Monthly Archives: April 2017

Ways to reduce the amount of littering and fly-tipping in Calderdale have been discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel.  At the meeting of the Panel on Thursday 20 April, members of the Litter and Fly-tipping scrutiny review group presented their report and recommendations to reduce litter and fly-tipping in… read more … about A fresh look at litter and fly-tipping>>

Fly-tipping in Siddal

Scott Thwaites cannot wait to ride on home roads at this week’s Tour de Yorkshire and will be going all out to put on a show for the mammoth Yorkshire crowds.  Thwaites was born in Burley-in-Wharfedale and attended schools in both Ilkley and Skipton before becoming a professional cyclist in 2013. This is the first… read more … about Thwaites raring to compete on home roads at this week’s Tour de Yorkshire>>

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An inquiry into Children’s Social Care in England has recognised the work of Calderdale Council’s Social Workers in supporting vulnerable children.  The ‘No Good Options’ report summarises the findings of the inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children.  The inquiry found that young people who are looked after are happier and more successful… read more … about Social work in Calderdale praised in Parliament>>

Cllr Megan Swift

Calderdale Council has been made aware of fake emails being sent from addresses using the domain.  The emails being sent come from addresses ending ‘’, and state that a PayPal transaction has been processed. These emails are part of a phishing scam and have nothing to do with the Council.  The Council will never… read more … about Fake email alert>>

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Calderdale Council has received an impressive regional accolade for its disability sports programme.  At the Disability Sport Yorkshire Annual Awards, the Council received the Outstanding Local Authority Award, recognising the exceptional and inclusive service development and support for disabled young people and adults.  Calderdale Council has been working to promote disability sports and ensure that… read more … about Top award for disability sports>>

Disability sports team

Race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and A.S.O have announced a host of big-name riders for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, with Luke Rowe, Nacer Bouhanni and Caleb Ewan among those set to compete.  Welshman Rowe, who has been part of the last two Tour de France wins, will be joined in a strong Team Sky… read more … about Star Riders Announced for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire>>

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The Beech Hill area of Halifax is set to benefit from an investment of over £300k, after Calderdale Council and Together Housing submitted a successful bid to the government’s Estate Regeneration Fund. The Beech Hill area is conveniently located just minutes from Halifax town centre with Beech Hill Primary School, which is rated as Outstanding… read more … about Investment boost for Beech Hill>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland