Category Archives: Digital

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

The Calderdale Next Chapter website, which provides the latest information on the many regeneration and investment projects taking place in the borough, has been redesigned to make it more user friendly. The www.calderdalenextchapter.co.uk(external link) site includes information about all the current and planned work in Calderdale as part of the Next Chapter for the borough, with… read more … about New look for Next Chapter>>

Next Chapter

Calderdale Council has secured £1.5 million from the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool, to help boost the local economy by improving access to skills and jobs for the most disadvantaged residents, and increasing the number of visitors to Calderdale from across the UK and overseas. By pooling their business rates together, councils in the… read more … about £1.5 million boost for Calderdale culture and employment projects>>

Piece Hall

Halifax is the fifth best place in Europe for connectivity, according to the international data organisation, fDi Intelligence. The town ranked highly because of the percentage of people using the internet and the good upload and download speeds, plus non-digital connectivity including the quality of roads and the distance to international airports. Calderdale Council’s 24/7… read more … about Thousands benefit from going online>>

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