News just in from The Brighouse Deal team. The Brighouse Town Deal Board and Calderdale Council are inviting community groups, charities and organisations to express an interest in giving two of the town centre’s temporary parklets a new home when they are removed as part of the £19.1m Town Deal […]
We are pleased to announce that the very popular community magazine, Wyke Awake, will relaunch in February 2024 thanks to the Local Mags team. After almost a year away, it will be joining The Grapevine Magazine Branded publications that have been well-received in Brighouse, Halifax, Wibsey and Low Moor in […]
On a recent visit to the A&E department at Calderdale Royal, the Doctor described “every night was like how Saturday nights used to be”. In other words, hardly any respite for staff or patients, resulting in crowded waiting rooms, watever the time of day or night. The BBC news launched […]
BBC news launched an interesting NHS performance tracker this week, detailing how each trust was performing against three key variables. Overall Bradford is actually outperforming the National averages in each of the areas. While that may not be a comfort to those facing long waits, it does at least show […]
Calderdale Council today officially responded to the Government’s latest financial policy statements. Combining a below-inflation increase, and a rise in need across almost all services doesn’t make pretty reading. Here’s the reply in full: Calderdale Council has responded to the local government finance policy statement published on 5 December 2023, […]
The trustees of Overgate Hospice has announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive, and it will be a familiare face to many. Following an interim leadership period, and a robust internal recruitment process, the Board of Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Tracey Wilcocks as Chief Executive […]
The owners of the Acapulco have been very publicly calling out Calderdale Council for litter on our streets in and around Halifax recently. We feel for the Council, having to cope with huge reductions in budgets and so many priorities, including social care, it’s an uphill battle thats very common […]
Congratulations to Beth’s Bakery, of Wibsey Bank on gaining her 5star Hygeine certificate this past week as we head in to a busy Christmas season. Accoridng to their social media page they’ve been busy at Christmas stalls and will be at the Wibsey Christmas Market tomorrow.
Just a reminder to get yourself down to Wibsey tomorrow for the Christmas Market! Great to hear via the Wibsey Village Community Facebook Group that the Christmas market will be held again this year on the 2nd December on the High St from 11am – 4pm this year.
Following this years successful ballot by the Halifax Bid for an extended term, Brighouse businesses and rate payers have voted yes to 5 more years for the Brighouse BID team. Brighouse BID went to the ballots and over 80% of the rateable value of the catchment area voted in favour […]