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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.


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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.



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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.


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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.



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.


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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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Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on March 26, 2013 at 4:54 pm

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


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Regional Reclaim Your NHS Demonstration and Rally in York Saturday 6 April, meet 12 Noon at York Minster to march to St Sampson’s Square for Rally. 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.


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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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. “We’re Not Finished Yet” – Don’t Bulldoze Our Library Campaign. Other Links:   Halifax Courier article   CSOS Town Centre consultation response


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In SOS in Action on February 25, 2013 at 10:37 pm

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Protest Against the Bedroom Tax took place in wind and snow on Saturday 23 March, at Halifax Town Hall. Calderdale SOS Bedroom Tax Public Meeting Thursday 11 April, 7.30pm at Maurice Jagger Centre, Lister Street, Winding Road, Halifax HX1 1UZ – leaflet here. Huddersfield Daily Examiner coverage of 23 March demonstration here. Facebook page for protest here. Calderdale SOS Bedroom Tax Web page here. Halifax Courier article here.


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Regional Reclaim Your NHS Demonstration and Rally in York Saturday 6 April, meet 12 Noon at York Minster to march to St Sampson’s Square for Rally. 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.


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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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. “We’re Not Finished Yet” – Don’t Bulldoze Our Library Campaign. Other Links:   Halifax Courier article   CSOS Town Centre consultation response


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In SOS in Action on February 1, 2013 at 9:50 pm

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. Scrutiny request may be considered at the Use of Resources Scrutiny Panel meeting on Wednesday 6 February; details will be updated when we know more


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Calderdale SOS lobbied NHS Calderdale Shadow Clinical Commissioning Executive meeting on Thursday 17 January. More information here. Report on energyroyd.org.uk here. SOS web pages including details of the new local NHS structure that will officially take over on 1 April 2013 here. Page on Calderdale NHS Commissioning Plan. Recently added page on Calderdale Council Cabinet question regarding Health and Wellbeing Board.


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


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.


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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


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In SOS in Action on January 12, 2013 at 12:39 am

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


Horton House

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.


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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.


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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


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In SOS in Action on January 1, 2013 at 11:17 pm

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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.


Horton House

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.


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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


Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on November 23, 2012 at 9:13 pm

Horton House

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

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.


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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

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TUC Demonstration
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.

Calderdale SOS in Action

In SOS in Action on October 21, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Don't Bulldoze Our Library

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

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.


NUS National Demonstration

National Student Demonstration called for 21 November read more


TUC Demonstration
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.