Monthly Archives: February 2022

A £900,000 fund is now open for Calderdale organisations to hold activity sessions to help children eat healthily and be more active during school holidays. Local groups can apply for a share of the ‘Healthy Holidays Calderdale Programme’ grant from Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale, to help reduce inequalities by tackling child… read more … about Helping children to have Healthy Holidays>>

Children enjoying Healthy Holidays

An inspiring new recruitment campaign is inviting people to “make a difference – make it Calderdale Council.” The Council has launched the campaign to let more people know about its job vacancies and the many benefits of working for an organisation that helps to change lives across our communities. This is in response to the… read more … about Make a difference – make it Calderdale Council>>

Tom Kearns, Apprentice Environmental Health Officer

Calderdale’s commitment to jointly providing health, care and wellbeing services, to meet people’s needs within their own community, is set to be strengthened with a proposed new partnership agreement between the key organisations. Since 2018, Calderdale Cares has brought together health, care and wellbeing services across the borough. Closer partnerships between health and care organisations,… read more … about Together, Calderdale Cares>>

Calderdale Cares

Two years on from Storm Ciara, Calderdale Council is reflecting on the progress made, thanking communities for their ongoing support and reminding people that we continue to live in a climate emergency. Wednesday 9 February marks the second anniversary of Storm Ciara, which caused 10 miles of damage across Calderdale in 2020, just before the… read more … about Two years on from Storm Ciara>>

Tree planting Hebden Bridge

Calderdale businesses which have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions, or by the Omicron variant, may now be able to apply for grant support. The latest round of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding is open to businesses which: have been severely impacted by COVID restrictions, or by issues relating to the Omicron variant, AND have also… read more … about Further support for COVID-affected businesses>>

Cllr Dacre

The development of a policy around the use of advertising boards on public footways is being reviewed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet, to ensure the proposals meet the needs of local people. In October 2021, Cabinet approved a trial A-boards policy to try and address concerns raised by local groups about the use of free-standing advertising A-boards… read more … about Developing a policy for the use of advertising boards>>

Calderdale logo

Fans of Anne Lister will have more opportunities than ever before to celebrate her  birthday, during a festival of events this April. Sunday 3 April 2022 marks the 231st birthday of the iconic businesswoman, landowner, lesbian, scholar and traveller, whose story became world-famous through Sally Wainwright’s BBC/HBO series, Gentleman Jack. The ground-breaking TV series inspired… read more … about Anne Lister birthday celebration goes global>>

Anne Lister portrait

A key road between Elland and Brighouse will reopen early this month, following major repair work. Park Road has been closed since February 2020 when it was seriously damaged by a landslip after significant flooding caused by Storm Ciara. Vertical movement of 300mm caused cracking over a 60-metre length of the road, as well as… read more … about Reopening date for flood damaged Park Road>>

Park Road