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Welcome

In Welcome on April 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trades unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!


Calderdale Save Our Services organised transport from the borough to the TUC’s “A Future That Works” demonstration last October and supports the Campaign to Keep Our NHS Public in the light of Lansley’s and Hunt’s NHS reforms. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Find Calderdale SOS on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

www.facebook.com/calderdalesos

@calderdalesos

 

Coming Up

In Coming Up on April 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm

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Wednesday 24 April 5pm

Lobby Calderdale Council to oppose the Bedroom Tax

Halifax Town Hall.

Lobby organised jointly by Calderdale Protest Against The Bedroom Tax and Calderdale Save Our Services.

Facebook Page for Lobby here. CSOS Bedroom Tax Web page here.

Thursday 18 April 7 – 9pm

Open Campaign Meeting

Horton House, 7 Horton Street, Halifax, HX1 1PU

If you want or can offer transport from other parts of Calderdale to or back from this meeting, please e-mail calderdalesosc@gmail.com and we will try and arrange lifts.

We will be discussing:

The Bedroom Tax Campaign

Coalition of Resistance People’s Assembly

Cuts to Adult Health and Social Care

The Campaign to Keep Our NHS Public

The Campaign to Save Horton House Adult Education Centre.

We also need to decide on whether to have a Steering Group or an alternative sub-group of CSOS to oversee admin issues.

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!

Monthly meetings will now alternate between Halifax and Hebden Bridge.

 

Please keep checking back as we will post details of future Public Meetings and Campaigns here.

If you would like us to keep you informed about what Calderdale SOS is doing by e-mail, please click below to send us an e-mail request:

calderdalesosc@gmail.com

We hope you will support us and get involved in Calderdale SOS’s Campaign Against the Cuts.

 

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on April 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm

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Lobby Calderdale Council to oppose the Bedroom Tax Wednesday 24 April 5pm, Halifax Town Hall. Lobby organised jointly by Calderdale Protest Against The Bedroom Tax and Calderdale Save Our Services.

Join the Fight Against the Bedroom Tax – Standard Bedroom Tax Pre-Appeal Letter can be downloaded here. Calderdale Bedroom Tax Petition launched – sign it online here. Download the print version for people to sign here. 60-70 people came to a public meeting on 11 April. Video of Public Meeting here. More information on Calderdale SOS Bedroom Tax Web page here. Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax demonstration took place outside Pennine Housing headquarters in Halifax, 3 April. Halifax Courier coverage here. Morning Star coverage hereProtest Against the Bedroom Tax took place in wind and snow on 23 March, at Halifax Town Hall. Huddersfield Daily Examiner coverage here. Halifax Courier coverage here. Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax web site here. Halifax Courier article here.


Keep Our

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Public

New NHS privatisation regulations to be debated in House of Lords on 24 April. Campaign now by writing to Lib Dem and Cross-Bench Peers. Go to http://www.keepournhspublic.com or download leaflet here. Regional Reclaim Your NHS Demonstration and Rally took place in York Saturday 6 April. York Press coverage here. Demotix coverage here. Calderdale SOS lobbied NHS Calderdale Shadow Clinical Commissioning Executive meeting on 17 January. More information here. Report on energyroyd.org.uk here. Updated SOS Defend Our NHS web page here. Membership of Shadow NHS Calderdale CCE updated here. Page on Calderdale NHS Commissioning Plan here.

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Horton House

Save Horton House: Calderdale SOS has asked Calderdale Council’s Scrutiny Panels to examine the decision 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. Copy of the SOS Scrutiny submission here. SOS Horton House web page here. Question on Horton House asked at Council Meeting on Wednesday 28 November and reply here. Question on Horton House asked at Calderdale Council Cabinet Meeting on Monday 10 December and reply here. Download Horton House leaflet here. The Use of Resources Scrutiny Panel has decided to refer our Scrutiny request to the Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel.



Welcome

In Welcome on April 7, 2013 at 8:58 pm

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trades unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!


Calderdale Save Our Services organised transport from the borough to the TUC’s “A Future That Works” demonstration last October and supports the Campaign to Keep Our NHS Public in the light of Lansley’s and Hunt’s NHS reforms. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Find Calderdale SOS on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

www.facebook.com/calderdalesos

@calderdalesos

 

Coming Up

In Coming Up on April 7, 2013 at 8:58 pm

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hxbedroomtaxprotest

Thursday 11 April 7.30pm

Join the Fight Against the Bedroom Tax

Public meeting organised jointly by Halifax Protest Against The Bedroom Tax and Calderdale Save Our Services.

Maurice Jagger Centre, Lister Street, Winding Road, Halifax HX1 1UZ – public meeting leaflet here. CSOS Bedroom Tax Web page here

Thursday 18 April 7 – 9pm

Open Campaign Meeting

Horton House, 7 Horton Street, Halifax, HX1 1PU

If you want or can offer transport from other parts of Calderdale to or back from this meeting, please e-mail calderdalesosc@gmail.com and we will try and arrange lifts.

We will be discussing:

The Bedroom Tax Campaign

Coalition of Resistance People’s Assembly

Cuts to Adult Health and Social Care

The Campaign to Keep Our NHS Public

The Campaign to Save Horton House Adult Education Centre.

We also need to decide on whether to have a Steering Group or an alternative sub-group of CSOS to oversee admin issues.

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!

Monthly meetings will now alternate between Halifax and Hebden Bridge.

 

Please keep checking back as we will post details of future Public Meetings and Campaigns here.

If you would like us to keep you informed about what Calderdale SOS is doing by e-mail, please click below to send us an e-mail request:

calderdalesosc@gmail.com

We hope you will support us and get involved in Calderdale SOS’s Campaign Against the Cuts.

 

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on April 7, 2013 at 8:57 pm

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Join the Fight Against the Bedroom Tax – 60-70 people came to a public meeting on 11 April. Calderdale Bedroom Tax Petition launched – available hereStandard Bedroom Tax Appeal Letter can be downloaded here. More information on Calderdale SOS Bedroom Tax Web page here. Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax demonstration took place outside Pennine Housing headquarters in Halifax, 3 April. Halifax Courier coverage here. Morning Star coverage hereProtest Against the Bedroom Tax took place in wind and snow on 23 March, at Halifax Town Hall. Huddersfield Daily Examiner coverage here. Halifax Courier coverage here. Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax web site here. Halifax Courier article here.


Keep Our

NHS-logo

Public

New NHS privatisation regulations to be debated in House of Lords on 24 April. Campaign now by writing to Lib Dem and Cross-Bench Peers. Go to http://www.keepournhspublic.com or download leaflet here. Regional Reclaim Your NHS Demonstration and Rally took place in York Saturday 6 April. York Press coverage here. Demotix coverage here. Calderdale SOS lobbied NHS Calderdale Shadow Clinical Commissioning Executive meeting on 17 January. More information here. Report on energyroyd.org.uk here. Updated SOS Defend Our NHS web page here. Membership of Shadow NHS Calderdale CCE updated here. Page on Calderdale NHS Commissioning Plan here.

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Horton House

Save Horton House: Calderdale SOS has asked Calderdale Council’s Scrutiny Panels to examine the decision 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. Copy of the SOS Scrutiny submission here. SOS Horton House web page here. Question on Horton House asked at Council Meeting on Wednesday 28 November and reply here. Question on Horton House asked at Calderdale Council Cabinet Meeting on Monday 10 December and reply here. Download Horton House leaflet here. The Use of Resources Scrutiny Panel has decided to refer our Scrutiny request to the Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel.



Welcome

In Welcome on April 2, 2013 at 2:22 pm

We are Calderdale Save Our Services, a group of local trades unionists and community members working to defend jobs and services in the Calder Valley. We are busy campaigning against privatisation and cuts to services in Calderdale and we want you to get involved!


Calderdale Save Our Services organised transport from the borough to the TUC’s “A Future That Works” demonstration last October and supports the Campaign to Keep Our NHS Public in the light of Lansley’s and Hunt’s NHS reforms. Calderdale SOS is also active in campaigning against the Government enforced cuts to Public services.

Halifax 30 November 2011

NHS Changes explained at Calderdale SOS public Meeting:

 
Find Calderdale SOS on Facebook and Twitter:
 

Find Us on Facebook

www.facebook.com/calderdalesos

@calderdalesos

 

Coming Up

In Coming Up on April 2, 2013 at 2:22 pm

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Wednesday 3 April Noon – 1pm

Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax – No Bedroom Tax evictions!

outside Pennine Housing headquarters at Bull Green, Halifax.

 

Thursday 11 April 7.30pm

Join the Fight Against the Bedroom Tax

Public meeting organised jointly by Halifax Protest Against The Bedroom Tax and Calderdale Save Our Services.

Maurice Jagger Centre, Lister Street, Winding Road, Halifax HX1 1UZ – public meeting leaflet here. CSOS Bedroom Tax Web page here

Thursday 18 April 7 – 9pm

Open Campaign Meeting

Horton House, 7 Horton Street, Halifax, HX1 1PU

If you want or can offer transport from other parts of Calderdale to or back from this meeting, please e-mail calderdalesosc@gmail.com and we will try and arrange lifts.

We will be discussing:

The Bedroom Tax Campaign

Coalition of Resistance People’s Assembly

Cuts to Adult Health and Social Care

The Campaign to Keep Our NHS Public

The Campaign to Save Horton House Adult Education Centre.

We also need to decide on whether to have a Steering Group or an alternative sub-group of CSOS to oversee admin issues.

Open to all – Everyone Welcome!

Monthly meetings will now alternate between Halifax and Hebden Bridge.

Please keep checking back as we will post details of future Public Meetings and Campaigns here.

If you would like us to keep you informed about what Calderdale SOS is doing by e-mail, please click below to send us an e-mail request:

calderdalesosc@gmail.com

We hope you will support us and get involved in Calderdale SOS’s Campaign Against the Cuts.

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on April 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm

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Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax outside Pennine Housing headquarters at Bull Green, Halifax, Wednesday 3 April from 12pm to 1pm. Calderdale SOS Bedroom Tax Public Meeting Thursday 11 April, 7.30pm at Maurice Jagger Centre, Lister Street, Winding Road, Halifax HX1 1UZ – leaflet here. Protest Against the Bedroom Tax took place in wind and snow on Saturday 23 March, at Halifax Town Hall. Huddersfield Daily Examiner coverage of 23 March demonstration here. Halifax Courier coverage here. Calderdale Protest Against the Bedroom Tax web site here. Calderdale SOS Bedroom Tax Web page here. Halifax Courier article here.


Keep Our

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Public

Regional Reclaim Your NHS Demonstration and Rally in York Saturday 6 April, meet 12 Noon at Dean’s Park, alongside York Minster to march to St Sampson’s Square for Rally. Calderdale Trades Council is offering to pay half the rail fare for unwaged Calderdale residents travelling on the train to York leaving Hebden Bridge at 9.50 and Halifax at 10.02 to attend the march. Anybody wanting to take advantage of this should e-mail tradescouncilcalderdale@yahoo.co.uk by Midday on Friday 5 April. Leaflet available here. Calderdale SOS lobbied NHS Calderdale Shadow Clinical Commissioning Executive meeting on 17 January. More information here. Report on energyroyd.org.uk here. Updated SOS Defend Our NHS web page here. Membership of Shadow NHS Calderdale CCE updated here. Page on Calderdale NHS Commissioning Plan here.


Horton House

Save Horton House: Calderdale SOS has asked Calderdale Council’s Scrutiny Panels to examine the decision 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. Copy of the SOS Scrutiny submission here. SOS Horton House web page here. Question on Horton House asked at Council Meeting on Wednesday 28 November and reply here. Question on Horton House asked at Calderdale Council Cabinet Meeting on Monday 10 December and reply here. Download Horton House leaflet here. The Use of Resources Scrutiny Panel has decided to refer our Scrutiny request to the Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel.


Northern towns Against Cuts Demonstration: AUSTERITY BITES … GAME OVER took place Saturday 2 February. Media coverage here and here. Calderdale Save Our Services also supported the Manchester Coalition Against Cuts demonstration on Saturday 23 February.


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