Category Archives: Economy

Eric Binns, who has helped hundreds of business start-ups in Calderdale, has been awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award at the Best of Brighouse awards. The awards, which celebrate the local business community in Brighouse, were held on Thursday 23 May at Brighouse Sports Club. Eric was awarded the Lifetime Achievement accolade at the awards… read more … about Lifetime Achievement Award for Eric>>

Eric Binns with award

This Volunteers’ Week, Calderdale Council is reminding people of the benefits of volunteering and recognising the important contribution made by volunteers. National Volunteers’ Week runs from Saturday 1 – Friday 7 June. During the week, hundreds of events and celebrations take place across the country, saying thank you to volunteers and recognising their invaluable and… read more … about Celebrating Calderdale’s amazing volunteers>>

Volunteers week

Planning permission has now been granted for the next phase of the £120 million, A629 improvement programme, which will see work take place around the Calder and Hebble junction.  The A629 is a key route through the borough and the planned major upgrade will provide a 30% reduction in journey times, make bus journeys quicker… read more … about Green light for Calder and Hebble junction project>>

Calder & Hebble

Councillors and Calderdale students have been viewing progress at the Northgate site in Halifax, as work begins on the next phase of this exciting development. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is planning to renovate its vacant former office building, Northgate House, to provide more than 40,000 square foot of high… read more … about Progress update on Northgate site>>

Northgate

The much anticipated plans to transform a derelict site in Mixenden into a community hub have taken a step forward.   The creation of a new district centre for Mixenden has been a long-standing ambition for Calderdale Council.  Full Council has now approved the development of the scheme, which means the project can progress to… read more … about Milestone for Mixenden community>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the fourth project in the £120m A629 improvement programme between Halifax and Huddersfield. The project complements the work of the other stages of the A629 improvement scheme being delivered by Calderdale and Kirklees Councils, by improving walking, cycling and… read more … about Have your say on cycling, walking and bus travel improvements>>

Next Chapter

Exciting proposals to transform Northgate House into premium office and retail space at the heart of Halifax town centre have moved a step closer. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is planning to renovate its vacant former office building to support the vibrancy of the town centre. On Wednesday 6 February… read more … about Next steps for Northgate>>

A combined bid by local authorities across North and West Yorkshire to retain most of its business rates growth to invest locally has been approved by the government. The successful bid to create the North and West Yorkshire Business Rates Pool will mean that the existing business rates pool partners of Bradford, Calderdale, Harrogate, Kirklees,… read more … about Expanded North and West Yorkshire business rates pilot scheme approved>>

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