Staying Well

The Hebden Bridge hub of the Staying Well pilot has just completed a incredibly successful micro commissioning round to develop and create activities in line with the Staying Well objectives to ease loneliness and isolation.  The hub received 27 applications requesting £130,000 in funding.  The panel awarded the full £50,000 to 15 applications:

Hope Baptist Church.  Chatty crochet and chatty café.  £1000.

Heptonstall Village Team.  Lunch club.  £3368.

Heptonstall Village Team.  Social scene (themed events twice a month). £4512.

Wadsworth Community Association.  Cooking, gardening, pilates and crafts workshops. £1520.

John Wilson. Singing group. £5178.

Rachel Hargreaves.  Clinical Pilates. £3670.

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival. Café Culture. £7200

Hebden Royd Town Council.  Cinema club.  £3870.

Wadsworth Community Association.  Capital items for building improvement and equipment. £5405

Luddendenfoot Community Association.  Allsorts club.  £2300.

Calder Valley Performance Ensemble.  The Valley That Danced. £5000.

Heptonstall Village Team.  Coach trips.  £300.

Luddendenfoot Community Association.  Ramp. £450.

Hebden Royd Town Council. Capital investment in The Picture House. £1565.

Stoodley Training Mentors.  Digital inclusion through IT training. £4654.

We anticipate groups will get going in summer 2015 and they offer a huge variety of activities living around Luddendenfoot to Hebden Bridge.

Photo courtesy of Verd de Gris, who deliver Creative Arts for Dementia every Tuesday at The Town Hall