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Supporting our children and young people to stay active through COVID-19

Thursday 18th March 2021

Being active is one of the best things we can do for our physical and mental health, it helps us to be happier, healthier and it improves our concentration levels too! That’s why we’ve partnered with Healthy Futures Calderdale to create some simple, fun and free ways to keep children active. 

  1. Communication
  2. Education

Active at Home: A guide to staying active

Thursday 11th March 2021

Active Calderdale have made a booklet available for anyone who needs a little extra help getting active at home.

As we all continue to stay at home as much as possible to help protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our NHS, it can be harder to build active into our normal everyday routines. That's why this guide has been developed to support the residents of Calderdale to stay physically active and healthy at home.

  1. Local residents
  2. Communication

Take Ten #StepOutChallenge

Monday 8th February 2021

In December 2020, Active Calderdale launched the Take Ten Step Out Challenge. Why? Our answer is simple: it's now more important than ever to get active for our physical and mental health, but the dark winter months and COVID restrictions have made it challenging for many people across the borough.

The Step Out Challenge was a campaign that celebrated something you can do throughout the pandemic – go for a walk outside! The challenge we set for people taking part was to step out of the house every day for at least 10 minutes.

  1. Communication
  2. Voluntary and community

January 2020 Update

Wednesday 12th February 2020

After an eventful end of the year, with visits from Sport England and a funding submission, it was back to business as usual for Active Calderdale in January. Here are the highlights from January 2020:

  1. Sport
  2. Voluntary and community
  3. Communication

November Update

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

November was a huge month for Active Calderdale, as we submitted our request for our first round of LDP funding, which will be instrumental in the rollout of system change for the borough. A significant amount of effort has been put into the application, and subsequent visits from Sport England. That’s not all that we got up to of course, our work continues to bring the systems of Calderdale together to create the most active borough in the North.

  1. Voluntary and community
  2. Communication
  3. Health and social care
  4. Workplaces

Successful September: Local Residents, Parks and Open Spaces, Sport and Communications

Tuesday 1st October 2019

September 2019 saw a range of organisations and institutions come together to help get our borough moving, here’s a roundup of local residents, parks and open spaces, and communications work:

  1. Local residents
  2. Parks and open spaces
  3. Sport
  4. Communication