Registering for help if you are vulnerable

Calderdale Council are getting increasing numbers of requests from people wanting help for their friends or themselves and being unsure how to access this help. If you need help or know someone who needs help, please take the following steps: 1 Register with the Government If you/they are very vulnerable, please register on the government's … Continue reading Registering for help if you are vulnerable

Council Parking Charges Suspended

Council-run car parks and on-street parking bays in Calderdale are now free to use, as part of Calderdale Council’s ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Council has suspended its parking charges across the borough until further notice, with priority given to key workers such as people working in health and social care. This … Continue reading Council Parking Charges Suspended

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

Calderdale Libraries Online e-Books etc

eBooks and eAudio books If you are a Calderdale library member you can download a maximum of 5 titles at a time. There is a choice of around 3,000 free eBook titles, to compatible eReaders, tablets and PCs. You can choose a loan period of 1 to 14 days, using your library membership card. Books … Continue reading Calderdale Libraries Online e-Books etc

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

Keeping Fit and Active During Lock-Down

Calderdale Council's Active Calderdale people have come up with a comprehensive guide to keeping fit and exercising during the Coronavirus lock-down. Here's their advice: Lots of us are now working from home, distancing ourselves from large gatherings, or generally changing our routines. It can be easy to let physical activity slide - but we really … Continue reading Keeping Fit and Active During Lock-Down

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