FREE Cycle Maintenance Training

CityConnect is offering free cycle maintenance courses on Saturday 8 and Saturday 15 December, 10:00am-4:00pm at the OSCA Site, Forest Cottage Community Centre, Cousin Lane, Ovenden, HX2 8AD. The course includes,

  • Safety check, clean & lubricate
  • Wheel, tyre & Tube removal, mending punctures
  • Brake adjust cables & blocks
  • Gear adjustment

Bring your own bike or bikes will be available. The course is catering for an age group 16 or above.

Just turn up on the day or more information ring 01274 753556 or email

Speak to your training provider or visit

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 16 November – OUT NOW!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer…

  • Shibden Winter Craft Fair
  • WOW – Women of the World in Bradford
  • Still Time to Apply for Ward Forum Grants!
  • Bertie’s Top 10 Tips for a Warmer, Healthier Home
  • Autumn and Christmas Fairs

The Friday Flyer is our weekly e-newsletter which includes upcoming events, activities, information, local services and themes. We hope you will find this informative and useful. Let us know what you think.

Have a great weekend!

Autumn Fair at Halifax Academy

The Halifax Academy withe Grace Baptist Church will be holding an Autumn Fair at the Primary building of the Academy on Spring Hall Lane, Halifax HX1 4TW on Saturday 24 November, 12:00pm-3:00pm.

This will be an afternoon of fun with indoor games, craft table, face painting, tombola, food and drink and more to help to raise funds for the end of year trip for the Primary children.

For more information call 01422 430480.

Friends of Shelf Park Group Meeting – 28 November

Wanted! Local people to help develop the future of the Shelf park.

There will be a meeting of Friends of Shelf Park Group on Wednesday 28 November, 6:30pm at Shelf Village Hall, Halifax Road. Shelf. Halifax.

Do you have any issues, concerns or ideas for the park? Are you interested in taking on a role within the group such as the chair, Secretary, treasurer or committee member?

If you are and want more info contact Tony King on 0300 555 0266 or

Come and find out what’s happening in the park.



Have Your Say! Warley Ward Forum – Wednesday 5 December 2018

Just a reminder of Warley Ward Forum on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 6:30pm at Grace Baptist Church, Norton Tower, Halifax HX2 0LH.

This is your chance to have a say in what matters to you in the Warley Ward and surrounding areas.

6:15pm refreshments and signing in. 7:00pm meeting begins.

With the new General Data Protection Regulations, we have not been able to contact some of the regular attendees who have not opted into our email list to remind them of the next Ward Forum meetings. Please remind any friends and neighbours that this is your chance to give your views and have a say what matters to you.

Up for discussion:

  • Police Update
  • Community Updates
  • Staying Well in Warley
  • Ward Forum Grants

Have Your Say! Ovenden Ward Forum – 27 November 2018

Come along to the Ovenden Ward Forum and have your say on what matters to you.

On Tuesday 27 November 2018 at Moorside Community Primary School (new building!), Keighley Road, Halifax HX2 8AP.

Refreshments and signing in from 6:00pm. Meeting starts at 6:15pm.

Up for discussion:

  • Local ward updates
  • Police updates

WOW – Women of the World Festival in Bradford

WOW Bradford is back for its third year being held mainly at Kala Sangam Intercultural Arts Centre, St Peter’s House, 1 Forster Square, Bradford BD1 4TY (next to Bradford Cathedral).

WOW is a global festival that celebrates the incredible achievements of women and girls, takes a frank look at the obstacles they face, and creates a space to discuss new solutions together. With over 2 million people involved, WOW takes place in 30 cities including across the UK, in New York, Baltimore, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Australia, Somaliland, Finland, and in Bradford.

There will be a weekend of talks, discussions, music, activism, performance, mentoring and big ideas, and hear from women who are breaking the mould in science, entrepreneurship, the arts, sport, economics, health and business from Bradford, nationally and internationally. There are sessions on everything from personal lives through to global concerns, including race, body image, violence against women and girls, religion, the role of men in gender equality, and a special one off set from Kate Tempest.

Find details and the latest programme at the Kala Sangam website or WOW Bradford Facebook page.