Category Archives: Community safety

Press release from West Yorkshire Trading Standards The first financial abuse prosecution by the West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse Team (WYFEAT) reached the courts last week, resulting in the conviction of two offenders who pleaded guilty to offences relating to the financial abuse of a vulnerable Calderdale resident.  On 24th June 2019 at Bradford… read more … about First safeguarding financial abuse conviction secured by West Yorkshire Financial Crime Task Force>>

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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 Council is working proactively with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Yorkshire Police to prevent moorland fires, but all agencies also depend on the vigilance and care of those who are out and about in our wonderful countryside to play an active part in protecting it. Whilst Calderdale was thankfully unaffected by… read more … about Working together to prevent moorland fires – everyone has a part to play>>

Work begins this week to install fencing on North Bridge in Halifax, as part of Calderdale Council’s wider suicide prevention plan. At the end of last year, new CCTV cameras were installed, which have already been used to alert the Council and partners to vulnerable people on the bridge. Additional works are now taking place… read more … about Preventing suicide in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council is looking at a new approach to dealing with anti-social behaviour and other offences like fly-tipping, planning breaches and dangerous housing conditions.  A full review of enforcement across the Council has been carried out and a new, more efficient, ‘firm but fair’ approach is being proposed, which makes the most of Council resources. … read more … about A new approach to enforcement>>

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team were joined by council wardens, taxi licensing, environmental health and partner agencies in West Halifax as part of a week of action. Over two days of proactive operational activity, eleven vehicles were seized for a variety of defects, 59 vehicles… read more … about Week of action in West Halifax>>

Three men have been convicted after they broke into pay and display parking machines in North Bridge car park, Halifax. They were brought to justice thanks to strong joint working arrangements in place to keep local communities safe in Calderdale.  Calderdale Council’s Parking Services, CCTV team and community safety wardens joined forces with the Police… read more … about Teaming up to keep Calderdale safe>>

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