Calderdale Council has received national recognition for reducing its carbon footprint. The Council has achieved the national Carbon Trust Standard certificate after assessors identified a number of key projects which show how Calderdale Council is reducing its CO2 emissions year on year.
New figures reveal over 3,000 more people were unemployed in Calderdale during the last recession, and Calder Valley’s Labour Parliamentary Candidate, Steph Booth, has warned that it would be disastrous for Calderdale if Government support for the economy were removed.
The claims of legitimate redundancy procedure in the employment tribunal brought against Burnley charity Cool UK, have been described as a sham. And the evidence of the defendant’s key witness Gareth Binding, openly criticised at the Manchester hearing.
Calder Valley’s Labour Parliamentary Candidate, Steph Booth, has spoken of her pride in seeing Todmorden’s Incredible Edible scheme continue to gain plaudits after another Council is set to emulate it.
Calderdale Council is taking decisive action to ensure that children and young people are kept safe when they are using the internet. Members of the Council’s Children and Young People’s Scrutiny Panel have requested that the Council provides further help and advice for parents on how they can help to tackle the problem.
Calderdale Council and its waste collection contractor SITA UK, are pulling out all the stops to clear the backlog of household waste. Waste and recycling collections were suspended during the extreme winter weather, because refuse and recycling collection vehicles were unable to reach many collection points.
It has been revealed that a relationship exists between Gareth Binding the CEO of charity Cool UK, and Janet Oosthuysen, the Local Labour Party Member who was deselected as parliamentary candidate by Labour’s National Executive Committee last year, following revelations about criminal damage to her ex-boyfriend’s property.
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