Examination hearings to discuss Calderdale Local Plan underway

The hearings into the plan, which was sent to the Secretary of State James Brokenshire for consideration in January, will continue until Friday, July 5 and are headed by Inspector Ms Katie Child.

Timescales and venue for the second stage of the hearings will be decided at a later date.

Craig Supports Brighouse Train Station

The Friends of Brighouse Station are delighted that local MP Craig Whittaker has joined with the many other local businesses who sponsor the floral displays at the station and is now personally sponsoring one of the displays.

Mytholmroyd Flood Scheme Update

The latest progress update relating to the Mytholmroyd Flood scheme is now available and is attached here for your reference. 

Ensuring that our schools get the support which they need

Ensuring that our young people get the very best start in life has always been something that I am very passionate about. The number of children in the Calder valley attending good or outstanding schools has risen sharply since 2010, whilst the funding going into our schools is at a record high.