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Homeowners in Calderdale are urged to apply for funding to make free energy upgrades to their homes. With upcoming energy price rises, residents are encouraged to act before this limited time funding runs out and before the temperature drops in Winter. Residents can get attic room insulation, underfloor insulation, loft, and cavity wall insulation –… read more … about Calderdale Residents Tackling Rising Energy Bills Through Council Scheme>>

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“I’d like to encourage the people of Calderdale to join in and step out of their homes for a ‘doorstep’ National Minute of Silent Reflection. This moment of reflection will be happening all over the UK at 8pm on the evening of Sunday 18th September, the eve of the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II…. read more … about Message from the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Angie Gallagher – National Minute of Silent Reflection>>

Cllr Angie Gallagher, Mayor of Calderdale

Nadeem Mir QPM, Chair of Calderdale Council of Mosques, said: “The news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passing away has left us all shocked and saddened. On behalf of all the Mosques and wider community in Calderdale we convey our deepest condolences and sympathy to the Royal family. At this difficult time our prayers… read more … about Message of condolence from Calderdale Council of Mosques on the death of Queen Elizabeth II>>

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New investment to improve people’s life chances and boost local pride, skills, pay, jobs and business growth, will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s next Cabinet meeting.  On Monday 8 August, Cabinet Members will be asked to approve access to new government funding that would support the Council’s priorities to reduce inequalities, support thriving towns and… read more … about Proposed funding to boost talent and resilience in Calderdale>>

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

Cath Gormally has been appointed as Calderdale Council’s Director of Adult Services and Wellbeing, and will take the lead on ensuring safe and compassionate care for adults across the borough. Cath will start her new role in October 2022, following the retirement of Iain Baines later this month. Iain has been Director of Adult Services… read more … about Cath to lead adult care in Calderdale>>

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Significant progress has been made to improve fire safety in buildings across Calderdale since the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017. That’s according to a report that Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Members will discuss on Monday 11 July, which gives an update on action taken over the last five years and proposes a new Fire Safety… read more … about Fire safety work continues in Calderdale>>

Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council

Some parts of the Centre at Threeways building in Ovenden, Halifax, have been closed with immediate effect to protect people’s safety after serious structural issues were found. During a routine survey and inspection of the premises today (Friday 24 June), Calderdale Council’s Building Control team found the first-floor walls above the entrance to be unsupported… read more … about Parts of Centre at Threeways closed due to safety concerns>>

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