Category Archives: Apr

Halifax is a Fairtrade Town

Halifax has become the latest town in a growing list of over 600 in the United Kingdom to gain Fairtrade Town status. In April 2017 the Fairtrade Foundation granted Fairtrade status to Halifax. Fairtrade is all about helping the growers … Continue reading

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High Five goes ‘Head over Heels’ in Warley

On the 10th April at the United Reform Church , High Five and the Staying Well project held an over 50s event with over 60 local residents and local community groups, to talk about how we can all work together … Continue reading

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Moorside Junior Wardens feed the birds of Beechwood Park

On Wednesday 26 April Junior Wardens from Moorside Community Primary School had a nice walk around Beechwood Park to find their bird boxes which had been built up during a previous session. Joined by Peter Oddy, area parks manager for Calderdale Council, the Junior … Continue reading

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 28 April – OUT NOW!!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer… Featuring Ward Forum Grant applications now open – Apply for upto £500 Piece Hall to re-open its doors on Yorkshire Day Funday, Boxing, Sales and more this weekend! The Friday Flyer is … Continue reading

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A fresh look at litter and fly-tipping

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 … Continue reading

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Ward Forum Grant applications now open – Apply for upto £500

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 … Continue reading

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Family Funday – Halifax RLFC vs Batley Bulldogs this weekend

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 … Continue reading

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Spring Table Top Sale at Northowram Community Centre

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, … Continue reading

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 21 April – OUT NOW!!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer… Featuring The Phoenix Shed completes the Vaughn Hirst Memorial Bench Project_Twelve:31 says ‘Let’s hear it for the girls’ Get Knitting at Beechwood Library this weekend The Friday Flyer is our weekly e-newsletter … Continue reading

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Collection tin stolen from RSPCA charity shop

THE RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield & District branch were devastated to find a collection tin had been stolen from their Queens Road charity shop on April 11th. The local branch is currently running a fundraising appeal for one of their dogs; … Continue reading

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Fight Night! The Martin Lewis Cup – 28th April

Halifax Boxing Sports & Fitness Club presents the Martin Lewis Cup Fight Night in a friendly family atmosphere with excellent views of the ring and a fully licensed bar area with big screen. Friday 28 April 2017 – Doors open at … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Shed completes the Vaughn Hirst Memorial Bench

Following the tragic death of Vaughn Hirst, The Phoenix Shed were asked if it would be possible to construct a memorial bench that could be sited locally for all of Vaughn’s friends to use and remember him by.  The chaps … Continue reading

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Project_Twelve:31 says ‘Let’s hear it for the girls’

Project_Twelve:31 in Ovenden stemmed from work the North Halifax Partnership did with young people in the area which aimed to help both boys and girls engage in a range of activities. It was found that girls needed more support so a 50-week project … Continue reading

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Calderdale receives top award for disability sports

Calderdale Council has received an impressive regional accolade for its disability sports programme. At the Disability Sport Yorkshire Annual Awards, the Council received the Outstanding Local Authority Award, recognising the exceptional and inclusive service development and support for disabled young … Continue reading

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Calderdale Community Grants Schemes

The Council runs two grants schemes for community organisations based in Calderdale. The Community Small Grants scheme gives out one-off grants of up to £3,000 for voluntary and community sector projects that help achieve the Council’s ambition of making Calderdale … Continue reading

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2017 Sowerby Bridge to Todmorden Road Race

This year’s Sowerby Bridge to Todmorden Road Race will take place on Sunday 7 May 2017. The entry fee for this year is by a sponsorship system – Each person entering as an individual or part of a team needs to … Continue reading

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 13 April – OUT NOW!!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer…  Friday Flyer 07 April Featuring Hold an activity or stall at the Beechwood Big Picnic! FREE activities at Mixenden Outdoor Centre for ages 6 to 14! Thinking Outside the Box – new service for Young People in Ovenden The Friday Flyer is our weekly e-newsletter which includes upcoming […]

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Wake up to Easter Morning in Mixenden

Holy Nativity, Mixenden has got all sorts coming up this weekend to celebrate Easter. The highlight is Sunday morning starting with a bonfire in the church park at 8am and then a big celebration in church. Should even get a glass … Continue reading

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King Cross Library Film Club – Screenings in April

Entry to all showings is FREE Since seating is limited, you will need to book a ticket – either by phone  (01422 288028/288084) or in person from King Cross Library All showings start at 2pm, unless otherwise stated NEXT AT … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark AGM Invitation

Noah’s Ark Centre trustees and staff would like to invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Please arrive here from 6:30 p.m. where light refreshments will be served. The AGM will start at 7 p.m. We … Continue reading

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