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Work is underway to prepare the area around the Calder and Hebble junction, enabling work to commence on phase 1b of the A629 improvement project. This complex phase of the A629 project, which is believed to be the largest individual civil engineering project ever undertaken by Calderdale Council, focuses on the key areas of Huddersfield… read more … about Preparation work begins on latest phase of A629 project>>

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Calderdale will be back. That’s the message from Calderdale Council, as the latest tourism figures show that 2019 was the best year ever for the borough’s visitor economy. The record value of tourism to Calderdale just before COVID-19 brings real hope for the sector’s recovery from the pandemic. In 2019, tourism was worth just under… read more … about Future is bright for Calderdale’s tourism economy>>

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Plans to improve the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield have taken a step forward with the appointment of John Sisk & Son as contractor for Phase 1b of the project – the Calder and Hebble junction. Following a tender exercise, construction company John Sisk & Son has been appointed to carry out the construction work of… read more … about Contractor appointed for major road improvement scheme>>

A629 phase 1b

Calderdale residents are invited to share their experiences about the economic impact of COVID, as part of a review undertaken by Calderdale Council’s Place Scrutiny Board. As well as the serious health impacts of COVID-19, the virus has also had a major impact on the economy. As a result, people’s jobs, income, training, education and… read more … about Scrutiny review the economic impact of COVID>>

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At a crucial time for our economy and place, Calderdale Council is delighted to have appointed a new Director of Regeneration and Strategy, to lead on building a strong and resilient future for our towns and villages. Following an intense and highly competitive recruitment process with several excellent candidates, Shelagh O’Neill will take on the… read more … about Shelagh O’Neill appointed regeneration lead for Calderdale>>

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Brighouse and Todmorden are set to receive a significant funding boost to kickstart local regeneration projects and drive economic growth. Through their own Town Deal Boards, both towns are developing investment plans for up to £25 million each to fund projects that will benefit local people, after they were chosen to receive a share of… read more … about £1.25 million boost for Brighouse and Todmorden>>

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Two major infrastructure projects in Calderdale have received a funding boost from the Government’s Getting Building Fund. Calderdale Council will receive a share of the £52.6million awarded to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, to fund projects on the Park Road (A6025) in Elland and at Beech Hill, just outside Halifax Town Centre. Park Road is… read more … about Funding boost for Beech Hill and Park Road>>

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The brand new Trinity Sixth Form Academy in Halifax town centre is ready to welcome its first students this September, as Calderdale Council has handed over the state-of-the-art building to Trinity Multi-Academy Trust. This key milestone follows the completion of the multi-million-pound construction project to transform the former Central Library into a top-class learning facility… read more … about Another major milestone for new sixth form centre>>

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Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the latest plans for the proposed new rail station and accompanying access improvements in Elland. Comments can now be submitted online about the planned new rail station in Elland, funded through the Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund. The planned station would support existing… read more … about Are Elland station plans just the ticket?>>

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