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The historic roof statues and windows at Todmorden Town Hall are back to their former glory following a specialist restoration project. The work, managed by Calderdale Council and carried out by Bullen Conservation, saw three of the 16 high-level windows replaced and all 10 limestone statues cleaned at the iconic Grade I listed building. The… read more … about Historic features restored to former glory at Todmorden Town Hall>>

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Local people are being asked to play a part in securing the future of the bandstand in Centre Vale Park, Todmorden. Calderdale Council is consulting on the next steps for the landmark, which is not currently in use because of its poor condition. Deterioration and repeated vandalism at the bandstand mean that it is not… read more … about Play your part in bandstand’s future>>

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Calderdale Council has welcomed a national report launched today, looking at how building a strong sense of community in neighbourhoods can encourage people to socialise, look out for each other and feel comfortable asking each other for help when needed. The report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation is based on research carried out in Hebden… read more … about Community is key in tackling loneliness>>

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Calderdale Council’s Children’s Services requires improvement but is no longer inadequate after an inspection by Ofsted in January 2015. The report, published on 20 March 2015, reveals Ofsted’s judgements on three main areas of service: children who need help and protection; children looked after and achieving permanence; and leadership, management and governance.  In each area… read more … about Calderdale’s Children’s Services team makes progress>>

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In response to the devolution deal for Leeds City Region: Cllr Stephen Baines, Leader of Calderdale Council said: “This is a good deal for West Yorkshire, giving us the powers we need to boost economic growth and create new jobs in our region; tackle skills shortages and allow us to decide our transport strategy at… read more … about Calderdale Council’s response to the devolution deal for Leeds City Region>>

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Schools in Calderdale are benefitting from over £600,000 worth of extra funding after the Council secured a higher take-up of free school meals.  Calderdale Council identified that some children who were eligible for free school meals were not claiming and therefore not receiving the extra funding available for their school.   Over the last two months… read more … about Benefit boost for pupils and schools>>

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Calderdale residents are among 12,000 households across Yorkshire set to make their homes healthier, warmer and cheaper to heat, as a new campaign to make the region’s homes more energy efficient gets underway. As part of the Better Homes Calderdale scheme, residents will be able to take advantage of heavily subsidised improvement work to their… read more … about Launch of new scheme brings reduced fuel bills to Calderdale residents>>

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