Category Archives: Technology

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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The online planning application system on Calderdale Council’s website will be unavailable for short periods of time in April and July.  To carry out essential upgrades and ensure the system meets the requirements for upcoming changes in data protection law, it’s necessary for the online planning application system to be offline on Saturday 28 and… read more … about Planning ahead for website maintenance>>

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Work to upgrade Calderdale’s street lights with more efficient and better quality LED lighting is due to commence at the start of April 2018. Existing lights across the borough are set to be replaced with LED luminaires, which reduce the level of light pollution and provide better colour rendering which contributes to a safer feel… read more … about A bright future for Calderdale’s street lights>>

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Residents and businesses can now access over 200 sets of local information for free through Calderdale Council’s dedicated website, which could help make a difference to their lives and support business opportunities. Calderdale DataWorks provides ‘open data’ – free information published in an accessible format with a licence that allows anyone to access, use and… read more … about Calderdale data opens up new opportunities>>

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