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. SOS Horton House web page here. Question on Horton House asked at Council Meeting on Wednesday 28 November together with reply here. Download Horton House leaflet here.
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.
Calderdale Council Cabinet approved plans to Demolish Halifax Central Library on Monday 12 November: Cabinet decision was ratified by Full Council Meeting Wednesday 28 November. Links: Don’t Bulldoze Our Library Campaign Halifax Courier article CSOS Town Centre consultation response
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.
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.