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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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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- Posted: 4 February 2011New Funds To Support Local Businesses
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