Monthly Archives: May 2020

Young people in Calderdale’s schools and colleges will soon be supported by two new dedicated Mental Health Support Teams. These teams will help young people in our schools by supporting teachers and staff to identify issues young people may have as early as possible, so they can get help and support when they need it…. read more … about Mental Health Support Teams set for schools in Calderdale>>

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As part of Calderdale Council’s ongoing mission to tackle climate change, it is adding electric and hybrid vehicles to its fleet to replace old petrol and diesel ones, and is seeking Cabinet approval to fund the required charging points. Since the Council declared a climate emergency in January 2019, good progress is being made to… read more … about Council seeks green light for electric vehicle charging points>>

Cllr Patient

A proposed new approach to youth services, which would help boost the health, wellbeing and skills of the most vulnerable young people in Calderdale, will be discussed by the Council’s Cabinet on Monday 1 June 2020. The recommended changes would: Bring the Council’s youth services up-to-date and ensure they continue to meet young people’s needs… read more … about A proposed new direction for youth services in Calderdale>>

Cllr Wilkinson

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will discuss the borough’s continued response to the challenges faced by COVID-19, and the progress made so far to deliver against the objectives of its 10-point response plan. On Monday 16 March, the Leader of Calderdale Council made a statement setting out a 10-point plan to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on… read more … about Delivering our 10-point COVID-19 response plan>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Todmorden Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) will reopen from Friday 22 May, with strict safety measures in place to protect both staff and visitors. The opening of the Todmorden site follows a successful trial reopening at Halifax and Brighouse HWRCs, which have been open since Monday 11 May. From Friday 22 May, the three sites… read more … about Todmorden Household Waste Recycling Centre to reopen>>

Cllr Press

Calderdale Council is advising local schools not to open more widely until they can be confident that children and teaching staff are able to return to classrooms safely. All schools and Calderdale College are currently closed except to vulnerable children and the children of key workers. The Government has now asked schools to plan for… read more … about Keeping schools safe during COVID-19>>

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This Mental Health Awareness Week(external link), Calderdale people are invited to take part in the Council’s social media ‘question and answer’ session about the impact of COVID-19 on children’s health and wellbeing. Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 takes place from Monday 18 to Sunday 24 May. This year’s theme is kindness – one of the… read more … about Have your say on children’s health and wellbeing>>

Cllr Wilkinson

A major programme of essential work is taking place along the A629 Calderdale Way, to make necessary improvements to the road surface and safety features. A programme of work from Ainley Top roundabout to the A6026 Wakefield Road at the Calder and Hebble junction will be carried out by Calderdale Council from Tuesday 26 May… read more … about Essential work on the A629, Calderdale Way>>


Calderdale Council and its communities have been praised for their response to COVID-19 in a major national report about social connection during the crisis. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration has released a report looking at the impact of the pandemic on social isolation and how people are supporting each other across the… read more … about Calderdale leads the way on connecting people during the COVID-19 crisis>>

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