Local News

The latest local news for the over 50’s in Calderdale.

  • FREE Adult Learn to Ride cycling courses
    Never learned to ride a bike, or did but want to feel more confident? Book FREE adult cycle training sessions at Spring Hall track in Halifax. Booking can be made via Eventbrite, starting 15th May, there’s a Learn to Ride and …more
  • Grow Calderdale Newsletter
      The latest Grow Calderdale Spring 2021 newsletter is out, packed with help and tips on gardening. Prepare your garden for spring and summer, what jobs you need to prioritise each month, not forgetting wildlife and tasty …more
  • Calderdale Council’s May Newsletter
    The Council’s latest newsletter is out and we’ve got the main stories below: Coronavirus – Keep Up the Good Work As more services and activities start to reopen in line with the Government’s step-by-step roadmap …more
  • Have Your Say – Join Calderdale’s Citizens’ Panel
    Calderdale Council are now actively recruiting more volunteers to our Citizens’ Panel – ‘Talkback’. If you live in Calderdale, are over 18 years old (Council employees included) and can spare some time to help answer their …more
  • How To Vote in Calderdale
    On Thursday 6th of May 2021 there are Calderdale-wide elections to vote for Local Government Councillors. This year for the first time, Calderdale will be voting for a Combined Authority Mayor. In some areas there will also be …more
  • Where To Find Public Toilets In Calderdale
    Calderdale Council’s public toilets are be available as follows, from Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30am – 4.30pm: Parks: Calder Holmes Park (Hebden Bridge) Centre Vale Park (Todmorden) Manor Heath Park (Halifax) People’s Park …more
  • Become A Volunteer Telephone Befriender
    Calderdale’s Staying Well team are looking to recruit new Volunteer Telephone Befrienders! If you are friendly, chatty and would like to give some time to make a regular call and brighten someone’s day then this is the …more
  • Meeting Report – Local Policing Issues Of Older People
    Report: Seniors/Elders Community Event – March 2021 On 11 March 2021 the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner held an online meeting aimed specifically to address Policing, Crime and Community Safety issues which …more
  • Calderdale Flood Newsletter
    The latest flood update newsletter produced by a variety of agencies with an interest in flood prevention in Calderdale, is now out. It includes some useful updates on specific flood-prevention projects in our area and is well …more
  • Calderdale Adult Learning Updates
    Heath Campus – Update After exceptionally challenging times over the past year, we are delighted to announce that we can welcome some of you back to classes at Heath Campus after the Easter break.  We will also continue …more
  • Grow Calderdale Newsletter
    Calderdale Council publish a regular e-newsletter called “Grow Calderdale” – they have now published their Spring 2021 edition which you can view here. Here’s a couple of topical extracts from the …more
  • Calderdale Waste Recycling Over Easter
    Calderdale Council put out a regular e-zine newsletter about their bin collections and waste management. The latest edition, which includes bin collection days/date over Easter and May bank holidays, plus full details of what you …more
  • Have Your Say in May – Election Reminder
    On Thursday 6 May 2021, residents in Calderdale can vote in the local elections and the first West Yorkshire Combined Authority Mayoral election. Voters have a range of options for casting their ballot – in person, by post or by …more
  • Calderdale Council Newsletter – March 2021
    Here is the latest newsletter from Calderdale Council View this email in your browserFacebookTwitter On Thursday 6 May 2021, residents in Calderdale can vote in the local elections and the first West Yorkshire Combined Authority …more
  • Calderdale Museums’ Newsletter
    Shibden Hall is 600 Years Old The first reference to Shibden Hall was six-hundred years ago. This year we’ll be sharing online content and asking for your memories of Shibden Hall to celebrate its history and all the people …more
  • Calderdale Countryside News – Outdoor Activities
    Active Calderdale’s Countryside News winter/spring newsletter for 2021 is out! Being back in lockdown has been tough and is proving to be a challenge to lots of us, but now there is light at the end of the tunnel with the …more
  • Calderdale & Huddersfield Hospitals – Consultation On New Plans
    Visit the CHFT Future Plans website to see the very latest artists’ impressions and proposals for the new building work at both Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital. The plans include a brand new …more
  • Calderdale Parks Survey – Share Your Views
    Calderdale Council, as part of the Vision 2024 project want your views on your local parks and are running a survey to gather them. The purpose of this survey is to help them understand how their work is impacting …more
  • Better Living – Calderdale Health Support
    Calderdale Better Living Service is now taking referrals for people who would like support with weight management, healthy eating, physical activity or cutting down on alcohol. The service is now back open, after having had to …more
  • Coronavirus Vaccine – A Quick Guide
    Coronavirus can affect anyone. The Covid-19 vaccines will help protect you against the disease and reduce the risk of you becoming seriously ill. Here’s what you need to know: • Like all vaccines, the Covid-19 vaccines teach your …more
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