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Calderdale Council has awarded new funding to a scheme that supports rough sleepers, meaning that this work can continue for another two years. The scheme, run by Horton Housing and called Street Reach, has been extended to include work with people who beg on the streets. Horton Housing will work jointly with the Council to… read more … about New funding to continue Calderdale rough sleeper support service>>

Rough sleeper

Sian Rogers, Calderdale Council’s Policy and Projects Manager had her hard work and leadership talent recognised when she won the prestigious Public Sector Hero Award, sponsored by CCLA, from Locality, the national network for community organisations. The awards were held at Locality’s 19th annual Convention on Wednesday, November 7th. The event sees over 550 people… read more … about Sian Rogers from Calderdale Council wins top award at Locality Convention>>

Calderdale Council is looking at the devastating impacts of modern slavery and how it can prevent the crime as well as protecting victims and their families.  Modern slavery is a complex crime and recent figures from the Home Office show it’s a growing problem within the UK.  Although reported incidences are low in Calderdale, the… read more … about Tackling modern slavery in Calderdale>>

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Art lovers in Calderdale are invited to Bankfield Museum in Halifax, for the eighth annual Calderdale Open art exhibition.  The exhibition, which opens on Saturday 10 November, will feature a selection of drawings, paintings, prints, photographs and textiles.  Work has already been submitted by professional and amateur artists from across the north of England and… read more … about Calderdale Open art exhibition at Bankfield Museum>>

Calderdale Council’s Audit Committee will shortly consider a report outlining the potential impact on Calderdale when the UK leaves the EU. The referendum which took place in 2016 resulted in the majority of voters voting in favour of leaving the European Union.  The Prime Minister notified the European Union of the UK’s decision, as agreed… read more … about Managing the impact of leaving the EU>>

A new community scheme in Mytholmroyd will see local businesses making their toilet facilities available for visitors to the town. The public toilet block in Mytholmroyd has been demolished as part of flood alleviation works with the Environment Agency. While options for alternative toilet provision elsewhere in the town are being investigated, Calderdale Council has… read more … about Community toilet scheme launches in Mytholmroyd>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Progress with work to protect local people and businesses from flooding will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Flooding Scrutiny Panel tomorrow (Wednesday 10 October). Cllr Geraldine Carter, Chair of the Panel, said: “Protecting Calderdale communities from the terrible impacts of flooding is such a vital part of what the Council and partner organisations do, so we… read more … about Progress with flood protection work>>