St. Michael and All Angels Junior Wardens conduct speed tests in Shelf

Heather Stout from the North & East Halifax Neighbourhoods team and Calderdale Council Community Warden, Ced Oakley arranged for the St. Michael and All Angels Primary School Junior Wardens to conduct speed tests on Halifax Road to see if drivers are sticking to the 30mph speed limit in the village. Accompanied by Mrs Nalton from the … Continue reading St. Michael and All Angels Junior Wardens conduct speed tests in Shelf

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

Moorside Junior Wardens set to tackle issues for second year!

The Junior Warden scheme at Moorside Primary School is now into its second year and is once again set to tackle issues within the Ovenden community after the young people each received a badge to wear as they go about their duties within the community. A question and answer session attended by MP Holly Lynch and … Continue reading Moorside Junior Wardens set to tackle issues for second year!

Trinity Academy students get involved with Beechwood clean up

Students and teachers from Trinity Academy joined local services for a clean up at Beechwood Park and its surrounding area's on Wednesday 13 July 2016. After meeting for a quick briefing and team photo the students and teachers were split into groups and each was assigned a group leader from the services involved including Calderdale … Continue reading Trinity Academy students get involved with Beechwood clean up

Men United make memories to cherish at the Royal Armouries

March the 4th was the day Calderdale was hit by snow and daily routines were disrupted, but for the Men United Group at Ovenden Park it meant disappointment that their planned trip to the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds had to be cancelled at the last minute. The trip finally went ahead on Wednesday 13 … Continue reading Men United make memories to cherish at the Royal Armouries

Moorside Junior Wardens clean up Beechwood Park

The first national anti-litter campaign took place in 1953, the year of the Queen’s coronation and ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday 21 April, the ‘Clean for the Queen’ campaign aims to inspire people to take action and enjoy a few hours together whilst litter picking to improve the state of the communities … Continue reading Moorside Junior Wardens clean up Beechwood Park

We need to talk about Beechwood Park…

On a mild Saturday morning back in February 40 people came along to St Andrews Church on Beechwood Road to talk about current issues in their area. From the conversation a number of issues were raised about Beechwood Park and the surrounding streets, including: Speeding traffic on Shay Lane, Beechwood Road, Watkinson Road Parking around … Continue reading We need to talk about Beechwood Park…