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Calderdale’s proud tradition of innovation was in the spotlight at a major event helping businesses to grow through new ideas and opportunities. Dozens of businesses from across Calderdale and West Yorkshire discovered how to take their products, services and processes to the next level, at the ‘Innovate Local: West Yorkshire’ event at Dean Clough, Halifax,… read more … about Major business event showcases Calderdale’s innovation>>

Tracy Brabin, Dean Cook and Cllr Jane Scullion at the Innovate Local West Yorkshire event in Halifax

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council said: “I am deeply saddened by the horrific scenes of violence we have seen in Israel and Gaza. Terrorism is never the answer and must be condemned. “My thoughts are with all those who are suffering, and with connected communities around the world. “In Calderdale we are proud… read more … about Statement from Calderdale Council on the violence in Israel and Gaza>>

Cllr Jane Scullion outside Halifax Town Hall

Calderdale Council staff who go above and beyond for our communities were recognised at the annual Our Stars awards ceremony on Thursday 28 September.  A record number of nominations highlighted the massive range of services that the Council provides – from care, community protection and tackling the cost of living crisis, to housing, libraries, finance… read more … about Council stars awarded for outstanding work>>

People could soon have their say on documents setting out how future planning developments will meet requirements to deliver improvements for the natural environment. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 9 October 2023, Members will be asked to approve a four-week public consultation on the Biodiversity Net Gain Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). Once… read more … about Ensuring developments deliver environmental benefits>>

Brearley Fields when flooded

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>>

Flooding image

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>>

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