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Council To Discuss Support For Retailers In Todmorden

Sep
08
2010

Local retailers could be set to get a helping hand at Christmas from Calderdale Council. Members of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will discuss a proposal to provide an £88,000 package to help reduce the number of empty shops in the borough and encourage people to buy locally over the Christmas period when they meet next Monday (Sept 13th).

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Help To Relieve Pakistan’s Suffering

Sep
06
2010

More than 20 million people have lost their homes and livelihoods in the floods which have been sweeping through Pakistan. Whole cities have been evacuated as Pakistan’s flood surge travels south down the Indus River.

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Poetry School Coming To Calder Valley

Aug
28
2010

The Poetry School is coming to Calder Valley for the first time with a brand new poetry course. The Poetry School is a national organisation which teaches adults the art of writing poetry through a huge range of courses, workshops, talks and events all round the country and online.

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Poet’s Pennine Childhood Brought Back To Life

Aug
24
2010

The late poet laureate Ted Hughes would have been 80 this month and to mark the occasion a ground-breaking new drama has been made about his Yorkshire childhood. Recorded entirely on location at his former house in Heptonstall, near Hebden Bridge, it is based loosely on a true story.

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Council Seeks Input On Budget Priorities

Aug
22
2010

Calderdale Council is asking people how they would like spending to be prioritised at public meetings across the borough next month. Everyone is welcome to their local Ward Forum, when people will be asked to identify which services they would like to keep, reduce or lose under new Government funding cuts.

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Local Curry Wins Flavour At National Contest

Aug
21
2010

A top place in a national market traders contest has gone to a business selling on Todmorden outdoor market. Jeff Thomson started a new career in the world of curry last year in his home town Burnley.

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