Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Community Fund

Covering the Calderdale wards of Elland, and Greetland & Stainland.

What is the fund for?

The fund is to prevent and tackle loneliness and in Hipperholme and Lightcliffe we are specifically looking to fund the following


  • Social opportunities aimed at men
  • Groups supporting offering peer support around health needs – diabetes support etc
  • Opportunities for networking and the promotion of health and wellbeing information in the community

Where has the money come from?

The Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Fund includes funding from Community Foundation for Calderdale and Staying Well. Read more about the fund here.

How much can I apply for?

We haven’t set a limit on what you can apply for but that’s not say it’s a bottomless pot!

If you’ve got an idea for something that meets our priorities for Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, give us call to discuss. Even if we’re not able to fund all your project we might be able to help in other ways.

How to apply

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Who decides?

Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Steering Group members:
Richard Gorringe Staying Well Lower Valley
Cath Roper Resident, member of Christ Church and runs activities there
Michael Savage Resident
Chris Bonsell Pharmacist at Rowlands pharmacy
Esmee Dyson Resident
Brenda Simpson Resident
Cllr David Kirton Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Local Councillor
Cllr Colin Raistrick Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Local Councillor
Cllr George Robinson Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Local Councillor

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Email: richard.gorringe@calderdale.gov.uk

Phone: 01422 393704 / 07824838114