Category Archives: Cost of living

Press release with Eclipse Energy and Better Homes Yorkshire As temperatures drop, Calderdale Council is urging residents to take advantage of a funded scheme to make homes warmer, bring down energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. Calderdale Council is working alongside Better Homes Yorkshire and Eclipse Energy to insulate attic rooms, provide underfloor insulation and… read more … about Time is running out to benefit from funding to make homes warmer and cheaper to heat>>

Attic room after insulation works

People struggling with the cost of living crisis will be able to get more support, thanks to a £175,000 cash boost for Calderdale community groups providing a helping hand. In November 2022, Calderdale Council, the Mayor of West Yorkshire and the Community Foundation for Calderdale joined forces to launch the Calderdale Cost of Living Fund…. read more … about £175,000 boost for cost of living support>>

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Community groups and other voluntary and faith organisations can apply for funding to help them support people affected by the current cost of living crisis. Calderdale Council, the Mayor of West Yorkshire’s Cost of Living Emergency Fund, and the Community Foundation for Calderdale have come together to help Calderdale residents this winter. The three organisations… read more … about Major new fund provides cost of living support>>

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Residents in Calderdale will soon receive important advice to support them to stay warm, safe and well throughout this winter. The latest version of the Winter Wise guide will soon arrive on the doorsteps of all households in Calderdale. The guide has been created by Calderdale Council in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care… read more … about Showing kindness and staying Winter Wise>>

Winter wise

An update on the progress made and future steps being taken to support an exciting future for North Halifax, is being presented to Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The communities of North Halifax are on the outskirts of Halifax and made up of the wards of Ovenden and Illingworth and Mixenden. These distinct neighbourhoods represent a significant… read more … about Developing and delivering a strategic plan for North Halifax>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Support for Calderdale residents, businesses and voluntary organisations, to help them through the cost of living crisis, will be discussed at the Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 14 November. This will follow national Talk Money Week(external link) (7 – 11 November), which the Council is backing to encourage people to open up about their finances… read more … about Supporting our communities through the cost of living crisis>>

Cllr Jenny Lynn, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Public Services and Communities

Calderdale Council faces severe financial pressures which will have an impact on delivery of proposed development projects across the borough. The challenges of rapid inflation, loss of income, uncertainly about funding local authorities will receive from Government and increased demand for services have made it necessary for the Council to review financial requirements for delivering… read more … about Impact of national financial crisis on Calderdale projects>>

Cllr Jane Scullion outside Halifax Town Hall

Organisations across Calderdale have come together to help understand the best ways they can support residents throughout the cost of living crisis. Calderdale Council, as part of the borough’s Anti-Poverty Partnership, hosted the Fuel Your Knowledge event at the Shay Stadium on Thursday 22 September. The event welcomed over 200 people from across health, voluntary,… read more … about Partnership event promotes cost of living support>>

Fuel Your Knowledge event