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New Deal for Bradford District


Keywords: New Deal Bradford

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A New Deal for Bradford District

January & February 2015

Keywords: New Deal Bradford

New Deal for Bradford

Day time events for January & February 2015

Little Horton

Park Lane Centre, Park Lane BD5 0LN

Monday 26 January 2015 Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm


Shipley Library, 2 Well Croft, Shipley BD18 3QH

Wednesday 4 February 2015 Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm


Carlisle Business Centre, 60 Carlisle Road BD8 8BD

Thursday 12 February 2015 Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm



New Deal for Bradford District

November 2014

Keywords: Bradford

The Council, with our partners, are undertaking a wide-ranging conversation with local people, communities and businesses about the future of local services, the challenges we all face and the new deal that we need to strike.

There is a series of public meetings for local residents being held across the district, which will be launched in Bradford City Centre on Thursday 6 November 6pm to 8pm.



Planning for the Future - Bradford West Ward Forums

Autumn/Winter 2014

Keywords: Bradford West Planning

Planning for the Future

We need you!

Bradford West Ward Forums

Come along to your local ward forum to help prioritise and contribute ideas and suggestions for your local area.

  • Help plan for the future of your neighbourhood and ward
  • Provide a local community view on Council, Police and other service priorities
  • Influence decision makers as they plan for local services
  • be part of the solution as an active citizen and get involved in creative discussions about ways to address current concerns
  • Meet your local ward Councillors and officers from the Council, Police and other partners.



Winter Warmth small grants, deadline 7 November 2014 (5pm)

15 October 2014

Keywords: Winter Grants

Bradford District Community Fund has launched the Winter Warmth community grants scheme.

"The aim of the fund is to support a range of community-based projects that help support people who may be vulnerable or become vulnerable to the impacts of cold weather during the winter months. As part of this we’d like to encourage people who want to be active in their neighbourhoods and/or streets to get involved. The scheme runs together with programmes such as Be-neighbourly and the Warm Homes Healthy People (WHHP) programme."

Grants of up to £500 are available and projects must directly benefit Bradford residents.



Black History Month

October 2014

Keywords: Culture History

The Black Health Forum

presents the Official Launch & Civic Reception on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Forsters Bistro 5.30pm to start for 6.30pm.


Full of Life - Older People's Week 2014

Saturday 27th September To Friday 3rd October 2014

Keywords: Events Community

Full Of Life

Celebrate Older People’s Week


In Bradford District - Saturday 27 September To Friday 3 October 2014



Grassroots Giving, Skipton Building Society

6 June 2014

Keywords: Bfunded Donations Funding

Deadline 31 July 2014

161 donations of £500 will be made to community groups in the UK through Skipton Building Society's Grassroots Giving programme.

"If you are a small group that is working to help those in your local neighbourhood this is for you."



BOPA - could you be our new committee member?

June 2014

Keywords: BOPA Committee

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you want to make a difference for Older People
  • Do you want to use your skills to make positive changes in your community?

If so, read on!



Self Care information packs

May 2014

Keywords: Self Care Health

Self Care

To support people with long term conditions, four Self-Care Packs have been developed. These cover Dementia, Heart Failure, Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

These packs are designed to support an empower people to feel more confident about self-care, maintaining independence, control and responsibility. The packs are a useful resource in supporting people to manage and understand their conditions better.



New BOPA website launched

14th May 2014

Welcome to the new look BOPA website!


Campaign to End Loneliness Research Bulletin 9 published

February 2014

Keywords: Loneliness Health Research

Campaign To End Loneliness

The Campaign to End Loneliness Research Hub supports the work of the Campaign by gathering, communicating and contributing to the evidence base around loneliness and isolation. The Research Hub aims to fill gaps in the research and engage in areas of controversy and debate. Members of the Hub include leading academics in the field along with public and voluntary sector representatives.



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