Category Archives: Performance

Over 250 people gathered at the annual ‘We are Calderdale’ event in Halifax to celebrate 50 years of the borough of Calderdale, the realisation of Vision 2024, the ambitions for 2024 and beyond, and Calderdale’s Year of Culture. On Thursday 13 June, the Council held one of its biggest events of the year at Dean… read more … about Special event celebrates 50 years of Calderdale>>

Annapurna dance performing at We Are Calderdale

Calderdale Council’s commitment to health and safety is being recognised as part of the 2023 annual report, which is being presented to the Council’s Cabinet. Health and safety is at the heart of the wide range of services provided by the Council, and the safety of local people, employees, clients and contractors is taken very… read more … about Taking action on health and safety>>

Cllr Silvia Dacre outside Halifax Town Hall

Calderdale Council is committed to supporting local people and businesses through the unprecedented cost of living crisis, which has come as we are rebuilding from the enormous challenges of flooding and COVID-19. This support is crucial to making good progress towards the Vision2024 for Calderdale and the Council’s three priorities of building strong and resilient towns, reducing… read more … about A year of challenges and strong performance>>

Cllr Dacre

Calderdale residents are being asked to share their thoughts about what it’s like to live in the borough to help inform ambitions for the future. The Vision perception survey gathers the views of local residents each year to help shape the Vision for Calderdale, as the borough approaches its 50th birthday in the year 2024…. read more … about Have your say and help shape Calderdale’s future>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Withinfields Primary School in Southowram has received a glowing report in its latest Ofsted inspection, with ‘great strides’ being made by leadership. The school was inspected by Ofsted in early October and has now had confirmation it has been rated as ‘good’ in all areas, an improvement from being rated as ‘requires improvement’ in its… read more … about Ofsted praise for Withinfields Primary School>>

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An ambitious six-month plan to help Calderdale’s residents, businesses and environment to bounce back and thrive will be discussed at the first Cabinet meeting since the local election, on Monday 7 June. The Council’s newly elected administration has set out its priorities for the next six months, following the major challenges of flooding in February… read more … about A strong future for Calderdale>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Calderdale Council’s progress towards building strong and resilient towns, reducing inequalities and tackling climate change will be discussed at its Cabinet meeting on Monday 7 December. Twice a year, the Council reports on its performance against its own priorities and compared to 20 other Northern areas. The Council regularly reviews the factors its uses to… read more … about Reviewing progress in a year like no other>>

Cllr Dacre