Communities can do amazing things when you let them

Staying Well, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Todmorden Community: A case study: In late 2016 Calderdale Division Prevention Team of West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service contacted the Staying Well project to talk about how they might be able to help them pilot a new initiative about the way they conducted home… Continue reading Communities can do amazing things when you let them

Championing a happy caring community in Todmorden

Todmorden Health Centre Champions aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community in Todmorden. Based in The Todmorden Health Centre, The Champions provide opportunities for people to take part in craft and art activities, physical exercise or social chit chat including: Move to Heal movement class - Mondays Pop Up Cafe -… Continue reading Championing a happy caring community in Todmorden

Talk to Us if Things are getting to you

Samaritans' vision is that fewer people die by suicide. Every six seconds, someone contacts Samaritans, and every 90 minutes someone takes their own life. You don't have to be suicidal to call Samaritans. Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to… Continue reading Talk to Us if Things are getting to you

Foundation seeks local solutions to isolation and loneliness

Loneliness and social isolation are harmful to our health: research shows that lacking social connections is as damaging to our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. In Calderdale 17,688 older people are ‘sometimes’ lonely, and 6,367 older people are ‘always or often’ lonely. With so many local people affected The Community Foundation for Calderdale,… Continue reading Foundation seeks local solutions to isolation and loneliness

Ovenden and Illingworth stride towards Dementia Friendly North Halifax 2018

Ovenden Ward Forum, Illingworth Neighbourhood Watch Group and Moorside School Junior Wardens are the latest to join the Dementia Friendly campaign in North Halifax. The project started by Illingworth Moor Methodist Church and West Yorkshire Fire Service aims to make North Halifax neighbourhoods Dementia Friendly by 2018 and with support from Memory Lane Cafe and the… Continue reading Ovenden and Illingworth stride towards Dementia Friendly North Halifax 2018

Let us give you the gift of a New Year – New You!

FREE gift voucher for you and your family and friends to attend: New Year - New You Workshop The workshop will be held on: Monday 29th January 2018 at 6pm. Location in central Halifax to be confirmed. Book your places now at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/insight-healthcare-calderdale-new-year-new-you-workshop-tickets-40566246736 You must be over 18 and registered with a GP in Calderdale… Continue reading Let us give you the gift of a New Year – New You!

Let us give you the gift of Mindfulness

FREE gift voucher for you and your family and friends to attend: Mindfulness Workshop The workshop will be held on: Tuesday 16th January 2018 at 6pm.  Location in central Halifax to be confirmed. Book your places now at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/insight-healthcare-calderdale-mindfulness-workshop-tickets-40555194679 You must be over 18 and registered with a GP in Calderdale to attend