Category Archives: Council and democracy

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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The new Chief Executive of Calderdale Council has been selected subject to approval by Annual Council on 17 May 2017. Robin Tuddenham, Calderdale Council’s current Director of Communities and Service Support has been recommended for the post by the Council’s Employment Committee. The Council’s current Chief Executive, Merran McRae is leaving Calderdale in June to… read more … about Tuddenham to take top job at Calderdale>>

Yesterday’s West Yorkshire Combined Authority meeting welcomed an upturn in the construction of new housing across the City Region. Combined Authority members heard that the Leeds City Region’s districts have delivered over 10,000 additional new homes in 2015/16 and that the number of planning permissions for housing has increased significantly from 7,600 in 2012/13 to… read more … about Upturn in Leeds City Region house building welcomed by Combined Authority alongside moves to adopt a comprehensive low emission strategy across the region>>

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