Disability Support Calderdale are looking for volunteers to help with fitness sessions that we are running in Pellon.
Exercise will be very basic (hand and feet movements) due to people’s abilities. Volunteers must have an interest in fitness, health and well-being and the fitness sessions are running at present. Prior to starting there will be an induction programme.
For more information contact either Chloe firstname.lastname@example.org or Laura email@example.com or call 01422353613 or 07990833521.
Join Overgate for stalls, food, drink and musical entertainment in the beautiful surroundings of the Overgate Hospice gardens.
Sunday 14 May – 12noon to 4pm
At Overgate Hospice, 30 Hullen Edge Road, Elland, HX5 0QY
For information call Overgate Hospice on 01422 379151
VAC is looking for volunteer gardeners, local horticultural and allotment groups to help deliver an exciting new project working with local residential care homes and Calderdale Royal Hospital.
The project called Molly and Bill makes a difference to the lives of people in later life or those that have recently left hospital through;
- A creative activity and entertainment programme across the venues
- Support from volunteer companions and supporters
- Sccess to community resources
To find out more call 01422 348777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Piece Hall in Halifax will re-open its gates to the public on Tuesday 1 August 2017 after the completion of Calderdale Council’s multi-million pound transformation programme, which includes support of £7million from The National Lottery.
At 10am on Yorkshire Day the bell above the west gate will be rung to echo the first day of trading at The Piece Hall on 1 January 1779… read more…
Independent businesses from the food and drink, retail and leisure sectors, keen to be part of the Grade I listed building’s renaissance are now being encouraged to step forward – a final call to join an exciting list of tenants already signed up for the start of this exciting new chapter.
Prospective traders interested in finding out more should contact the commercial team on email@example.com / 01422 525200 or visit www.thepiecehall.co.uk/to-let
There’s lots to enjoy including family shows, comedy, music, movies and much more on offer at Square Chapel so why not take a look at the Summer 2017 Brochure and find something for you and your family.
Click here to view the latest brochure from Square Chapel.
Posted in Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Jul, Jun, May, Young People
Tagged 2017, Calderdale, Comedy, Entertainment, events, Family entertainment, Get Involved, July, June, Live Music, May, Movie Screenings, Square Chapel, Theatre, Young People
4 weeks of story time and reading. These sessions will help families bring reading and storytelling to life, showing families how to get children interested in reading by making it fun and interacting with the story.
Thursday 4 May – 1.30pm to 2.45pm
At Creations Community Children’s Centre, Albert Road, Pellon, HX2 0QD
To book a place please call NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres on 01422 266197 or book online at surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk
Go along once a week for 10 weeks and enjoy FREE music sessions. Play together musically and see how music supports your child’s development and allow us to track your child’s development to show you ideas and games you can use at home to build on these skills.
Starts Wednesday 3 May from 1.30pm to 2.30pm at Moorside Community Primary School, Keighley Road, Ovenden, HX2 8AP
For further information call 01422 252209
The award winning International Village Market will be returning to Halifax again this year and over 40 traders from around the globe will set up stalls along Southgate, Corn Market, Russell Street and Woolshops.
Thursday 4 May to Sunday 7 May 2017.
Opening hours of the International Market are:
- Thursday and Friday: 9am to 8pm
- Saturday: 9am to 6pm
- Sunday: 10am to 5pm
Some of the tasty flavours which will be drawing visitors in to the international event include Greek delicacies such as gyros, souvlaki, and Greek pies; a traditional German Schwenkgrill selling bratwurst and currywurst; mouth-watering French crepes and galettes; Catalan cuisine, including tapas and paella; Pofitjes, the famous Dutch mini pancakes with loads of toppings and even ostrich and kangaroo burgers.
Find out more here…
Ways to reduce the amount of littering and fly-tipping in Calderdale have been discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel.
At the meeting of the Panel on Thursday 20 April, members of the Litter and Fly-tipping scrutiny review group presented their report and recommendations to reduce litter and fly-tipping in the borough.
The cross-party review group has been looking closely at the issue since October last year and their findings have now been published with fifteen recommendations for Cabinet to consider… Read more…
The latest round for Ward Forum Grants is now open to applications!
There will be 2 rounds of grants £2,500 to be given away in each round and as usual groups can only apply for a grant up to £500, groups applying must have a constitution and bank account, however groups that don’t have these can still apply providing they can prove their project benefits the community.
If you have a new or existing project that is ongoing and require additional funds; be sure to get your application to us with grants available to community groups and projects in the following wards of North Halifax:
- Northowram & Shelf
- Park & Warley
- Illingworth & Mixenden
The closing date for applications is Friday 30 June 2017 at 5pm.
The criteria for grants is quite open but the application must show how the project benefits the community in that ward.
Click here for further information and to apply for a grant online or email Tony King at Tony.King@calderdale.gov.uk if you require any help.
Posted in Apr, Events, Illingworth & Mixenden, Jun, May, Mixenden, Northowram & Shelf, Ovenden, Warley
Tagged April, Calderdale, Get Involved, Grants, halifax north and east, Illingworth, June, May, Mixenden, Northowram and Shelf, Ovenden, Ward Forum Grant, Warley
Halifax RLFC V Batley Bulldogs (6pm KO)
Sunday 30 April 2017 – from 4pm
MBi Shay Stadium, Shaw Hill, Halifax HX1 2YS
- Rugby Ball Coconut Shy
- Strongman Game with leader board
- CCCT’s Blender Bikes
- BedzRus Photo Finish Try Challenge
- Passing Accuracy Challenge
- Challenge Cup Trophy on display (subject to availability)
- Photos with our life size photo board & Halicat mascot
- Junior showdown: Batley U7s, Drighlington U7s & Siddal U7s play off in a curtain raiser.
Family tickets will be on sale in the ticket office on the day for £30 (Usually £60) including 2 x Adults and up to four U16s. Transfers to the fanzone available in the ground.
Community Works, Mixenden proudly presents ‘The Pre-Loved Emporium’ open to the public to go along and purchase 2nd hand goods.
Open Monday to Friday – 10am to 3pm
Based at the Mixenden Addy, Slippy Lane, HX2 8QD
High Five opened another exercise class for over 50s on Tuesday 2 April due to the popularity of the 10am class.
The class takes place at Highgate Methodist Church Stretchgate Lane (Up Pellon Lane & first left after Springhall Lane)
Our 10am class is so popular that we had to close it to newcomers so we are adding a new one. It will include posture work to help your joints, balance, flexibility, endurance (Your heart works a bit faster & you breathe harder) strength, falls prevention & we hope lots of fun & laughter. Sue, the tutor has training in Pilates, exercise for older adults & at the moment is doing a level 4 CYQ course in postural stability-Falls prevention.
Sessions cost £3 but your first class is free.
If you haven’t done exercise for a while or have any medical conditions which you are worried about do check with your doctor. Sue is an exercise tutor not a medical practitioner.
For information call 07964713926 email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pellonhighfivehub.wordpress.com
Have fun at the Northowram Community Centre Table Top Sale with beautiful stalls, including crafts and pre-loved items plus delicious hot and cold crepes and waffles!
Sunday 30 April 2017 – 1pm to 4pm
At Northowram Community Centre, Westercroft Lane, HX3 7EU
Entry costs just £1 which includes a drink and biscuit – Children go FREE
There’s lots going on in and around Illingworth and you can find it all in one place!
The Illingworth messenger provides information of upcoming events, activities, local news, adverts and much more… read the latest edition here…
If you would like something advertised in the Illingworth Messenger, items can be handed in to your church representative, dropped off at Illingworth Moor Good-As-New Shop or emailed direct to Irene Mulhall at email@example.com
Posted in Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, Health, Housing&Environment, Illingworth & Mixenden, May, Training&Employment, Young People
Tagged 2017, Activities, events, Illingworth, Illingworth Messenger, Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, May, News
Individuals and teams are welcome to join Calderdale Community Coaching Trust and get involved with Touch Rugby for just £2.50 per person.
Every Monday (Starting 8th May) – 6.30pm
At Calderdale College, Francis Street, Halifax HX1 3UZ
For further information contact project manager Chris Mitchell on 07947 827627.
Posted in Events, Get Involved / Have Your Say, May
Tagged Calderdale, Calderdale College, Calderdale Community Coaching Trust, Get Involved, Halifax, Halifax RLFC, sport, Sports, Touch Rugby
A chance to learn all styles of dance for ages 10 to 19 during school term time for just £1 per session.
Every Tuesday – 6pm to 7pm
At Mixenden Activity Centre, Clough Lane, Mixenden HX2 8SH
Contact Mixenden Activity Centre for further details and to get a consent form on 01422 245006 or by email to Mac.firstname.lastname@example.org