Category Archives: Community volunteers

The campaign to make Calderdale safer, cleaner and greener continues, with the next in a series of clean up events, this time in Brighouse. Calderdale Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Together Housing, will be stepping up their daily work and taking part in four days of… read more … about Making a difference in Brighouse>>

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Wainstalls village is soon to benefit from a new play area for children and young people, after a successful application to the Suez Communities Trust.  Calderdale Council will receive £43,000 from the Trust (formerly SITA Trust) to allow for a new play area to be installed near Wainstalls Junior and Infant School in the village. … read more … about New play area for Wainstalls village>>

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Local volunteers are invited to join Calderdale Council and a range of other organisations as they take to the streets of Todmorden in their latest clean up event from Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June. During the five days of action, the Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue… read more … about Help make a difference in Todmorden>>

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The important work of voluntary and community organisations in Calderdale is being recognised by Calderdale Council.   The voluntary and community sector (VCS) is facing huge challenges but the Council is committed to working in partnership with these important local organisations that provide services and support to some of Calderdale’s most vulnerable residents.  The sector has… read more … about Supporting the voluntary sector in Calderdale>>

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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>>

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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>>

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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>>

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