Category Archives: Economy

A brand new, top-class leisure centre and swimming pool for Halifax could move a step closer to construction, as Cabinet Members discuss the next stages of the ambitious project to bring major benefits to the whole community. At Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 17 January, Members will consider whether to recommend to Full Council… read more … about A vision for sport and leisure in Halifax>>

Local businesses from throughout Calderdale are invited to attend an upcoming digital session offering guidance and advice on the topic of recruitment. The ‘Recruit, Retain, Recover – Post Pandemic’ webinar is free to attend and takes place on Wednesday 15 December at 10.00am. The session will feature discussions on the broad topic of recruitment, including… read more … about New support for local businesses to tackle modern recruitment challenges>>

Fresh food deliveries from local shops, straight to people’s doors by electric bike, are set to make life easier for Halifax residents who are isolating or at higher risk from COVID-19. This is thanks to DeliverHX, an innovative new food delivery service which supports independent businesses, is good for the environment and offers a helping… read more … about Wheels in motion for new food delivery service>>

Cargodale bike outside Halifax Borough Market

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>>


Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living, working or travelling along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share feedback on a shortlist of plans to improve infrastructure and connections on the route. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with… read more … about Help shape final plans for A641 improvements>>


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>>

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>>

Calderdale Council is hosting a series of free online panel discussions designed to empower local businesses to thrive in international trade following the end of the Brexit transition period. Registration for the six roundtable discussions is now open to Calderdale business owners and decision-makers who are involved in importing and exporting. The Let’s Talk Trade… read more … about Let’s Talk Trade>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

The Piece Hall’s “exemplar” performance has been highlighted in its first annual review, detailing the period of its 2019-20 financial year, during which its income grew by more than a third and close to 80% of its funding came from its own commercial activities. The newly revealed figures showcase the historic venue’s potential for igniting… read more … about “Exemplar” Piece Hall on track to ignite recovery>>

Piece Hall