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Christmas Tree Recycling in Calderdale

by jamesbaker on 6 January, 2017

Unfortunately Calderdale Council isn’t providing lots of extra recycling points for Christmas trees. However they will be accepted in the green waste skips at any of the 5 Household Waste Recycling Centres. Remember to remove all decorations are removed before depositing in the skip! There is also a temporary collection point at Ogden Water Visitor Centre, […]

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Save Sandhall Green play area

by aldc on 2 November, 2016

When I was elected as a Councillor I requested details of all the unspent Section 106 moneys allocated to Warley ward. I identified a sum of money (I recall around £40k) that had been allocated to improving green spaces. This money was given to the Council by the developers who built over the old play […]

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That was the question that the Government Minister for Small Businesses asked when she visited Calderdale this week. “The figures quoted of the damage done by the floods to local shops and businesses are just mind-blowing” says Cllr Janet Battye, Leader of the Liberal Democrat group on Calderdale Council and ward Councillor for Calder ward. […]

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Winter is coming

by jamesbaker on 7 October, 2015

This post is taken from a Calderdale Council Press Release  Calderdale Council is busy preparing for winter and is asking people for their views on what the service priorities should be. The Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel is meeting at Halifax Town Hall on Thursday 15 October at 6pm to hear about the plans […]

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There are many benefits to eating more vegetarian meals, they are often healthy and can have less of an impact on the environment. Additionally you do not have the suffering that can sometimes come with industrialised farming methods. I think most people would accept this, and be open minded towards having a few vegetarian dishes a […]

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Following the successful establishment of the friends of West View Park community group we are looking to establish a similar group of residents who are interested in improving the Roils Head Moor recreational ground. Currently the Moor is a favourite spot for dog walkers, and horse riders. However it also has underused sports playing fields, […]

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There is currently a housing development going on down by the Maltings College in Fountinhead Village. The development is on the old depo site, which is known locally as ‘the slab’ by some residents. The development of 47 affordable homes is being undertaken by the Housing Association ‘Home Group. The development has been set back […]

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Big litter clean up around Mount Pellon

by aldc on 28 May, 2015

    On Wednesday morning I joined Council workers and residents for big litter and household waste blitz in the area around Mount Pellon School on Queensway and Batterson Rd. This area has to be one of the worst in the ward for litter and junk and rubbish left in people’s yards. It was amazing […]

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Calderdale Big Clean

by jamesbaker on 15 May, 2015

Calderdale Council is conducting a ‘big clean’. This is big community clear up event where members of the public get together with Council officers to clean up their neighborhood. There are events happening all over Calderdale, but here are the details for the one taking part in Warley ward Wednesday 27 May – Pellon area, […]

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Tackling litter and fly-tipping

by jamesbaker on 21 April, 2015

  Litter and rubbish around parts of the wards are terrible at the moment. In past budgets the Liberal Democrats have done what they can to protect the Safer Cleaner Greener teams that help to tackle this problem. When I am out and about delivering my Focus leaflets I regularly report instances of fly-tipping I […]

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