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Active Calderdale Hits the Airwaves

Tuesday 16th January 2024

Active Calderdale recently had a prime slot on the airwaves, with Community Project Managers Anthony Whittaker and Emma Carter providing listeners of local station Phoenix FM with a wonderful overview of the programme's aims and benefits.

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Active Cornholme - Update

Thursday 16th November 2023

Following the successful Community-led Workshop in July, a number of new initiatives have started up and are in progress in the villages of Cornholme and Portsmouth.

The villages in this beautiful border area of Calderdale have been identified as areas where health inequalities and lack of facilities are real obstacles to people being more active and improving their health and wellbeing.

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Community Led Approach - Update

Monday 13th November 2023

Over the last six months, we have taken a new Community Led Approach to working with local people and organisations across Calderdale. We have held successful workshops in six local areas so far; Rastrick, Mixenden, Park Ward, Cornholme, Ovenden, Illingworth & Lee Mount, and Sowerby Bridge & Sowerby, providing an opportunity for local people and local organisations to connect with each other and work together to tackle physical inactivity.

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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.
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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:

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