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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

Calderdale residents are encouraged to get together and make the Coronation Weekend a community celebration to remember. The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will be marked over the bank holiday weekend of Saturday 6 to Monday 8 May 2023. From Coronation Big Lunches and street parties, to taking… read more … about Community and kindness central to Calderdale’s Coronation celebrations>>

Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall - Piece Hall 2018

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