The Illingworth Messenger – July and August 2019

There’s lots going on in and around Illingworth and the combined July and August edition of the Illingworth Messenger which contains details of events, activities, local news and much more!

The messenger is advertising the next Daisy Chain Cafe on Wednesday 10 July, Cafe at the Moor, help with quitting smoking,  and much more!

A reminder also that the Boys Brigade 50th Anniversary event is on Saturday 29 June, 6:00pm with a pie and pizza supper at 8:00pm

As usual lots of local services are advertised and there are updates of local teams etc.

Read the latest messenger 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 irene.mu@blueyonder.co.uk

Ward Forum Grants Now Open to Applications for up to £500

It’s Back!

The ever popular ward forum grants scheme for 2019/2020 is back, if 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 it 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 on 0300 555 0266 or email Tony.king@calderdale.gov.uk

One thing you must do is make sure you put as much information on the application form, many projects will not be funded due to poor application forms.

The deadline for the first round of grants is 31st August 2019.

The deadline for the second round of grants is 30th November 2018.

However if you would like a grant before the deadlines please submit your application and include why you need the grant before the deadline.

Good Luck!

To apply for the grant please open the link below;

https://halifaxnorthandeast.com/ward-forum-grants/apply/

Summer Camp 2019 at Forest Cottage

The 2019 Summer Camp will run Tuesday to Thursday,  23 July to 8 August and is focussed around coaching/learning new skills for boys and girls aged 5-11. It will berun by an FA qualified coach who has been coaching for 6 years and also has 16 years experience of working with children in an educational setting.

The cost is £13 per day for an 8:45am drop off and 4:00pm pick up from Forest Cottage, Ovenden HX2 8AD.

Lunch and refreshments aren’t available so please provide a packed lunch.

For enquiries and bookings email TheYouthSystem@hotmail.com or follow them on Instagram.

Art in the Park with Calderdale Countryside Service

Join the Calderdale Countryside Service to produce some Art in the Park on Thursday 22 August, 10:30am-12:00pm at Shelf Hall Park, Shelf Hall Lane, Halifax HX3 7NT

Meet at 10:30am the Bridlestiles car park.

Enjoy a morning using natural materials to make your own artwork from colours to natural paints, water, mud and sculpture, there is something for every budding artist aged 3 and over.

£4 per child (£3 Passport to Leisure holders).

For further details please contact Chris on 077699 54956.

Let’s Go Fly a Kite, Up to the Highest Height (but Make it First!)

Join the Calderdale Countryside Service to make and then fly your own kite on Wednesday 21 August,  10:30am-2:30pm.

Meet at the marquee near Shakes House on Roils Head Moor.

All materials provided, £4/kite (£3 Passport to Leisure holders)

The closest parking is at the top of Rye Lane and it is just a short walk to site (follow kite signs).

Sorry no dogs are allowed.

For further details please contact Chris on 077699 54956

Calderdale Staying Safe Latest Drop in Sessions

Have you or a family member been affected by Domestic Abuse?
Do you need some support or someone to talk to about the abuse?
Are you struggling to cope with the effects of family violence?

Calderdale Staying Safe, the Domestic Abuse Support Service can be contacted  Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm on 01422 323339.  The website also contains the number for the National Domestic Violence Helpline which can be called on 0808 2000 247 for out of hours support or the Men’s Advice Line on 0808 801 0327.

In an emergency, call 999 or to report an incident to the Police, please call 101.

Staying Safe has a skilled, experienced and diverse staff team who speak other languages or will make every effort to find language support through interpreters.

This is a free and confidential service to anyone aged 16 and above, who has been affected by domestic abuse and who lives in Calderdale.
Support is available to people regardless of their sexuality, gender, disability, religion or ethnic origin.
Support is also available for children 5 years and above, who have been affected by domestic abuse.
There are dedicated male and female support workers.

The latest outreach sessions are;

Todmorden Community College, Burnley Rd, Todmorden OL14 7BX

(1st Thursday every month 10:00am-12:00pm)

07/06/2019, 05/07/2019, 02/08/2019, 06/09/2019, 04/10/2019, 01/11/2019 and 06/12/2019

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Todwell Centre,  Burnley Rd, Todmorden OL14 5EZ

(3rd FRIDAY every month 10:00am-12:00pm)

21/06/2019, 19/07/2019, 16/08/2019, 20/09/2019, 18/10/2019, 15/11/2019 and 20/12/2019

Please note that the drop in sessions at Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre and Innovations Children’s Centre are no longer operating. Also ‘out-of-hours’ calls should now be directed to Women’s Aid and Men’s Advice Line as above as the number on earlier flyers is not operating now.

Download the Staying Safe Outreach Venues from May 2019.

Digital Dimensions at Eureka! Children’s Museum

Sound, Motion, Vision!

Step into Digital Dimensions for the latest takeover of the Spark gallery at Eureka!

From 25 May – 30 November 2019, experience digital activities for kids, including innovative motion tracking, touch-triggered games, and crack the code to reveal different digital effects.

Created by Live Visual Design & Production students from Backstage Academy. Digital Dimensions mixes vibrant visual effects and stunning sounds to create an immersive exhibition for children to explore and enjoy.

  • Test your skills against our musical cubes
  • Travel through a colourful tunnel of motion-capture screens
  • Unlock some truly magical doors to digital dimensions