Category Archives: Charity

The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the largest-ever publicity caravan and ambassadors tour.   This popular cycling tradition will see some of the county’s best-loved brands travel behind the women’s… read more … about Largest-ever Tour de Yorkshire caravan and ambassadors tour!>>

Halifax Visitor Centre needs your help to cycle the whole route of the Tour de Yorkshire – all without leaving the Central Library and Archives! The Tour de Yorkshire takes place across the county from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 May, with the race starting at the Piece Hall in Halifax on the final day…. read more … about Can you help us cycle the Tour de Yorkshire?>>

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On Sunday 12 November, people across the country will commemorate Remembrance Sunday, and Calderdale Council is working hard to make sure events in the borough act as a fitting tribute. Preparations for Remembrance Sunday begin in August in the Civic Office with the planning of requirements for the commemorations and services across the borough. The Civic… read more … about Remembrance Sunday in Calderdale>>

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Around Remembrance Sunday, the support offered to members of the Armed Forces both past and present, is something that many people are thinking about.  To coincide with commemorations, members of the Council’s Cabinet will look at ways in which those who are serving, or have served in the Armed Forces, can be better supported in… read more … about Furthering our support for the Armed Forces>>

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Calderdale schools are working together to support the schools affected by the Boxing Day floods in the borough. Schools across Calderdale have been coming up with their own fundraising ideas to help the four schools which have been badly affected by flooding. Pupils at Riverside Junior School and Central Street Infant and Nursery School in… read more … about Fundraising for flood-hit schools>>

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Christmas is nearly here, and many people will be shopping for presents for loved ones. Sadly, over 200 older people in Calderdale won’t receive any gifts this year, and Calderdale Council wants your help to change this.  To help make a difference this Christmas, the Council’s Gateway to Care team is asking people to pick… read more … about Make a difference to someone’s Christmas>>

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People in North Halifax have expressed delight at the news that Centre at Threeways has been given a double funding boost to realise its ambitions for the area. The organisation has secured over £800,000 of investment to enable delivery of high quality community services in a newly refurbished building on its current site. Centre at… read more … about Centre at Threeways secures major investment to transform lives in North Halifax>>