Category Archives: Technology

Work is going ahead to improve the energy efficiency of heating systems at Todmorden Sports Centre, after Calderdale Council secured investment of over £1.7million. This follows a successful bid to The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, to replace the current, ageing boilers and Combined Heat and Power (CHP)… read more … about Energy improvement works at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

Todmorden Sports Centre

ISCAL in Halifax is hosting an open day to demonstrate the facilities at the site and highlight the opportunities available to support people into employment.  ISCAL is owned and operated by Calderdale Council and helps local people with disabilities or other barriers to work to move into employment. ISCAL is also one of the country’s… read more … about Find out more about employment support with ISCAL>>

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Homes and businesses in Calderdale could benefit from faster and more reliable broadband connections, following national investment to deliver ultrafast, full fibre infrastructure. Digital infrastructure company, CityFibre Ltd has announced a multi-million pound investment to roll out full fibre infrastructure in and around Halifax, Sowerby Bridge and Elland, providing coverage to around 45,000 properties. Full… read more … about Multi-million investment brings broadband boost for borough>>

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The school summer holidays are just around the corner and Calderdale libraries are once again hosting the annual Summer Reading Challenge.  The Summer Reading Challenge is aimed at 4-11 year olds and the theme for this year is Space Chase, inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.  To take part in the free… read more … about New library app launches in time for the annual Summer Reading Challenge>>

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Calderdale residents requiring specialist equipment for health needs will now experience a more efficient ordering service. A new community equipment ordering system is now in place, to provide a more efficient and timely service to Calderdale residents and to staff placing the orders. The system is used for ordering any pieces of equipment – from… read more … about Equipment store helps people live independently>>

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Passengers at Bradford Interchange and Castleford, Dewsbury, Halifax, Huddersfield, Keighley, Leeds and Pontefract Bus stations can now take advantage of free wi-fi. Providing users with access to free wi-fi at its eight busiest facilities is part of the Combined Authority’s current project with BT to upgrade CCTV coverage across all of 25 of its West… read more … about Free Wi-Fi now available at eight West Yorkshire bus stations>>

The Calderdale Next Chapter website, which provides the latest information on the many regeneration and investment projects taking place in the borough, has been redesigned to make it more user friendly. The www.calderdalenextchapter.co.uk(external link) site includes information about all the current and planned work in Calderdale as part of the Next Chapter for the borough, with… read more … about New look for Next Chapter>>

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Calderdale Council is introducing a new smart parking system in Halifax, allowing people to find spaces more easily and pay by card. The new system, which is being introduced on a two-year trial basis, uses mobile app technology from the company AppyParking to improve the parking experience in Halifax town centre. New smart parking sensors… read more … about New smart parking system to arrive in Halifax this year>>

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The Eye on Calderdale website, which provides up-to-date information on flooding, weather and traffic disruptions in the Calder Valley, has been redesigned to ensure that it continues to be a useful resource for local communities.  The update follows feedback from members of the community and organisations across the Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Programme Board,… read more … about Keep an eye on Calderdale with revamped community flooding website>>

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