Monthly Archives: May 2021

Calderdale Council’s new three-year strategy to end rough sleeping, prevent homelessness and support people in need will be discussed at its Cabinet meeting on Monday 7 June. The Council understands the impact that rough sleeping and homelessness can have on individuals, families and communities. It does all it can, working with local partner organisations, to… read more … about Boosting support for rough sleepers and homeless people in Calderdale>>

Rough sleeper

Plans to modernise and improve the layout of the Ainley Depot site, outside Elland, are being considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The Ainley facility includes the Council’s highways depot and Elland Household Waste and Recycling Centre; it’s also the Council’s hub for winter gritting activity, requiring regular salt deliveries at certain times of the year…. read more … about Proposed improvements at Elland facility>>


Five men who tragically died after living on the streets of Halifax will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet after the publication of a review by Calderdale Safeguarding Adults Board. The findings of the thematic review are published in ‘Burnt Bridges?’, a report which explores the men’s lives, the events which led to their deaths… read more … about Better supporting those who live street-based lives>>

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An ambitious six-month plan to help Calderdale’s residents, businesses and environment to bounce back and thrive will be discussed at the first Cabinet meeting since the local election, on Monday 7 June. The Council’s newly elected administration has set out its priorities for the next six months, following the major challenges of flooding in February… read more … about A strong future for Calderdale>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Library services in Mixenden in north Halifax will reopen from Tuesday 1 June in temporary facilities at Mixenden Activity Centre. The library in Mixenden has been closed since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. Unfortunately in August 2020 an arson attack at the building resulted in a large amount of damage to both… read more … about Library facilities return to Mixenden>>

Mixenden Library

A massive £18 million investment into Calderdale will transform the high streets in Elland and Halifax, building a stronger future for our economy, new opportunities for businesses and an improved experience for visitors. Calderdale Council submitted exciting proposals to revitalise Elland and Halifax high streets to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund, and has successfully… read more … about Multi-million pound boost for Elland and Halifax>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Wainhouse Tower will light up purple during Volunteers’ Week(external link) (1 – 7 June), as part of a Calderdale-wide celebration of the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities. Volunteers have been at the heart of Calderdale’s kind and resilient response to some of the toughest times on record, including the COVID-19 pandemic and severe… read more … about The biggest thank you ever to Calderdale’s amazing volunteers>>

Volunteer Adrian

Calderdale Council is hosting a series of free online panel discussions designed to empower local businesses to thrive in international trade following the end of the Brexit transition period. Registration for the six roundtable discussions is now open to Calderdale business owners and decision-makers who are involved in importing and exporting. The Let’s Talk Trade… read more … about Let’s Talk Trade>>

Cllr Jane Scullion