Category Archives: Talented

Children and young people who are supported by Calderdale Council feel safe and genuinely cared for, and have opportunities to thrive, become independent and achieve their ambitions. This is just some of the praise Ofsted gave the Council in its inspection of Children and Young People’s Services in February 2024. Inspectors rated the Council ‘good’… read more … about Children in Calderdale are safe and cared for, says Ofsted report>>

Members of the Council's children and young people's service with Cabinet Member Cllr Adam Wilkinson and the Chief Executive, Robin Tuddenham

Local groups in Calderdale, including voluntary, community and faith organisations, are invited to apply for grants of up to £3000, as part of the latest round of the Council’s Small Grants Scheme. Applications are now being accepted from local groups for a one-off grant for activities, projects or events which support local towns, people and… read more … about Cash boost for Calderdale groups>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney outside Halifax Town Hall

After 18 months of planning, high-tech manufacturing through Industry 4.0 will come to the heart of Brighouse in 2024 with the launch of the i4.0 Hub, where small and medium sized businesses can explore how digital technology can improve their productivity and increase innovation. The project is part of the £19.1 million Brighouse Town Deal,… read more … about High-tech manufacturing to be a focus for 2024 as Town Deal delivers for Brighouse>>

Young people using VR at i40 Hub

Calderdale Council has furthered its commitment to supporting young people leaving care, by recognising care experience as a protected characteristic. Calderdale Council is responsible for the care of young people who cannot safely remain with their families. This corporate parenting role is something the Council takes very seriously and it does all it can to… read more … about Demonstrating our commitment to those leaving care>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson outside Halifax Town Hall

Fourteen Calderdale Council employees have been recognised for a combined total of over 350 years of service at an event at Halifax Town Hall on Thursday 26 October. The Council’s Long Service Award ceremony celebrated staff who have worked at the Council for over 25 years. The ceremony was hosted by the Deputy Mayor of… read more … about Celebrating over 350 years of service at Calderdale Council>>

Long service award employees at Halifax Town Hall

In the run up to Calderdale’s Year of Culture in 2024, local groups and organisations are invited to apply for grants from a £50,000 fund, to support cultural opportunities. The year 2024 marks 50 years since Calderdale became a borough. To celebrate, Calderdale Council is hosting a Year of Culture, to inspire, entertain, and showcase… read more … about Opportunity for local groups to celebrate CultureDale>>

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Voluntary, community and faith organisations in Calderdale are invited to apply for grants of up to £3000, as part of the latest round of the Council’s Small Grants Scheme. Calderdale Council is offering local groups the opportunity to apply for a one-off grant, from a total fund of £65,000, for activities, projects or events which… read more … about Small grants for groups with big ideas>>

Curious Motion activity group

Eighteen Calderdale Council employees were recognised for a combined total of nearly 800 years of service at an event at Halifax Town Hall yesterday (Thursday 30 March).  The Council’s Long Service Award Ceremony celebrated staff who have worked at the Council for 40+ years. This came after an event in January 2023 to recognise staff… read more … about Celebrating 800 years of service at Calderdale Council>>

Peter Vardy and the Mayor of Calderdale