Sowerby Bridge

Christmas Concert in Aid of Memory Lane Cafe and Happydays Homeless Charity

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The Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge will be holding a Christmas Concert on Friday 1 December 2017 6pm-9pm at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2EQ.

For just £5, which includes festive refreshments there will be many styles of music from jazz to ‘barbershop’. Calder Valley Voices will also be performing.

All of this to support the Memory Lane Cafe and Happydays Homeless charity.

Tickets can be obtained from June on 01422 706373, Shabir on 07866 369916 or call into the Happydays Cafe & Cycle shop on Town Hall Street HX6 2EA.

Get Ready for Stoptober and Start your Smokefree Future!

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Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, is back for the sixth time and it’s bigger than ever.

Over 1 million people have joined Stoptober since 2012. Research shows that if you can make it to 28 days smoke free, you’re 5 times more likely to stay quit for good and the campaign will highlight some of the best ways to quit.

To find out more about Stoptober visit http://ow.ly/cLGf30fk0mZ or contact the Calderdale Smokefree Service http://calderdale.yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk/

Join thousands of others and make Stoptober the start of your smokefree future!

Calderdale Staying Safe Flyer 

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Have you or a family member been affected by Domestic Abuse?
Do you need some support or someone to talk to about the abuse?
Are you struggling to cope with the effects of family violence?

Calderdale Staying Safe, the Domestic Abuse Support Service has released a flyer that can be downloaded and printed to give the latest information on how to contact them, 01422 323339 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. The leaflet also includes the out of hours number.

In an emergency, call 999 or to report an incident to the Police, please call 101.

Staying Safe has a skilled, experienced and diverse staff team who speak other languages or will make every effort to find language support through interpreters.

This is a free and confidential service to anyone aged 16 and above, who has been affected by domestic abuse and who lives in Calderdale.
Support is available to people regardless of their sexuality, gender, disability, religion or ethnic origin.
Support is also available for children 5 years and above, who have been affected by domestic abuse.
There are dedicated male and female support workers.

Download the Calderdale Staying Safe Flyer.

Consultation on the draft Local Plan

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Want to help change Calderdale for the better?

Calderdale Council wants to hear from local charities and community groups about plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in the borough for the next 15 years.

The Council would particularly like to hear views on the draft policies which make up the Local Plan, which will influence future planning decisions.

The Local Plan consultation document (which is available at www.calderdale.gov.uk/localplan) is split into chapters so that each aspect is easy to find.

The policies include:

  • Chapter 10 on Addressing Climate Change
  • Chapter 12 on Health and Wellbeing
  • Chapter 18 on the Historic Environment
  • Chapter 20 on Green Infrastructure and the Natural Environment

The Council would like comments on these and other policies in the Local Plan to make sure that future developments in Calderdale are sustainable and in keeping with the character of local communities.

Consultation on the initial draft of the Calderdale Local Plan is now open and runs until 5pm on Friday 29 September. All the information is available at www.calderdale.gov.uk/localplan and comments can be submitted using the Council’s Consultation Portal.

Elland Vintage Weekend

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Friday 15 September – Sunday 17 September step back in time with vintage vehicles, stalls, costumes, food, shows and events.

Enjoy the best of yester-year where you’ll be able to sit in a Spitfire, ride on a vintage bus and enjoy all the stalls, shows and attractions.

The RAF have confirmed that, subject to operational conditions, the Vintage Fair will have a flyover from THE LANCASTER BOMBER.

Events include;

For tickets to the Tea Party and Ball, visit Elland Vintage Ball and Tea Party Tickets

Vintage Fair visitors do not need a ticket – just pay on the day!

For more information visit the Elland Vintage Weekend website