Category Archives: Economy

Continuing reductions in central Government funding at a time of rising costs and growing demand for local care services have left Calderdale Council facing a current-year budget deficit of £2.2 million, according to the latest figures.   Now the plans to tackle this deficit will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at 6pm on Monday… read more … about Taking action to balance the books>>

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Plans for a new partnership to help boost business in Brighouse town centre will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 1 October. The Council has been working with businesses in Brighouse town centre to explore the opportunity to create a Business Improvement District (BID), as part of its ongoing work to support… read more … about Plans to boost business in Brighouse>>

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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>>

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Plans to press home the campaign for vital improvements to the Calder Valley train line, including electrification, will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 3 September 2018. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader, said: “Reliable and good-quality rail services are absolutely essential for residents and businesses. The underinvestment in the Calder Valley line… read more … about Time for change on the Calder Valley line>>

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The A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill transport scheme is due to enter one of its last major stages, as overnight road resurfacing work is scheduled to start at the end of August. The existing road surface will be replaced in phases along the route, marking a significant milestone in Calderdale Council’s project to help drive… read more … about Next major milestone for Salterhebble to Shaw Hill scheme>>

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Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the Calder and Hebble Junction of the A629. The planned major upgrade of the A629 Calder and Hebble Junction has received funding through the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund, and the Leeds City Region Growth Deal – a £1 billion… read more … about Tell us what you think about plans for A629 Calder and Hebble Junction>>

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Yorkshire Day 2017 – what a day, and what a year it’s been since! Wednesday 1 August 2018 – Yorkshire Day – marks one year since The Piece Hall reopened after its remarkable transformation. The Piece Hall project has transformed one of Britain’s most significant heritage buildings into an outstanding international destination, which is having… read more … about The incredible impacts of the Piece Hall transformation>>

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Exciting plans to transform the Northgate site in Halifax town centre have moved a step closer. Calderdale Council’s vision is to create a mixed-use development on the site, including a new sixth form centre and a range of retail, commercial or residential units. This will help achieve the Vision 2024 for Calderdale to be a… read more … about Milestones for Northgate development>>

Three major schemes for Calderdale will reach the next stage of preparation when they are discussed at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on 4 July 2018. Two Corridor Improvement Programmes will be considered which would encourage active travel by improving highway facilities for all users, especially walkers and cyclists; reduce accidents and improve air… read more … about Next steps for the Next Chapter>>

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