Category Archives: Economy

Organisations across Calderdale have come together to help understand the best ways they can support residents throughout the cost of living crisis. Calderdale Council, as part of the borough’s Anti-Poverty Partnership, hosted the Fuel Your Knowledge event at the Shay Stadium on Thursday 22 September. The event welcomed over 200 people from across health, voluntary,… read more … about Partnership event promotes cost of living support>>

Fuel Your Knowledge event

Businesses in Calderdale are invited to a free two-day event packed with expert advice to help their enterprise grow and flourish. The Let’s Do Business event, hosted by Business Growth Calderdale on behalf of Calderdale Council, aims to provide small and medium sized businesses with the knowledge, confidence and connections to help them succeed and… read more … about Free expert advice at Let’s Do Business event>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

A major new document showing how Calderdale Council will improve life for residents, businesses and visitors at a time of significant challenge, will be discussed at its next Cabinet meeting. On Monday 12 September, Cabinet Members will be asked to approve Calderdale Council’s Corporate Plan 2022-2024. The plan outlines how the Council, together with other… read more … about A plan to make life in Calderdale better for all>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Improvement works have begun at Halifax Borough Market this week, marking the start of the first major project funded by the Future High Streets Fund in Halifax. Revitalising the stunning Victorian market hall is a key part of the £11.7 million Future High Streets work planned across Halifax town centre. The Grade II* listed Borough… read more … about Halifax Borough Market works kickstart high street transformation>>

Halifax Borough Market

After an extensive consultation over the past three years, the Brighouse Deal plans that will write a new chapter in the story of the town have been submitted to the Government. The business cases for the £19.1m proposals have been approved by Calderdale Council and the Brighouse Town Deal Board, made up of representatives from… read more … about Key moment for Brighouse Deal as £19.1million plans submitted>>

Brighouse view

Two of Calderdale’s flagship regeneration projects have been shortlisted for the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2022. The Northgate House commercial development is a finalist in the Fit-out / Refurbishment of the Year category, and the Beech Hill housing scheme is up for Residential Development of the Year (in the ‘more than 100 homes’ sub-category)…. read more … about Shortlist success for transformational projects>>

Northgate House, Halifax

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

The facilities and opportunities available at the ISCAL facility in Halifax have been highlighted to visitors at a recent open day event. ISCAL is owned and operated by Calderdale Council and helps local people with disabilities or other barriers to work to move into employment. Last month, the factory, which is located at Atlas Business Park,… read more … about ISCAL opportunities on show at open day event>>

ISCAL tour

Joint press release with West Yorkshire Combined Authority Wednesday 13 July: Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre: 11am until 2pm  A new business support programme offering free and tailored advice for new businesses or budding entrepreneurs is launching this week in Calderdale. Start-Up West Yorkshire(external link), Calderdale, is a new initiative, led by the Mayor of West… read more … about Launch of Start-Up West Yorkshire, Calderdale>>

Alixe from FedUP - a local animation business.