Vote for the Arch-Way Project! Nominated for a People’s Project award…

One of the charities the Council works with has been nominated for the People’s Project, giving them a chance of being granted over £40,000 to help them continue their work. The Arch-Way Project provides entertainment for elderly people in Calderdale who are at risk of dementia. To find out more about their work and to vote for them, visit Home – The People’s Projects. Voting closes on Monday 3 April at 12 noon.

2017 Our Communities Awards: Celebrating the stars of our local communities in Park and Warley…

The Our Communities Awards are fast approaching 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 – New Category
  • 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

Rules

  • 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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LAUNCH OF CALDERDALE WELLBEING HEROES AWARDS

Today marks the launch of a search for local Wellbeing Heroes, who are to be honoured at the Calderdale Wellbeing Heroes Awards ceremony on 10 October 2016. The ceremony is to be hosted by Insight Healthcare, in celebration of World Mental Health Day.WMH day A5 leaflet

 Is there someone in your life who helped you in your time of need? Someone who encourages you to do the things that are good for you, reminds you that you are not alone, or listens to you when you need them to? Wellbeing Heroes Awards wants your nomination!

 You can nominate someone who has helped you in any way, no matter how big or small. It could be a family member, friend, colleague, or a professional who has made a difference to your wellbeing. Winners will receive an award and prizes during the ceremony in October. The deadline for nominations is Friday, 29 July 2016.

 The Calderdale Wellbeing Heroes Awards will take place to mark World Mental Health Day, which is celebrated on 10 October each year. Nomination forms can be collected from Insight Healthcare’s Calderdale service or downloaded from their website, https://www.insighthealthcare.org/events/launch-calderdale-wellbeing-heroes-awards/. More information about the event will be released nearer the time.

 Everyone goes through difficult times and sometimes our problems affect our day-to-day lives and we feel that we can’t cope. Each year, nearly a quarter of us have difficulties with common psychological problems such as anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem, stress, trauma, phobias, and anger, as well as problems with regards to relationships, work, or debt. If you are in this situation, you are not alone.

Insight Healthcare provides free and confidential NHS talking therapy services across the country. These therapies can help you understand what is happening to you, help you work through your difficult feelings, and develop strategies for coping better. Calderdale’s service is available to anyone who is aged 18 or over and registered with a Calderdale GP.