North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 14 December – OUT NOW!

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Featuring

  • Elves Christmas Workshops at the Piece Hall
  • Waste and Recycling Collection Dates over the Christmas Period
  • The Story of Jesus Described in The Quran
  • Latest Staying Well Newsletter!
  • FREE Cycle Maintenance Training

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!

Waste Collection Dates Over the Christmas Period

Some collection days will be different over the Christmas period. Most are a day later but if your collection date is usually Tuesday, this has been brought forward to Saturday 22 December. Please see the following to see when your collections are due.

Carols at St. Columba’s Church, Pellon

Carols at St. Columba’s Church, Pellon will this year be on Sunday 16 December, 2:30pm in the Community Hall and featuring the High Five Singers.

There has also been great attendance at both the Staying Well Brew and a Chat Christmas Party with and the Angels Cafe.

It’s fantastic that these events are becoming so well known and popular.

 

SmartMove Volunteer Engagement Event

Calderdale SmartMove is a registered charity assisting homeless and vulnerably housed people to access accommodation and skills.

Our volunteers come from many walks of life: Health workers, Waiters, Students, Job Seekers, Drivers, Sports Centre Workers, People who have been homeless, Retired people, ex Teachers and many more.

There are lots of ways you can get involved. Come on down to our volunteer event this New Year and find out how!

On Tuesday 8 January 2019 from 10am – 1pm at Halifax Fire Station, Skircoat Moor Rd, HX1 3JF Halifax, West Yorkshire

As a volunteer with SmartMove you will play a crucial role, adding enormous value to the services we are able to provide. Volunteer representation is encouraged at every level of the organisation.

Staying Well Newsletter!

Golly – it hardly feels like 5 minutes since we had the last Staying Well newsletter but a lot has happened since then! We also need to keep you up to date with what is happening over the Christmas period and give you a chance to look at the full newsletter here.

There will be the Brew and a Chat Christmas party at St. Columba’s Church Hall, Pellon on Monday 10 December, 10:30am-12:30pm.

Tesco, Sowerby Bridge are sponsoring a Christmas party at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge HX6 2EQ on Tuesday 11 December, 2:00pm. 

Following that we have the Memory Lane Christmas Party at the Maurice Jagger Centre on Monday 17 December, 12:00pm-4:00pm.

Not everyone has the best time at Christmas and Todmorden Central Methodist Church will be holding a short, reflective service / contemplation on Saturday 22 December, 2:30pm for those who struggle over the festive period.

The Story of Jesus Described in The Quran

Jimah Dawah Mosque is presenting a family event for people of all faiths or none to describe how Jesus and the key events in his life are described in the Quran.

The event will be hosted by local Imams at the JMAH at 97 Hopwood Lane, Halifax HX1 4ET on Sunday 16 December, 1:30pm-2:00pm. 

Light refreshments will be provided and all are welcome. For further information call 07926 675989.

Early Christmas Celebrations at Dean Field School

What a wonderful start to the festive season!

On Tuesday 4 December, Junior Wardens from Dean Field Community Primary School hosted an afternoon of Christmas festivities for older members of the of the Ovenden community.

Musical bingo was provided by Staying Well Daisy Chain Cafe and Afternoon Tea was served by the Junior Wardens sparing some time for pulling crackers and eating mince pies. To add to the festivities the Dean Field school choir sang a variety of Christmas songs.