Category Archives: Vision2024

Calderdale’s pioneering work on climate action and regeneration was showcased in a visit to the borough by the Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin. Calderdale Council invited the Mayor to see ground-breaking Natural Flood Management and housing projects underway on Tuesday 13 February 2024. The first visit of the day was to Ogden Water in… read more … about Ground-breaking Calderdale projects in the spotlight on Mayoral visit>>

Local cost of living support, climate action, flooding preparation, culture and volunteering are just some of the things people can comment on in the annual Calderdale Residents Survey. Every year, Calderdale Council invites local people to complete the survey to share their views on what life is like in the borough. Since the Vision 2024… read more … about Tell us about Calderdale in its 50th year>>

A major event in Halifax brought together over 150 people to mark the countdown to the show-stopping Calderdale Year of Culture 2024, which is set to bring joy and inspiration to the whole borough and beyond from April. The CultureDale(external link) ‘soft launch’ event at Dean Clough on Thursday 18 January 2024 built excitement for… read more … about Calderdale Year of Culture – the countdown is on!>>

Year of Culture soft launch group photo

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

A Calderdale school has received the borough’s highest level of recognition for their work to promote and support the health and wellbeing of pupils, staff, families and the wider school community. New Road Primary School in Sowerby Bridge has achieved the top level award in each category of the Calderdale Healthy Schools award programme, which… read more … about School shines bright with Diamond award>>

Pupils and headteacher at New Road Primary receiving award

A new Council planning report has revealed the progress made on developments that provide new homes, improve travel around Calderdale, create space for new jobs and protect historic buildings and land. Calderdale Council published its Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) on Friday 22 December 2023. This shows how effective its planning policies and processes are in… read more … about Planning report shows good progress>>

Cllr Tim Swift

The new Mixenden Community Hub is taking shape, with completed work at the hub building including the construction of external walls, cladding panels, roof and drainage, the fitting of windows and doors and the installation of some utility services. The Hub will become the heart of the area, a place where residents can go to… read more … about Hub at heart of the community takes shape>>

Construction work at the Mixenden Hub building

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