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VCSE Sector Financial Sustainability Survey

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The VSI Alliance is gathering feedback and insight on the financial sustainability of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) Sector in Calderdale.The information we receive back will form the basis of a findings report that will be presented on behalf of the VSI Alliance and the local VCSE Sector by Julie Robinson, CEO of VAC at the Calderdale Collaborative Community Partnership Board (3CPB), part of Calderdale Cares, on Thursday 11th August.The survey should take no longer than 10 minutes and we’d really appreciate your input to help contribute to as big a picture as possible about the current financial situation for our sector.https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/VCSEFINANCIALSUSTAINABILITY/The deadline for submissions is Thursday 4th August in order to give time to analyse and write up the information for presentation.Thank you,VSI Alliance

 

Request for Insight: Mental Health, Neurodiversity, Autism and Learning Disabilities

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NHS Calderdale CCG is undertaking a mapping exercise to understand what insight we have of peoples experiences of services that provide support around mental health, neurodiversity, autism and learning disabilities. This includes services provided by the NHS, other health providers and voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations.

If you have collected any insight, or are aware of any engagement / consultation activity that has taken place or reports developed across Calderdale about these services, please could you share this with kirsty.wayman@nhs.net by Monday 30 May.

Click Here To Email Insight

 

 

Calderdale Council Public Space Protection Orders Public Consultation  – Drop-ins & online 

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Working together to keep communities safe and to protect the environment – everyone has a part to play

More information and further Public Consultation Event Dates here

Calderdale Council has a vision for 2024 that our borough should be a great place to live and to visit. Together with our partners we want to keep communities safe and protect our environment from harm.Calderdale Council is working proactively through the Community Safety Partnership with partners such as West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to prevent crime and disorder order and tackle the harm caused by anti-social behaviour (ASB). Being proactive is critical to delivering better outcomes from communities so where there is an opportunity to stop the harm before it happens, we will act first. Such action includes the use of the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which is an order made by local authorities by virtue of s75 Anti-Social Behaviour and Policing Act 2014.  The introduction of a PSPO can prohibit certain behaviour/ activity as well as require action to be taken in a defined area. Calderdale currently has seven Public Spaces Protection Orders.

  • The Moorland Fire Public Space Protection Order was implemented in June 2019 to protect our Moorland and upland areas by preventing the risk of fire.
  • Five of the remaining PSPOs introduced restrictions on a person in charge of a dog/s, for example not entering specific areas such as children playgrounds and failing to clean up after their dog.
  • The final order is in respect to the consumption of alcohol in a public place or other designated area. The order allows Police and Wardens to require individuals to stop drinking and surrender their alcohol.

Our PSPOs are due to expire on 16th June 2022. These orders can be extended therefore, the Council is currently reviewed the orders before a decision is taken whether to extend or not. The Council can also vary the order to make them more effective and we are currently considering the following changes to ensure communities are safer and to further protect our environment:

  • Following the success of the Moorland Fire PSPO and the identification of further issues on the moors that are causing a detrimental effect to the public, we are proposing to Prohibit the recreational use of off-road vehicles on Calderdale Moorland area and extend the current designated area to take in some of Calderdale’s beauty spots.
  • In respect to our Dog control PSPOs we are proposing to introduce a requirement that a person in charge of a dog must be in possession of some means with which to pick up dog excrement and lawfully dispose of it.
  • The final variation we are proposing is to extend the area designated under the Alcohol Consumption PSPO. Currently only built up areas and civil amenities such as parks  are designated under this order so the proposal is to make this a borough wide order as we have experienced alcohol related ASB and disorder in more rural areas of Calderdale.

The Council is consulting of these proposals so this is an opportunity to hear the views of everyone as to whether these orders are still relevant as well as necessary and therefore need to continue.A Lower Valley Drop-in consultation will be taking place on Thursday 26 May 2022 17.00-19.30

Langdale Room, Southgate Methodist Church, Langdale St, Elland HX5 0JL.

Please come along and give us your views!

We are also organising an online consultation for all areasTuesday 31st May 6.30 – 7.30pm.

This will run on zoom, so please email either jae.campbell@calderdale.gov.uk or catherine.bann@calderdale.gov.uk to be sent a link

Active Calderdale Your Views Matter survey

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Active Calderdale are gathering information on physical activity habits and opinions on how the local area can influence people to be more active.

No matter how active you currently are, this is your opportunity to express how you feel about being active in your local area so that the right changes can be made to support you, your friends and your family.

The survey takes 10 minutes to complete and can be found here: http://activecalderdale.org/YourViewsMatter2022

Complete the Your Views Matter survey before 6th June 2022 to be in with a chance of winning FIVE £50 Love2Shop vouchers! (terms and conditions apply).

Protecting Calderdale’s countryside and communities

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Calderdale Council’s Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) have been compiled in partnership with organisations including the Police and Fire Service, as we work together to keep communities safe and protect the environment. We are now reviewing these orders and are asking local people to have their say on the proposed changes. Calderdale currently has seven Public Spaces Protection Orders and you can find out more information about these on our website, alongside the proposed changes, FAQs and how you can share your feedback. The deadline for responses is Tuesday 7 June 2022.

Please see our press release for more information.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service public consultation

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WYFRS continuously strive to make our county safer and to always deliver the best Service for you.

Your views on West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are important to us and we want to know  what you think of the service we provide.

Currently we are undergoing a public consultation on our new 3 year Community Risk Management Plan. The plan covers what our strategic priorities and areas focus are and how we will ensure we meet our ambition of `Making West Yorkshire Safer’.

Please take a few minutes to read the plan and fill out the easy-to-use survey below.

The plan and survey can be found here

WYFRS is one of 44 Fire & Rescue Services in England and Wales and the fourth biggest Metropolitan Service in England.

Our service is governed by the West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority which has 22 elected Members from across the five local authorities.

WYFRS serves a population of more than two million people, spread over almost 800 square miles, providing emergency cover 24-hours a day, every day of the year.

Take the Healthy Minds Wellbeing Measures Survey

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We are seeking views on how mental health services can record and measure what difference they make in people’s wellbeing.If you have had treatment or support from mental health services in the NHS or through organisations like Healthy Minds, you are likely to have been asked questions about your feelings and how well you’re doing on different areas in your life.We have launched a survey to get your views on two examples of these “outcome measures” that are currently being considered for use in mental health services throughout West Yorkshire (and possibly further afield). We want to gather views so that we can tell NHS England what people think, and they can take this into account in deciding what measures to use.

Please take a look at the two example sets of wellbeing measures on the webpage and complete the survey questions via the link.

It should only take a few minutes to complete the survey. You won’t be able to fill in the wellbeing measures – they’re just shown to illustrate the questions they ask.  We would like you to compare the two sets of measures and tell us what you think. You might want to consider how they look, how easy they are to fill in, and the language they use – but you can say as much as you want and all comments will be useful.Please feel free to share this with anyone who might be interested.  Please complete the survey by 11th April 2022​We will update this page with the results from the survey and news of any developments as this work progresses!Thank you for your feedback.

Fill out the survey here

Long Covid Peer Support Survey March 25

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Calderdale Council Public Health are interested in the experience of people with Long Covid to help identify what support is needed.

If you think you have had any symptoms of Long Covid, we invite you to please share your experience by completing our short survey.

This survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. The deadline for completion is March 25th  2022.

Your valuable feedback will help us to understand experiences of current Long Covid support and what is missing.

All answers are confidential and your information will be protected and stored securely in line with data protection rules. To access Calderdale Council’s privacy policy, please visit Our Privacy Notice | Calderdale Council.

 

If you have any questions about this survey, please email Laura Wilkinson at laura.wilkinson@calderdale.gov.uk.

 

Click here to complete the survey

Setting the standards we expect for good work in our region – consultation

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West Yorkshire’s Mayor Tracy Brabin has committed to putting in place a Fair Work Charter for the region.

By signing up to the Charter, our region’s employers will be making a clear commitment to a range of good employment practices that actively tackle the significant disparities which are standing in the way of ‘levelling-up’ our region, and doing so will be a practical way in which the Mayor can give those leading and aspiring employers the public recognition, support and encouragement they deserve for their efforts in providing fair work.

We are very keen to hear your views, the views of businesses from all sectors, and of all sizes, and from all our communities and groups, including those voices that are seldom heard.

Your views will help to ensure that the Charter is:

•             designed to be ambitious in terms of clearly setting out the Mayor’s expectations for fair work

•             practically achievable by all our region’s employers and of tangible benefit to them, and not just those in specific sectors, or our largest employers

•             of clear benefit and value to all, including our most disadvantaged communities and groups

By taking part in this consultation you will help us to understand what employment practices are most relevant to different types and sizes of employers, and which will deliver those tangible benefits to employers, employees, communities and West Yorkshire.

Details of the consultation and how to respond are here https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/fwc

Please note that the consultation closes on 22 April 2022.