Pennine Magpie Receives Duke of Edinburgh Awards Licence

Pennine Magpie is excited to announce that it has received the Duke Of Edinburgh Licence.

This means that they are now registered as a licenced organisation to provide Duke Of Edinburgh Awards for Bronze, Silver and Gold.

“To complete a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, young people volunteer in their communities, learn a skill, get fit and plan and undertake an expedition, fulfilling six to 18 months of challenging activity. Through this sustained, meaningful activity, young people develop key life and employability skills, such as self-management, problem solving, team working, communication and confidence.”

For more information or to show your interest, please email admin@penninemagpie.co.uk

Celebrate 25 Years of Ravenscliffe School with Music and Dance

On Friday 11 May, 7:30pm Ravenscliffe High School is hosting a unique evening of music and dance, in celebration of 25 years of the opening of Ravenscliffe High School, Woodbank and Highbury Primary Schools.

The show features the remarkable and often unexpected talents of over 100 students from Calderdale’s three special schools and Copley Primary school.

Jam packed with live music, dance and performance both on stage and screen. The show promises to be a true celebration of 25 fabulous years for the schools. 

Tickets are £10 which includes £1.75 administration charge and are available from the box office at The Victoria Theatre or online at www.victoriatheatre.co.uk/victoria/visit/booking

This is Ravenscliffe’s 4th Victoria Theatre Event and they aim to make it be the best ever.

New Members Wanted for Allstars at Bradshaw Cricket Club

1 Month remains till the Official Launch of Allstars at Bradshaw CC – registration is open now!!

All Stars Cricket provides boys and girls from 5-8 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment.

By becoming an All Star your child will receive an exclusive Yorkshire All Stars Cricket Junior Vikings membership which gives your child access to all access to all Yorkshire domestic matches at Emerald Headingley and Scarborough (excluding the Vitality Blast fixtures against Lancashire Lightning) in 2018. Sign up to find out more!

Welcome back/Taster session – Friday 4 May, 6.30pm-7.30pm
Bring a friend session – Friday 11 May, 6.30pm-7.30pm
Official launch (session 1 of 8) – Friday 18 May 6.30pm-7.30pm

All sessions are at Bradshaw Cricket Club, Bradshaw Lane, Halifax, HX2 9XB

1st year activators get a starter Kit

  • Bat
  • Hat
  • Backpack
  • Ball
  • Personalised T-Shirt

Returning All Stars in 2018 will get NEW kit!

  • Bat
  • Ball
  • Stumps
  • Kit bag
  • T-shirt with new design!

For more information please contact Charlotte on 07399 457368 or email chazza_t403@hotmail.co.uk or visit the website.

Voluntary Action Calderdale AGM

VAC (Voluntary Action Calderdale) invite you to attend the 2018 Annual General Meeting which is to be held at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre on Wednesday 2 May, 4:00pm-6:00pm.

There have been some major changes to the Voluntary and Community Sector over the past year and this meeting will allow you to find out more about the new Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Alliance which is a partnership between six organisations, made up of four providers and two commissioning bodies, working together and sharing skills to benefit voluntary and community sector groups working in Calderdale:

  • Voluntary Action Calderdale (VAC)
  • Sector Support Calderdale (North Bank Forum)
  • West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
  • Locality
  • Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group & Calderdale Council

To confirm attendance, please email info@cvac.org.uk of visit the Eventbrite page.

 

RSPCA Pooch Fest Comes to Stainland

A festival of fun for our four legged friends!

Join RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and Bradford and  and Calderdale Council on Saturday 21 April, 11:00am-3:00pm as they celebrate our pooches and promote responsible dog ownership! There will be stalls, games, food and drink, a have-a-go-agility and of course, a fun dog show!

It’s Free Entry but donations are welcome through Eventbrite and on the day! The event will be held at Stainland Recreational Park, Stainland Road (Next to the 1885 Pub).

Go down with the family for lots of fun and wagging tails!?

See you there!

For more info or any enquiries please contact: faygibbons@rspca-halifaxandhuddersfield.org.uk

Beat It Night at the Salvation, Halifax

Beat It Night is a regular monthly social event for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health conditions to get together and just have some fun and where anyone would feel welcome.

On the 3rd Thursday each month, people can sit and chat or get up and have a boogie – or listen to live music. This is a place where people can meet old friends and make new ones.

Artists have an opportunity to showcase their talents, musicians, dancers and poets.

This month, the Blame it on the Boogie Beat It Night is on Thursday 19 April, 7:00pm-10:00pm at The Salvation, Bull Green, Halifax and will feature music from a DJ as well as there being an Open Mic.

To book tickets call 01422 363817 or book online at http://beatitnight.co.uk/tickets/

£5.00 if pre-booked or £6 on the door (Staff and support £2.50).

For more information email info@beat-it-nightclub.co.uk

 

Apply to Perform at Routes Festival 2018

There is less than 2 weeks to get your applications in to perform at Routes Festival 2018 on Saturday 23 June!

To apply follow this link to the forms and information on Dropbox.