£1 million Climate Emergency fund to combat climate change

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (CMBC) in partnership with Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFFC), have launched a £1million Climate Emergency fund to help combat the impact that climate change is having in the borough. More details can be found here: https://cffc.co.uk/climate-emergency-carbon-zero-fund/ and applications can be made using the CFFC online application form here: https://ukcf.secure.force.com/forms/Generalover1500/ClimateEmergencyFund Closing date for first … Continue reading £1 million Climate Emergency fund to combat climate change

Crafts with Dan – Plastic Bottle Piggy Planter

In the UK over 35.8 million bottles are consumed each day and sadly, a staggering 16 million of these fail to reach plastic recycling facilities.As part of a North Halifax Partnership project around recycling and the environment our Ward Link Worker Dan Marham is here to share some creative ways to make use of one … Continue reading Crafts with Dan – Plastic Bottle Piggy Planter

Partners clean up Mount Pellon Community

On Thursday 23 March, partners from Calderdale Councils Safer Cleaner Greener team, Community Wardens, West Yorkshire Fire Service and staff from the North & East Halifax Neighbourhoods team got together for a community Spring Clean around the streets of Mount Pellon. Students from Leeds and Wakefield colleges studying public services also got involved with the … Continue reading Partners clean up Mount Pellon Community

Recycling Team Visit St. Michael and All Angels Junior Wardens

Calderdale Council’s’ Recycling Team Adviser, Chris Crossley, visited St. Michael and All Angels CE Primary School Junior Wardens on Monday 16 January to explain the importance of recycling and the negative effect it can have on our environment and wildlife if we fail to do so. In the session organised by Heather Stout, Ovenden Initiative, Chris … Continue reading Recycling Team Visit St. Michael and All Angels Junior Wardens

Lee Mount Junior Wardens clean up Shroggs Park

It's been 10 years since Lee Mount Primary School worked to create the Somewhere Over the Rainbow project in Shroggs Park, Lee Mount and following interviews there's now a new Junior Warden's scheme in place at the school. The Lee Mount Junior Wardens are proud of where they live and work together to identify environmental … Continue reading Lee Mount Junior Wardens clean up Shroggs Park

Clean Up Calderdale Campaign

During the October half term, Calderdale Council, with partners, are holding a week of action in Halifax and a time table of events is being developed, for work around these key themes: Safer - (e.g.parking and road safety) Cleaner - (e.g. cleaning up litter, clamping down on licencing) Greener - (recycling and pest control) The work will involve several … Continue reading Clean Up Calderdale Campaign

Clean up produces 10 bags of rubbish at Beechwood Park

A clean up of Beechwood Park  took place on the morning of Wednesday 12 October as partners from West Yorkshire Police, Calderdale Council and Ovenden Initiative were joined by local residents to tackle the issue. Just one hour walking around the park with litter picks and bags at hand was enough time to produce a shocking 10 bags full of … Continue reading Clean up produces 10 bags of rubbish at Beechwood Park