Tackling litter in Southowram with Withinfields School

Withinfield School tackle litter with Neighbourhood Community Wardens. On Wednesday 22nd May, Neighbourhood Community Warden Jonny Cato alongside PCSO Liz Calkeld and PCSO Wendy Burke assisted Withinfields Primary School Children in Southowram, in a litter pick. They concentrated on the road and area around the school, 8 large bags of litter were collected in under an hour, … Continue reading Tackling litter in Southowram with Withinfields School

Together Fasting: Halifax Central celebrates Ramadan with community Iftar

On Wednesday 15th May, Halifax Central Initiative held our fifth annual community Iftar at Queen's Road Neighbourhood Centre. This year we partnered up with Together Housing who sponsored the event and provided the food for the Iftar.  Over 90 people joined us from across Calderdale, including residents, community groups  and local services including the Police, Councillors, Halifax Opportunities … Continue reading Together Fasting: Halifax Central celebrates Ramadan with community Iftar

Moorland fire prevention – have your say on proposed Public Spaces Protection Orders

The Council is working with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Yorkshire Police to prevent moorland fires, but everyone has a part to play in protecting Calderdale’s distinctive countryside. We’ve launched a consultation on proposals to ban the use of barbecues and lighting of fires in defined areas. Find out more and have … Continue reading Moorland fire prevention – have your say on proposed Public Spaces Protection Orders