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Wainstalls village is soon to benefit from a new play area for children and young people, after a successful application to the Suez Communities Trust.  Calderdale Council will receive £43,000 from the Trust (formerly SITA Trust) to allow for a new play area to be installed near Wainstalls Junior and Infant School in the village. … read more … about New play area for Wainstalls village>>

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More than 2,500 people visited the new Central Library and Archives and Halifax Visitor Information Centre on their official opening day on Saturday 9 September. Fun family activities took place throughout the day, from poetry and music to ukulele sessions and a Branwell Brontë tribute. Leading architectural historian, writer and TV broadcaster, Dr Jonathan Foyle… read more … about Thousands visit new library and visitor centre>>

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There are just over two weeks left for local people to have their say on the draft plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in Calderdale over the next 15 years. Over 1,500 comments have already been made on Calderdale’s initial draft Local Plan. However, the Council is urging more people to share their… read more … about Local Plan – still time to have your say>>

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St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Halifax has been judged by Ofsted as ‘good’ with ‘outstanding’ features in a recent inspection.  The inspection took place at the end of June 2017, with inspectors visiting the school over two days. During this visit, inspectors spoke to pupils, staff, governors and a representative from Calderdale Council, as… read more … about Ofsted success for St Joseph’s>>

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We’re fully prepared for the high winds and rain forecast for tonight and tomorrow morning. Our forestry and safer, cleaner, greener teams are on standby 24/7 as a precaution and we’re continuing to make preparations and monitor weather conditions. The Council uses Twitter to keep residents informed during local emergencies or extreme weather. Follow us… read more … about Preparations for Storm Aileen>>

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Seven parks in Calderdale are in the running for a national award for Britain’s parks and green spaces. Shibden Park, Wellholme Park, Manor Heath Park, People’s Park, Ogden Water Country Park, Clay House Park and Bailiff Bridge Memorial Garden are all up for the Green Flag People’s Choice Award, which is voted for by people… read more … about Vote for your favourite Calderdale park>>

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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>>

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