Category Archives: Economy

The new Chief Executive of Calderdale Council has been selected subject to approval by Annual Council on 17 May 2017. Robin Tuddenham, Calderdale Council’s current Director of Communities and Service Support has been recommended for the post by the Council’s Employment Committee. The Council’s current Chief Executive, Merran McRae is leaving Calderdale in June to… read more … about Tuddenham to take top job at Calderdale>>

Robin Tuddenham

Yesterday’s West Yorkshire Combined Authority meeting welcomed an upturn in the construction of new housing across the City Region. Combined Authority members heard that the Leeds City Region’s districts have delivered over 10,000 additional new homes in 2015/16 and that the number of planning permissions for housing has increased significantly from 7,600 in 2012/13 to… read more … about Upturn in Leeds City Region house building welcomed by Combined Authority alongside moves to adopt a comprehensive low emission strategy across the region>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Calderdale Council is set to save up to £600,000 a year, slash its electricity use and cut its carbon footprint by switching to LED street lighting. Initially, about 450 street lights are being replaced with energy efficient LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology as part of a pilot in Elland, Brighouse and Illingworth, which is due… read more … about Bright future for Calderdale street lights>>

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Local people are being given the chance to lead on key projects to make Halifax an even better place to visit, live and work in. Calderdale Council is encouraging people to apply to be members of its newly formed Halifax Development Board. The Board will see councillors, businesspeople and community representatives working together to drive… read more … about Make a difference in Halifax>>

Above Halifax

Calderdale Council has set a budget for the next three financial years which will continue to support the most vulnerable adults and children in the borough. The Council will spend nearly two thirds of its total budget on Adults and Children’s Services next year to make sure support is given to those who need it… read more … about Balancing the books in challenging times>>

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Calderdale Council is calling for a new train station to be built in Elland in the next two to three years. This comes as the pre-feasibility study for the proposed station was presented at the Council’s Transport Working Party recently. The Council has been working tirelessly with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the rail… read more … about Elland Station plans get green light to move forward>>

Cllr Barry Collins

As well as 90% of Calderdale businesses being back in full operation after the 2015 floods, in some cases the flooding has inspired investment and new business opportunities. Examples include Make Solutions, Blazing Saddles and VisioSound. As a result of the floods, all three businesses now have premises at the thriving Craggs Country Business Park… read more … about Open for business>>

MUD UK

£2.65m to support businesses become more efficient with their resources Businesses to benefit from up to £10,000 grant funding Advice to help businesses reduce their energy, water and waste costs Part funded by ERDF and Local Growth Deal funding across Leeds City Region    The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has launched a new £2.65m… read more … about LEP launches support for businesses to become more resource efficient>>

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