Support to self-isolate in Calderdale

As additional COVID-19 testing and enhanced contact tracing get underway in Calderdale, the Council is reminding people that support is available if they need to self-isolate. One of five big things we can all do to protect ourselves and others is to self-isolate (stay at home) if we test positive for COVID-19 or are a … Continue reading Support to self-isolate in Calderdale

Calderdale Council Covid-19 Update

COVID 19 UPDATE 23.1.21 - distributed to councillors in Calderdale There were 476 positive Covid-19 tests carried out on Calderdale residents in the 7- day period 10-16 January 2021. In this 7-day period the rate was 225 per 100,000. This is a fall of 19% since the same day the previous week. Calderdale is ranked … Continue reading Calderdale Council Covid-19 Update

Libraries – Service Update

Due to the current lockdown, services on offer in our libraries have been scaled down. Central Library will continue to open Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. Brighouse, King Cross, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden libraries will all continue to open Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. At all these sites, you can: ·      Return … Continue reading Libraries – Service Update

Active Calderdale Advice on Keeping Active & Fit

So what can you do to keep moving and be active during lockdown. Active Calderdale have put together this advice which might help. At home - You can exercise as much as you like in your own home alone or with your household. Government guidance states: Outside - You can continue to be exercise alone, with one … Continue reading Active Calderdale Advice on Keeping Active & Fit

Calderdale Directory of Local Support Groups

Calderdale Council has published a list of local support groups who may be able to help vulnerable people with jobs like shopping, picking up prescriptions etc during the Coronavirus outbreak. The list is very varied, as almost all groups are volunteer-based, and covers most areas of Calderdale. Hopefully this list will continue to grow. View … Continue reading Calderdale Directory of Local Support Groups

Latest on Council’s Plans To Support The Most Vulnerable

Calderdale Council released the following press release on Thurs 26 March, outlining its plans to support the most vulnerable people in Calderdale: Calderdale Council is doing all it can to support the borough’s most vulnerable residents as part of its response to COVID-19. Around 1.5 million people in the UK have been identified as being … Continue reading Latest on Council’s Plans To Support The Most Vulnerable

Council Volunteering Hub – Coming Soon

Since the Government announced that vulnerable groups should self-isolate, Calderdale Council has been overwhelmed with offers from volunteers across the borough to provide much needed support to local communities. The Council is co-ordinating its community response by establishing a virtual volunteer hub to ensure it safely and effectively manages the numerous offers to help maximise … Continue reading Council Volunteering Hub – Coming Soon

Waste Collections – Update to Services

Waste collections are a priority service and the Council will continue to operate as normal for as long as possible. However, waste and recycling collections rely on staff being available to deliver the services. Where staff become unwell or have to self isolate, the services will be adapted to make the best use of the … Continue reading Waste Collections – Update to Services