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Active Threads: Creating Inclusive Communities

Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Active Calderdale envisions a community where everyone has the capability, motivation, and opportunity to lead an active lifestyle. Our mission is to work collaboratively with communities, making physical activity an integral part of daily life. To achieve this, we engage and support partners, embedding the promotion of physical activity into their initiatives.
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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.

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Active Training with Active Rainbow

Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Active Calderdale has recently supported local organisation Active Rainbow, to deliver a series of workshops in the Lower Calder Valley. These workshops were developed to allow volunteers and staff from local community settings to be trained to deliver physical activities for their members. This training has helped to ensure that many community settings that usually involve sitting for long periods, can now be transformed into active sessions. 
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Community Collaboration in Rastrick

Friday 30th June 2023

Over the last 12 months, Active Calderdale has been working hard to build a network of like-minded community organisations with a desire to incorporate physical activity into their offering.

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St Augustine's - Refuge & Recovery

Tuesday 27th June 2023

St Augustine’s Centre is an independent charity which has been operating for over 50 years in the Park Ward area of Halifax. It specialises in welcoming and supporting people seeking asylum and sanctuary in Calderdale.
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Active Resilience on Noah's Ark

Monday 22nd May 2023

Noah’s Ark was established in 2000 to serve the locality of Ovenden, expanding over recent years to cover the whole of Calderdale. It was built by the community, for the community, with the aim of improving users’ mental, emotional, and financial wellbeing.
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