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Parents with children who are due to transfer to secondary school in September 2015 are being reminded to complete their applications online by Friday 31 October 2014.  Failure to submit an online application before the deadline could mean that your child is not offered a school of preference.  Calderdale Council co-ordinates admissions to all maintained… read more … about Time is running out to apply for secondary school places>>

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Help is at hand if you’re struggling to pay your Council Tax. Calderdale Council is holding a series of drop in events throughout the borough offering support and advice for people who need help paying their Council Tax.   The sessions will include advice on the Hardship Fund and on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme as… read more … about Are you struggling to pay your Council Tax?>>

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Work is about to start on the repair of the Eastwood Household Waste Recycling Centre in Todmorden following an incident which caused damage on Saturday 19 July. The cost of the repairs is in the region of £220,000 and will be met by SITA UK’s insurers. There will be no cost to the Council or… read more … about Repairs Begin at Eastwood Recycling Centre, Todmorden>>

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Staff at Calderdale Council are being offered the chance to take voluntary severance or voluntary early retirement to help the local authority balance its budget.   The offer has been made to eligible staff across all services, including centrally employed teachers, as the local authority aims to make savings of £40million by 2016/17, as agreed at… read more … about Calderdale offers staff chance for change>>

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As part of Calderdale’s First World War centenary events, Bankfield Museum is hosting a First World War conference, giving a glimpse of life in Calderdale one hundred years ago.  On Monday 27 October from 10am until 4pm, the Museum will host this fascinating event, the first of its kind in Calderdale, which looks to shed… read more … about Discovering Calderdale’s First World War history>>

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Finding something to do with the kids over the half term holidays isn’t easy, especially when the weather is so changeable, but Bankfield Museum in Halifax has plenty on offer whatever the weather. On Saturday 25 October the Museum is hosting a free First World War themed family day, with activities, craft and live performance…. read more … about Half term activities at Bankfield Museum>>

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On Sunday 9 November, people across the country will commemorate Remembrance Sunday, and employees at Calderdale Council are working hard to make sure events in the borough act as a fitting tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for their country.  There’s the obvious, but important work of cleaning and tidying up the war… read more … about Planning for Remembrance Sunday>>

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