Category Archives: Resilience

Work to protect Brighouse from future flooding could soon take a step forward as Calderdale Council’s Cabinet are asked to approve plans to enter into a partnership agreement with the MHLGC in a bid to secure £3m EU funding towards the project. The Brighouse Flood Alleviation Scheme is part of a programme of flood prevention and resilience… read more … about Protecting Brighouse from flooding>>

The impact of work to tackle poverty across Calderdale over the last 12 months will be discussed by the Council’s Cabinet on Monday 4 November. The Council is committed to working with other organisations to prevent people from falling into poverty, to support residents living in poverty through intervention, and to help people be more… read more … about Tackling poverty in Calderdale>>

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Last night, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet heard how the actions delivered as part of the First 100 Days plan are making a real difference to people in Calderdale. In June this year, Calderdale Council’s administration unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The actions in the plan were set out under… read more … about First 100 Days delivers real change>>

Cllr Swift

A new project aimed at giving children the best start in life has launched in Calderdale. ’50 things to do before you’re five’ suggests 50 activities parents and carers can do with children before they turn five, all chosen by childcare specialists to help boost development. The campaign launched in Calderdale at Eureka! the National… read more … about Sharing experiences with ‘50 things to do before you’re five’>>

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This year Calderdale Council will mark Yorkshire Day by making all of its public toilets free of charge, initially for a trial period.  So from Thursday 1 August there’ll be no cost if you need to spend a penny.  The decision is one of the actions which the Cabinet committed to deliver within its ambitious… read more … about Spend a penny FREE on Yorkshire Day>>

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Calderdale Council’s Cabinet last night unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Vision2024 gives us a five year framework of what we want Calderdale to be like by the borough’s 50th birthday.  We have a range of priority areas which will… read more … about Ambitious plans for first 100 days>>

Cllr Swift

Calderdale Council is thanking communities for their amazing kindness and support after a long period of rainfall caused flooding issues in Calderdale on Saturday 16 March. The Environment Agency issued flood warnings throughout the borough on Saturday for the River Calder. The flood sirens were sounded in the Upper Valley and residents urged to take… read more … about Calderdale kindness shines through weekend rainfall>>

Press release from the National Trust Image credit: National Trust Images Work has started on a two year £2.6 million natural flood management project in West Yorkshire led by the National Trust to help protect homes and nurture wildlife devastated by the Boxing Day floods of 2015. The aim is to reduce the risk of… read more … about Nature and people to benefit from a £2.6m environmental project in West Yorkshire>>

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The amazing ability of Calderdale people to recover from setbacks was the focus of the Council’s latest Vision2024 themed week on social media. Thousands of people from across the borough got involved in #Resilience Week from 1 to 7 October 2018, which the Council ran to build awareness of the joint Vision2024 for Calderdale. In… read more … about Celebrating Calderdale’s resilience>>