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Calderdale and Kirklees Joint Health Scrutiny Committee will meet on Monday 22 February in the Council Chamber at Halifax Town Hall at 3.45pm to discuss Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield CCGs’ consultation materials about hospital reconfiguration. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting and there will be an opportunity to address the Committee…. read more … about Calderdale and Kirklees Joint Health Scrutiny Committee public meeting>>

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Researching your Calderdale family tree could now be a lot easier after Calderdale Libraries’ volunteers completed their work on the index of births, marriages and deaths from the old Halifax Guardian newspaper. Almost 6 years after the first volunteer switched on a microfilm reader and started work on the first edition of the Halifax Guardian,… read more … about Family history research goes digital>>

Volunteer working on index

On Sunday 14 February, the Canal & River Trust will be installing a temporary bridge at the site of the flood damaged Elland bridge. This bridge will be in addition to the pedestrian crossing point, installed last month, and will carry utilities such as water, gas, electricity cables and telecoms. These important services are currently… read more … about Service bridge to be installed at Elland>>

Elland bridge

  Calderdale Council has set up a series of flood roadshows for residents and business owners in Calderdale as part of their flood support programme to help affected towns recover after the Boxing Day floods. Five drop-in sessions will take place across the Calder Valley, giving people the opportunity to find out what plans are… read more … about Pop in to your local flood roadshow>>

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Total funding from West Yorkshire Combined Authority to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across Leeds City Region recover from the effects of recent flooding has been confirmed at £5m.  At their meeting today, West Yorkshire Combined Authority members approved £3.6m for the Business Flood Recovery Fund from the 2016/17 Leeds City Region Growth… read more … about Combined Authority confirms £5m for Leeds City Region Business Flood Recovery Fund>>


Saturday 6 February is National Libraries Day and Calderdale libraries are giving families the chance to celebrate by holding a range of free activities across the borough. From quizzes and crafts to exhibitions and piano performances, there’s something for everyone.Todmorden Library will be celebrating 120 years at the heart of town life with displays about… read more … about Fun for all the family on National Libraries Day>>

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Up to £1.5 million is available for people across Leeds City Region finding it hard to heat their homes or make energy efficiencies to their property this winter. Fully funded central heating systems and insulation measures such as lofts, cavities and attic rooms are available to help people save money and provide warmer, heathier homes… read more … about £1.5 million to support people in Leeds City Region to warm their homes>>