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 »

Neighbourhood ward profiles

Our Neighbourhood ward profiles are the first of a series of data visualisations to give a graphical element to data on the different wards in Calderdale. This highlights information that can affect the neighbourhood that we live in, such as population density, homelessness, income deprivation, overcrowding and benefits claimants. To download the profiles, see Neighbourhood … Read More »

Travel Hack

#TravelHack took place in June hosted by Transport for the North and ODI Leeds to help create an environment powered by open data to help deliver a brand new travel reality for people in the North, making it easier for people to find the best journey and pay the cheapest fare using their preferred payment method. … Read More »

ODI Leeds and Friends Showcase 2017

As part of Leeds Digital Festival 2017, ODI Leeds hosted a showcase of talks by digital leaders, innovators and partners on Monday 24 April. The day was a celebration of open data and tech projects in the region. The day was open to everyone to find out more about their work and current projects, and to learn … Read More »


#AirHack took place in February at ODI Leeds. The Event was organised by the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the ODI Leeds to explore air quality – the problems, the data, the solutions and was open to anyone interested in air quality. For more information about the event, datasets and to … Read More »

How does Calderdale Council compare with other councils?

Use our new interactive dashboards to find out how we are doing. The dashboards show how we compare our progress over time, and how we compare against other authorities: Performance overview . Calderdale Council’s ambition is to be the ‘Best Borough in the North’. We measure our performance on three priorities – Growing the economy, … Read More »

Open Data Advent Calendar

For some festive open data inspiration, our friends at ODI Leeds have created an advent calendar showcasing some great examples of open data in action, including Wee three kings (public toilets map) and The Nightmare after Christmas (Boxing day floods). Check back throughout December for your daily dose of festive open data: Open Data Advent … Read More »


#HighwaysHack took place on 21 and 22 October 2016 at the ODI Leeds. The hack was organised by Highways England and the ODI Leeds and tried to tackle problems and find solutions in transport. Over 100 people attended the hack where there were three challenges; Better journeys for everyone Lane availability The future of the network See #HighwaysHack for details of … Read More »

Ward profiles

Calderdale is made up of 17 wards, which vary in both size and demographics – some urban, some rural, and some a mix of the two: Brighouse / Calder / Elland / Greetland and Stainland / Hipperholme and Lightcliffe / Illingworth and Mixenden / Luddendenfoot / Northowram and Shelf / Ovenden / Park / Rastrick … Read More »

Allotments of West Yorkshire

Inspired by National Allotment week (8 – 14 August), ODI Leeds have used data from Calderdale Data Works and Data Mill North (data from Leeds and Bradford), plus a file from Kirklees to create a map of all the allotments in West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire allotment map The map has been created using Open Street … Read More »