Mid Yorkshire Chamber Business Awards Ceremony

We are delighted to introduce the inaugural Mid Yorkshire Chamber Business Awards, celebrating success, resilience and innovation within our membership across the Halifax, Huddersfield and Wakefield regions.

We are holding the awards ceremony  9th Feb at The Quarry in Horbury Bridge and we are trying to reach out to businesses in the Wakefield, Kirklees and Calderdale districts to get involved.

The invitation is open to all businesses, members or non-members of the Chamber, however for a business to be put forward for an award they do need to be members of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber.

The Mid Yorkshire Chamber Business Awards Celebration

Businesses wishing to nominate themselves for an aware need to complete the online submission form before Wednesday 5th January 2022.

All entrants must be members of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce. 

Good luck!

Be part of the 2016 Yorkshire Festival

yorksfestThis year’s Yorkshire Festival will be more colourful and varied than ever in Calderdale, with songs, music, theatre and even an attempt to create the world’s biggest disco!

The Yorkshire Festival will take place from Thursday 16 June to Sunday 3 July 2016 and has a programme of cultural events which celebrate the county’s artistic richness for residents and visitors alike.

To find out more about what’s happening in Calderdale pick up a festival brochure from your local tourist information office or go to www.visitcalderdale.com.

You can get more information about all the Yorkshire Festival from the dedicated website www.festival.yorkshire.com, by ‘liking’ the Yorkshire Festival page on Facebook or by following on Twitter

Pay your Council tax by direct debit for a chance to win £6000

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning £6000 then switch to paying your council by direct debit. It’s fast, It’s easy and you can pay on a date to suit you.

Not only that but as a way to say thank you for choosing this option, you will be automatically entered into a prize draw with the chance to win £6,000.

If you already pay your council tax by direct debit, you will be automatically entered into the prize draw, as long as you are still paying by direct debit at the close of the competition.

To switch to Direct Debit, view Prize Draw terms and conditions and the Direct Debit Guarantee visit www.directdebit.co.uk

Tour de Yorkshire 2015 route announced

tour de yorks mapThe route of the new Tour de Yorkshire has been announced with three days of world class cycling coming to Yorkshire and Calderdale.

The race will start on Friday 1 May along the beautiful east coast from Bridlington to Scarborough and on day 2 on Saturday 2 May the race will venture from Selby to end in a circuit around York which will also include a women’s race.

On Sunday 3 May the race will set off in Wakefield and end in Leeds travelling via Calderdale, descending through Ripponden, down Cragg Vale, before travelling through Mytholmroyd and leaving the region via Hebden Bridge.

There’s lots of information available about the race on the Visit Calderdale website which will have regular updates as the race draws closer.

It’s only 80 days until race weekend, so get ready to release your Inner Cyclist (again!).

Ride in the tracks of Tour de Yorkshire Stars

?????????????????????????Thousands are expected to take part in a mass cycle ride along the route of the first ever Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday 3 May 2015. The Tour de Yorkshire Ride will give cyclists the chance to ride the route just hours before the pros race… read more here…

Three distance options are available for the sportive, with riders able to choose from 50km, 100km or 140km routes. A women-only Cycletta sportive will also take place along the 50km route. Each of the carefully designed routes will feature much of the Tour de Yorkshire route with a number of challenging climbs and spectacular Yorkshire views.

Demand for places in the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire Ride is expected to be extremely high and people are encouraged to pre-register at letouryorkshire.com/sportive Entries will officially open on 4 February.

Is your area well represented?

involveyhlogosquareWe need your help to ensure your area is represented in this vital online survey on the impact of welfare reforms on Yorkshire and Humber front line organizations.

It is important that we document the impacts of welfare reform within the region and we want to put pressure on policy makers to give you more support to deal with the increased demand that welfare reforms have created.

We need to document the situation and provide robust data to back up your case, and you can help us do so by taking just 15 minutes of your time to complete our survey here.