Monthly Archives: March 2017

Local disabled people should have equal access to all areas of Calderdale so they can live independently within the community.    Calderdale Council is developing a new strategy to support disabled people and re-design services which may prevent people from being independent.    The Council now wants to hear the experiences of disabled people, family members, carers,… read more … about Have your say on the All Age Disability Strategy>>

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Transport Minister Andrew Jones will officially reopen Elland Bridge, the canal and towpath as part of a free community celebration event on Sunday 2 April 2017. There will be a variety of entertainment and activities for the whole family from 10am to 4pm, with the official reopening due to take place along the Calder and… read more … about Elland Bridge official opening – an event not to be missed>>

The latest edition of Wildside – the walks and events programme produced by Calderdale Council, is out now.  Available in local tourist information centres, libraries, Ogden Water visitor centre and sports centres, the Wildside guide brings together all the walks and events run by the Council’s Countryside and Woodland team and their partners.   Calderdale Council’s… read more … about Go wild this spring and summer>>

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Press release from the Trustees of the Old Library and Calderdale Council: On Monday 3 April from 2pm, the Trustees of The Old Library in Cornholme and Portsmouth are holding the first AGM in their new larger community building. With the help of a £380,000 grant from Reaching Communities Big Lottery Fund, the building has… read more … about Community gathers to celebrate a larger, brighter and re-opened Old Library>>

The choices available for Calderdale students who want to continue studying after their GCSEs will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at the next meeting on Monday 3 April 2017.  Recent changes to the government funding of post-16 education mean that the majority of schools now receive less money for A level students and some… read more … about Changes in Calderdale to post-16 options>>

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Calderdale Council is about to launch a transformation programme for its various markets, by investing over £500k in roof repairs at Todmorden Market Hall and Halifax Borough Market.  The roofs of both markets are in varying states of disrepair. Work will start first at Halifax Borough Market, from Monday 3 April and is scheduled to last… read more … about Making markets fit for the future>>

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Calderdale Council has launched a new scheme to help keep local people safe when getting a tattoo. The licensing and environmental health teams have set up the Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme to help people find registered tattooists in Calderdale that meet high standards of hygiene and professionalism. Calderdale has seen an increase in the number… read more … about New tattoo hygiene rating scheme to help protect local people>>

The first 1000 days of life are the most important in a child’s development according to a new report published by Calderdale Council. The Calderdale Public Health Annual Report 2016 focuses on the earliest stages of a child’s life, from conception to their second birthday, and explores how to make sure they thrive. All Directors… read more … about From womb to world in Calderdale>>

The future of Todmorden College will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at the next meeting on Monday 3 April 2017.  The college, which is owned by Calderdale Council, is a 1950s building which does not meet modern standards of construction and would cost an estimated £750,000 to bring up to an acceptable level. It… read more … about Cabinet considers Todmorden College’s future>>

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