Category Archives: Digital

Parkwood Crematorium in Elland has hosted the annual Calderdale Christmas Remembrance Service, for Calderdale families to remember loved ones in this particularly challenging year.  The service, which was broadcast via webcast for the first time, was held in the Chapel at Parkwood and led by the Reverend Canon Hilary Barber of Halifax Minster. The sermon… read more … about Parkwood hosts special virtual remembrance service>>

Tree and candles

Homes and businesses in Calderdale could benefit from faster and more reliable broadband connections, following national investment to deliver ultrafast, full fibre infrastructure. Digital infrastructure company, CityFibre Ltd has announced a multi-million pound investment to roll out full fibre infrastructure in and around Halifax, Sowerby Bridge and Elland, providing coverage to around 45,000 properties. Full… read more … about Multi-million investment brings broadband boost for borough>>

Cllr Dacre

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>>

Young people in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the options available after GCSEs, at the annual Get Organised event. From Monday 12 October, Calderdale Council, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, is hosting a four-day, virtual event, primarily aimed at students in Year 11 and their families. Calderdale is a great place… read more … about Get Organised event goes virtual>>

Cllr Wilkinson

Calderdale Council teams continue to adapt to new ways of working, to provide the best possible protection and support to each other and the entire community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Council staff are playing a vital role in helping local people, including the most vulnerable, alongside the amazing work of other organisations and volunteers. Thanks… read more … about Playing our part to protect Calderdale from COVID-19>>

Cllr Tim Swift

The school summer holidays are just around the corner and Calderdale libraries are once again hosting the annual Summer Reading Challenge.  The Summer Reading Challenge is aimed at 4-11 year olds and the theme for this year is Space Chase, inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.  To take part in the free… read more … about New library app launches in time for the annual Summer Reading Challenge>>

Space Chase

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet last night unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Vision2024 gives us a five year framework of what we want Calderdale to be like by the borough’s 50th birthday.  We have a range of priority areas which will… read more … about Ambitious plans for first 100 days>>

Cllr Swift