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Businesses in Calderdale are invited to take part in a series of free workshop events to support good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. Calderdale Council is hosting four ‘State of Mind’ workshops across the borough to provide business owners and their staff with mental health advice. The workshops have been developed in response… read more … about Local business events support good mental health and wellbeing>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney outside Halifax Town Hall

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Calderdale’s Local Plan has now reached the final stages before adoption following confirmation from the Planning Inspector that the plan is sound. The independent Planning Inspector, Miss Katie Child B.Sc. (Hons) MA MRTPI, was appointed by the Secretary of State for the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to examine the draft Local Plan…. read more … about Local Plan reaches major milestone>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Strategy

People considering a career in the care sector are invited to a special information session in Todmorden to help them find out more about recruitment opportunities. Those looking for a change in career or new job opportunity, as well as secondary school pupils and further education students, have the chance to explore a range of… read more … about Upcoming event supports a career in care>>

People at the Halifax care careers event

Residents in Calderdale who may be eligible for fully funded insulation works will soon receive a letter advising of the scheme and how to benefit. Calderdale Council has secured government funding to help residents improve the warmth and efficiency of their homes with free insulation. The scheme which runs until March 2023 is offering fully… read more … about Supporting residents to improve the energy efficiency of their home>>

Loft insulation being fitted by an expert

The top floor at Bankfield Museum, near Halifax, is being transformed to house the unique collection of dress historian and author Lucy Adlington, as part of a year-long residency. From Saturday 4 February, the museum’s new exhibition, ‘Opening the wardrobe’ will celebrate women’s clothes and the stories they tell. This is an exclusive glimpse into… read more … about ‘Opening the wardrobe’ to a world of fashion>>

Blue chiffon 1960s dress

Local people can now access a range of face-to-face support by visiting Calderdale Council’s newly reopened Customer First centre on Horton Street in Halifax town centre. All under one roof, help and advice are available on services from housing, benefits and Blue Badge applications, to homelessness prevention, Homes for Ukraine and cost of living support…. read more … about A warm welcome back to Customer First>>

Calderdale Council is taking action to clamp down on poor energy efficiency standards in rented properties in the borough, to help lower rates of fuel poverty and improve living conditions. Around 16,000 households in Calderdale are privately rented. It’s important that these homes meet Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations, which state that privately rented… read more … about Taking action on cold homes in Calderdale>>

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