Monthly Archives: July 2023

Calderdale Council is taking action to protect local heritage, by proposing to give part of West Vale a special conservation status to preserve assets of historic interest. A large part of Calderdale’s distinctive character, which creates local pride and tourism, is thanks to its heritage buildings. The protection and transformation of these buildings contributes to… read more … about Protecting the historic character of Calderdale>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council has signed up to the Care Leaver Friendly Charter, to help create opportunities for young people leaving care. The Council is committed to supporting young people leaving care and does all it can to ensure they have the opportunities to enable them to reach their potential. The Care Leaver Friendly Employer Charter is… read more … about Council commits to creating opportunities for young people leaving care>>

Calderdale Council’s place on a prestigious national climate learning programme will help it become a climate pioneer and drive forward local action, to enable major progress on the borough’s journey to net zero.   Climate action is one of Calderdale Council’s priorities and it has set the ambitious target to achieve net zero by 2038, with… read more … about National programme supports local climate action>>

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Plans are progressing for two new garden communities in Calderdale, which will bring new homes and facilities to help people thrive at all life stages, access jobs and contribute to strong towns and climate action. Woodhouse Garden Community in Rastrick and Thornhills Garden Community in Brighouse are a major part of delivering the Local Plan… read more … about Next steps for garden communities>>

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

Queer as Smoke is a new campaign supporting LGBTQ+ smokers in Calderdale and Kirklees. The campaign launched at in June at Kirklees Pride in Huddersfield, providing information on stop smoking services and raising awareness among the LGBTQ+ community and service providers. Led by local charity the Brunswick Centre(external link), the campaign will run across social… read more … about Queer as Smoke – new LGBTQ+ smoking campaign launched in Calderdale>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Embracing all disabilities and celebrating each person’s uniqueness was the focus of a Calderdale Council event to mark Disability Pride Month. This important awareness-raising month takes place nationally every July. To celebrate Calderdale’s disabled community and their achievements, the Council’s Staff Disability Forum held the Disability Pride Get Together on Tuesday 25 July at Orange… read more … about Council celebrates Disability Pride Month>>