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Calderdale residents are reminded to be prepared for the risk of flash flooding this summer. Recently there have been localised rainfall showers across parts of Yorkshire, acting as a reminder that sudden and heavy downpours are more likely in the summer months. Intense periods of rain falling on dry ground can rapidly overwhelm or block… read more … about Be prepared for flash flooding this summer>>

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Becky McIntyre will join Calderdale Council’s senior leadership team in a newly created role to oversee the best use of money, staff and systems to help improve local people’s lives. Becky will take up the role of Director of Resources and Transformation in September 2023. She will lead on the Council’s finance, human resources, ICT,… read more … about Becky to head up Council transformation>>

Becky McIntyre

Press release from Local Government Boundary Commission A new pattern of wards is being developed for Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council. The Local Government Boundary Commission has decided that the number of councillors in Calderdale should be 54. This is a change from the current council which has 51 councillors.The Commission wants to hear what residents… read more … about Have your say on a new political map for Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council is doing all it can to minimise disruption associated with a programme of essential works taking place on the A646, Burnley Road, near Hebden Bridge and sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused by these works on Friday 12 May. As part of the wider A646 Corridor Improvement Programme, work started on Friday 12… read more … about Update on works around Hebden Bridge>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale people looking to make a difference in their community this Coronation Weekend are invited to make a volunteering or act of kindness pledge, as part of the Big Help Out and in the runup to Volunteers’ Week in June. On Monday 8 May, the day of the national Big Help Out(external link) for the… read more … about Pledge to help out this Coronation Weekend and beyond>>

The Big Help Out

A record number of pupils will be attending their first choice of primary school this September, as over 97% of Calderdale children have been offered their top preference. This year’s allocations on National Offer Day for Primary School places showed that 2091 families (97.9% of applicants) in Calderdale have secured a place at the school… read more … about Celebrations for Calderdale families on National Offer Day>>

Julie Jenkins