Honley Village Community Trust, which is non-party in politics and non-sectarian in religion, was established in May 1993 to • Promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment anywhere in the village and surrounding area. • Advance public education in environmental matters and, • Provide facilities and equipment in the interest of social welfare for the recreation and leisure-time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the inhabitants of Honley The Trust owns and conserves the Magdale fields, 10 acres of wood and meadowland and the Magdale Dam, which is managed by Trust partners, the Holme Valley Piscatorial Association. In addition, the Trust has long term leases on Stones Wood and the Cemetery Chapel, the latter of which the Trust saved from demolition. The Trust maintains and manages the Honley Village Hall for the benefit of the community and surrounding areas. The Honley Flyer is the Trusts own newsletter, circulated by the Trusts own distributors, to 3150 homes and businesses in the area.