Category Archives: Community volunteers

Press release from the Trustees of the Old Library and Calderdale Council: On Monday 3 April from 2pm, the Trustees of The Old Library in Cornholme and Portsmouth are holding the first AGM in their new larger community building. With the help of a £380,000 grant from Reaching Communities Big Lottery Fund, the building has… read more … about Community gathers to celebrate a larger, brighter and re-opened Old Library>>

Cllr Susan Press web

Local people are being given the chance to lead on key projects to make Halifax an even better place to visit, live and work in. Calderdale Council is encouraging people to apply to be members of its newly formed Halifax Development Board. The Board will see councillors, businesspeople and community representatives working together to drive… read more … about Make a difference in Halifax>>

Above Halifax

Improvements have been made at Todmorden Town Hall to boost its role as a community flood hub in the event of any future flooding, and to help local people feel more prepared. A hub was formed at the Town Hall during the Boxing Day 2015 floods as part of the amazing joint recovery efforts of… read more … about Improving flood preparedness in Todmorden>>

Flooding waves

Calderdale Council is getting involved with the Great British Spring Clean – a national campaign aiming to get half a million people out about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017.  The brand new Great British Spring Clean will roll out for the first time in 2017, with a view to it becoming an… read more … about Get involved with the Great British Spring Clean>>

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Calderdale’s flood wardens, who volunteer to be the ‘eyes and ears’ on the ground during flooding incidents, now have a new piece of equipment to help them with their role. Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency have funded some new radios, which flood wardens will use to give and receive messages quickly and easily in… read more … about New radios to boost flood warden communications>>

New radio handed over to flood warden

Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall now have extra assurance that they’re in for a great time, as the building has received a visitor accreditation from Visit England.  The Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance scheme is the sign of a quality visitor experience. In a mystery visit from an unannounced assessor, the whole visitor experience was tested,… read more … about Todmorden Town Hall – officially a great place to visit>>

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Welcome to Yorkshire are on the lookout for passionate and reliable volunteers to become Tour Makers at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire. Tour Makers are the welcoming face of Yorkshire for the millions of spectators who travel to the county to witness the world’s best cyclists in action between 28-30 April, and are deployed right… read more … about Become a Tour de Yorkshire Tour Maker!>>

Tour Maker

Schools across Calderdale are looking for governors to help them continue to deliver good standards.  Anyone aged 18 or over and living in the UK can apply to be a governor. Governors do not manage a school day-to-day, but they oversee its long-term development. Governors have an important job in schools, helping to set their… read more … about Could you be a governor?>>

Cllr Megan Swift