Want to be part of the West Yorkshire Mayor’s Innovation Prize?

Are you aged 16-26?

Do you want to learn creative ways to solve the big challenges of today?

Do you have a business idea that address environmental challenges in West Yorkshire?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on!

Join us for an exciting innovation journey, where you will learn the tools and techniques to develop new ideas and make them happen. We will also be sharing information about how to enter the Mayor’s Innovation Prize, which is awarding £10,000 to 16-25 year olds for new ideas on how to address environmental challenges in West Yorkshire.

  • Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre
  • Oct 5th 1.00 – 2.30pm
  • For 16-26 year olds
  • Free lunch provided

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/giving-innovation-a-go-the-mayors-innovation-prize-tickets-427789007437

Become a Calderdale Market Trader

Have you always wanted to be your own boss? Have you got a business idea that you are passionate about? Or do you already have a business and would like to expand or try it out in a different setting? If you want to test out your business idea in a low risk space which offers excellent support, look no further than Calderdale markets.

Calderdale is renowned for its collection of market towns and there’s never been a better time to join us, with plans in progress to invest millions of pounds across the borough with a large amount going into our markets. Whatever your reason for becoming a market trader, we are here to help you every step of the way.

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming a market trader contact the markets team on 01422 393584 or email: marketsd@calderdale.gov.uk.Find out more here and watch one of our case studies here and here.

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG – round 3) by February 28

Calderdale businesses which have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions, or by the Omicron variant, may now be able to apply for grant support.

The latest round of Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) funding is open to businesses which:

  • have been severely impacted by COVID restrictions, or by issues relating to the Omicron variant,
  • have also not previously had an ARG Severely Affected Top-up payment.

You need to apply before February 28th

For application criteria and to see what help is available to you, visit the Calderdale Council Grant page:

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – January 2017

Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here for upcoming sessions

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location but if you can’t make it to any of the sessions and would still like to talk to someone, please contact Edwin Baker on 07881 806057

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – December 2016

Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here to see upcoming sessions in December

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – November 2016

Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here to see upcoming sessions for November

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.

‘Start Your Own Business’ Drop In Sessions – October 2016

Can’t find a job or ever wondered how you could become self-employed/ start your own business but don’t know where to start or who to contact?

Why not check out the FREE monthly drop in sessions run by Eric Binns from Calderdale Council’s Business Support Team.

Click here to see upcoming sessions for October

Whether you are unemployed or employed, you are welcome to attend any session at any location and if you can’t make it to any of the sessions, please contact Eric to arrange a free 1 to 1 advice meeting on 01422 392222 or 07702 925493.