BECside Charitable Trust

BECside Charitable Trust

Charity information

BECside Charitable Trust

We are a small charity and the main purpose of our project is to create a disabled friendly nature reserve and to involve disabled people with physical and mental health problems in its upkeep and management.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    Our long term plan involves building wheelchair friendly paths through woodland, wildflower meadows, lakes and wetlands that we are creating. The work done so far is already attracting much wildlife and it is our aim to have the whole site accessible to all so that disabled people can enjoy this little bit of countryside. There are other wildlife havens but very few have access for wheelchair users and most accessible places are more like parks than countryside.

    Planning has also been approved for a visitor shelter and toilet block, with disabled facilities.

    Funds are constantly needed for all aspects of the development and, already, funding is required to cover the cost of maintenance and especially for qualified personnel experienced in training under-priviliged people, both during development and after the project is completed.

    Some funding has been obtained from Kirklees Council and the the Big Lottery Fund. Small donations have also been obtained from banks and community Trusts. These have given our charity a very welcome boost and have enabled much of the work so far to be completed but far more is needed to finish the project and, obviously, every little helps.

  • Aims

    BECside Charitable Trust aims to:

    • To provide wheelchair friendly paths through natural countryside.
    • To provide a wildlife haven that can be enjoyed and maintained by people with mental and physical difficulties.
  • Overview

    Established: December 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1121918

    Board members: 5

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 01484 684797

    Address: Tamarisk House33A Greenfield RoadHolmfirth HD9 2LA

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