Please note that Flood hubs have been set up across Calderdale district to assist local residents/businesses. For more information please contact Calderdale Council on 01422 288001.
Read all about it at the Halifax Courier website:
Calderdale Flood Appeal Launched
The Community Foundation for Calderdale has launched an appeal for people to give to a fund to help those affected by the devastating floods on 9th February.
Storm Ciara created significant damage through severe flooding across the Calder Valley, where a month’s rain fell in just 12 hours. Days later Storm Dennis swept over the flood-hit towns still recovering from the disaster. This is the third time in eight years that our resilient community has been devastated by flooding. It is estimated that 500 homes, 400 businesses, eight schools and two care homes have been affected. We are leading the response to support the local community.
The Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFFC) is a registered charity with 30 years experience of fundraising and giving out grants to people in need across the Calder Valley. We have led the response to all of the significant floods in the area. We are awarding emergency grants to householders, charities and businesses affected. More information will be posted on our website and on social media.
The financial support that we will be offering the communities affected will help people to get back on their feet after the devastating impact of the floods. The more funds that we raise through this appeal will enable us to have a greater impact.
More information and to donate: https://localgiving.org/appeal/2020FloodAppeal/
The next Shoppers’ Lunch at the Southgate Methodist Church will be on Friday March 6th at 12pm.
Tickets are £5.00 per person for a two course meal and a drink.
Meal is served at 12 noon at Southgate Christian Centre, Langdale Street Elland HX5 0JL. All areas are accessible for people with disabilities.
For more information please ring Wilma on 07772123058.
You can book your tickets or just come on the day.
We look forward to seeing you!