State of Calderdale assembly 2018

The State of Calderdale assembly 2018 is being held on Friday 23 March. It brings together key representatives from the public, private, and community and voluntary sector. The assembly provides the chance to discuss what priorities and key issues organisations within the different sectors believe are relevant to the borough of Calderdale, how these can … Read More »

Brownfield land registers: data and maps

All local planning authorities are required to publish and maintain Brownfield land registers as open data (see The Town and Country Planning (Brownfield Land Register) Regulations 2017). Land is classed as brownfield if it has been previously developed. You can see Calderdale’s Brownfield land register at DataWorks: Brownfield land register. All registers are required to … Read More »

Ward profiles

Ever wondered what data is available for the ward that you live and / or work in? On Calderdale DataWorks, we’ve created a series of Ward profiles that provide data on many topics, such as demographics, health and income. Since we first highlighted the profiles in September 2016, these have been developed further to include … Read More »

Ofsted reporting template

Graham Mozley and Andrew Ramsay from Calderdale Business Intelligence team presented to the Data and Insight Authority Forum Summit, in December 2017, about our reporting template for social care front door self assessment for Ofsted inspection and sector led improvement. Calderdale was granted one of eight successful transparency bids from the Local Government Association (LGA) … Read More »

Digital Calderdale: Digital and ICT Strategy for 2018-2021

Our new Digital and ICT (Information and Communication Technology) strategy for 2018-2021 is now available: Digital and ICT strategy 2018-2021. In 2015, we published our original Digital and ICT strategy, the first to be released by an English local authority. Digital transformation is one of the drivers behind local authorities moving from being service driven … Read More »

All aboard the Data bus!

Building on the success of TravelHack and TravelHack2, ODI Leeds have announced a collaboration with the Department of Transport, giving the opportunity to discuss the open data provision in the Bus Services Act 2017. Workshops for local authorities, bus operators, transport data providers, digital developers and others, were held in London, Birmingham and Leeds in … Read More »

Active Calderdale

We want Calderdale to be the most active borough in the north, through the Active Calderdale movement. This aims to get more people in Calderdale more active, more often. This will reduce demand on services, whilst making a significant improvement in the health and wellbeing of our residents. Physical activity can give benefits to both … Read More »

#TravelHack2 – Fare Enough

#TravelHack was an incredible success, where more than 80 people helped write Transport for the North’s data strategy.  #TravelHack2 – Fare Enough held in October, focused on the presentation of fare information to customers, expanding on the ideas and explorations from #TravelHack. Bus fares have been a thorny issue for some time, with competing operators having vastly … Read More »

Interactive dashboards

As the number of our datasets steadily increase, we also want to give a more visual presentation of some of the data we publish. This is being done using a series of interactive dashboards. At present we have published four dashboards on the following data: Annual council budget; Council ward elections; Council performance overview; and … Read More »

State of Calderdale assembly

On Thursday 9 February, the State of Calderdale Assembly was held to look at key issues and how to achieve our ambition to make Calderdale the best borough in the north. The event brought together about 100 key representatives from public, private, and voluntary and community sectors across the borough, and was hosted by Calderdale … Read More »