Calder Valley MP, Christine McCafferty, expressed her horror and dismay at the damning Ofsted report, published today, into Children’s Services at Calderdale Council. She has also called on the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families to investigate further.
The Hebden Bridge List was recently invited to interview Steph Booth, the Labour Party Candidate for the Calder Valley Constituency, who is aiming to follow Chris McCafferty MP by representing Calder Valley at Westminster following the 2010 General Election.
Go the extra mile for charity next month at Spring Hall athletics track in Halifax. Calderdale will be hosting one of Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Miles on Sunday 21 March. Everyone from tiny tots with mum and dad to super sprinters are invited to come and help raise money for Sport Relief.
Hilary Myers, the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Calder Valley parliamentary seat has been the most recent political figure to join in the calls for the immediate resignation of Calderdale Councillor Craig Whittaker, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services.
Calderdale Council Labour group are calling for changes to the Council’s draft budget to give more priority to creating jobs and supporting training to help local people through the economic down-turn.
With spring approaching, things are hotting up for a host of happenings to mark the 500th anniversary of the bridge that made Hebden Bridge. More events are being added to the programme all the time – and it’s still not too late for individuals and local groups to get involved by suggesting their own bridge-related celebrations.
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