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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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The next free taster tour at Todmorden Town Hall will be on Sunday 2 June at 2pm and will focus on the industrial history of Todmorden. The 1896 Todmorden town crest, which sits in Todmorden Town Hall and is included in a mosaic set into the floor, includes the motto ‘By Industry We Prosper’. This free… read more … about Tour explores the industrial heritage of Todmorden>>

A special author event took place at a packed Halifax Central Library on Thursday 16 May, exploring the lives of women in Halifax in the 19th and early 20th Century. Local author Helena Fairfax visited the library and spoke to a full room about her recently published book ‘Struggle and Suffrage in Halifax: Women’s Lives… read more … about Packed library enjoys author event>>

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Love Your Local Market fortnight is just around the corner, and as usual, there’s lots happening at Calderdale markets. From Friday 17 to Friday 31 May, markets across the world will be getting involved with the National Association of British Market Authorities’ (NABMA) Love Your Local Market campaign. Now in its eighth year, the campaign… read more … about Special events for Love Your Local Market fortnight>>

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Calderdale needs foster carers, and this Foster Care Fortnight the Council is stepping up its campaign to recruit more. Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 13 – Friday 24 May), is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network. In support of this, members of Calderdale Council’s fostering team… read more … about Could you ‘do something incredible’ this Foster Care Fortnight?>>

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Two former Tour de Yorkshire champions – Greg Van Avermaet and Serge Pauwels – have confirmed they will ride this year’s race as well as cycling legend Marianne Vos. Van Avermaet was involved in a crash at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday but his CCC Team have confirmed he only suffered cuts and bruises and the 33… read more … about More star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire!>>

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