Welcome to our local & community page. We will soon be adding more information to help Calderdale’s older people find out what’s happening in the local community . In the meantime, on the right of this page are all the news stories with local & community issues in them.
A large website full of Health and Social Care, Education, Housing, Leisure and Transport information and related services and facilities. Visit website.
Find out what’s happening in your area and comment on planning applications.
List of public toilets in Calderdale and links to websites showing public toilets in other areas of Britain.
Transport & Travel
You qualify for a senior pass allowing free bus travel if you have reached the state pension age and are a permanent resident of West Yorkshire. If you can’t apply onlilne, you can apply at a Bus Station Travel Centre.
WY Metro AccessBus provides a “dial-a-ride” door to door transport service mainly to local supermarkets to support independent living. They also provide transport for some voluntary sector social afternoons/lunch clubs etc. Anyone with an ENCS bus pass – either Senior, Disabled or Blind – will travel free of charge. For those without a bus pass, there is a £3 each way flat fare. You can register to use AccessBus and check availability by phoning 0113 3481903 or visiting their website.
The registration form should be filled in and posted to Access Bus, Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 2DE.
Roads and pavements
Food Banks and local food shopping
Calderdale Library Service
Home Library Service
A free service offered to anyone living in Calderdale who is unable to visit their local library and who does not have anyone who can visit on their behalf. You may apply for the service if ill-health, disability, age or frailty mean that you are unable to visit a library. Call 01422 288062 or email HomeLibraryService@calderdale.gov.uk
Volunteering Opportunities in Calderdale
Find out more about the benefits of volunteering, what’s on offer and the type of organisations looking for volunteers.
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Allotments and gardening in Calderdale
Find allotments run by Calderdale Council and other allotments in our area as well as community gardening projects and the Grow Calderdale newsletter.
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