Monthly Archives: January 2017

Schools across Calderdale are looking for governors to help them continue to deliver good standards.  Anyone aged 18 or over and living in the UK can apply to be a governor. Governors do not manage a school day-to-day, but they oversee its long-term development. Governors have an important job in schools, helping to set their… read more … about Could you be a governor?>>

Cllr Megan Swift

The Leader of Calderdale Council has welcomed the announcement of an additional £67.5m investment in Leeds City Region.  In the third round of Growth Deal funding, a package of investment was announced to boost growth and jobs in the Leeds City Region.  In Calderdale, this investment will cover:  Flood resilience packages – to further improve… read more … about Council Leader welcomes Growth Deal funding>>

Cllr Swift

The latest statistics from NHS Digital have alarmingly revealed that last year one in five (22%) women in Calderdale aged 25-64 who are eligible for a cervical screening test did not book in or attend their smear test.  The data has found that the numbers of women in Calderdale attending in the younger age group… read more … about Encouraging cervical screening>>

Calderdale councillors will discuss plans to extend a mortgage support scheme to help address the financial issues facing some older residents in Calderdale. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 30 January, members will look at plans to extend the existing Breathing Space loan scheme. The scheme was originally set up in 2009… read more … about Giving residents Breathing Space>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Two free tours of Halifax Town Hall have been organised as part of the public consultation on this year’s budget proposals.  The Town Hall is a magnificent Grade ll* listed building which was designed by Sir Charles Barry, the architect of the Houses of Parliament.  The tour will be a chance to see behind the… read more … about Tea, tour and talk about the budget>>

Halifax Town Hall

On Friday 20 January 2017 there are 100 days to go until the Tour de Yorkshire comes to Calderdale, and the Council is encouraging local community groups to apply for grants of up to £5000 to help them put on events and festivals to celebrate. Calderdale’s vibrant towns and spectacular events will be in the… read more … about Boost for Calderdale events and festivals>>

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