Category Archives: Economy

Community groups and other voluntary and faith organisations can apply for funding to help them support people affected by the current cost of living crisis. Calderdale Council, the Mayor of West Yorkshire’s Cost of Living Emergency Fund, and the Community Foundation for Calderdale have come together to help Calderdale residents this winter. The three organisations… read more … about Major new fund provides cost of living support>>

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Local people are invited to have their say on the latest plans to improve a key route through Brighouse which connects Huddersfield and Bradford. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees Councils, on plans to improve the A641 along the route from Huddersfield to Bradford, via… read more … about Have your say on plans to improve travel on and around the A641>>

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Calderdale Council faces severe financial pressures which will have an impact on delivery of proposed development projects across the borough. The challenges of rapid inflation, loss of income, uncertainly about funding local authorities will receive from Government and increased demand for services have made it necessary for the Council to review financial requirements for delivering… read more … about Impact of national financial crisis on Calderdale projects>>

Cllr Jane Scullion outside Halifax Town Hall

Organisations across Calderdale have come together to help understand the best ways they can support residents throughout the cost of living crisis. Calderdale Council, as part of the borough’s Anti-Poverty Partnership, hosted the Fuel Your Knowledge event at the Shay Stadium on Thursday 22 September. The event welcomed over 200 people from across health, voluntary,… read more … about Partnership event promotes cost of living support>>

Fuel Your Knowledge event

Businesses in Calderdale are invited to a free two-day event packed with expert advice to help their enterprise grow and flourish. The Let’s Do Business event, hosted by Business Growth Calderdale on behalf of Calderdale Council, aims to provide small and medium sized businesses with the knowledge, confidence and connections to help them succeed and… read more … about Free expert advice at Let’s Do Business event>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

A major new document showing how Calderdale Council will improve life for residents, businesses and visitors at a time of significant challenge, will be discussed at its next Cabinet meeting. On Monday 12 September, Cabinet Members will be asked to approve Calderdale Council’s Corporate Plan 2022-2024. The plan outlines how the Council, together with other… read more … about A plan to make life in Calderdale better for all>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Improvement works have begun at Halifax Borough Market this week, marking the start of the first major project funded by the Future High Streets Fund in Halifax. Revitalising the stunning Victorian market hall is a key part of the £11.7 million Future High Streets work planned across Halifax town centre. The Grade II* listed Borough… read more … about Halifax Borough Market works kickstart high street transformation>>

Halifax Borough Market

After an extensive consultation over the past three years, the Brighouse Deal plans that will write a new chapter in the story of the town have been submitted to the Government. The business cases for the £19.1m proposals have been approved by Calderdale Council and the Brighouse Town Deal Board, made up of representatives from… read more … about Key moment for Brighouse Deal as £19.1million plans submitted>>

Brighouse view

Two of Calderdale’s flagship regeneration projects have been shortlisted for the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2022. The Northgate House commercial development is a finalist in the Fit-out / Refurbishment of the Year category, and the Beech Hill housing scheme is up for Residential Development of the Year (in the ‘more than 100 homes’ sub-category)…. read more … about Shortlist success for transformational projects>>

Northgate House, Halifax