Category Archives: Public Health

Calderdale Council has been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the Children’s Services and Public Health categories in the 2018 LGC Awards. The awards, run by Local Government Chronicle, are the biggest and most prestigious awards ceremony for the local government sector. Nearly 100 organisations have been shortlisted as finalists in the coveted awards, which… read more … about Council shortlisted for national awards>>

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Calderdale Council’s Public Health Early Years’ Service (PHEYS) will now be provided by Locala Community Partnerships. Locala recently began providing the service, after being awarded the contract for the Calderdale PHEYS as part of a formal process by Calderdale Council. Locala are an experienced provider of NHS community services, currently helping over 400,000 people in… read more … about A new provider for early years support>>

A new strategy to improve the safety of Calderdale roads will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday 10 May 2017. The Council has already made a firm commitment to improving local road safety.  Since 2014 it has been implementing a roll out of 20mph areas in streets and villages across Calderdale. Early findings… read more … about Making Calderdale’s roads safer>>

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A new campaign to encourage people to leave their car at home one day a week will launch in Calderdale this April. By persuading people to take at least one in five of their journeys by bike, foot, train or bus, Calderdale Council hopes the campaign will encourage people to be more physically active, improve… read more … about Leave the car at home for 1 in 5>>

The first 1000 days of life are the most important in a child’s development according to a new report published by Calderdale Council. The Calderdale Public Health Annual Report 2016 focuses on the earliest stages of a child’s life, from conception to their second birthday, and explores how to make sure they thrive. All Directors… read more … about From womb to world in Calderdale>>

This No Smoking Day (Wednesday 8 March), people in Calderdale are invited to ‘Know your CO’ with free Carbon Monoxide testing available. From Monday 6 to Friday 10 March, Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale is offering free testing of people’s Carbon monoxide levels, every morning from 9.30am to 12 noon at the Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing… read more … about Know your CO this No Smoking Day>>

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