Monthly Archives: December 2021

Calderdale Council is showing its appreciation to schools across the borough for their tireless efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Throughout the pandemic, the Council has worked closely with schools to keep children and staff as safe as possible. The Council issued advice to schools before October half-term in response to particularly high… read more … about Thanking schools for their amazing efforts>>

Cllr Wilkinson

Withinfields Primary School in Southowram has received a glowing report in its latest Ofsted inspection, with ‘great strides’ being made by leadership. The school was inspected by Ofsted in early October and has now had confirmation it has been rated as ‘good’ in all areas, an improvement from being rated as ‘requires improvement’ in its… read more … about Ofsted praise for Withinfields Primary School>>

Withinfields School

Work is progressing well on the refurbishment of Beechwood Road Library in Illingworth, near Halifax, with reopening events planned for Monday 20 December 2021. Extensive repair work has been taking place at the library, which was built in the 1930s. The work has involved major upgrades to both the interior and exterior of the building… read more … about New chapter for Beechwood Road Library>>

Beechwood Road library

I want to take the opportunity to update you on what we know about the Omicron variant of COVID-19, what it means for Calderdale and the action being taken to delay the variant spreading. The variant was first identified in Southern Africa and has been identified as a Variant of Concern by the World Health… read more … about Message from Deborah Harkins, Director of Public Health for Calderdale Council>>

Debs Harkins, Director Public Health

Residents and businesses in and around Hipperholme, Northowram, Shelf and the wider north-east Calderdale area are being asked to share their thoughts on how transport and the local environment could be improved. Calderdale Council is exploring new ideas for potential improvements, with a view to securing future funding to address transport related issues in the… read more … about Help shape plans for Hipperholme and north-east Calderdale>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources