Northern towns Against Cuts Demonstration: AUSTERITY BITES … GAME OVER. Saturday 2 February, Assemble 10.15am Halifax Town Hall, March 10.30am from Halifax Town Hall to Halifax Piece Hall, Rally 11.00am in Halifax Piece Hall, with speakers. Download the leaflet here
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. Question on Horton House asked at Calderdale Council Cabinet Meeting on Monday 10 December together with reply here. Download Horton House leaflet here.
Lobby NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Executive: Thursday 17 January, 1.15pm at F Mill, Dean Clough, Dean Clough Road / Lee Bridge (next to the Travelodge, entrance via Gate 9). More information here. Download leaflet here. Please circulate widely. SOS web pages including details of the new local NHS structure that will officially take over on 1 April 2013. Click here. Page on Calderdale NHS Commissioning Plan. Recently added page on Calderdale Council Cabinet question regarding Health and Wellbeing Board.
Proposed Calder High Academy: public meeting with speaker from Anti-Academies Alliance Thursday 17 January, 7.45pm at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. National Secretary of the Anti-Academies Alliance, Alasdair Smith, will address this public meeting about the proposal to change Calder High from a community comprehensive to an Academy.
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