Vision Cdale 2024

Let’s Grow! Free Family events schedule

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Join the Let’s Grow Team on an event near you and have a go with tactile, outdoors experiences around growing and learning about the wonderful world around you!

These free, family friendly fun sessions offer something for the whole family to enjoy. Babies and small children are welcome.

Next sessions as follows:

Sowerby Bridge – Wednesday 3rd August
Tuel Lane Car Park, next to Tuel Lane Lock

Todmorden – Thursday 4th August
Pollination Street Garden

Elland – Friday 5th August
Southgate Bandstand

Brighouse – Saturday 6th August
The Parklets, Bethel Street Car Park

Let’s Grow coming to Calderdale on a location near you!

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Let’s Grow comes to Calderdale visiting Lower Valley for a week of hands on outdoors experiences around growing and learning about the wonderful world around us!

Start the summer holidays with our free, family friendly fun sessions! Each session is hands on with something for the whole family to enjoy.

Sowerby Bridge – 3rd August
Tuel Lane Car Park, next to Tuel Lane Lock

Todmorden – 4th August
Pollination Street Garden

Elland – 5th August
Southgate Bandstand

Brighouse – 6th August
The Parklets, Bethel Street Car Park

Flavourfest – A taste of Local Market life in Calderdale

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Try out your business idea this June in the low-risk space of a market with the support of the friendly and experienced markets team.

Street food, local produce, handmade crafts…#FLAVOURFEST is the perfect opportunity to sell your wares this June 25/26 at Calderdale College car park.

Stalls will be on display on Saturday 26th from 12pm to 7pm and Sunday 27th from 12pm to 4pm.

Any Calderdale-based food business is able to apply for a market stall, including market stall holders. Priority will be given to businesses based in Park or Warley wards to showcase the area’s enterprising and distinctive nature.

Reduced rates available and further discounts for new traders making it the perfect opportunity for new or potential start-up businesses to get involved and try out a business idea.

Stallholders will be provided with either single or marquee type stalls and counter-top tables. Spaces are also available for catering vehicles and self-build gazebos.

Get in touch to request a stall now.

Email inclusive.economy@calderdale.gov.uk or
call Vicky (
07712 305025) or Asif (07594 510712)

 


Take a look at our latest newsletter here – Park and Warley Project

Calderdale Council Public Space Protection Orders Public Consultation  – Drop-ins & online 

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Working together to keep communities safe and to protect the environment – everyone has a part to play

More information and further Public Consultation Event Dates here

Calderdale Council has a vision for 2024 that our borough should be a great place to live and to visit. Together with our partners we want to keep communities safe and protect our environment from harm.Calderdale Council is working proactively through the Community Safety Partnership with partners such as West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to prevent crime and disorder order and tackle the harm caused by anti-social behaviour (ASB). Being proactive is critical to delivering better outcomes from communities so where there is an opportunity to stop the harm before it happens, we will act first. Such action includes the use of the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which is an order made by local authorities by virtue of s75 Anti-Social Behaviour and Policing Act 2014.  The introduction of a PSPO can prohibit certain behaviour/ activity as well as require action to be taken in a defined area. Calderdale currently has seven Public Spaces Protection Orders.

  • The Moorland Fire Public Space Protection Order was implemented in June 2019 to protect our Moorland and upland areas by preventing the risk of fire.
  • Five of the remaining PSPOs introduced restrictions on a person in charge of a dog/s, for example not entering specific areas such as children playgrounds and failing to clean up after their dog.
  • The final order is in respect to the consumption of alcohol in a public place or other designated area. The order allows Police and Wardens to require individuals to stop drinking and surrender their alcohol.

Our PSPOs are due to expire on 16th June 2022. These orders can be extended therefore, the Council is currently reviewed the orders before a decision is taken whether to extend or not. The Council can also vary the order to make them more effective and we are currently considering the following changes to ensure communities are safer and to further protect our environment:

  • Following the success of the Moorland Fire PSPO and the identification of further issues on the moors that are causing a detrimental effect to the public, we are proposing to Prohibit the recreational use of off-road vehicles on Calderdale Moorland area and extend the current designated area to take in some of Calderdale’s beauty spots.
  • In respect to our Dog control PSPOs we are proposing to introduce a requirement that a person in charge of a dog must be in possession of some means with which to pick up dog excrement and lawfully dispose of it.
  • The final variation we are proposing is to extend the area designated under the Alcohol Consumption PSPO. Currently only built up areas and civil amenities such as parks  are designated under this order so the proposal is to make this a borough wide order as we have experienced alcohol related ASB and disorder in more rural areas of Calderdale.

The Council is consulting of these proposals so this is an opportunity to hear the views of everyone as to whether these orders are still relevant as well as necessary and therefore need to continue.A Lower Valley Drop-in consultation will be taking place on Thursday 26 May 2022 17.00-19.30

Langdale Room, Southgate Methodist Church, Langdale St, Elland HX5 0JL.

Please come along and give us your views!

We are also organising an online consultation for all areasTuesday 31st May 6.30 – 7.30pm.

This will run on zoom, so please email either jae.campbell@calderdale.gov.uk or catherine.bann@calderdale.gov.uk to be sent a link

Flavourfest – A taste of Local Market life in Calderdale

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Try out your business idea this June in the low-risk space of a market with the support of the friendly and experienced markets team.

Street food, local produce, handmade crafts…#FLAVOURFEST is the perfect opportunity to sell your wares this June 25/26 at Calderdale College car park.

Stalls will be on display on Saturday 26th from 10am to 7pm and Sunday 27th from 10am to 4pm.

Any Calderdale-based food business is able to apply for a market stall, including market stall holders. Priority will be given to businesses based in Park or Warley wards to showcase the area’s enterprising and distinctive nature.

Reduced rates available and further discounts for new traders making it the perfect opportunity for new or potential start-up businesses to get involved and try out a business idea.

Stallholders will be provided with either single or marquee type stalls and counter-top tables. Spaces are also available for catering vehicles and self-build gazebos.

Get in touch to request a stall now.

Email inclusive.economy@calderdale.gov.uk or
call Vicky (
07712 305025) or Asif (07594 510712)

 


Take a look at our latest newsletter here – Park and Warley Project

Join the Elland Town Development Board

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Are you passionate about Elland? Do you want to get involved and help shape ambitious plans for improving Elland Town Centre?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Elland has received £6.3 million investment to fund improvements in the town as part of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund, with further conservation funding on the horizon. The Elland Town Development Board has been set up to guide, steer and influence the transformation of Elland – to build a town where history lives, communities come together and where memories are made.

We are determined that the Elland Town Development Board represents the residents and the businesses and organisations that make it the unique place it is.

We’re looking for people from every part of our town to join the Town Development Board and help write Elland’s next chapter.

Who do we need in particular?

  • People who are passionate about Elland
  • We need more representatives from the Private Sector – you could be a business owner, have a stall on the market, want to help develop young people’s skills or be committed to generating sustainable growth and have ideas how to do that.
  • We also need more Community & Voluntary Sector representatives – you could be from a local charity or organisation. In order to better reflect the diverse needs and aspirations of the local community we are particularly seeking applications from communities who are currently underrepresented including but not limited to young people, disabled people and people of different ethnicities and faiths.

If you are interested in finding out more, or would like a copy of the role profile to submit an application, please contact the Elland Town Development Board Chair Councillor Victoria Porritt by emailing  councillor.vporritt@calderdale.gov.uk  or by ringing Mobile: 07738785233.

A covering letter (one side of A4 maximum) with a copy of your CV showing how you meet the role profile should be submitted to Councillor Victoria Porritt by 1700hrs on Friday 22 April 2022.

Cash boost for cultural projects from the Calderdale Cultural Fund

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For more information about the Calderdale Cultural Fund and to apply, visit https://calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/community-and-living/grants/grants-voluntary-organisations/cultural-fund

More people will be able to benefit from the joy of Calderdale’s distinctive culture, thanks to the launch of a new Council grant for voluntary organisations to fund cultural projects.

In 2024, Calderdale will celebrate its 50th birthday. As part of this, there will be a Year of Culture in 2024, where organisations and individuals will come together for a major events programme that recognises the importance of culture to the local economy and communities.

In the run up to the Year of Culture, the Council is inviting the local voluntary sector to apply for a share of the Calderdale Cultural Fund 2022 – 2025.

Voluntary organisations can apply for between £5000 and £25,000 a year, for up to three years, to deliver their cultural projects. The deadline for grant applications is Wednesday 23 March 2022.

Cllr Jenny Lynn, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Public Services and Communities, said:

“Culture plays a huge part in making Calderdale vibrant and distinctive, transforming people’s lives and recovering from the pandemic. We know that every one of our neighbourhoods in Calderdale has stories to tell and talents to showcase. That’s what we want to celebrate in our Year of Culture, and we want everyone to be involved. We want to open up cultural events and activities to all our diverse communities, and this is the aim of our new Calderdale Cultural Fund.”

Cllr Scott Patient, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Resilience, added:

“The Calderdale Cultural Fund recognises the important role of voluntary organisations in enriching people’s lives through culture and the arts. It will also help the sector to get back on its feet after being one of the hardest hit by the pandemic. We want as many organisations as possible to apply for a grant so we can all continue to work together to help build back our cultural sector, towns, tourism and local people’s shared experiences, which are a significant part of Calderdale’s story.”

The aim of the grants is to make culture more accessible to the wider community, to deliver the new Cultural Strategy for Calderdale and to help achieve the Vision2024 for Calderdale, by harnessing the talent of the local cultural sector to build resilience and help people live a larger life.

The Council is looking to support projects that help achieve the cultural objectives from the Cultural Strategy for Calderdale:

  1. A larger creative life

Each and every person has the opportunity for culture and creativity to be woven into the fabric of their lives – whatever their age – to delight and inspire happier, healthier lives.

  1. Creative citizens

Every community is empowered to grow and sustain its own cultural capacity, bringing to life the unique identity of each place and community.

  1. A resilient valley

The cultural sector inspires creative and regenerative actions to build a sustainable future.

  1. Distinctively Calderdale

Businesses and visitors are attracted by the vibrancy of the cultural offer, strong sense of identity and creative possibilities.

  1. A thriving cultural scene

The sector – its people and organisations – is invested in so that it flourishes and plays a unique, dynamic and effective role in wider society.

 

For more information about the Calderdale Cultural Fund and to apply, visit https://calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/community-and-living/grants/grants-voluntary-organisations/cultural-fund

Vision Calderdale 2024

In the year 2024, Calderdale will celebrate its 50th birthday. Where do we want to be by 2024? Join the conversation by following #VisionCdale2024 on social media and visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/vision

 

The Calderdale Survey 2022

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In Calderdale, and around the world, we’ve had a time like no other. As we look to rebuild in 2022, your views of our place really matter. They change where we’re going and how we get there.

If you’re 16 or older and live here, please take a few minutes this January to tell us about your life in Calderdale. What is it like to live here right now?

Take the Calderdale Survey 2022

Complete the survey during January you’ll be in with a chance of winning 1 of 6 three-month fitness memberships for our sports centres in Brighouse, Halifax, Sowerby Bridge or Todmorden.

Do you have friends and family who live in Calderdale too? Ask them to take part too – the more the merrier.