Author Archives: Hello Hebden Bridge

Better Balance by Calder Therapies

As a Physiotherapist, I often get the impression that there’s a belief and an acceptance out there that our balance inevitably deteriorates as we get older. Good balance is essential for a happier and well-lived daily life, from the specific getting out of bed, negotiating stairs and crossing the road, to all of the physical […]

Critical Mental Health Resources for The COVID-19 Crisis

Critical Mental Health Resources for The COVID-19 Crisis

If you’re struggling with your mental health during the pandemic you are far from alone. Experts are warning of an impending mental health crisis in the UK, and while you can’t control the lockdown you can take more control over your own well-being. In fact, you may find these mental health resources useful while you […]

8 reasons why customers should visit the high street this week

loyal to local social distancing floor sticker

1. Help the high street and support the local economy Shopping at local businesses pumps money into the local economy, and by spending money in their local shop, restaurant, café or pub, shoppers can do their bit to aid our national recovery across the country. 2. Save jobs – and create even more Supporting our […]


trades club gig

Elbow, Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting and The Slow Readers Club are the first artists to announce gigs for Passport: Back to Our Roots, the new campaign to raise money for grassroots music venues at risk of closure. More artists will be announcing gigs soon. “Like loads of other bands, acts or performers, grassroots music […]

Harnessing the power of nature to reduce flood risk


Last week, the government published its policy statement on flood and coastal erosion risk management This £5.2 billon pound investment over the six year period between 2021 and 2027 is most welcome, not just because of the financial commitment to reduce flooding in England, but because of its commitment to “harnessing the power of […]

I LOVE & I WILL, Celebrate the Calder Valley 27 July to 2 August

we rally in this valley

2020 has been a difficult year, to say the least. Floods, pandemics, economic uncertainty. But for some, it’s also been a time of re-evaluation. Of taking a step back. Of rediscovering relationships and the world on the doorstep. Focussing on what’s important. Health, of course, is most important. But so is joy. Connection with other […]

Good News for the Calder Valley as its very own Radio Station is launched at Mytholmroyd Community and Leisure Centre.

Calder Valley Radio launched on Super Saturday with ‘8 out of 10 Cats’ and Meet the Richardson comedian,  Jon Richardson he officially launched the Station and cut the ribbon with Mayor of Hebden Royd Town Council – Cllr Val Stevens. Director of the radio station, Anthony Hodgins said, “It was a marvellous private event at Mytholmroyd Community […]