Category Archives: Talented

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’>>

Vision

Calderdale Council is continuing to invest in its workforce to support the delivery of the borough’s many regeneration projects. Calderdale is going through a period of major transformation, with unprecedented investment opportunities in the borough. However, the Council has struggled in recent years to recruit staff with the required skills to deliver these major projects,… read more … about Growing our own to support major projects>>

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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

A Calderdale business has more than doubled the size of its premises thanks to a Council scheme which supports business start-ups and growth. Calderdale Council’s Business Rates Discount Scheme enables businesses and developers to invest in the construction of new employment space. The scheme gives a one-year, 100% discount on new business rates resulting from… read more … about Council scheme boosts business growth>>

Calderdale families will receive extra support to nurture their children’s early speech, language and communication skills at home, to help give them the best possible start in life. This comes after Calderdale Council was chosen to take part in a national pilot for new communication training for health visitors, launched by the Department for Education… read more … about Giving children the best start in life>>

Two of Calderdale Council’s talented rising stars have helped to shape the future of apprenticeships in the North of England. Michelle Newman, an apprentice in the Council’s recruitment team, and Siddique Mohammed, who started as an apprentice and has now secured a job in the finance team, were invited to attend the Northern Powerhouse Apprentice… read more … about Nurturing talent in Calderdale>>