Week of Action: Safer, Cleaner, Greener – 23 to 29 October 2016

Next week, Council officers and partners will be out in Halifax on a mission to clean up the town centre and make it an even better place to be. In a week of targeted action from Sunday 23 to Saturday 29 October, the Council, West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are … Continue reading Week of Action: Safer, Cleaner, Greener – 23 to 29 October 2016

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!

Park Clean up in preparation for Family Fun Day

Pupils and teachers from the Halifax Academy joined Calderdale Council’s Safer Cleaner Greener Team, Ward Co-ordinator Tony King and staff from the North Halifax Partnership for a clean up in the grounds of West View Park. Joining volunteers from the Friends of West View Park Group, the aim of the clean up was to prepare the park for … Continue reading Park Clean up in preparation for Family Fun Day

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

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…

Moorside Junior Wardens Help Clean for the Queen

Junior Wardens from Moorside Community School helped the Safer Cleanner Greener Team clean up in and around the school area at Moorside, Ovenden. Pictured - Moorside Junior Wardens, Pc Kim McCloskey West Yorkshire Police, Ced Oakley CMBC Community Warden, CMBC Safer Cleaner Greener Team, Bryan Smith Ovenden Ward Councillor and Karen Scanlon from The Ovenden … Continue reading Moorside Junior Wardens Help Clean for the Queen