Communities in Calderdale will soon benefit from increased opportunities to enjoy arts, culture and other activities to improve health and wellbeing, through the power of social prescribing – especially in areas hardest hit by the impacts of COVID-19. Following a successful bid to the national Thriving Communities Fund, delivered by the National Academy for Social … Continue reading Supporting Thriving Communities
What does wellbeing mean to you? What stops you from being well? What keeps you healthy? What was your experience of the COVID-19 pandemic been? Community Reporting is a storytelling movement that spans the UK and Europe. It supports people to share stories about their own lived experiences and also capture the experiences of their … Continue reading Community Reporter 4 week course starting January 21
As winter is drawing near and further lockdown restrictions are being introduced across the U.K., we at the Great Get Together are thinking about what we can do to help people with the challenges they are facing. In particular, we know that loneliness and social isolation currently pose a real challenge. In the months ahead, … Continue reading The Jo Cox Foundation Winter Campaign
What would make your neighbourhood’s streets a better place to live, work and play? Let us know and have a chance to win a £50 shopping voucher! Calderdale Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, are working to create better spaces for walking and cycling, and to improve access to public transport across … Continue reading Would you like the chance to win a £50 shopping voucher?
In this difficult year many things have been cancelled or changed and charities and services have struggled. As there has been little chance for awareness raising and fundraising we wanted to do an online Calderdale organisations and services awareness day to coincide with Link Worker Day. On our Social Media platforms we would like to … Continue reading National Link Worker Day 2020 – Friday October 9th – Virtual Calderdale Services Awareness Event