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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

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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 2015

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.




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

15 October 2014

Keywords: Winter Grants

Bradford District Winter Warmth grants, deadline 7 December 2015 (5pm)

19 November 2015

Small grants of £500 to £1,500 are available from the Bradford District Winter Warmth scheme for "community-based projects that help support people who may be vulnerable or become vulnerable to the impacts of cold weather during the winter months." For examples of projects that can be funded, please read the guidance notes.

Voluntary and community groups, charities and "not-for-profit organisations with charitable aims" can apply. The project you apply for must benefit residents of Bradford district.

"You do not need to have a formal constitution to apply, if you have a good idea get in touch! Contact Annette Wray 01274 431332 or Ali Akbar Azam 01274 435658 and have a chat."

Grants can be used to extend a current project or start a new idea, activity or pilot project. This is short-term funding and all grants must be spent by 31 March 2016.


Please read the guidance notes before completing the application form.

The deadline for applications is 7 December 2015 (5pm).


Leeds Community Foundation also manages some funds for Bradford district including Winter Warmth grants. Telephone 0113 242 2426 or email



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.



Fire Kills National Campaign


Keywords: "National Health Fire Kills Campaign"

Fire Kills is the national fire safety campaign.  Over half of those who die in fires are aged 65+.



State Pension Top Up Scheme


Keywords: "State Pension Top Up Scheme Workplace

State Pension top up scheme opens: from Monday 12th October people are able to top up their State Pension by up to £25 a week. 



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