#Sowerby Bridge folk queue to sign petition to protect Calderdale NHS

On Saturday 18th January, people queued in Sowerby Bridge market to sign a petition asking Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group to protect local NHS services from profit-hungry private health companies. Over 80 signatures were added to the petition at the Calderdale 38 degrees NHS campaign group’s information stall.
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Funding for Sowerby Bridge & Todmorden households’ energy saving measures

Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden wards are on the Department of Energy & Climate Change list of areas where households and social housing landlords will be eligible for Carbon Saving Community Obligation Support under the upcoming Green Deal. This means that households won’t have to repay the full costs of installing energy saving measures.
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Micro hydro for Sowerby Bridge? Update

Calderdale Community Energy is working with people in Sowerby Bridge to develop a potential micro hydro scheme.

Update 26th November 2012

Following the various comments on this story (see comments box, below), I asked Emma Appleton, the Carbon Partnership Officer for Calderdale MBC, if she could clarify the situation further. Emma recently emailed that,
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