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A record number of people are now in work

New figures show that there are a record number of people in work, including a record number of women and disabled people, and wages are growing at their fastest pace in 11 years as our policies are providing a solid foundation on which to build Britain’s economic future.  

CRAIG URGES LOCAL CHARITIES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

Craig Whittaker MP for Calder Valley is encouraging local charities and community groups to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. 

ARE YOU THE BEST SMALL SHOP IN THE CALDER VALLEY?

Craig Whittaker MP is calling on Calder Valley’s small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.

Craig thanks local teachers as the summer holidays begin

Craig Whittaker MP has paid tribute to teachers across Calder Valley as the summer holidays begin. Their hard work means that more children are gaining the skills and knowledge they need to get on in life.   

Northern Networks - Pacer Trains

Following the planned removal of Northern Rail's pacer trains from service, three pacer trains will be donated to communities for usage in various local projects.

Burnley Road Utility Service Diversions

I include a copy of the latest update below from the Environment Agency with respect to the Mytholmroyd Flood Works. To enable the work to progress a full closure of Burnley Road is required.