Category Archives: Economy

From Monday 10 December, shoppers in Brighouse will be able to park for free for an hour on-street in the town centre in the run-up to Christmas. At a meeting of the Brighouse Town Board yesterday evening (Tuesday 4 December), Calderdale Council announced that it will be temporarily reintroducing the full hour of free on-street… read more … about Festive changes for Brighouse parking>>

Calderdale Council is celebrating the completion of highway improvements between Salterhebble Hill and Shaw Hill – the first project being delivered as part of the £120m A629 improvement programme, funded by the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund. Final milestones have been reached with the seeding of the innovative ‘living wall’ alongside Salterhebble Hill, the reopening of… read more … about A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill project complete!>>

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Delays and cancellations on the Calder Valley line are having a severe impact on businesses and commuters according to the Leader of Calderdale Council. The latest performance figures published by Northern Rail, which owns the franchise across much of the North of England, including the Calder Valley line, show that only 39.7% of the company’s… read more … about Change overdue on Calder Valley line>>

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Businesses in Calderdale are getting ready to celebrate Small Business Saturday, on Saturday 1 December. Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday is the UK’s most successful small business campaign, which last year saw an estimated £748m spent with small businesses across the country. Keep it local this weekend by doing all or most… read more … about Supporting Small Business Saturday>>

A business rates pilot scheme which this year is reinvesting around £41m raised locally in the local area is bidding to expand to spread the benefits across more of the Yorkshire region. The Leeds City Region business rates pool was established five years ago and was selected this financial year to trial keeping 100% of… read more … about Yorkshire-based business rates scheme bids to extend success>>

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The A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill transport scheme is entering its final stages with the recent completion of work at Dryclough Lane. Final resurfacing work took place on Dryclough Lane last week and the road has now reopened to traffic. Major access improvements and junction remodeling at Dryclough Lane have helped to deliver improved and… read more … about Moving forward with A629 scheme>>

Yorkshire council leaders have asked the Government to work with them to deliver a One Yorkshire devolution deal which could deliver a £30bn-a-year boost to the region and the UK. The findings of a new independent study confirm there is a coherent Yorkshire economy and that a devolution deal for the region could unlock benefits… read more … about Compelling economic case for Yorkshire devolution presented to Government>>

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It has been another bumper year for tourism in Calderdale, with visitor numbers and spending at record levels. That’s according to research on Calderdale’s visitor economy, based on 2017 data, which the Council commissions every year. The 2017 figures have seen a dramatic increase from the previous year, with the cumulative cash value of tourism… read more … about Calderdale tourism reaches all-time high>>

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