Category Archives: Young people

The Let’s Grow pop-up allotment is on the move, with a packed programme of family entertainment touring Calderdale for some ‘blooming’ good fun. Let’s Grow is an interactive event for all the family, championing nature, nurture, wellbeing and imaginative play. Following successful events at Halifax Borough Market, the Let’s Grow’ team is visiting Elland, Brighouse,… read more … about Let’s Grow takes a tour of Calderdale>>

Let's Grow pop up allotment event

The school summer holidays are just around the corner and young people in Calderdale can take part in exciting activities, enjoy nutritious meals and meet new friends in a safe environment, as part of the Calderdale Healthy Holidays programme. Funded by the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme, and in partnership with the… read more … about Supporting families to have Healthy Holidays>>

Healthy Holidays summer artwork

Calderdale Council’s work to protect children at risk of harm has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Council has been selected as a finalist in the Frontline Risk category of the ALARM Risk Awards 2022. The awards recognise achievement in risk management and acknowledge the work of risk and insurance practitioners across the… read more … about National recognition for Council’s risk management>>

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The Brighouse Deal will put high-tech manufacturing at the heart of the town’s future by creating an Industry 4.0 Hub where small and medium sized businesses can explore how digital technology can improve their productivity and increase innovation. Calderdale College is leading the delivery of the project alongside the University of Huddersfield, Textile Centre of… read more … about Putting high-tech manufacturing at the heart of the future of Brighouse>>

Engineering at Calderdale College

A month-long festival celebrating the culture and diversity of Calderdale is coming to the west Halifax area this June. Flavourfest brings together events and activities within the Park and Warley areas of Calderdale, which are some of the most culturally vibrant and distinctive places in the borough. The festival is supported by Calderdale Council, with… read more … about Celebrating Flavourfest in west Halifax>>

Children enjoying Healthy Holidays

More schools around Calderdale are being given the opportunity to join the borough’s Active Schools programme, inspiring students and staff to live more active lives.  The Calderdale Active Schools programme launched in May 2021 and has been developed as part of the Active Calderdale movement, funded by Sport England. The programme supports schools to provide… read more … about Welcoming additional Active Schools>>

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Planning is underway for safer and healthier streets around three schools in Calderdale, and local people are invited to share their thoughts. Calderdale Council is planning to reduce traffic and build a safe, healthy and attractive environment for people of all ages to walk, cycle, rest and play in the streets around Ash Green Community… read more … about Have your say on safer, greener and healthier streets>>

Ash Green School proposals

A live Q&A, Parkruns and coffee mornings are just some of the ways Calderdale Council will be raising awareness of fostering during Foster Care Fortnight. Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 9 to Sunday 22 May 2022) is the Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and show how it can transform lives. This… read more … about Fostering – we care, because you do>>

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The Easter break is just around the corner, and young people in Calderdale can enjoy enriching activities, eat delicious nutritious meals and meet new friends in a safe and fun environment, as part of the Healthy Holidays Calderdale programme. During the school holidays, children and young people who are eligible for free school meals can access… read more … about Spring into action and enjoy Healthy Holidays Calderdale>>

Healthy Holidays Calderdale