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Calderdale Council has secured £1.5 million from the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool, to help boost the local economy by improving access to skills and jobs for the most disadvantaged residents, and increasing the number of visitors to Calderdale from across the UK and overseas. By pooling their business rates together, councils in the… read more … about £1.5 million boost for Calderdale culture and employment projects>>

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Halifax is the fifth best place in Europe for connectivity, according to the international data organisation, fDi Intelligence. The town ranked highly because of the percentage of people using the internet and the good upload and download speeds, plus non-digital connectivity including the quality of roads and the distance to international airports. Calderdale Council’s 24/7… read more … about Thousands benefit from going online>>

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Residents and businesses can now access over 200 sets of local information for free through Calderdale Council’s dedicated website, which could help make a difference to their lives and support business opportunities. Calderdale DataWorks provides ‘open data’ – free information published in an accessible format with a licence that allows anyone to access, use and… read more … about Calderdale data opens up new opportunities>>

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Residents and businesses are being asked to share their views on Calderdale’s community website which helps people before, during and after a flood. Eye on Calderdale ( link)) gives the latest information on flooding, weather warnings and traffic disruption in Calderdale, as well as advice on being prepared and updates on flood recovery and resilience… read more … about Have your say on flooding website>>

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£8.5 million programme for SMEs to invest in digital technology and skills Up to £5,000 available per business to invest in new technologies Masterclasses and workshops to launch later in the year to offer mentoring for business owners and managers The North’s digital economy is creating jobs 10 times faster than other sectors and this… read more … about New digital support and funding for SMEs in Leeds City Region>>

Calderdale residents can now see how the Council rates against other northern boroughs, with the launch of the new performance dashboard website.  Calderdale Council’s mission is to ‘be the best borough in the north’. To achieve this, the Council is focusing on three priorities – grow the economy, reduce inequalities, and build a sustainable future…. read more … about How does Calderdale compare?>>

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Open-source and technical communities consultancy AB Open has opened a call for businesses in the Calderdale area to participate in a free long-range wireless communications network testbed built with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications in mind, as part of the IoTUK Boost project launched by the Digital and Future Cities Catapults…. read more … about AB Open invites Calderdale businesses to participate in LPWAN technology programme>>

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