transforming transport in Halifax>>

Steps to improve cohesion and integration in Calderdale are being set out in the Council’s Cohesive Communities Strategy 2018-2023. One of Calderdale’s strengths is its diversity, with towns and villages across the borough home to sizeable minority ethnic communities as well as the Calder Valley being home to one of the largest lesbian and gay… read more … about Working together on community cohesion>>

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Residents and businesses can now access over 200 sets of local information for free through Calderdale Council’s dedicated website, which could help make a difference to their lives and support business opportunities. Calderdale DataWorks provides ‘open data’ – free information published in an accessible format with a licence that allows anyone to access, use and… read more … about Calderdale data opens up new opportunities>>

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