Jewellery designer, Rachel Lucie, couldn’t believe her luck when she was approached by Vogue magazine this February. The local designer / maker has only been making jewellery for 2 years, and has been delighted by the success she has already achieved since deciding to make her passion into a business.
Town ward Labour councillor Megan Swift has given a cool welcome to an officers proposal which suggests that the Council should investigate creating 20 mph zones – four years after she and her Labour colleagues initially asked for the idea to be introduced in Calderdale.
Yet more events have been added to the programme of celebrations to mark the 500th birthday of Hebden’s packhorse bridge. The landmark bridge, originally built to smooth the progress of trade, has seen Hebden Bridge become a fair-trade town with more than its fair share of creativity and innovation.
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.
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- Posted: 27 September 2011Get Ready For Apple Day 2011!
- Posted: 21 September 2011Local Jobless Figures Highest In Years
- Posted: 15 February 2011Element Jewellery Leads Way With Fairtrade Gold
- Posted: 13 February 2011Council Budget Proposals Show Cabinet Has Listened
- Posted: 9 February 2011Meeting To Secure Future Of Picture House
- Posted: 7 February 2011Summer’s coming…and it’s going to be wearing a squid hat!
- Posted: 4 February 2011Council Funding To Support Local Business
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