Category Archives: COVID-19

A plan setting out a series of actions to support Calderdale’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is being discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 29 March 2021. The COVID pandemic has affected every community in Calderdale, with the loss of many lives. It’s affected people’s physical and mental wellbeing and resulted in… read more … about Calderdale’s plan to build back fairer>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Calderdale Council’s commitment and action to reduce inequalities, celebrate diversity and ensure a fair health and care system will be discussed at the next Cabinet meeting on Monday 29 March. In December 2020, the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership signed off a new plan setting out actions that all partners, including Calderdale… read more … about Working together to tackle inequalities>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

A major cultural events programme during a ‘Year of Culture’ in Calderdale in 2024 could play a key part in the economy recovery from COVID-19. The cultural, creative, heritage and visitor sectors are some of the worst hit by the pandemic. They play a crucial role in Calderdale’s story, make our borough distinctive, attract visitors,… read more … about Calderdale’s iconic culture to help economic recovery>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

People living in North Halifax and West Halifax are being asked for their views on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. The proposals, which are being developed by Calderdale Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, aim to create safe, healthy and more inclusive places where people choose to… read more … about Making our streets greener and healthier>>

West/North Halifax consultation

Calderdale Council’s waste and recycling service has seen its busiest year ever, with the amount of waste collected at kerbside breaking previous records. The last 12 months have been challenging for everyone and like other organisations, Calderdale Council has been working hard to deal with the varying impacts of the COVID pandemic – keeping residents… read more … about Busiest year ever for waste service>>

SUEZ recycling staff

Children and young people in lower-income families will be supported to stay healthy and happy over the Easter school holidays, thanks to a new round of grants under the Never Hungry Again fund. Since Calderdale Council, the Community Foundation for Calderdale, The Piece Hall Trust and other partner organisations launched the fund in October 2020… read more … about Cash boost for Never Hungry Again fund>>

Never Hungry Again campaign logo

Thank you! That’s Calderdale Council’s message to everyone involved in the massive team effort to fight COVID-19 across the borough. An army of organisations and individuals continue to do all they can to tackle the virus and keep each other safe. This includes the local key workers and businesses which have selflessly carried on working… read more … about Celebrating Calderdale’s COVID stars>>

Ghulam Mustafa

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