Labour’s Calder Valley Parliamentary Candidate, Steph Booth, has welcomed news announced in last week’s Budget that £323,900 has been awarded to Calderdale to repair pothole damage and help with road maintenance.
Calderdale Council have today announced their decision to out-source parking enforcement to Watford based firm VINCI Park Services UK Ltd. The Council says that after consultation and research, it decided that parking enforcement could be improved by employing a national organisation who specialise in providing this type of service.
Many Calderdale Council services will remain open over the Easter holiday period for residents and visitors. Sports centres, museums and tourist information centres will be open over the Bank Holiday, including Bankfield and Heptonstall museums. Shibden Hall will be open from 10am to 5pm and the park will be open from 8am to 7pm every day.
Calder Valley’s Labour Parliamentary Candidate, Steph Booth has welcomed a series of measures in yesterday’s Budget, which she says will give local traders in Calder Valley much needed “breathing space” to help our economy through to recovery.
A Sky News television crew were in Hebden Bridge today making a live broadcast. The news channel interviewed all of the three main Calder Valley parliamentary candidates on the subject of the economy, just prior to Alistair Darling’s 2010 pre-election budget.
Youth Group, Outta Place, has taken Yorkshire by storm with their new brand of edgy, street-wise youth work. With its exciting programme of urban arts and music projects aimed directly at local youngsters, Outta Place is quickly making a name for itself.
A cinematic coup is on the cards as a festival of locally made films kicks off next month. The festival – 90 Years of Hebden Royd at the Movies – is part of the exciting mix of HB500 events, which celebrates the 500th anniversary of the stone bridge that made Hebden Bridge.
To celebrate the launch of the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) ‘Britain in Bloom’ season, Manor Heath Nursery is taking part in a national mass greening project. As part of this year’s biodiversity theme, green fingered staff and local volunteers will be taking part in a ‘potathon’ – transplanting 1,000 geranium seedlings into pots at Manor Heath Nursery, Manor Heath Park, Halifax.
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