2024 is an important year for Calderdale. It’s the year that marks our 50th anniversary and will be a time to celebrate and reflect on what’s been achieved over the last half century. But what is it like to live here right now? Calderdale council would like your views and here's what they have to … Continue reading Calderdale Council’s “Calderdale Survey”
Calderdale Council has published its new budget proposals and the general public has four weeks in which to feed back on them. Below is the Council's own statement of the funding and their information on the consultation process. As ever, social care and other issues that directly affect people with disabilities are a key part … Continue reading Calderdale Council Budget Consultation
West Yorkshire Combined Authority have just launched their public consultation on their plans for the redevelopment of Halifax Bus Station. Disability Partnership Calderdale were involved in a preliminary consultation stage, alongside a range of representatives of disability groups and organisations, late last year and fed back on the plans. The notes below the map image … Continue reading Bus Station Plans – Accessibility Workshop Feedback
Our Open Meeting on January 28th 2020 is themed around supporting people with hearing and sight impairments. We have a number of guest speakers who will make short presentations and who will also be available after the meeting, for anyone who wants to chat to them. The Main Presenters Halifax Society For The Blind: one … Continue reading Open Meeting 28 January 2020 – Hearing and Sight Impairments
Calderdale Council's Staying Well team can work with any adult in Calderdale from 18 years and over to access social activities and health and wellbeing related services in the community. To find out more call them on 01422 392767 The Staying Well Awards For 5 years, Staying Well has been supporting adults to improve their … Continue reading Staying Well Awards – Celebrating kindness in Calderdale
Engagement on Proposed Designs Here's a great opportunity to view and feed back on a wide range of road network improvements in our area - from changes to road layouts, to cycle lanes, to disabled parking spaces, this is a very detailed set of plans and a great opportunity to influence the final outcomes. Calderdale … Continue reading Consultation: Corridor Improvement Programmes
Here's an event aimed specifically at the deaf community, with Interpreter Service Calderdale present: Calderdale Council's Calderdale Conversations Tuesday 28 January 2020, 2-4pm, at North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax HX3 6TE - Saville Room What do you want to talk about? That’s what we’re asking as part of Calderdale Conversations – our enterprising new way … Continue reading Deaf Community – Calderdale Conversation
This is an important conference for parent carers of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs and the practitioners who work with them. Disability Partnership Calderdale will be attending and we'd urge anyone with an interest to go along too and add their support. The conference will build … Continue reading Family Voice Conference
WES's (the Wheelchair Enabling Society) gentle chair exercise at the Space Field Lane, Burnsall Rd, Rastrick starts again on Tuesday the 21st January.
Did my boss just really do that? An employee’s guide to discrimination The Equality Advisory Support Service and Acas are hosting a free webinar on 30 January from 12.30pm until 1.15pm on how to recognise discrimination, what your rights at work are with regards to discrimination and what support is available. Sign up here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2172618887306374669?source=EASS+Newsletter.