Our campaign

You may have heard that the campaign has been successful: on Monday 12th of February the cabinet of Calderdale Council resolved to accept our proposal.  Read all about it here in the Tod News: ‘Council backs community option‘.  Hey, so now all we have to do is the easy part: make it happen!  Watch this space.

Thanks to all those who supported our campaign.  You can still send us an expression of interest to savetodcollege@gmail.com outlining:

  • Who you are
  • What you’d like – community/business or education space.
  • How often; occasional, weekly, monthly, exclusive
  • What size space? Approx or sqm is fine.

Thanks for coming to our presentations, Open Day, answering surveys.  The support has been great!  Our vision is below:

Hear campaigner Emma Leeming on Hebden Radio talking about the campaign.

Our vision is to make Todmorden Community College into a member owned, sustainable hub; a multi-functional space for the purposes of education, business and the community with a USP that makes Todmorden unique in the UK, building on Incredible Edible with cutting edge courses on both natural building and Agro ecology with a research project funded by the Northern 8 Group of Universities, giving Todmorden and TLC a truly environmental purpose and vision.

TLC has a four-fold purpose; to encourage business enterprise, personal development and community engagement, in so doing enhancing the wellbeing and employment choices of its users. Central to our vision is the maintenance of the existing Children’s Centre and Youth Services in a thriving hub, whilst considering ways to support and develop their provision….

Click here to download the full summary of our proposal