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Last night Calderdale Councillors voted to adopt the Local Plan at a meeting of Full Council, marking the start of a new chapter for the borough.   Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Strategy, said: “This is an historic moment for Calderdale. “The Local Plan is about building a better Calderdale for… read more … about Ambitious plan for Calderdale’s future>>

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

The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said: “Council’s finances remain under immense pressure, due to high levels of inflation and increased demand for public services. “Today’s Spring Statement provided the Chancellor with the opportunity to address some of the immediate concerns within Local Government and to help us deliver our ambitions for Calderdale,… read more … about Calderdale Council response to the Spring Statement>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Meet Rachel Flood, Calderdale Council’s Flood Risk/Drainage Engineer Rachel Flood has worked in the Flood Risk team in Highways and Engineering for almost six years. In her job, she has quite a varied role commenting on the flooding and drainage aspects of planning applications, being involved in drainage investigations, and working with contractors to undertake… read more … about International Women’s Day – Case study>>

Rachel Flood

People are invited to have their say on proposed changes in ways to travel around Halifax town centre, as part of a consultation on a new Traffic Regulation Order (TRO). Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, to improve roads and public spaces in the centre of Halifax. Plans have been in… read more … about Have your say as plans develop for Halifax town centre scheme>>

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Local people can now access a range of face-to-face support by visiting Calderdale Council’s newly reopened Customer First centre on Horton Street in Halifax town centre. All under one roof, help and advice are available on services from housing, benefits and Blue Badge applications, to homelessness prevention, Homes for Ukraine and cost of living support…. read more … about A warm welcome back to Customer First>>

Ian Day has been appointed as Calderdale Council’s Director of Public Services, and will lead on delivering first-class services that place customer care at the heart of everything the Council does. Ian will take up his new post on 30 January 2023, following the retirement of the previous Director, Zohrah Zancudi at the end of… read more … about Ian to take the lead on Public Services>>

Ian Day, Calderdale Council's new Director of Public Services

Todmorden Town Deal Board is delighted to share the news that in the first phase of government approvals, five of the key projects proposed in the Town Investment Plan have received the go ahead for investment from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. The news means that the first set of exciting and… read more … about Investment secured for first phase of Todmorden Town Deal projects>>

Illustration of how redesigned Bramsche Square, Todmorden could look

Calderdale Council faces severe financial pressures which will have an impact on delivery of proposed development projects across the borough. The challenges of rapid inflation, loss of income, uncertainly about funding local authorities will receive from Government and increased demand for services have made it necessary for the Council to review financial requirements for delivering… read more … about Impact of national financial crisis on Calderdale projects>>

Cllr Jane Scullion outside Halifax Town Hall