Category Archives: Council and democracy

Two schemes to help prevent flooding in the Calder Valley could soon take a step forward at the next meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Cabinet will look at two flood schemes to progress, complementing the flood schemes already underway. This includes a major flood alleviation scheme at Mytholmroyd and a programme of wetland and environmental… read more … about Proposals to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley>>

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The hard work and dedication of Calderdale Council staff, volunteers and local organisations were celebrated at an awards ceremony on Thursday 16 November. The Council held its annual ‘Our Stars Awards’ to recognise the amazing joint efforts of the whole community to support Calderdale during 2017. Over 150 people attended. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s… read more … about Thanking Calderdale’s stars>>

Calderdale Council has been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the Children’s Services and Public Health categories in the 2018 LGC Awards. The awards, run by Local Government Chronicle, are the biggest and most prestigious awards ceremony for the local government sector. Nearly 100 organisations have been shortlisted as finalists in the coveted awards, which… read more … about Council shortlisted for national awards>>

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The Boundary Commission for England has now launched its third and final consultation on changes to Parliamentary constituencies in England, intended to come into effect for the next scheduled general election in 2022. This is the last chance to have your say on decisions that could affect Calderdale. The most recent proposals are a result… read more … about Last chance to have your say on Parliamentary constituency boundaries>>

Long serving staff at Calderdale Council have been rewarded for their hard work at the Council’s Long Service Award Ceremony at Halifax Town Hall. Nine employees have recently reached the milestone of 25 years service at the Council, with four attending the special Town Hall ceremony on Tuesday 10 October. The celebration was hosted by… read more … about Celebrating 25 years of service>>

Local people are invited to hear about Calderdale Council’s key priorities and challenges at the Strategy and Performance Scrutiny Board meeting on Wednesday 2 August 2017 at 6pm at Halifax Town Hall. The Council’s overall mission is for Calderdale to be the best borough in the North. To achieve this, it is focusing on three… read more … about What the Council’s priorities mean for Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council Leader, Cllr Tim Swift says that the Council’s final accounts demonstrate a continued commitment to good financial management and financial control. A report about the Council’s 2016/17 final accounts, which will be discussed by Cabinet on Monday 19 June 2017, shows that the Council has balanced its budget and maintained a level of… read more … about Council balances the books>>

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Calderdale Council has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards for its work following the Boxing Day floods and for its innovative approach to volunteering. The Council has been nominated in three different categories at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards 2017 – for Senior Leadership Team, Delivering Better Outcomes and Behaviour Change. Both the… read more … about Council work shortlisted for national awards>>

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