Category Archives: Events

The hard work and dedication of Calderdale Council staff, volunteers and local organisations was celebrated at an awards ceremony on Thursday 8 November. The Council held its annual Our Stars awards event at The Venue in Barkisland, to recognise the amazing efforts of Calderdale staff and partners over the last year. The winners were picked… read more … about Celebrating Our Stars>>

Our Stars

Shibden Hall is opening its doors for the annual Winter Craft Fair on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November. The historic hall has been closed to the public since September while filming for the upcoming BBC and HBO series, Gentleman Jack, has been taking place. Shibden won’t fully reopen to visitors until March 2019, but… read more … about A winter wonderland at Shibden Hall>>

The award-winning International Market will be returning to Halifax again this year from Wednesday 31 October to Sunday 4 November 2018 for a real ghoulish affair. Over 40 traders from around the globe will set up stall along Corn Market, Russell Street and Southgate. The five day market will be a fully themed Halloween event,… read more … about Spook-tacular International Market>>

International Market

Calderdale Council has recognised the hard work of its long-serving staff at its annual Long Service Award ceremony. Six employees who recently reached the milestone of working for the Council for 25 years received their Long Service Awards at the event. The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Marcus Thompson, hosted the celebration at Halifax Town Hall… read more … about Rewarding long service at Calderdale Council>>

A new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax will be officially launched by Leeds Beckett University and Calderdale Council this month. The University Business Centre, located at Piece Mill in Halifax, offers affordable office services and meeting spaces to early-stage and growing businesses, as well as access to professional business… read more … about Leeds Beckett launches new centre to boost business growth in Halifax>>

University Business Centre

Todmorden Town Hall has renamed its committee room, The Cockcroft Room, in honour of the family’s contribution to the town. The Cockcroft name is famous in Todmorden and around the world. The family was already a large textile employer in the town, but Sir John Cockcroft really put the family name and the town on… read more … about Cockcroft family celebrated at Todmorden Town Hall>>

Cockcroft Room

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>>

Piece Hall