Local News

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

  • Calderdale Forum 50 Plus: Annual General Meeting 2021
    The Annual General Meeting of Calderdale Forum 50 Plus will be held at 11am, on Monday 29 November 2021. The venue is the Supporter’s Lounge at the Shay Stadium Halifax. HX1 2YS. Anyone with an interest in the organisation …more
  • Electric Bike Food Deliveries For Isolating Residents in Halifax
    Fresh food deliveries from local shops, straight to people’s doors by electric bike, are making life easier for Halifax residents who are isolating or at higher risk from COVID-19. This is thanks to DeliverHX, an innovative new …more
  • Community Transport Calderdale, can help people with their transport needs
    Community Transport Calderdale is a local charity and their Car Service volunteers can provide transport for people to get about. You can also travel on one of the minibus trips they organise in their wheelchair accessible …more
  • My Care My Home helps self-funders find the best options for funding their care
    When it comes to funding care at home or in a residential setting, there are lots of options. For individuals who haven’t previously considered how they will fund their own (or a loved one’s) care, the options can be …more
  • Calderdale Care Home Survey
    Calderdale Council and NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) along with other providers, and professionals are committed to working together to build sustainable and quality services to improve the quality of life of …more
  • Older people’s Care Home provision in Calderdale: share your views
    Calderdale Council and NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are committed to working together to improve the quality of life of older people who live in nursing or residential care homes. Calderdale Council and NHS …more
  • Covid-19 Volunteers Wanted – Supporting Isolating People
    The VSI Alliance, who co-ordinate and support a lot of volunteer activity in Calderdale, are looking for new volunteers in the Calderdale Lower Valley area to help with Covid19 recovery work, helping the most vulnerable in our …more
  • Worried about your energy supplier going bust?
    Don’t worry, you’ll still have gas and electricity even if your supplier goes out of business. The gas and electricity regulator, Ofgem, will move you to a new supplier but this usually takes a few weeks. New Supplier …more
  • Lower Valley Ward Forums – Have Your Say
    Here are the dates for the Ward Forum meetings for the Lower Valley respective areas. Unless otherwise stated, Ward Forums will be held online over Zoom meetings. To receive log in details, please email the appointed person. …more
  • Local homecare workers celebrated at party
    Local homecare company, Home Instead Calderdale honoured their home carers and recognised their hard work by taking part in the first ever ‘Celebrating Homecare’ day, organised by United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA) and …more
  • Calling women interested in a career in health and social care
    If have you been unemployed for an extended length of time, or are you looking for a career change, or a return to work after being at home, maybe with family, this might be the opportunity you have been looking for. Would you …more
  • Halifax Bus Station Re-Development: Where To Catch Your Bus
    Halifax Bus Station is being redeveloped in order to provide improved facilities and higher levels of comfort. The new bus station is due to be completed summer 2023. To enable construction work to start, the bus station will be …more
  • Covid-19 in Calderdale: An update
    This update is taken from the Calderdale Covid Champions email newsletter and is based on advice and information from local NHS sources. Remember, you can pick up a vaccination at one of Calderdale’s vaccine drop-in centres, …more
  • Calderdale Council supports International Day of Older Persons on Friday 1 October
    The 31st International Day of Older Persons takes place this Friday 1 October and Calderdale Council have asked organisations and community groups across the region to get involved on the day to show our support for people aged …more
  • Elland and District Retired Men’s Probus Club Re-opens
    The Elland and District Men’s Probus Club are meeting once again at the Elland Working Men’s Club on alternate Tuesday mornings. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday the 28th of September at 10am The speaker will …more
  • Calderdale’s sport and fitness centres up and running
    Regain your fitness, get back in shape and boost your wellbeing this Autumn With Calderdale’s sport and fitness centres now fully back up and running, if you haven’t done so already, now’s the perfect time to sign up for a …more
  • Elland: Free Movement & Music Sessions
    Take part in fun and informal sessions to explore a range of music and movement styles – from the uplifting rhythms of traditional African Zulu music and dance to the relaxing notes of the piano as you stretch. The perfect …more
  • Calderdale Council’s Monthly Newsletter
    Major exhibition combines fashion and a sense of place A cutting-edge exhibition showcasing the influence of the West Riding of Yorkshire on contemporary fashion is on display at Bankfield Museum in Halifax. Belonging: Fashion …more
  • Survey: West Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan
    Tracy Brabin, the Mayor of West Yorkshire is running a consultation to inform her first Police and Crime Plan. The Mayor is urging everyone in West Yorkshire to get involved and #TellTracy about your policing and community safety …more
  • Beechwood Park Staying Well Event Review
    Our blog from Craig at Staying Well Hub describes a recent community activity day at Beechwood Park. We had a great day at Beachwood Park on 18 August, despite the less than perfect weather. We had Art in the Park, courtesy of …more
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