Category Archives: Business

Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free on Saturdays in selected car parks across the borough in the run up to Christmas. On Saturdays throughout December, parking will be free in the following car parks: Halifax – High Street and Mulcture Hall Road Brighouse – Parsonage Lane Elland – Timber Street Sowerby… read more … about Free festive parking in Calderdale>>


Calderdale Council will share an exclusive insight into its procurement process in an upcoming webinar for local businesses. The webinar is free to attend and takes place on Tuesday 2 November at 10am. The session will feature discussions around the procurement process, upcoming opportunities and the regulations that business must adhere to. Members of the… read more … about Calderdale Council to share insight into procurement process>>

Funding to support a programme of work to attract visitors and local people back to Calderdale villages and towns is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The Council has successfully bid for funding from the Government’s Welcome Back fund, to help with COVID economic recovery work across the borough. Cabinet will be asked to accept… read more … about Funding to Welcome Back visitors>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Firms from across Calderdale will join an online webinar session later this month to discuss the role of businesses in tackling the climate emergency on a local level. The session is being held as part of the Let’s Talk Trade series of panel discussions delivered by Calderdale Council and the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce,… read more … about Local businesses aim to tackle Calderdale’s climate emergency>>

Brighouse Market is now open for an additional day every week, as new Sunday opening hours are introduced. The town’s market is open every Sunday from 7am until 2pm for the sale of second-hand goods. This is in addition to existing opening days of Wednesdays and Saturdays where there are stalls selling a wide range… read more … about Additional trading day at Brighouse Market>>


Calderdale Council will continue its series of Let’s Talk Trade panel discussions later this month with a session on the topic of establishing new export and import ties with India. Trade between the UK and India was worth £24 billion in 2019, an increase of 10% on the previous year. And following our country’s exit… read more … about Online panel session to uncover new trading opportunities with India for Calderdale businesses>>

Additional businesses and community organisations which have been severely affected by COVID-19 restrictions may now be eligible to apply for grant support. Businesses or voluntary/community organisations which were not previously eligible for support through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme, may now qualify following government changes allowing additional sectors to apply. The Council is also… read more … about Support for further businesses affected by COVID restrictions>>


Calderdale Council continues its series of ‘Let’s Talk Trade’ events with a session designed to help attendees discover fresh opportunities and new markets beyond the EU for importing and exporting. Let’s Talk Trade is a series of free online events designed to empower local businesses to thrive in international trade following the end of the… read more … about Latest event to highlight new opportunities for importing and exporting>>

Four local authorities in Yorkshire with a combined spend of over £1.4bn per year have joined forces with local organisation, Go4Growth, to emphasise the importance of developing the local business marketplace and support for the voluntary sector. Starting in April this year, Calderdale Council, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, North Yorkshire County Council and… read more … about Council invests in local business development through Go4Growth programme>>

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