Help Us Stop the Spread – Coronavirus Alert

For the most up to date information on Coronavirus, visit the Council’s website here

Calderdale remains in Tier 2 with regards to Coronavirus restrictions. It is up to everyone to ensure we observe the recommended guidelines to control the spread of the virus.

Remember: Hands – Face – Space

  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds
  • Maintain a 2m distance where possible
  • Wear a face covering
  • Don’t exchange visits with other households
  • Avoid crowded spaces, especially indoors.
  • Keep yourself informed
  • Isolate if you have symptoms

If you suspect you have contracted Coronavirus, get tested.
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Disability Partnership Calderdale latest newsletter 28 October – 4 November 2020

The latest Disability Partnership Calderdale Newsletter is out.

This week the focus is on Mental Health Worries, a quick guide to restrictions, public toilets, face mask exemptions and a list of useful numbers.

Download latest Disability Partnership Calderdale newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2020 Edition of Grow Calderdale News!

The latest Grow Calderdale Autumn 2020 newsletter is out, packed with help and tips on gardening and growing, broken down by month from June to August, gardening events, allotment information, not forgetting wildlife and tasty seasonal recipes.

Read the Grow Calderdale Autumn 2020 newsletter here

Learn gardening tips by month, sowing times, plant care, wildlife patches and find gardening or allotment information as well as nature related events.

Social Cohesion and Covid-19 – Let us know what you think and receive a £5 Amazon voucher!


As some of you might know, Calderdale Council is working with the University of Kent and the Belong Network on a long-term research project to understand the impact of Covid-19 on social cohesion in the UK. We are sending out four surveys from June – November, and we invite you to take part in this second survey today by answering this online questionnaire. If you have already been contacted by the University of Kent directly to fill out this survey, please don’t do so again!

Survey closing on Monday 26th October

The survey takes most people around 30 minutes. The information we collect will be incredibly useful for Calderdale Council, because it will help shape the direction of our work in your local area, and give us vital evidence to support this work in the future.

The questions asked in the survey are for researchers to understand people’s perceptions of others, their trust in different institutions and how Covid-19 has impacted people’s togetherness.

The University of Kent is giving everyone who completes the survey a £5 Amazon gift voucher, and free entry to a prize draw where you could also win one of five £100 Amazon gift vouchers. You will receive the voucher once the researchers have closed the survey, which is usually within two – three weeks of the survey being sent out.

If you agree, we will be sending out one more survey over the next 2 months to understand what you think and how that might change over time. You’ll get another £5 Amazon voucher each time you complete the survey.

The University of Kent will also send you an update report on the project in November 2020 if you’re interested.

To complete the survey, click the link below:

https://kentpsych.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0MLt7sTPxKdUTJz

This survey was designed by the University of Kent who will be analysing the results. If you have any questions about the project or how your data is protected then do get in touch with: covidattitudes@kent.ac.uk

Thanks very much – we really appreciate you taking the time to support our work in your local area, and are happy to discuss it further with you if you have any questions.

The voucher will be sent within two – three weeks of filling out the survey.

Please note the closing date is Monday 26 October 2020.

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 23 October 2020 – OUT NOW!


Click here to view the latest North and East Friday Flyer

This week:

  • Thursday 22nd October – International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) by Zain Ghani
  • Exploring Personal Values Workshop 27 October
  • Online Halloween Activities for Children
  • Community Thank You 2020

 Have a great weekend!

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You can also contact us on 0300 555 0266.

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OrangeBox Halifax Half Term Activities Digital Programme

The OrangeBox in Halifax have put daily activities for the Half Term, including Live Dance Workshops, Live Skate Park, Arts and Crafts session, Choir singing and Drop In sessions, aimed at school age children and young people.

If interested contact them on: 01422 392003 or
tom.kendall@calderdale.gov.uk
www: http://www.orangeboxhalifax.org/

@AJDanceCompany @SkateItYourself @timeoutcalder

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Scam Alert #20 October-November 2020

This Monthly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected.

There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire. This news alert will give you an indication of the current situation.

If you cannot see the Alert below, download it here.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service newsletters and resources –

https://www.wyjs.org.uk/trading-standards/covid-19-resources/

Always remember:

  • If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is
  • If you feel pressured, ask them to leave.
  • Friends and family are best to ask.
  • Don’t make any snap decisions.
  • Do the checks and use a number you have found yourself, not the one the visitor provides.

Stay Alert, Stay Safe