Monthly Archives: January 2019

With 100 days to go until the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has revealed the top 10 qualities they are searching for when recruiting Tour Makers. They are looking for people who are: Passionate about Yorkshire Welcoming Reliable Friendly Fun Organised Approachable Caring Enthusiastic Energetic This year’s race takes place… read more … about Have you got what it takes to be a Tour de Yorkshire tour maker?>>

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An innovative animation, specifically designed to safeguard children in West Yorkshire from exploitation and abuse, is due to premiere at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford. Funded by the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Mark Burns-Williamson through £36,000 of grant money, it sees its first official screening on Monday 21 January… read more … about Animation premieres to tackle child exploitation>>

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Visitors to The Piece Hall were given an insight into autism on Thursday 10 January, as the Autism Reality Experience was brought to Halifax to raise awareness of the condition. This provided members of the public and professionals with some insight of the sensory overload experienced by people with conditions on the autistic spectrum, and… read more … about The Autism Reality Experience comes to The Piece Hall>>

A major milestone in the Calderdale Together Investment Partnership has restored a Brighouse man’s independence. Steven Titterington and his family have moved into one of 10 new homes on Beechwood Park in Bailiff Bridge. The Bradford Road development was built by Together Housing Group in partnership with Calderdale Council and is also supported through a… read more … about New year, new future for Brighouse family>>

Protecting vulnerable people and balancing the books are the priorities for the Cabinet’s budget plans for 2019/20. The proposals were presented at a Cabinet meeting on Monday 14 January 2019, marking the start of a 28 day public consultation. The Cabinet is required to make further savings of £900,000 to achieve a balanced budget in… read more … about Balancing the budget and protecting services>>


New walking infrastructure plans for Keighley, Halifax, Dewsbury, and Wakefield and at Harehills in Leeds, and new cycling network plans in south Bradford, Brighouse, east Huddersfield, north east Leeds, and the north and south of Wakefield are being created. National and European experts are helping to develop the plans to improve conditions for people travelling… read more … about National and European experts are helping develop West Yorkshire’s new cycling and walking infrastructure plans>>

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