Monthly Archives: February 2023

The Mayor of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority will attend the next meeting of the Council at Halifax Town Hall on Wednesday 15 February 2023. Tracy Brabin will provide an update on the delivery of the Combined Authority Mayoral Pledges and then receive questions from Councillors. Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, said: “I am… read more … about Combined Authority Mayor to attend Council>>

Halifax Town Hall inside

Todmorden Town Deal Board is delighted to announce that the final three exciting projects proposed in its Town Investment Plan have now received the go ahead for investment from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, meaning the full £17.5million Town Deal programme of eight projects is fully approved for delivery. The news follows… read more … about £17.5m investment secured for Todmorden’s Town Deal programme>>

After Happy Valley gripped the nation and reached its dramatic finale on Sunday 5 February, its impact will live on across Calderdale, and the Council has some exciting launches in store to harness the success of filming. With millions of eyes on distinctive Calderdale throughout Sally Wainwright’s three series of Happy Valley, people are flocking… read more … about Happy Valley lives on in Calderdale>>

Hebden Bridge

A new network of family hubs has been given the go ahead in Calderdale, providing local families with information and advice on a wide range of issues. Calderdale Council is one of 75 local authorities across the country to receive funding from the Department for Education’s Family Hubs and Start for Life Programme. Family hubs… read more … about Local families at the heart of new support network>>

Family journey

As a range of cost of living support continues across Calderdale, local families can now book on to the latest Healthy Holidays activities for February half-term. Healthy Holidays Calderdale – a partnership between Calderdale Council, the Community Foundation for Calderdale and local organisations – has been providing free activities and nutritious meals to children and… read more … about Supporting Calderdale families this half-term>>

Halifax is again flying the Purple Flag, as the town has been awarded the prestigious accreditation for the thirteenth year running. Purple Flag is the gold standard for town centres, like Green Flag for parks and Blue Flag for beaches. The award scheme recognises excellence in the management of the evening and night time economy…. read more … about Halifax flies the Purple Flag for a great night out>>

“On Monday we learned of the catastrophic earthquake which has devastated parts of southern Turkey and northern Syria.  The images we are seeing on the news and the scale of this human tragedy is truly heart-breaking. “We know this will be an anxious time for some of our local families who may be waiting for… read more … about Statement from Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council, regarding the earthquake disaster in Turkey and Syria:>>

Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council is reviewing its commitment to the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector, to build strong partnerships with providers and recognise their important contribution. Calderdale Council has a proud record of supporting and working in partnership with a thriving and resilient VCSE sector. In recent years, the importance of the sector has been… read more … about Supporting strong and resilient community organisations>>

Cllr Patient