Calderdale Council Newsletter

First life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations delivered to every elderly care home in Calderdale
Every elderly care home in Calderdale has now had their first life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations delivered to those that were willing and able to receive it.
Working together in groups, GP practices have provided the vaccine to residents and staff as part of the national roll-out, which is prioritising those most at risk from the virus.
Find out more about how the Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group and the Council are working together to support the vaccine roll-out at First life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations delivered to every elderly care home in Calderdale
A budget fit for the future
Keeping communities safe during the global pandemic and building a position from which to mount a strong recovery are the focus for the Cabinet’s budget proposals for the next financial year.
The proposals will be finalised by the Cabinet on Monday 8 February 2021 and the budget will be agreed at the Annual Budget Council meeting on Monday 22 February 2021.
There’s still time to take part in the Budget Consultation. Find out more at A budget fit for the future View the proposals at Cabinet budget proposals for consultation
Communities rally to support home-schooled children
Calderdale’s kindness is shining through once again, as thousands of pounds worth of donations are being made to support children and young people to learn from home during national lockdown.
Building on the success of the Never Hungry Again fund launched last October to end child hunger in the borough, Calderdale Council, the Community Foundation for Calderdale and schools are helping to provide free laptops and meals to pupils most in need whilst they are being home schooled.
To boost the fund and help even more pupils to receive the best possible education at home, local people are invited to donate to the Laptops for Learning Appeal at
Find out more at Communities rally to support home-schooled children
Are £30m-plus Halifax Rail Station plans just the ticket?
People are being invited to have their say on the latest designs for the proposed new £30 million-plus railway station in Halifax.
Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to transform Halifax Rail Station, improving the customer’s travel experience and providing a boost to the local economy.
Find out more about the plans, see the latest designs and comment online at The feedback from this consultation will be used to further develop plans and allow for the submission of the planning application for the scheme.
The consultation ends on Sunday 14 February. Find out more at Are £30m-plus Halifax Rail Station plans just the ticket?

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