Calderdale Council’s Monthly Newsletter

Lockdown Easing
Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services following the announcement from the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, advising how lockdown will be eased across the country. Read the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift’s response to Monday’s announcement at Statement from Calderdale Council in response to Prime Minister’s announcement

A budget for the recovery
Preparing for a strong and sustainable recovery was the Council’s priority when setting the budget for 2021/22, agreed at Budget Council on Monday 22 February 2021.
For more about the approved budget and the detail behind the proposals, read:
For more information, visit A budget for the recoveryCelebrating Calderdale’s COVID stars

Thank you! That’s the Council’s message to everyone involved in the massive team effort to fight COVID-19 across the borough.
An army of organisations and individuals continue to do all they can to tackle the virus and keep each other safe. This includes the local key workers and businesses which have selflessly carried on working to help keep us all going through the pandemic – taxi and bus drivers taking us to medical appointments; local shops, takeaways and delivery drivers keeping us fed; cleaners helping to keep premises COVID-secure; and countless others. Read how local residents, Ghulam and Stephen have been working through the pandemic in essential roles to keep the borough moving safely, at Celebrating Calderdale’s COVID stars

Mayor of Calderdale gets COVID-19 vaccineThe Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Dot Foster, has had her first COVID-19 vaccine and is encouraging other local people to have theirs if they are invited.
Cllr Foster is in one of the national priority groups for the vaccine. She is Clinically Extremely Vulnerable due to her chronic asthma and a condition which can affect the lungs and cause breathing difficulties.Please get vaccinated if you are invited. It’s important that anyone who is not in the priority groups waits their turn so that the vaccination programme can meet its purpose of preventing death and serious illness in those at greatest risk.
Read more about the vaccine rollout at Mayor of Calderdale gets COVID-19 vaccine

Sign up for ebilling to support tree planting pledge
Calderdale residents can support the work to tackle climate change by opting to receive their council tax bills electronically.
Calderdale Council is pledging to plant trees across the borough for every 1000 residents that switch to ebilling before the end of March 2021.
To find out more visit Sign up for ebilling to support tree planting pledge.
Make the switch to ebilling at

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