Monthly Archives: November 2022

Community groups and other voluntary and faith organisations can apply for funding to help them support people affected by the current cost of living crisis. Calderdale Council, the Mayor of West Yorkshire’s Cost of Living Emergency Fund, and the Community Foundation for Calderdale have come together to help Calderdale residents this winter. The three organisations… read more … about Major new fund provides cost of living support>>

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Local people are invited to have their say on the latest plans to improve a key route through Brighouse which connects Huddersfield and Bradford. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees Councils, on plans to improve the A641 along the route from Huddersfield to Bradford, via… read more … about Have your say on plans to improve travel on and around the A641>>

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An exclusive new film showcasing the story of world-famous Anne Lister biographer, Helena Whitbread, is in the making. Keen to maximise the impact of the ‘Gentleman Jack effect’, Calderdale Council will release its recent interview with Helena to the world through a special film on Anne Lister’s 232nd birthday, 3 April 2023. The film will… read more … about New film to showcase talents of Helena Whitbread and Anne Lister>>

Calderdale’s unpaid carers are urged to come forward for support that they might be missing out on. As part of national Carers Rights Day (Thursday 24 November), Calderdale Council is helping local unpaid carers to know what support they’re entitled to, and has launched a new web page where they can get the help they… read more … about Supporting Calderdale’s unpaid carers>>

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Calderdale Council needs more foster carers, and there are many benefits and a wide range of support available for people who choose to foster for the Council. In Calderdale, like the rest of the country, there is a shortage of local foster carers to care for children and young people of all ages. In the… read more … about Support young people and create a loving foster family>>

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Residents in Calderdale will soon receive important advice to support them to stay warm, safe and well throughout this winter. The latest version of the Winter Wise guide will soon arrive on the doorsteps of all households in Calderdale. The guide has been created by Calderdale Council in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care… read more … about Showing kindness and staying Winter Wise>>

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Time is running out for people to have their say on a major new plan outlining Calderdale’s steps towards a zero-carbon future. The Calderdale draft Climate Action Plan has been jointly created by the Calderdale Climate Action Partnership which includes a range of partner organisations and local communities across the borough. It sets out what needs… read more … about Last chance to have your say on Calderdale’s Climate Action Plan>>

Three of Calderdale flood wardens in high- vis jackets on bridge in borough

People who keep birds and poultry must keep them indoors to limit the spread of avian influenza. Commonly known as bird flu, avian influenza is a disease which is currently affecting the health of birds across the UK. Over the last year, there have been more than 200 confirmed cases, making this the largest outbreak… read more … about Keep birds indoors to prevent the spread of disease>>

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