Source public meeting on Upper Calder Valley water and land management

Organised by the Source, there is a public presentation on water and land management in the Upper Calder Valley on Tuesday 23rd September 2014, Waterside Room, Hebden Bridge Town Hall – 7pm – 9pm.

The speakers are Robin Gray (Pennine Prospects), Andrew Coen (Environment Agency) and Viki Hirst (University of Leeds). Continue reading

Amy Binns’ new local history book celebrates rebels, pioneers & reformers

Heptonstall writer and journalism lecturer Amy Binns has just published Valley of a Hundred Chapels. This local history reveals how centuries of interwoven religious and political dissent sprang from people’s refusal to worship in the way the government told them to.
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Upper Calder Valley savers create positive investment hotspot

Time was, the proverb went “Where there’s muck, there’s brass.”

But now Calderdale is part of a West Yorkshire hotspot for positive investors – people who invest their savings in businesses that create positive social and environmental results, as well as making money.

This information is included in Positive Investing in the United Kingdom, a report by Ethex, the UK’s first online exchange for positive investments.

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How many Upper Calder Valley Councillors have signed up with Councillors Against Cuts?

A Todmorden Town Councillor, Mark Caterall, is the only Councillor in the Upper Calder Valley on the list of initial signatories to Councillors Against Cuts Founding Statement. How many Councillors in the Upper Calder Valley have signed up since?

Councillors, please let us know!
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Public Calderdale Council Scrutiny Panel meeting about aftermath of floods

All members of the public are welcome to attend the next meeting of Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel, on 26th July at 6pm in Todmorden Town Hall. The Calder Valley floods will be the only item on the agenda.
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Welcome to Environment news and information.

In this section, you can find out about a range of environment news and information, and post  your own as well.

The Environment section includes:

Upper Calder Valley environmental groups, organisations and businesses – Who’s who?

Calderdale Energy Future Panel & Green Deal (this section will soon migrate to the Energy section  – I’m in the process of revising the site plan, so that readers can find things more easily )

Environmental justice

Climate change



Changing More Than Lightbulbs by Jenny Shepherd is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.