CREW and Heartbeat Autumn and Winter Walks 4 miles+

CREW Heart Support Group have just updated their longer winter walks programme, starting from various places in the Calder Valley and beyond.

16-25 and Looking for Work. Get Into the NHS

The Prince’s Trust, NHS and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are running a 4 week course on getting into Business Administration or Clinical Support for 16-25 year olds not in education, employment or training. The training is Monday 6 November – Friday 1 December in Leeds but there is a taster session on Tuesday 10 October also in Leeds.

Boost your confidence and employability skills whilst on work experience and at the end of the programme, you’ll also have the chance to benefit from the support of one our mentors for up to 6 months to help you uncover your next steps.

  • Boost employability skills
  • Doesn’t affect your benefits and travel will be covered
  • Opportunities to work in the NHS!
  • Potential to gain training in various Healthcare skills
  • Improve your interview skills and CV

To register your interest and for more information, contact Hannah Beswick on 07436 582316, Email or Text ‘[Your Name]’ and ‘NHS’ to 07436 582316.

You can also visit and complete a short online enquiry form.

NHP Energy Levels – How to save energy in Autumn

As summer draws to a close, the evenings grow darker and there will be a cold chill in the air. Now is a good time to make sure your home is as energy efficient as possible.

Just a couple of things you could do are:

  • Check your windows and external doors for draughts – USwitch advises you could save up to £50 or 10% on your annual heating bill by draught proofing alone.
  • Move furniture away from radiators to allow heat to circulate and make sure radiators are not covered by long, heavy curtains.

For more Energy Saving tips like this be sure to join up below and why not take our quiz to find out just how energy efficient you are and how much money you could save with simple changes around your home! …The result may surprise you!!

CREW Winter Walks 2017

CREW Heart Support Group have just updated their shorter winter walks programme, suitable for all levels and starting from Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge Medical Centre, Beechwood Medical Centre and more.

FREE Modern Day Slavery & Human Trafficking training for anyone working in Calderdale


There is no typical victim of slavery – victims can be men, women and children of all ages and cut across the population. But it is normally more prevalent amongst the most vulnerable, minority or socially excluded groups Modern slavery has been getting increasingly more attention both from the mainstream media and the government, which culminated with passing the Modern Slavery Act in 2015.

Types of modern day slavery include:


Human Trafficking could be taking place in Calderdale and you could help to tackle it. Hope For Justice will be running free training sessions for people working in Calderdale, typically those who work on the frontline and with the public.

Saturday Art Club, Bankfield Museum, Halifax

Fortnightly – Saturday 22 July, 16 September, 30 September, 14 October, 28 October, 11 November, 25 November, 9 December 10.30am-12.30pm, Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Rd, Halifax HX3 6HG.

Come and take part in a fun and creative workshop at Bankfield Museum. The Saturday Art Club is for children aged 8-14 years old. We explore a variety of arts and crafts activities using the gallery exhibitions and museum collections for inspiration.

Workshops costs £5.00. To book a place please contact Jeffrey on 01422 352334 or email


Memory Lane Cafe Coming Soon to Maurice Jagger Centre

Make sure you put Wednesday 2 August 2017 in your diary.  That’s the launch date for the Memory Lane Cafe at  the Maurice Jagger Centre, Lister Street, Winding Road Halifax.

The cafe will be open on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month 2pm to 4pm and for £2 there are refreshments as well as crafts and activities, music and games and just general conversation. Sometimes you just want a brew and something to do.

For further information contact June on 01422 706373 or 07920 549131 or you can email

A copy of the poster to display in your premises can be downloaded from Memory Lane Cafe Halifax 2017.

This dementia-friendly Memory Lane Cafe will be held this year on:

August 2 and 16

September 6 and 20

October 4 and 18

November 1 and 15 and December 6