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Posted 2 years ago

Our latest Dashboard is a visual representation of the libraries data published on Calderdale Dataworks for the last three financial years prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The dashboard includes various visualisations and a map to show the locations of the libraries and the numbers of visitors. Visualisations include: total visits by library, visits by adults and children, all library issues by...

Posted 5 years ago

As part of Calderdale Vision 2024 a Climate Emergency Action Plan has been put together to protect Calderdale’s Distinctive Environment. The Action Plan is made up of 4 main components including: 1. Transport: How we can travel more sustainably within the Borough. 2. Communities and People: How we can be more efficient in the community and our homes. 3. Resilience and carbon reduction: How...

Posted 3 months ago

Our 2023/24 Half Year (Q2) Performance Report has four main areas of focus: Referral and Assessment Timescales (Adults Social Care) Short Term Placement Stability (Children’s Social Care) Primary education outcomes Child protection plans Our half year performance report also shows how the Council is performing against our key performance indicators and when compared to other councils. We treat a selection of these as super key...

Posted 5 months ago

Open Innovations are holding their next hackathon which will be for all things net zero. They’re working with Northern Powergrid in their ambition to support our region to meet its decarbonisation pledge. To do this, they want to engage with other Distribution Network Operators (DNO; companies licensed to distribute electricity in the UK), utilities, sectors and industries, finding new innovative...

Posted 5 months ago

Poverty in Calderdale: selected statistics – the Calderdale Anti-Poverty dashboards – is a collection of dashboards about poverty statistics in Calderdale on the Calderdale Dataworks website. Ten new dashboards have been added about: housing affordability for buyers and renters; people eligible for carers allowance; people claiming universal credit who have completed work capability assessments; trends in numbers of households claiming...

Posted 8 months ago

We’ve recently published footfall reports showing data from Halifax BID (Business Improvement District) based on footfall recorded in Commercial Street and Corn Market in Halifax town centre. Data is shown by hour, day, week and rolling 12-months along with a comparison to previous years and is provided by Springboard. We hope to publish more footfall data from other town BIDs...

Posted 7 months ago

Leeds Digital Festival 2023 Our friends at Open Innovations will be 10 years old in November. To kick off their celebrations they are hosting a Showcase during Leeds Digital Festival on September 28th. This will take place in person at their innovation space in Munro House and will include talks, presentations and demos by some of their most recent partners. They get...

Posted 8 months ago

Following a three year absence the festival of interesting and inspiring technology in the small market town of Hebden Bridge will return in August 2023, which will also mark the 10 year anniversary of the first ever Wuthering Bytes. The festival will take place on Friday 25th August to Sunday 27th August at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. For further details about...

Posted 9 months ago

Our 2022/23 Corporate Performance Report has the following main areas of focus: • Children subject to a Child protection plan and Children looked after• Percentage of safeguarding referrals where the investigation is completed within 12 weeks of the alert being made• Children looked after with an up to date Strengths and Difficulties questionnaire• Percentage of streets with unacceptable levels of litter...

Posted 10 months ago

Our Anti-Poverty dashboard shows a collection of selected statistics on poverty in Calderdale which has been developed alongside the Calderdale Anti-Poverty action plan. You can find more detail about this dashboard below. You can also find out more about poverty in the region and get involved with our friends at Open Innovations who are working on a project with the Joseph...