Monthly Archives: September 2022

The deadline to take part in the final public consultation on Calderdale’s Local Plan has been extended by a fortnight. The consultation began on 12 August and the deadline to submit feedback has now been extended, with comments being accepted until 5pm on Friday 21 October 2022. This will give residents and businesses extra time… read more … about More time to have your say on Local Plan>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Further investment to improve drug treatment and recovery in Calderdale is being discussed at the Council’s next Cabinet meeting. Following recommendations from a National Drug Strategy review, funding has been allocated to councils across the country to help them improve their drug and alcohol treatment and recovery systems. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will look to accept… read more … about Better support for drug treatment and recovery>>

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Celebrations are taking place across Calderdale to mark the International Day of Older Persons, supporting the borough’s Age Friendly status. International Day of Older Persons is a worldwide awareness day created by the United Nations and celebrated on 1 October every year. It recognises the valued contribution of older people in society and raises awareness… read more … about Grant scheme supports events for International Day of Older Persons>>

Cllr Fenton-Glynn and Cllr Sarah Courtney at Halifax Town Hall with boards pledging their support for IDOP

The Calderdale Flood Action Plan is six years old this October. To acknowledge this important milestone, Calderdale Council and its partners are reflecting on progress since 2016 as part of a resilience-themed social media takeover week. The plan was created following the floods of Boxing Day 2015. It sets out the actions to support recovery… read more … about Celebrating resilience on the anniversary of the Calderdale Flood Action Plan>>

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Young people in Calderdale can find out more about the options available after GCSEs at the popular Get Organised event. On Tuesday 11 October at the Shay Stadium in Halifax, Calderdale Council will host the annual event aimed at those leaving Year 11 and their families. The event will bring together representatives from sixth forms,… read more … about  Helping young people to Get Organised>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

Homeowners in Calderdale are urged to apply for funding to make free energy upgrades to their homes. With upcoming energy price rises, residents are encouraged to act before this limited time funding runs out and before the temperature drops in Winter. Residents can get attic room insulation, underfloor insulation, loft, and cavity wall insulation –… read more … about Calderdale Residents Tackling Rising Energy Bills Through Council Scheme>>

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Calderdale Council and NovoSports are proud to announce details of the pre-Rugby League World Cup blockbuster between France and Tonga at the Shay Stadium on Saturday 8 October 2022. Mate Ma’a Tonga are among the favourites for the tournament being held in England during October and November while France hosted the first World Cup in… read more … about Kick-off time and ticket details announced for France-Tonga blockbuster>>

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Calderdale Council has welcomed a report about the provision of care in the borough, and is responding to the concerns raised. The Equal Care Co-op and Open Data Services have published the ‘Buying Our Care: Experiences, Grievances and Hurdles’ report, which investigates service quality in the care system and the experience of people getting support… read more … about Council responds to report on care>>

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