Category Archives: Council and democracy

Council Leaders from across Yorkshire are meeting in York on Thursday to discuss how they can work together to achieve the best possible devolution and Brexit outcomes for the region and its people. A range of devolution options are being discussed including an option described as the ‘ambitious approach’ a devolution deal for the whole… read more … about Yorkshire Council Leaders committed to exploring White Rose devolution and further collaboration>>


Calderdale Council has set a budget for the next three financial years which will continue to support the most vulnerable adults and children in the borough. The Council will spend nearly two thirds of its total budget on Adults and Children’s Services next year to make sure support is given to those who need it… read more … about Balancing the books in challenging times>>


Calderdale Council has published its annual equality progress report, which highlights the many steps it has taken over the past year to ensure it meets the needs of all our diverse communities. The Council sets equality objectives to make sure it does everything it can to improve the life chances of all residents, and reports… read more … about Improving opportunities for all>>

The Calderdale and Kirklees Joint Health Scrutiny Committee (The Joint Committee) met on 23 February to consider progress on the proposed future arrangements for hospital and community health services in Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield and the work that had taken place to address the Joint Committee’s concerns to aspects of the proposals. During the meeting… read more … about Statement from Calderdale and Kirklees Joint Health Scrutiny Committee>>

Calderdale residents can now see how the Council rates against other northern boroughs, with the launch of the new performance dashboard website.  Calderdale Council’s mission is to ‘be the best borough in the north’. To achieve this, the Council is focusing on three priorities – grow the economy, reduce inequalities, and build a sustainable future…. read more … about How does Calderdale compare?>>

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Two free tours of Halifax Town Hall have been organised as part of the public consultation on this year’s budget proposals.  The Town Hall is a magnificent Grade ll* listed building which was designed by Sir Charles Barry, the architect of the Houses of Parliament.  The tour will be a chance to see behind the… read more … about Tea, tour and talk about the budget>>

Halifax Town Hall

On Wednesday 11 January, Calderdale Council’s Use of Resources Scrutiny Panel will meet to review progress on the Piece Hall project.  The conservation and transformation programme at the Piece Hall is being carried out by Graham Construction with funding from Calderdale Council and a significant investment of £7 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The… read more … about Scrutiny to review the Piece Hall project>>

Piece Hall courtyard

Calderdale Council has an important role in keeping our communities safe, including the most vulnerable. Health and Safety is at the heart of the wide range of services provided by the Council, and the safety of local people, employees, clients and contractors is taken very seriously. The Annual Health and Safety report is being presented… read more … about Health and Safety matters>>

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