Category Archives: COVID-19

“Thank you for your tireless efforts over the last 16 months.”  That’s the message from Calderdale Council to every school, early years setting and post-16 provider in the borough, as Calderdale students, teachers and families begin their summer break after one of the most challenging school years in memory.  Throughout the pandemic, Calderdale Council has… read more … about Acknowledging an academic year unlike any other>>

Outside Trinity Sixth Form Academy

School’s out for summer, and young people in Calderdale can take part in exciting activities, enjoy nutritious meals and meet new friends in a safe environment, as part of the Calderdale Healthy Holidays programme. With funding from the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme, and in partnership with the Community Foundation for Calderdale,… read more … about Supporting families to have Healthy Holidays>>

Brighouse Market is now open for an additional day every week, as new Sunday opening hours are introduced. The town’s market is open every Sunday from 7am until 2pm for the sale of second-hand goods. This is in addition to existing opening days of Wednesdays and Saturdays where there are stalls selling a wide range… read more … about Additional trading day at Brighouse Market>>

News

Calderdale residents are invited to put their questions about the end of national COVID restrictions to a panel of experts at a live online Q&A event this week. Calderdale Council’s Facebook page will host the next in a series of popular question and answer sessions, live from 7pm on Thursday 22 July 2021. The event… read more … about ‘What’s next?’ – ask our expert panel>>

Q&A event

As part of the ongoing recovery from COVID-19, Calderdale Council continues to reshape its services to ensure they are fit-for-purpose, protect the most vulnerable people and help deliver a more sustainable financial position for the Future Council. The pandemic has brought many challenges, but also opportunities to transform the way the Council meets local people’s… read more … about Supporting our residents most at risk>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

Calderdale people are encouraged to remain cautious, be kind and help each other to stay safe when national COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed from Monday 19 July. Restrictions are ending but COVID-19 isn’t. Cases are increasing in Calderdale and across the country. The risk of COVID-19 will still be with us from 19 July and for… read more … about Let’s all show kindness as national restrictions end>>

Extra COVID testing in areas of concern in Calderdale has now come to an end, but residents are still encouraged to follow the five big things to protect themselves and others. Targeted testing has been taking place for the last four weeks, initially in response to an increase in cases linked to a place-based outbreak… read more … about Keep following the five big things as extra testing ends in Calderdale>>

5 big things

Calderdale landmarks, including Wainhouse Tower will light up this weekend to show support for Thank You Day on Sunday 4 July, acknowledging the efforts of every person who has made a difference and helped others throughout the pandemic. The idea behind the country’s first ever Thank You Day came from a grassroots campaign in local… read more … about Saying Thank You to Calderdale’s kind and resilient communities>>

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