Calderdale Council Cabinet approved plans to Demolish Halifax Central Library on Monday 12 November: Cabinet decision due to be ratified by Full Council Meeting Wednesday 28 November, 6pm. Please go to this and lobby your local councillors about this. Links: Don’t Bulldoze Our Library Campaign Halifax Courier article CSOS Town Centre consultation response
Keep Our NHS Public: SOS web pages including details of the new local NHS structure that will officially take over on 1 April 2013. Click here. Recently added page on Calderdale NHS Commissioning Plan.
Save Horton House Calderdale Council has decided to “dispose of” Horton House, Halifax’s Adult Education Centre. The decision was taken quietly with no consultation and no coherent alternative plan for future adult education provision in Halifax. More soon.
Fire Service Cuts Calderdale Save Our Services will be organising a public meeting on this in conjunction with the Fire Brigades Union locally. More soon.
National Student Demonstration called for 21 November read more
Calderdale Save Our Services took over 40 local people by coach to the TUC’s ‘A Future That Works’ demonstration in London on Saturday 20 October. In addition, the campaign put supporters including a wheelchair user in touch with each other so that they could travel to the demonstration together by train from Halifax. Morning Star article.