Monthly Archives: October 2022

On Sunday 13 November, people across the country will commemorate Remembrance Sunday, and events are taking place across Calderdale to mark this important occasion. To coincide with the launch of the national Royal British Legion’s 2022 Poppy Appeal, Calderdale Council has announced plans for this year’s Remembrance, with the Council hosting a full Remembrance Sunday… read more … about Remembrance in Calderdale>>


Ambitious projects in Sowerby Bridge are progressing well as part of the £2 million programme to revitalise the high street. The Old Town Hall and the Fire & Water complex are two of the key schemes benefiting from £2 million from the Government’s High Streets Heritage Action Zone programme. The national programme is a £95… read more … about Significant progress made to transform historic Sowerby Bridge high street>>

Raj Panesar (MD of 22 The Square) inside the Old Town Hall in Sowerby Bridge

Shibden Hall’s Winter Craft Fair is returning for 2022, with the venue welcoming traders from across the region for a weekend of shopping and festive fun. Shibden Hall is currently closed for its annual winter break but will be open especially for the Winter Craft Fair on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November, from 10am-4pm…. read more … about Get Christmas all wrapped up at Shibden Hall>>

Christmas tree at the bottom of the stairs at Shibden Hall

Shoppers in Halifax can visit a fantastic selection of global traders this week, as the award-winning International Market heads to the town centre from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 October 2022. Hosted by Market Place and Calderdale Council, the return of the popular outdoor market will bring tasty treats and unique crafts and gifts to… read more … about Flavours of the world at Halifax International Market>>

Halifax International Market

Todmorden Town Deal Board is pleased to confirm that Full Business Cases for all eight Town Deal projects have now been submitted to Government for final approval for funding from the £17.5M allocated to Todmorden’s Town Investment Plan. The business cases submitted to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, show how each project… read more … about All eight Full Business Cases submitted to Government for final approval for funding from Todmorden Town Deal’s £17.5M allocation>>

The future is bright for the ISCAL facility in Calderdale, after the Council’s Cabinet agreed to continue its support for the service and to increase the products and employment experience it offers. ISCAL is owned and operated by Calderdale Council and helps local people with disabilities or other barriers to work to move into employment…. read more … about Supporting a viable future for ISCAL>>


Work is progressing as part of a major road improvement programme which is set to improve journey times, reduce congestion and support active travel. The A646/A6033 and the A58/A672 Corridor Improvement Programme is being delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. It aims to address long-standing issues with congestion, especially at peak times,… read more … about Improvements continue on two key routes in Calderdale>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney

Calderdale businesses can seek free, expert advice to help them grow and tackle challenges. Calderdale Council is running regular drop-in hubs at libraries across the borough, where local businesses can reach out for any support they need. The sessions are run by the Council’s Place Development Team, which was set up in September 2021 to… read more … about Free advice drop-ins for Calderdale businesses>>

Brighouse is set to be transformed with a more welcoming town centre, new market building and investment in manufacturing, skills and jobs, with the green light given to ambitious plans put forward to Government. The proposals that make up The Brighouse Deal have now been approved by Ministers, which unlocks the £19.1 million funding that… read more … about £19.1 million Brighouse Deal plans approved by government>>