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CMBC Lib-Dem's 'mostly toothless' Says Lib-Dem Activist

Apr
27
2010

A key player in Hilary Myers’ campaign to win the Calder Valley seat for the Liberal Democrats in the general election, has described Calderdale Lib-Dem Councillors as “mostly toothless” and says they are powerless in their many Scrutiny Panel roles at the Council.

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Celebrating Rural West Yorkshire

Apr
22
2010

A celebration of the West Yorkshire Rural Partnership was held on Tuesday 20th April, looking at their achievements over the last twelve months and the projects planned for the future.

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Take A Walk In Footsteps Of The Suffragettes

Apr
21
2010

Get into the election spirit this Sunday by enjoying the beautiful Calderdale countryside and walking in the footsteps of local suffragettes who fought for women to win the right to vote.

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Council Meeting To Reduce Carbon Emissions

Apr
19
2010

Members of the Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel are meeting to discuss the work undertaken to reduce carbon emissions on Wednesday (21st April). In October 2009 the Council added their name to a public list as a pledge of their commitment to achieve a 10% cut in carbon emissions in 2010, based on the national ‘10:10’ initiative.

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Medieval Cooking And Dragons To Celebrate St George’s Day

Apr
15
2010

Calderdale is celebrating St George’s Day on Friday 23 April with a host of events and activities over the weekend. See St George face the fearsome dragon at the Piece Hall, make your own dragon headdress, enjoy family activities at Bankfield Museum, get free entry to leisure centres when you wear the St George cross – and much more!

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Drivers Warned To Take Care As Summer Approaches

Apr
12
2010

Calderdale Council’s road safety team is issuing a warning to parents and drivers to be aware of children playing on or near the road as summer approaches. Last year, 95 children were injured on our roads; 43 pedestrians, 9 cyclists, 3 as either riders or passengers on powered two wheelers and 40 as car passengers.

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Final Warning For Calderdale Children’s Services

Apr
09
2010

Following a recent meeting between Councillor Craig Whittaker, Portfolio Holder for Children and Young People’s Services, and the Minister of State for Children, Young People and Families, Dawn Primarolo, Calderdale Council has been issued with an improvement notice by the Government after their children’s services were judged to be inadequate by OFSTED.

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Further Housing Allocation Improvements Planned

Apr
08
2010

Members of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet are being asked to approve a number of amendments to the housing allocation scheme, known as KeyChoice. The scheme assists people seeking social housing and expressing an interest by making a ‘bid.’ Properties are allocated based on an applicant’s priority, and on the basis of waiting time.

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