Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sowerby Bridge Library is undergoing major refurbishment work to repair the ageing building and update facilities.  Sowerby Bridge Library is over 100 years old and the building suffers from a number of issues related to its age, including dry rot and problems with the ageing heating system.  From Monday 5 June, major refurbishment works will… read more … about Investing in the future of Sowerby Bridge Library>>

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Statement from the Calderdale Community Safety Partnership  Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with everyone affected by the horrendous incident in Manchester on Monday 22 May.   In response to the incident, the Prime Minister has raised the UK’s terror threat level to critical, which means that a further attack may be imminent.  Due to this… read more … about Calderdale’s response to the raising of the UK’s terror threat level to critical>>

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Joint media statement issued on behalf of Calderdale Interfaith Council and Calderdale Council of Mosques in response to the incident in Manchester: “Calderdale Interfaith Council and the Calderdale Council of Mosques express their sorrow to the people of Manchester following last night’s incident at the Manchester Arena. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those… read more … about Joint media statement issued on behalf of Calderdale Interfaith Council and Calderdale Council of Mosques in response to the incident in Manchester:>>

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The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Ferman Ali said: “Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with everyone affected by the horrendous incident in Manchester yesterday evening. We pray that those who are injured make a speedy recovery. Our thoughts and thanks are also with the Police and Emergency Services who continue to work tirelessly and do… read more … about Calderdale Council statement in response to the Manchester incident>>

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Police in Calderdale are appealing for any information following several thefts from parking meters in Halifax.  Ticket machines in car parks on Prescott Street, Union Street and North Bridge in Halifax town centre are among those that have been targeted, as well as machines in Akroyd Place, Delph Street and Cripplegate.  The offences are believed… read more … about Appeal: Thefts From Parking Meters, Halifax>>

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A new heritage centre, which will tell the story of The Piece Hall and Halifax, will be one of the key attractions when The Piece Hall re-opens on Tuesday 1 August 2017. Preparations at ‘The Piece Hall Story’, in the south arcade of The Piece Hall, are well underway, and a range of artefacts has… read more … about Piecing together the history of Halifax>>

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Areas of Todmorden Sports Centre will be closed for essential repairs from Tuesday 30 May to Monday 5 June 2017. The swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa and ground floor fitness studio will all be closed for essential maintenance. This will involve replacing the main control panels that control water quality in the swimming pool. There… read more … about Temporary closure at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

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Calderdale Council has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards for its work following the Boxing Day floods and for its innovative approach to volunteering. The Council has been nominated in three different categories at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards 2017 – for Senior Leadership Team, Delivering Better Outcomes and Behaviour Change. Both the… read more … about Council work shortlisted for national awards>>

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