Basic Paediatric First Aid evening course St Mary’s Catholic Primary Thursday November 21

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School PTFA have made arrangements for a Basic Paediatric First Aid course to take place in school premises.


There is a £5 entry fee per adult. Booking is essential.

Course runs from 6pm – 7.30pm.

For information and to book your place, please ring St Mary’s on 01422 362365.

Moorside Community Primary School Junior Wardens take Action for National Road Safety Week

The Junior Wardens of Moorside Community Primary School were joined by Halifax North and East Officer Chris Newton for a day of Action as part of the National Road Safety Week on Wednesday November 20th.

Together with Calderdale Community Safety Partnership, Parking Services, West Yorkshire Police PCSO Cartwright, PCSO Shepherd, PC Ben Beckwith, and North and East Community Warden Lee Ackroyd, the Junior Wardens operated the SID devise outside of school monitoring oncoming speed of traffic while West Yorkshire Police and Parking Service spoke to individuals regarding parking safely outside of the school.














King Cross Christmas Lights switch on Friday November 29

On Friday November 29 the Christmas Lights will be switched on at King Cross.

Come along between 3pm and 4:30pm on King Cross road in Halifax and join us for our Christmas celebrations.

We will be singing carols around the tree with special guest Father Christmas.

Lights switch on at 4pm.

Come and support your local shops!

For more information contact Halifax Central Initiative on 01422 365 948

St Michael’s Church Shelf Christmas Fair Saturday December 7th, 2-5pm

Come along to St Michael’s Church in Shelf (opposite Lidl) for some fabulous festive fun during our Christmas Fair on Saturday December 7th from 2pm-5pm!

There will be refreshments, cake stalls, Tombolas, Raffle, Games, Christmas Quiz to name but a few and of course, Santa in his grotto!

We look forward to seeing you!

New Venue plans for Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge – Come take a look!

Are you a youth or schools group leader? Interested in new local activities and venues? If so, the trustees of the Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge would love to hear from you.

The centre has some exciting plans for their 120 year old former chapel building and attached hostel.  Why not come along on 30th November at 11am and take a look? Refreshments provided!

If you can’t make the 30th November, then please take our survey – and be in with a chance to win a print from the Pennine Horizons Digital Archive.

More information at or

Santa Arrives at Kershaw’s Garden Shopping Centre SATURDAY 30th November 1.30pm !!

On Saturday 30th November at Kershaw’s Garden Shopping centre, Santa will arrive on a sleigh pulled by Rudolph the vintage tractor launching our family Fun day.

There will be free face painting & mince pies, fun and games, Competitions, Balloon magic, Christmas Crafts and special offers for mums and dads, with music from a Brass Band

Come for a fun filled family day. We look forward to seeing you!



Kershaw’s Garden Shopping Centre,
Halifax Road
Tel 01484 713435
Fax 01484 400563


Do you have an idea for a project that is going to benefit your local community and need a small grant of up to £500 then please apply.

The criteria for the grant is quite varied but your project must benefit the community, it is preferred that your group has a constitution and bank account, but if you haven’t you still may get funding.

If you have an idea for a project in your area and want some advice then please contact Tony King or Rachael Henry on 0300 555 0266 or email or