Monthly Archives: June 2019

Combatting vehicle engine idling is a major focus of Calderdale Council’s new campaign to tackle air pollution. Idling (where a vehicle’s engine is left running whilst stationary) can produce up to twice as many exhaust emissions as when a vehicle is moving. Air pollution is damaging our health and the environment. Calderdale Council is fighting… read more … about Stop idling – save our environment>>

Calderdale Safeguarding Week is back for 2019 from Monday 24 to Sunday 30 June. Now in its fifth year, Calderdale Safeguarding Adults Board and the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership will host a week-long, packed programme of events aimed at raising awareness about abuse and safeguarding issues. This year’s theme is ‘See me, hear me, know… read more … about Join in with Safeguarding Week 2019>>

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Calderdale property owners are being urged to take responsibility for watercourses on their land, to help reduce the flood risk to local communities. To help them, the Council has published new guidance on the management of watercourses, which can be downloaded at link). In the last year, Calderdale’s Flood Risk Management team has received… read more … about Managing flood risk is everyone’s responsibility>>


Plans for a new £13m community wellbeing development, that’s designed to reduce dependency on care services and maximise independence, will be displayed to the public tomorrow (Wednesday) as part of Sainsbury’s Carers Week. The event, held on June 12th at Sainsbury’s, Mill Lane, Brighouse, between 10am and 4pm, is a chance to learn more about… read more … about £13m community wellbeing plans to be revealed as part of Sainsbury’s Carers Week>>

Joint press release with Locala New mums in Calderdale are being asked to give their views on what makes a welcoming place to breastfeed your baby as part of National Breastfeeding Celebration Week. Calderdale is hosting various activities to mark National Breastfeeding Celebration Week (which runs from June 17 to 23) and part of that… read more … about Mums asked to help make Calderdale even more breastfeeding friendly as part of National Breastfeeding Week>>

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A new Religious Education syllabus has been launched for schools across Calderdale and most of West Yorkshire, to help boost young people’s understanding of diversity, empathy and cohesion. In the UK, all schools, academies and free schools must teach RE to students from age 5 to 18, covering world faiths. There is no national curriculum… read more … about Believing and Belonging>>

Calderdale Council is launching a hard-hitting campaign on Clean Air Day (Thursday 20 June 2019) to help tackle air pollution and urge people to do their bit to improve air quality in the borough. Shocking images will be used in the Let’s Clear the Air campaign to emphasise the seriousness of air pollution. It may… read more … about It’s time to face up to air pollution>>

Calderdale Council continues to make good progress towards being the ‘best borough in the North’ and achieving the aspirations of the Vision2024 for Calderdale. That’s according to the Council’s Performance Annual Review report, which will be presented to Cabinet on Tuesday 18 June 2019. During the last 12 months, the Council has been measuring its… read more … about Measuring the Council’s performance>>

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