Category Archives: COVID-19

Calderdale’s kind communities are uniting in their shared ambition to end child hunger in the borough for good. In response to national calls to extend free school meals beyond term times, organisations and individuals across Calderdale and the country are rallying to help, donating food and money to support the most disadvantaged children. Calderdale Council,… read more … about Never Hungry Again>>

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The Council’s response to the pandemic will be considered during a special Adults Health and Social Care Scrutiny Board meeting on 29 October 2020. The Scrutiny Board will review how organisations in the health and care sector, including the Council, have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. The board will hear evidence from a range of… read more … about Council considers COVID-19 response>>

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The Victoria Theatre Halifax has been awarded £301,330 from the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, to help face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure it has a sustainable future. The Victoria Theatre is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving this urgently needed support. £257 million of… read more … about Lifeline grant for The Victoria Theatre Halifax>>

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Calderdale has been identified as a Tier 2 High Alert level area in the new national tiered approach to COVID-19 restrictions, announced by the government today (Monday 12 October 2020). There are three tiers in the new system: Tier 1 Medium Alert level – the minimum level of restrictions applicable to all of England Tier… read more … about Tier 2 restrictions to help reduce COVID-19 in Calderdale>>


Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust’s Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) at Calderdale Royal Hospital is extremely busy at the moment due to the increasing pressure of covid-19. Please don’t come to A&E unless absolutely necessary: in serious or life-threatening situations. If a person feels unwell and requires medical advice they should call 111, their… read more … about Support the NHS: Make the right choice>>


Businesses in Calderdale have received a share of £61.87 million in grants to help minimise the impact of COVID-19. Calderdale Council has processed grant support to over 5,500 local businesses using government funding. This includes support for small businesses and those in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. These government support grants have now officially… read more … about £62 million of business support>>

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Calderdale businesses are invited to sign up to a new recovery programme launching this month, to help them bounce back and thrive during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Calderdale B2B Business Recovery Programme starts on Monday 19 October and is run by Calderdale Council and Leeds Beckett University. The free programme will give eligible businesses… read more … about New recovery programme to help businesses bounce back>>

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Places of worship in Calderdale, across all faiths, are playing an important and valued role in protecting people from COVID-19 and limiting the spread of the virus. Throughout the pandemic, places of worship have continued to provide spiritual leadership for many people and have brought communities together, even when they were unable to open during… read more … about Places of worship play their part to protect people>>


Visitors to Calderdale libraries are now able to browse stock, use computer facilities on site, attend online events and make appointments to view Local Studies resources. After the successful initial reopening of libraries at Brighouse, Halifax, Hebden Bridge, King Cross, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden, the range of facilities available on site has now been extended…. read more … about Safely reopening further facilities at Calderdale libraries>>