We've made some changes to our Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC), including the opening hours of Todmorden, Halifax and Brighouse centres. Strict safety measures remain in place to protect both staff and visitors. Safety remains paramount, therefore we cannot open our other HWRC's just yet, as their layout makes it difficult for safe social distancing. … Continue reading Changes to Household Waste Recycling Centres
This weekly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected. Outline of trending scams: Rogue traders claiming they must check the purity of the air in a property. Doorstep caller (male) in Kirklees targeting isolated, vulnerable residents claiming he’s from the Red Cross or Social … Continue reading West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert #9 29.05.2020
The Best Paw Forward is a 26.2 mile challenge that you can either walk, run or cycle to help raise funds for the animals in our Animal Centre in Wade Street Halifax, during the month of June. You can complete 26.2 miles as part of your daily exercise or a personal goal – plus you … Continue reading Best Paw Forward: The RSPCA 26.2 mile fundraiser by the 30th of June!
Schools and care homes in Calderdale have joined together to enable pupils and residents to share their experiences of life in lockdown, as part of an innovative pen pal programme. Pupils at Todmorden C of E School have been writing to residents at the nearby Pennine Lodge care home. Residents have really enjoyed receiving the … Continue reading Sharing stories and building friendships
Cyclists and pedestrians will be actively supported across Calderdale as the Council introduces new measures to encourage social distancing and sustainable travel. Pavements will be temporarily widened and marked out to encourage social distancing whilst maintaining accessibility and this may result in the suspension of some parking spaces. Any obstructions on the pavement, such as … Continue reading Supporting sustainable travel