Category Archives: Active Calderdale

Calderdale Council has agreed that the planned price increases for the usage of Council-owned bowling greens in the borough will not take place next season, in acknowledgment of the rising cost of living. The Council has responsibility for 10 bowling greens across the borough, which are maintained twice-weekly by Council staff throughout the April-September bowling… read more … about Supporting bowling clubs in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council is supporting the legacy of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games with a number of initiatives to inspire all ages to participate in physical activity. The games, which took place in Birmingham, have created memories of sporting achievements, but these are joined by images of children learning to swim, young people representing local athletics clubs,… read more … about Supporting activities ‘United by Birmingham’>>

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£2.1 million scheme is part of a package of canal towpath upgrades across West Yorkshire The community came together at Todmorden on Saturday (11 June) to celebrate the latest improvements on the Rochdale Canal towpath delivered in partnership by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, the Canal & River Trust and Calderdale Council. People were invited… read more … about Community comes together to celebrate Rochdale Canal towpath improvements at Todmorden>>

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More schools around Calderdale are being given the opportunity to join the borough’s Active Schools programme, inspiring students and staff to live more active lives.  The Calderdale Active Schools programme launched in May 2021 and has been developed as part of the Active Calderdale movement, funded by Sport England. The programme supports schools to provide… read more … about Welcoming additional Active Schools>>

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Planning is underway for safer and healthier streets around three schools in Calderdale, and local people are invited to share their thoughts. Calderdale Council is planning to reduce traffic and build a safe, healthy and attractive environment for people of all ages to walk, cycle, rest and play in the streets around Ash Green Community… read more … about Have your say on safer, greener and healthier streets>>

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Local residents can help make Calderdale a place where everyone moves more in their daily lives, by sharing their views on how they like to get active or what is stopping them from moving as much as they’d like. All Calderdale residents aged 16+ are being invited to complete Active Calderdale’s annual ‘Your Views Matter’… read more … about Getting active in Calderdale – your views matter>>

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Pupils across Calderdale have been walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting their way to winning new equipment for their schools. In partnership with Active Calderdale, primary schools across the borough have been taking part in the Big Walk and Wheel challenge, an annual event organised by Sustrans, the UK charity dedicated to enabling people to walk… read more … about Schools get active as part of the Big Walk and Wheel challenge>>

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Members at Calderdale leisure centres are being protected from annual price increases, as the Council is freezing the cost of its monthly and annual membership.  Every April, the prices at Calderdale leisure sites are reviewed. This year, the Council is freezing its monthly and annual membership prices, as a thank you to its members, meaning… read more … about Price freeze for members at Calderdale leisure sites>>

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Calderdale Council’s sports service has launched its new membership campaign for 2022, with flexible joining options to suit everybody. As well as annual one-off payment options, membership options launched for the new year include a ‘no tie-in’ monthly membership. This rolling Direct Debit option can be cancelled at any time with 30 days’ notice. Both… read more … about New flexible sports membership to help make 2022 your year>>

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