Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “I would like to congratulate students across Calderdale for their hard work and commitment. A big thank you too to all of the school staff and families who have given such brilliant support and encouragement.   “I’d like to wish everyone… read more … about Congratulations to young people receiving their A Level results>>

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Calderdale Council wants to hear from residents and businesses about plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in the borough for the next 15 years.  The eight week consultation on the Draft Local Plan runs from now until Friday 29 September 2017.  This will  give local residents, businesses and landowners the opportunity to comment… read more … about Have your say on the Local Plan>>

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The new Copley Bridge will be named Wilson Bridge, after Mr Graham Wilson who lived at the adjacent toll house for many years until his recent death. The name was chosen by children from Copley Primary School and the local community. Calderdale Council is rebuilding the 185-year-old bridge after it was destroyed by the 2015… read more … about A new name for Copley Bridge>>

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Over £4.9 million will be invested in Calderdale’s highways over the next year, according to a report which will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.  The report outlines the different sources of funding which the Council has received and how the money will be allocated to improve the highways network.    Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for… read more … about Keeping Calderdale on the road>>

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The choices available for Calderdale students who want to continue studying after their GCSEs will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at the next meeting on Monday 3 April 2017.  Recent changes to the government funding of post-16 education mean that the majority of schools now receive less money for A level students and some… read more … about Changes in Calderdale to post-16 options>>

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The British Business Bank has today launched its £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), aimed at boosting the North of England’s economy and helping the region’s businesses realise their growth potential.  The British Business Bank’s recent Spotlight:The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund(external link) publication reported that the North contributes £350bn per year in GDP – close… read more … about £400m Fund launches for Northern SMEs>>

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The latest statistics from NHS Digital have alarmingly revealed that last year one in five (22%) women in Calderdale aged 25-64 who are eligible for a cervical screening test did not book in or attend their smear test.  The data has found that the numbers of women in Calderdale attending in the younger age group… read more … about Encouraging cervical screening>>

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A decision on the future of Cragg Vale Junior and Infant School is a step closer as further consultation takes place with parents, staff, governors and the local community.  Cragg Vale Junior and Infant School is a small rural school with an average intake of less than ten pupils each year. The building is in… read more … about Have your say on Cragg Vale School proposals>>

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