It’s a perfectly ordinary day in a Liverpool city centre branch of Tesco. Customers clutching lunchtime snacks queue patiently in silence. Bored-looking cashiers scan sandwiches and salads on autopilot, daydreaming of clocking off and enjoying the sunshine outside.
Young People in Calderdale are to be giving a helping hand in today’s very competitive job market. Those aged 16 to 19 and who are currently not in education, training or employment are being given the opportunity to meet with organisations who can help them to increase their skills, knowledge and qualifications.
The Calderdale Readers’ and Writers’ Festival will be launched next week with a wealth of events for all ages and tastes. The launch is on Thursday, October 1st at Central Library in Halifax, with events at all Calderdale libraries throughout the month.
‘In the Can’ is a competition that has been launched to encourage young people to play their part in reducing road casualties among their peers. ‘In the Can’ challenges young people to make a road safety film suitable for use on the internet. The competition is open to anyone under the age of 21 years, working on their own or in teams, or on behalf of their school, college or university.
Yorkshire Forward has approached Calderdale Council to suggest a suitable site in Todmorden for the development of a new enterprise centre.b Yorkshire Forward has introduced a new programme to create a network of enterprise centres in rural parts of the region. The initial stages include conducting a survey of suitable locations around Yorkshire.
Calderdale Council’s Chief Executive, Owen Williams, says he will be suggesting to Members that they accept in full the recommendations of an independent report into the way in which the Council’s waste collection contract was awarded.
Avast, me hearties! For the seventh year running, thousands of people around the world will be celebrating International Talk Like A Pirate Day on Saturday 19th September. And what was once just a goofy idea celebrated by a handful of friends has turned into an international phenomenon that shows no sign of letting up. From South Africa to the South Pole, from New York to the Pacific Northwest, many thousands have made the day their own personal excuse to party like pirates.
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