Halifax to host Tour de Yorkshire 2018

Halifax has been announced as a host town for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire.1032aa7f-e0b1-4087-9e2e-5eabd9865635

The newly expanded four-day men’s race will take place between 3-6 May. The Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire – which is doubling in size from one to two days – will be held 3-4 May.

The full route of the 2018 TdY will be announced in Halifax at The Piece Hall on 5 December

Find out more on the VisitCalderdale website

Sleep under the stars to help the homeless with Calderdale SmartMove

On Friday 10 November, the Shay Stadium is hosting Calderdale SmartMove’s event to Sleepoutsssupport homeless and vulnerable people into safe and secure accomodation. The #SleepOut2017 event gives you the chance to sleep under the stars to raise awareness and funds for the homeless. For more information, visit Calderdale SmartMove events 

Have your say on GP services in Calderdale

NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to improve healthcare available to people living across the borough. They would like to know how you think the CCG can improve access to local GP services. Please tell us your views by filling in this survey: Improving access to GP services. For more information, visit https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/gp-access/  

Northern Rail strike action planned this week.

If you’re planning to travel by train next week, please be aware that Northern Rail is planning industrial action on its network on Tuesday 3 and Thursday 5 October. Northern expects all services to be extremely busy and customers are advised to give themselves extra time to travel and consider whether their journey is necessary. Full details of the revised timetables and supporting information for customers can be found at Northern Rail.