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Latest news from Calder Valley Community Land Trust

Calder Valley Community Land Trust is still keeping very active and have a date for a virtual AGM. Read more… more>>

West Yorkshire Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) service information sessions

The West Yorkshire Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) service will soon be  running Skype information sessions for professionals working within… more>>

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership Weekly Update

This week’s leadership message comes from Partnership Director; Ian Holmes, and Tony Jamieson, Director of Transformation for Yorkshire & Humber… more>>

Partnership pays tribute to vital role of volunteering as part of National Volunteer Week

Press release from West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership: West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP)… more>>

Here I Am

Here I Am invites people living in the Borough to make something about them during this time: a self-portrait, a… more>>

Coronavirus Scam Alert Issue #8

West Yorkshire Trading Standards weekly update on COVID-19 related scams. What is happening at the moment in West Yorkshire? An… more>>

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership – Weekly Update

This week’s leadership messages come from Richard Stubbs, CEO for Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network; Jo Farn, Programme… more>>

Keeping Neurodivergent People Connected in Calderdale

The Society 4Neurodiversity's Keeping People Connected Service is free and available now for people with neurodiverse conditions such as autism,… more>>

Calderdale Sector Resilience Survey May 2020

The VCSE in Calderdale is playing a critical role in the COVID-19 response. We know that the sector is also… more>>

New board formed to lead West Yorkshire’s economy out of the pandemic

Leaders from organisations and businesses across West Yorkshire are coming together to form an Economic Recovery Board to plan the… more>>

The Listening Line

Whilst we are in a period of lockdown, the work that Time Out was doing in schools has been put… more>>

Coronavirus Scam Alert Issue #7

West Yorkshire Trading Standards has seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 related scams. What scams are trending at… more>>

Managing your VCSE organisation through Covid-19 – funding, furlough and more

Date: Friday, May 29th Time: 10am till 12pm Presenters: Pippa Robson, Claire Etheridge Forum's Sector Support services would like to… more>>

Local coronavirus testing for essential workers and their households

One of the most challenging things about coronavirus is the uncertainty: not knowing who has the infection and, for our… more>>

Together in Halifax

Woolshops Halifax has put this health and wellbeing pack together to highlight some of the local charities and services providing… more>>

Frequently asked questions for vulnerable residents

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) have been put together to help people understand what help is available during these difficult… more>>

Coronavirus Scam Alert Issue #5

West Yorkshire Trading Standards has seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 related scams. What scams are trending at… more>>

Scope Starting Line

Scope Starting Line services offer adults with disabilities or health conditions in the Calderdale area employment support and help to… more>>

Emotional Health and Wellbeing for Children and Young People 5 Key Updates – April 2020

For information, advice and signposting on emotional health and wellbeing services please go to www.openmindscalderdale.org.uk Temporary arrangements for the Open… more>>

Calderdale Disability Charity Changes Tack to Counter Coronavirus

Local charity Disability Partnership Calderdale (DPC) has just experienced its busiest ever month, helping the area’s vulnerable and disabled people… more>>

Preparing Your Financial Information for Funders

Prepared by Sophie Michelena & Hugh Rolo: www.locality.org.uk While we are seeing new announcements of funding available in response to the… more>>

Fancy Joining the Arts Drop Bag Packing Team?

The Creative Learning Guild co-ordinate Calderdale’s ‘Local Cultural Education Partnership’ (or LCEP). The LCEP is a consortium of individuals and… more>>

Promote virtual activities for free

The Yorkshire Sport Foundation (YSF) Activity Finder now shows virtual activities, and is free to use. Here are the virtual activities… more>>

St. Augustine’s Centre Appeal

COVID-19 is especially affecting the most vulnerable among us. St. Augustine’s Centre in Halifax is supporting over 600 refugees, asylum seeking… more>>

Coronavirus Scam Alert Issue #4

West Yorkshire Trading Standards has seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 related scams. What scams are trending at… more>>

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership Weekly Update

This week’s leadership message comes from Rob Webster, CEO Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership. Read… more>>

Calderdale Primary Care Networks

100% of Calderdale’s geographical area is covered by the five PCNs. The nominated payee for Upper Calder Valley, Lower Valley,… more>>

Missing your Northern Broadsides fix?

New videos every week by Northern theatre makers and playwrights in response to the current global pandemic we are living… more>>

Looking after your mental health

For any of us who have been on an aeroplane, we have seen the safety message from flight attendants who… more>>

COVID-19 Third Sector Resilience Survey

Closing date: 24th April We know that this is a challenging time. We want you to be able to continue offering… more>>

Update on the Volunteering for the Virtual Volunteer Hub

Calderdale Council set up a Virtual Volunteer Hub to help coordinate community support as part of the Council’s 10-point plan… more>>

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Weekly Update

This week’s leadership message comes from Rob Webster, CEO Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership: https://sway.office.com/6AGihdHv7vFIfv7I?ref=Link more>>

Updates from the Calderdale Safeguarding Boards

Developing Emotional Resilience and Wellbeing: a practical guide for social workers - both children and adults (this guide is useful… more>>

Locked down or self isolating? You are not alone

Via North Halifax Partnership: If you or someone you know is struggling with isolation, financial hardship or cannot get out… more>>

Alzheimer’s Society in Calderdale

Alzheimer’s Society is continuing to offer services to people with dementia, carers, relatives and friends across Calderdale. Staff are working… more>>

Parking charges suspended until further notice

Council-run car parks and on-street parking bays in Calderdale are now free to use, as part of Calderdale Council’s ongoing… more>>

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership – Weekly Update

This week’s leadership message comes from Rob Webster, CEO Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership: https://sway.office.com/Wxyrs4sEEqkB3JYS more>>

New Digital Arts Hub

Northern Broadsides are offering nine commissions worth £1,000, aimed at theatre makers struggling to make ends meet in these difficult times.… more>>

COVID-19 Food Parcel Delivery Service – how you can help

Earlier this week, Halifax Opportunities Trust shared details of their new partnership work with Himmat and St. Augustine's Centre to… more>>

Calderdale Council Updated Coronavirus Advice & Guidance

More information about the virtual hubs and support from the business team. Also see how the Council is responding: https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/health-and-social-care/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-and-updates more>>

Orange Box Choir

You’ve probably heard the sad news that Square Chapel has gone into administration and are wondering what this will mean for the… more>>

Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership Update: Safeguarding Services for Children – COVID 19

Important information from the Partnership detailing changes to safeguarding services supporting children and families during COVID 19: Children’s social care… more>>

Virtual Volunteer Hub

From Calderdale Council: Want to help? Look online for how to contact groups in your area. We are creating a… more>>

Share Your COVID-19 News With Calderdale’s Disability Community

Disability Partnership Calderdale has re-organised its website (www.disabilitypartnershipcalderdale.org) to enable it to carry a high volume of news and advice… more>>

Changes to Sexual Health Service provision

Important notice from the Integrated Sexual Health Service: Queue and wait clinics are suspended until further notice. If you require… more>>

Funding for creatives affected by COVID-19

From the Calderdale Local Cultural Education Partnership: We know that this situation is a nightmare financially for pretty much everyone… more>>

Emotional health and wellbeing support for children & young people during COVID-19

Feeling concerned or overwhelmed by the news around coronavirus (COVID-19) is understandable, especially for those children and young people who… more>>

Arts Council England Update during COVID-19

Arts Council England has announced that its regularly funded organisations will continue to receive funding and that funding conditions will… more>>

Food and Support Drop-In Update

Donations - tinned meats and fish are priorities at the moment. Other shortages include: tinned pies, tinned meals, tinned vegetables, tinned… more>>
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