The Community Wardens have been working throughout areas of Calderdale since 2002. There are 10 Community Wardens working within 5 designated areas:
- Halifax Town Centre;
- North and East Halifax;
- Halifax Central;
- Upper Valley;
- Lower Valley.
The Community Wardens primary role is to provide a visible presence in Calderdale’s town centres and residential communities, engaging with residents, local groups and businesses, picking up concerns, reporting and taking action.
Wardens can deal with environmental issues including litter, graffiti, fly tipping, and dog fouling, and to assist or take part in community activities and events.
They work in partnership with the Neighbourhood Policing Teams and other partner organisations on a day to day basis; contributing to the reduction of crime and anti-social behaviour.