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Active Ark - Anna's Story

Tuesday 19th September 2023

Recently we featured local charity Noah's Ark and their collaboration with Active Calderdale, adding physical activity as another string to their bow to promote self-worth, resilience and freedom from negative coping strategies in both staff and clients. You can read the blog here.

  1. People like me
  2. Creating active community assets

VSI Alliance - Active Workplaces

Thursday 14th September 2023

It’s not quite been all sweatbands, treadmills and lycra in the workplace at VSI Alliance…but the team are certainly embracing the concept of moving more.
  1. Creating active workplaces

StreetGames - Accessible Sport for All

Tuesday 12th September 2023

Access to sport and physical activity is not equal. This inequality of opportunity is clearly reflected in stubbornly lower levels of participation by children and young people living in low-income, underserved communities. There is no lack of demand for sport and physical activity among children and young people in these communities – the right sporting offer is too often absent. 
  1. Creating accessible, inclusive sport, pa and leisure provision

Mixenden CLA Workshop

Monday 14th August 2023

Last month, Active Calderdale Community Project Manager Sofie Armitage, delivered her first workshop in Mixenden as part of the community led approach in Calderdale. There was a fantastic turnout with 63 attendees in total including 20 local residents and 37 different organisations.
  1. Community led approach

Kelly's Three Peak Adventure

Monday 7th August 2023

The Basement Recovery Project provide a packed weekly timetable of activities for those recovering from addiction. One of these activities is the RIOT Runners club and on Sunday the 2nd of July, 6 members of the club took off to tackle the famous Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge. 
  1. Creating active health & social care

The launch of the new Community Led Approach

Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Active Calderdale has recently developed a new Community Led Approach which is currently being rolled out and introduced across Calderdale.

The Community Led Approach (CLA) has been developed to create conditions where local people and organisations are the key focus in influencing, shaping and making decisions on projects that can create opportunities for their community to move more.

We have identified 3 key objectives as part of this new approach, which are:

  1. Community led approach