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This Foster Care Fortnight (15-28 May), Calderdale Council is hosting events to celebrate the huge difference that fostering makes to children and young people across Calderdale Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by the charity The Fostering Network. The theme for this year’s campaign is #FosteringCommunities, and during… read more … about Celebrating Foster Care Fortnight>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

Calderdale Council is doing all it can to minimise disruption associated with a programme of essential works taking place on the A646, Burnley Road, near Hebden Bridge and sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused by these works on Friday 12 May. As part of the wider A646 Corridor Improvement Programme, work started on Friday 12… read more … about Update on works around Hebden Bridge>>

Calderdale Council

Work has started on construction of the new Mixenden Community Hub, in a major step towards a thriving future for north Halifax. The Hub will become the heart of the area, a place where residents can go to access community healthcare services, to relax, socialise or be active in the community garden, and to learn,… read more … about Construction underway at Mixenden Community Hub>>

Mixenden Community Hub site

‘Calderdale is a great place to invest, with a distinctive and unique history and an exciting future.’ This is the message that Calderdale Council will be taking to the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) which is happening in Leeds from 16- 18 May. UKREiiF is a three-day networking event, exhibition, and conference…. read more … about Investment conference and takeover week showcases the best of the borough>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Brighouse residents and businesses are being invited to discover and discuss the latest designs for the future of the town as work continues on the Town Deal which will see £19.1 million of investment over the next three years. The Brighouse Deal aims to transform the town centre, making it a more attractive place to… read more … about Brighouse’s £19.1 million Town Deal investment – Discover and discuss the latest plans>>

Brighouse view

A new partnership between Calderdale Council and Calderdale College is bringing a range of new wellbeing and fitness activities for all to enjoy, in the heart of the borough. The new health and wellbeing hub at the College’s Inspire Centre on Francis Street, Halifax, is hosting a variety of fitness classes for all abilities, and… read more … about Partnership offers new health and wellbeing activities in Halifax>>

Active people

Calderdale people looking to make a difference in their community this Coronation Weekend are invited to make a volunteering or act of kindness pledge, as part of the Big Help Out and in the runup to Volunteers’ Week in June. On Monday 8 May, the day of the national Big Help Out(external link) for the… read more … about Pledge to help out this Coronation Weekend and beyond>>

The Big Help Out

Residents in Calderdale are being urged to remember their ID when they go to vote on Thursday 4 May. Voters will need to show accepted photo ID at polling stations before they can receive their ballot paper. This is a new requirement introduced by the UK Government that comes into effect for the first time… read more … about Remember to bring your photo ID on election day>>

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