Disability News

Here is the latest news for people with disabilities in Calderdale, carefully selected form a range of local and national sources:

  • benefits and money news
    Save Up to £250 With Energy Saving Tips
    Here are some easy to achieve energy efficiency measures that, combined, could save you hundreds of pounds per year. Our friends at Citizens Advice Calderdale compiled this list and kindly shared it with us: Understand your …
  • accessibility news
    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Round-up Social care plans expose rich vs poor divide in terms of home loss The Prime Minister has narrowly won a vote on the cap for social care costs, which will mean that many poorer people will continue to need to sell …
  • accessibility news
    British Polio Fellowship Newsletter
    Bulletin Deadline From now on all bulletin submissions will need to be made to our new email address thebulletin@britishpolio.org.uk and we have made no changes to our editorial policy which can be found on page 3 in any copy of …
  • health & nhs news
    Domestic Abuse Support From Calderdale Staying Safe
    If you are 16 or over, female or male and have experienced any form of Domestic Abuse, Calderdale Staying Safe are available to help you. They have diverse, experienced and skilled staff, female and male that can assist you and …
  • Calderdale news
    Free Festive Parking in Calderdale
    Free festive parking is back again in Calderdale. This is an initiative from Calderdale Council to help those doing their Christmas shopping in the Town Centres. Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free on Saturdays …
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    Join Us For Our Christmas Party
    Disability Partnership Calderdale would like to invite you along to our annual Christmas Party on Tuesday 21st December 2021.  With a big free Christmas buffet and hot and cold drinks for all, this is a great way to get you in …
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    Watch: Anti-Social Behaviour Webinar – Advice & Info
    Neighbourhood Watch recently ran a very useful webinar looking at anti-social behaviour and, in particular, how to recognise it and how to report it. If you are troubled by this issue, this webinar might well be able to guide you …
  • Calderdale news
    Community Transport Calderdale Nov & Dec Trips
    Community Transport Calderdale have planned the following day trips in the next few weeks: White Rose Shopping Centre – Saturday 20th Nov. Tong Garden Centre – Saturday 4th Dec Cost is £10 per person Pick Up Points: …
  • consultations
    Government Consultation: disability workforce reporting
    The information below is from the Cabinet Office’s Disability Unit and is about an upcoming consultation by the government and how people with disabilities can get involved at an early stage: “The government is about …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Here’s the latest newsletter from Disability Rights UK A message from our CEO With the everyday challenges faced by Disabled people mounting perhaps a United Nation Convention on the rights of Disabled people feels a little …
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    Our AGM & Open Meeting 23 November
    The 2021 AGM of Disability Partnership Calderdale is to be held on Tuesday 23rd November at The Kings Centre, Halifax. Clark & Partners: A representative from Clark and Partners will be on hand during lunch – they are …
  • health & nhs news
    How to beat the winter blues if you have a disability
    The weather is getting colder and the nights are drawing in. For many people, this can bring on the winter blues making you feel sad, isolated and less motivated. Disability Horizons, the online lifestyle magazine is sharing …
  • Calderdale news
    Movement & Dance With Curious Motion
    It’s been a busy Autumn at Curious Motion! Their classes are back in motion in Elland, including new offerings and new people! Read on for ways to stay connected and keep moving through the colder months. November …
  • health & nhs news
    7 Ways To Help The NHS Cope This Winter
    West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership have released this seven point plan to help you to help them cope with what they are expecting to be a very busy winter for their services. Health and care services are here to help. You …
  • Calderdale news
    Calderdale Museums: Craft Fairs are Returning for 2021!
    This is the November newsletter from Calderdale’s Museums Service: Shibden Hall Winter Craft Fair The hall will reopen especially for the weekend and host a selection of local crafts and produce on sale in time for …
  • Calderdale news
    Our Hate Crime “Webinar” 11 November
    Here’s a reminder that we at Disability Partnership Calderdale will be running a webinar to talk about hate crime and how it can be dealt with. The Hate Crime Champions Training is for anyone who would like to learn more …
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    Asda to roll out ‘Quieter Hour’
    Supermarket Asda is rolling out a new ‘Quieter Hour’ in stores which will see store noises reduced from 2-3pm from Monday to Thursday to help customers with certain disabilities or additional needs. It has also given …
  • health & nhs news
    Active Lives Report – Disabled people continue to lose out
    Last week, Sport England, the arms-length body of government responsible for growing and developing grassroots sport and getting more people active across England, released their latest Active Lives Adult Survey. The results are …
  • health & nhs news
    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Here’s the latest News Round-up from the excellent Disability Rights UK. Shaw Trust Power 100 list 2021 The Valuable 500 is the first organisation to land the top spot in the Shaw Trust’s Disability Power 100. The …
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    A chance for Calderdale’s carers to have their say
    Gateway to Care, Calderdale Council’s social care arm want to hear from unpaid carers in the area. Here’s what they are saying about the engagement: Do you work with unpaid carers or know any unpaid carers? Every …