Full Circle Funerals Launch New Community Fund in Calderdale

Full Circle Funerals Launch New Community Fund in Calderdale Charities and community groups are being invited to apply through the Community Foundation for Calderdale for grants of up to £5,000 after Halifax-based funeral directors Full Circle Funerals contributed £15,000 to the fund. The next round of general grants that the Community Foundation for Calderdale will…

Life after Covid-19.

No more shielding or self-isolating but a crucial time for recovery, reflection and a reality check for Calderdale charities! When the coronavirus pandemic is a distant memory one word will stand out for me more than any other – that word is UNPRECEDENTED. Every Government press conference, every interview every news bulletin described the spread…

Net Gains. Finding the Positives from Covid-19

It’s now been just over 80 days since the UK went into lockdown. 80 days is as long as it took Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg character to circumnavigate the world and in that time 7.5 million people have been infected by the corona virus called Covid-19 (corona virus disease 2019). 420,000 people have succumbed to…

Lockdown learning & legacy

Monday 23th March 2020 will be indelibly etched on all our memories for as long as we live on planet Calderdale because it was the day we officially went into lockdown to protect ourselves and others from the coronavirus pandemic. Lockdown has meant a number of things but from a work perspective it meant closing…

With Covid-19 every day is a school day

I am generally a half glass full type of person and try to look for the positives in life. I like to support the underdog in a sporting contest to hopefully see David sleigh Goliath. I like to see the best in people, take people at face value and most of all I like to…

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