Monthly Archives: June 2021

Thursday 1 July is the inaugural National Day of Recognition for Registrars, celebrating the efforts and hard work of all registration service workers  and especially acknowledging how the service has met the challenges of the last year. Calderdale Council’s Registration Service is based at Spring Hall in Halifax and supports local people through some of… read more … about Recognising the efforts of our registrars>>


Additional businesses and community organisations which have been severely affected by COVID-19 restrictions may now be eligible to apply for grant support. Businesses or voluntary/community organisations which were not previously eligible for support through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme, may now qualify following government changes allowing additional sectors to apply. The Council is also… read more … about Support for further businesses affected by COVID restrictions>>


The new Calderdale Adult Learning (CAL) prospectus is landing on the doorsteps of every household in Calderdale, with a new curriculum full of exciting, affordable courses to inspire and help people towards the jobs and lives they want. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAL has worked hard to introduce an innovative mix of… read more … about New opportunities for a brighter future with Calderdale Adult Learning>>

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

Calderdale Council continues to identify opportunities to take action to respond to the global and local climate emergency. At the meeting of Cabinet on Monday 5 July, members will consider two unique reports aimed at tackling climate change and contributing towards achieving net zero carbon targets. As one of the first councils in the country to… read more … about Taking action to respond to climate emergency>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Exciting proposals from local community groups to breathe new life into public buildings will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 5 July. The major impact of the pandemic, on top of the Council’s previously challenging financial position, mean that some of its public buildings have not reopened as it is no longer… read more … about Community proposals to bring buildings back to life>>

Calderdale Council

Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the electricity network that powers everyday life for 8 million people across 3.9 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, is starting a £200,000 investment programme to improve the reliability and resilience of the electricity network serving Sowerby Bridge. Starting in mid-July 2021, the… read more … about Northern Powergrid to begin £200k investment to improve the electricity network serving Sowerby Bridge>>

Northern PowerGrid

“We are still Calderdale!” After some of the toughest months on record, this message of hope and optimism inspired over 150 people at one of Calderdale’s most important events of the year. The annual ‘We Are Calderdale’ event took to Facebook and YouTube this year with a new name to capture the borough’s amazing resilience… read more … about Flagship event shows that We Are Still Calderdale>>

We Are Still Calderdale - Hannah Cockroft