New clean up group takes action in Mixenden

At the March Ward Forum meeting in Mixenden, local resident Caeia March raised concerns over the amount of litter and fly tipping on her usual walking routes throughout Mixenden and said she would like help in setting up a clean up group for the area that local residents and young people could get involved in to help make the community a cleaner place to live for themselves and future generations.

CMBC Community Warden, Lee Ackroyd and Ward Link Worker Dan Marham met with Caeia and a friend to discuss the project in greater detail and put together a plan moving forward.

On Saturday 29th June 2019 Caeia and the residents clean up group were joined by Community wardens Lee Ackroyd & Ray Jackson along with Ward link worker Dan Marham of North Halifax Partnership and Ward Councillors Lisa Lambert, Dan Sutherland and Stephanie Clarke.

The group met outside Mixenden Library at 10.45am before heading up the road to Mixenden Stones where they began the clean up action throughout the wooded area all the way to the exit opposite Bake N Butties.

The clean up lasted around 90mins in which time 12 bags of rubbish were removed including general litter, plastic items and carpet. Youngsters Jack and George who got involved said they had fun on their trail which included a bit of Balsam Bashing along the way.

This was the first litter pick that had been organised by the group but one that was a great success.

More clean ups will be arranged and the clean up group hopes that even more residents will join in with future clean ups to help keep their area clean and tidy.

Have Your Say! Mixenden Ward Forum – Tuesday 25 June 2019

Meet the Services at the Mixenden Ward Forum on Tuesday 25 June 2019, 6:30pm  at Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden HX2 8RX.

6:30pm refreshments and signing in and the meeting starts at 7:00pm.

Up for discussion:

  • North Halifax Transformation – David Greenfield
  • West Yorkshire Police Update
  • Councillor Updates

Click here to view the full agenda…

Minutes of the last meeting held on Tuesday 26 March 2019 can be viewed here.

With the new General Data Protection Regulations, we have not been able to contact some of the regular attendees who have not opted into our email list to remind them of the next Ward Forum meetings. Please remind any friends and neighbours that this is your chance to give your views and have a say what matters to you.

Have Your Say! Warley Ward Forum – Saturday 8 June 2019

Just a reminder of Warley Ward Forum on Saturday 8 June 2019, 9:30am at St. Columba’s ChurchHighroad Well Lane, Pellon, Halifax HX2 0QF.

This is your chance to have a say in what matters to you in the Warley Ward and surrounding areas.

9:30am refreshments and signing in. 10:00am meeting begins.

 

With the new General Data Protection Regulations, we have not been able to contact some of the regular attendees who have not opted into our email list to remind them of the next Ward Forum meetings. Please remind any friends and neighbours that this is your chance to give your views and have a say what matters to you.

Up for discussion:

  • Police Update
  • Community Updates
  • Staying Well in Warley
  • Ward Forum Grants

The minutes of the last meeting held on Wednesday 6 March 2019 can be downloaded here.

Have Your Say! Mixenden Ward Forum – Tuesday 25 June 2019

Meet the Services at the Mixenden Ward Forum on Tuesday 25 June 2019, 6:30pm  at Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden HX2 8RX.

6:30pm refreshments and signing in and the meeting starts at 7:00pm.

With the new General Data Protection Regulations, we have not been able to contact some of the regular attendees who have not opted into our email list to remind them of the next Ward Forum meetings. Please remind any friends and neighbours that this is your chance to give your views and have a say what matters to you.

Up for discussion:

  • Police Update
  • Community Updates
  • Ward Forum Grants

The minutes of the last meeting held on Tuesday 26 March 2019 can be downloaded here.

Have Your Say! Warley Ward Forum – Saturday 8 June 2019

Just a reminder of Warley Ward Forum on Saturday 8 June 2019, 9:30am at St. Columba’s Church, Highroad Well Lane, Pellon, Halifax HX2 0QF.

This is your chance to have a say in what matters to you in the Warley Ward and surrounding areas.

9:30am refreshments and signing in. 10:00am meeting begins.

 

With the new General Data Protection Regulations, we have not been able to contact some of the regular attendees who have not opted into our email list to remind them of the next Ward Forum meetings. Please remind any friends and neighbours that this is your chance to give your views and have a say what matters to you.

Up for discussion:

  • Police Update
  • Community Updates
  • Staying Well in Warley
  • Ward Forum Grants

The minutes of the last meeting held on Wednesday 6 March 2019 can be downloaded here.

Dementia Action Day at St Paul’s Church, Sowerby Bridge

Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge are hosting a Dementia Action Day to help showcase the range of support services available locally for people living with dementia and to also provide an opportunity for everyone to find out more about dementia.

Saturday 18th May 2019 – 10am to 3pm
St Paul’s Methodist Church, Tower Hill, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

A wide range of professional and voluntary organisations will be present providing information, advice and support and there will be a programme of short presentations on various aspects.

Refreshments and light lunches will be available.

For further information contact June on 01422 706373 or email june@memorylanecafe.org

 

Friends of West View Park AGM – 26 March 2019

west view parkIf you have an interest in West View park and would like to get involved in volunteering, or if you just want to find out more, then please come along to our Annual General Meeting.

On Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 6pm. At the United Reform Church, Warley Road, HX2 0AD (please use the side entrance to gain access)

The group urgently needs a chair person, secretary and treasurer if you are interested in taking on one of these roles and want more information then please email Tony.king@calderdale.gov.uk.

For more infomrtion about the Friends of West View Park, please email friendsofwestviewpark@hotmail.co.uk.