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Bev Maybury, Calderdale Council’s Director of Adults, Health and Social Care, has been recognised as one of healthcare’s most inspirational female leaders. Bev was named as one of the top 50 women in the country at the latest Health Service Journal (HSJ) Most Inspirational Women in Healthcare awards. The HSJ is a leading source of… read more … about Inspiring change in health and social care>>

Bev Maybury

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Residents in Calderdale are being asked to spare just a couple of hours a week to help continue our Gateway youth club aimed at young people with disabilities. Gateway is a youth club run by Calderdale Council and supported by volunteers. It provides activities to help young people socialise, learn and develop new skills. Without… read more … about Volunteers make a real difference>>

Young people and volunteers at Brighouse Youth Centre

Severe structural deterioration at Elland Pool means that Calderdale Council is taking immediate action to demolish the building due to safety concerns. An inspection by Council officers last week showed that the eastern gable wall, overlooking Huddersfield Road, is continuing to move and raising concerns for the safety of the public. The Council had to… read more … about Elland Pool>>

Elland Pool

The future of waste collections and disposals in Calderdale has been discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.   At the meeting of Cabinet on Monday 14 July, it was agreed that the procurement process for new waste arrangements needed to begin shortly, and that the process should move forward.   The current contracts for waste collection and waste… read more … about The future of waste in Calderdale>>

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School’s out and your children may be heading off to college or university. If your home is going to seem empty without them, and you feel you have more to give, why not consider fostering?  More than 350 people have asked about becoming foster carers since Calderdale Council launched its latest recruitment campaign in January… read more … about Foster carers make a real difference>>

Cllr Megan Swift

More than 60 representatives from the public, private and voluntary sectors are meeting this week to identify how they can work together to help tackle child and family poverty in Calderdale. The event takes place on Thursday 31 July at the New Beginnings Conference Centre, Nursery Lane, Halifax. An estimated 9000 children are in poverty… read more … about Tackling poverty in Calderdale>>

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Members of Calderdale Council’s People’s Commission are visiting venues around Calderdale in a series of public consultation events. The People’s Commission is currently reviewing local health services and these events will give local people an opportunity to debate what services are needed now and in the future within Calderdale. The Commission is made up of… read more … about Have your say on health>>

People's Commission

Calderdale companies should soon be able to access greater financial support after the European Commission approved the Assisted Areas map for 2014-20.  The Leeds City Region has benefited from a 90% increase on existing coverage, which will now include Brighouse, Elland and central Halifax. Calderdale Council’s Leader, Cllr Tim Swift, said: “In Calderdale we have… read more … about Boost for Calderdale businesses in Assisted Areas>>

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