An Hebden Bridge firm specialising in recycled products was recently taken to task by West Yorkshire Trading Standards office, when doubts were raised over the validity of claims made by the company in advertising and marketing campaigns.
Local retailers could be set to get a helping hand at Christmas from Calderdale Council. Members of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will discuss a proposal to provide an £88,000 package to help reduce the number of empty shops in the borough and encourage people to buy locally over the Christmas period when they meet next Monday (Sept 13th).
The Poetry School is coming to the Calder Valley for the first time with a brand new poetry course. The Poetry School is a national organisation which teaches adults the art of writing poetry through a huge range of courses, workshops, talks and events all round the country and online.
The late poet laureate Ted Hughes would have been 80 this month and to mark the occasion a ground-breaking new drama has been made about his Yorkshire childhood. Recorded entirely on location at his former house in Heptonstall, near Hebden Bridge, it is based loosely on a true story.
Calderdale Council is asking people how they would like spending to be prioritised at public meetings across the borough next month. Everyone is welcome to their local Ward Forum, when people will be asked to identify which services they would like to keep, reduce or lose under new Government funding cuts.
The 12th Big Heap compost giveaway will be taking place this Saturday 21st August. Come along to the Milner Royd Composting Facility in Sowerby Bridge from 10am to 3pm to collect your free bag of Calderdale’s ‘Black Gold’ compost (whilst stocks last).
On the 8th of September, HRH The Prince of Wales will visit the amazing Yorkshire town of Todmorden on the third day of His Royal Highness’s national Start tour. The tour, which takes the Prince, via Royal Train, to ten different locations throughout Britain, aims to celebrate sustainable community living.
- Posted: 13 October 2011Vote For Your Local Park Or Playing Field
- Posted: 27 September 2011Get Ready For This Year's Stubbing Apple Day
- Posted: 21 September 2011Local Unemployment Figures Record High
- Posted: 15 February 2011Local Jeweller Leads The Way With Fairtrade Gold
- Posted: 13 February 2011Council Budget Proposals Show Cabinet Has Listened
- Posted: 9 February 2011Meeting To Ensure Future Of Local Cinema
- Posted: 8 February 2011Voluntary Groups Invited To Hub Open Day
- Posted: 4 February 2011New Funds To Support Local Businesses
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