Category Archives: Council and democracy

The Council is gearing up to make Calderdale’s voice heard at one of the world’s most significant climate events. Cllr Scott Patient, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Resilience, and members of the Council’s Environmental Projects team, are attending COP26 – the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. They will speak up for… read more … about Calderdale climate action heads for international spotlight>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Updated plans as part of work to transform Halifax town centre will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The A629 Phase 2 – Halifax town centre project is fully funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and aims to improve pedestrian and cycle access into and within Halifax town centre. It also includes an upgrade… read more … about Progressing plans for town centre transformation>>

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The second phase of an extensive programme of work to regenerate the Beech Hill area of Halifax is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 2 August 2021. Members will discuss proposals and funding arrangements to carry out improvement work on 70 existing properties in the Beech Hill area. This second phase of work… read more … about Transforming the Beech Hill area of Halifax>>

Cllr Patient

Calderdale Council is paying tribute to Cllr Mohammad Naeem, who sadly passed away on Friday 9 July after a period of illness. Cllr Naeem was elected as a Labour Councillor for Park ward in May 2018, having previously represented the former St John’s ward between 1989 and 1992. He was well-known across Calderdale and West… read more … about Paying tribute to Cllr Mohammad Naeem>>

Cllr Mohammad Naeem

Exciting proposals from local community groups to breathe new life into public buildings will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 5 July. The major impact of the pandemic, on top of the Council’s previously challenging financial position, mean that some of its public buildings have not reopened as it is no longer… read more … about Community proposals to bring buildings back to life>>

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An ambitious six-month plan to help Calderdale’s residents, businesses and environment to bounce back and thrive will be discussed at the first Cabinet meeting since the local election, on Monday 7 June. The Council’s newly elected administration has set out its priorities for the next six months, following the major challenges of flooding in February… read more … about A strong future for Calderdale>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Calderdale residents can support the work to tackle climate change by opting to receive their council tax bills electronically. Calderdale Council is pledging to plant trees across the borough for every 1000 residents that switch to ebilling before the end of March 2021. Currently only 15% of Calderdale residents receive ebilling for their Council Tax…. read more … about Sign up for ebilling to support tree planting pledge>>

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Preparing for a strong and sustainable recovery was the Council’s priority when setting the budget for 2021/22, agreed at Budget Council on Monday 22 February 2021. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “In this year unlike any other, we have faced the twin challenges of flooding and COVID-19.  My thanks go to our communities,… read more … about A budget for the recovery>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Following the announcement that England will return to national lockdown restrictions with immediate effect, Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services. Everyone must stay at home, except for essential reasons such as food shopping, exercise within the local area and medical appointments. As such, further Council service updates have been issued in… read more … about Update on Council services>>

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