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Our budget proposals will seek to protect services

by jamesbaker on 20 January, 2015

The Conservative Cabinet’s proposals are that “discretionary services” should take the biggest cut if large savings have to be made in three years’ time (2017/18). Cutting “discretionary services” could mean anything from shutting libraries, stopping giving grants to voluntary organisations, to reducing gritting to a bare minimum. Any service the Council runs that it isn’t […]

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Capping the cost of social care

by jamesbaker on 9 May, 2013

One of the fears many people have when getting older is the cost of care. It is often the case that people who have worked hard all their lives end up having to sell everything they own in order to pay for the cost of social care in old age. The Queen’s speech contains a […]

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Safety Improvements to Warley ward roads

by jamesbaker on 13 February, 2013

I just wanted to let people know of three changes that look set to be happening in Warley ward. Roils Head Road The first changes relates to part of Roils Head Road, up from the Workhouse Lane junction into Norton Tower. Currently this stretch of road is national speed limit. However as Norton Tower will be part […]

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Friday Flyer 11th January

by jamesbaker on 13 January, 2013

This weeks Friday flyer is out, and can be downloaded from the following link – Friday Flyer 11 January. Some of the highlights in this flyer, are Saving money on your electiricty bill through Calderdale Fair Energy North Halifax Work Club Have your say on the Council budget

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Bold thinking on Dementia

by jamesbaker on 16 December, 2012

This year on Calderdale the Adults, Health and Social care scrutiny panel carried out a major piece of review work looking into dementia. The report can be downloaded and read from Calderdale’s webpage . The report encourages bold thinking to tackle the increasing number of people suffering from dementia. The United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

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