Background Information from the Community Survey:
The majority of respondents to this section indicated a general level of satisfaction with current activities and play provisions for the under-10s in the Parish, at the same time indicating that these could be further added to. They also pointed out the lack of adequate facilities for young people aged 11 to 18.
There was little active engagement when we held the series of public meetings on each of the ten potential projects. Just 2 or 3 of us ‘signed up’ for the Children + Young People project. Whilst we did begin to consider re-establishing a local Youth Club, numbers of available adult volunteers were too few to make it a realistic option – at this stage. The decision was, therefore, made to put this project ‘on hold’ until such time as there is more active community support.
Meanwhile, the Parish Council has continued to press Calderdale about funding for provision of additional play equipment for older children. However, no funding is currently available and the only option would be for a community/voluntary group to explore possible grant funding.
So – if you are willing to get involved and/or would like to find out more – please contact:-
Phil Kelly -Tel: 01422 847328 or E-mail: jacandphil*talktalk.net (change * to @).