The Our Communities Awards are coming up this June and we’re ready to recognise and celebrate those individuals and groups whose work and commitment has had a positive impact on the communities within the Warley and Park wards of Halifax.
Do you know of an individual or maybe a group that has made a difference in your area who you think is deserving of one of the below awards?
Nominate them today!
There are 10 awards categories: Nomination Criteria
- Good Neighbour
- Lifetime Achievement Award
- Contribution to Sport & Play
- Contribution to Work & Training
- Contribution to a Safer Cleaner Greener Environment
- Contribution to Children & Young People
- Contribution to the Older Generation
- Outstanding Individual
- Community Involvement
- Young People of the Year
How to Nominate
- There is no limit to the number nominations you can make.
- Nominations must be for an individual, group or organisation that lives or works in or for the benefit of Park Ward community.
- As hosts of the awards, staff from the North Halifax Partnership or Halifax Central Initiative cannot be nominated for the work they do for these organisations.
For more information or help completing the nomination forms please give us a call on 01422 365948.
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Caklderdale Council’s small grants scheme has awarded the popular Spring Hall Bowling Club with a grant of £3000. Neighbourhood officer, Janice Dawson from Halifax Central Initiative has been working with the group, who have been suffering from anti social behaviour resulting in damage to the pitch and club house.
ASB trouble at the bowling club
Damage caused to the pitch
Janice helped the group complete the funding form along with letter of support from the ASB team, Safer Greener Cleaner team and neighbourhood Police team. The money will be used to erect railings around the pavilion. Work has commenced this week to secure the site.
The Small Grants scheme gives out one-off grants of up to £3,000 for voluntary and community sector projects that help achieve the Council’s ambition of making Calderdale a clean, safe, attractive and thriving area for people to live in, work in and visit. For more information on how to apply click here
Seven parks in Calderdale are in the running for the Green Flag People’s Choice Award – Shibden Park, Wellholme Park, Manor Heath Park, People’s Park, Ogden Water Country Park, Clay House Park and Bailiff Bridge Memorial Garden. To help your favourite Calderdale park to make the UK’s top 10, simply cast your vote – visit www.greenflagaward.org, select your country/region on the interactive map to find your park and click the ‘vote for this park’ button.
Nominations now open for the Community Spirit Awards, hosted by the Community Foundation for Calderdale and supported by Calderdale Council. We know Calderdale is teeming with excellent charities, community groups, and volunteers, and we want them to be recognised and celebrated for the great work they do. So, if you know of a charitable organisation that is doing something great please nominate them, if you have been supported by a local charitable group nominate them, or if you know a volunteer you just couldn’t live without let us know. 13 categories to choose from more info here http://halifaxcommunityspiritawards.co.uk/categories/ Nominations must be received by August 4th.