Do Something Oct 19 – Jan 20

The Do Something Booklet for Oct 19 – Jan 20 is now available & so are tickets for events & activities.

Booking is essential via www.ticketsource.co.uk/discover

Calderdale has some fantastic events planned from Busy Babies to make your own Roving Spacecraft. Dear Zoo, make a stop-Motion video, design your own Bloxels video game or learn to code with a micro bit, we have something for everyone CMBC #TakeALook #BookYourTickets

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EU Resettlement Scheme Sessions

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Resettlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.

If you need support to apply to the EU Resettlement Scheme, there are FREE sessions to help.

Held at: Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

  • Wednesday 18 September 2019, 1pm – 3pm
  • Wednesday 16 October 2019, 1pm – 3pm
  • Wednesday 13 November 2019, 1pm – 3pm
  • Wednesday 18 December 2019, 1pm – 3pm

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOOK ON THE SESSIONS, JUST TURN UP.

We can scan your valid passport and help you to apply to the scheme and there will be staff who speak Czech and Polish as well as English.

You will need to bring:

  • valid EU, EEA or Swiss passport, or ID card (biometric), or UK-issued biometric residence card.
  • Mobile phone
  • Email address (this can be set up at the session).

Registration to the scheme is compulsory for all EU, EEA or Swiss nationals and thier family members, who don’t own a British Passport, or ‘indefinite leave to remain’.

Registration is FREE and will ensure that EU, EEA or Swiss nationals and their family members can continue living and working in the UK after Brexit and have the same benefits (NHS healthcare, social security benefits etc).

For further information, call 01422 434971 and speak to Zuzana.

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Find Out More About Transport at The Jubilee Refreshment Rooms

Jubilee Refreshment Rooms on Sowerby Bridge Railway Station HX6 3AB hold a number of transport related events through the year.

The next will be on Monday 15 April, 7:00pm where John Myddelton will be speaking about Tramways and a swinging railway.

See below for other events;

Beechwood Park Practical Dates

Join in with activities to improve your local park on Tuesday 7 May, 4 June,  2 July, 3 September, 1 October, 5 November and 3 December all sessions beginning at 9:45am.

Activities include ditching, drainage, tree work, walling, fencing, hedge laying, cutting back vegetation, litter clearance, pond work and surveying. All tools and training provided on the day along with the chance to work alongside like-minded volunteers.

Sessions are run by Calderdale Countryside Service. Please dress for the weather and bring your own gardening gloves, drinks, lunch and snacks for those who are wanting to stay all day.

Contact Chris on 07769 954956 for further information or email Chris.Sutcliffe@calderdale.gov.uk.

And don’t forget to put Saturday 7 Sept 2019 in your diaries for a great big fun day for all the family at the Beechwood Big Picnic.

Charity Football Match Raises Money for Happy Days Homeless Charity

Thanks to everyone who played and donated in the charity football match at Natty Lane field on Boxing Day supported by Illingworth Moor Methodist Church.

£87 was raised for the  Happy Days  Homeless Charity.

Calderdale Heritage Walks Winter Programme 2018-2019

 

 

The winter programme has fortnightly walks plus an extra one at Christmas. The majority are on Sundays, with 2 Saturdays and 2 on Bank Holidays. All start at 1:30pm.
No pre-booking required, just turn up and pay the Guide – its £3 (all ages)

Almost all starting points are served by public transport. Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed on walks unless indicated by the No Dogs symbol.

Sunday 6 January 2019 Hebden Bridge 1760-1910 

At the start of that period there were around half a dozen buildings but the Industrial Revolution changed all
that. We’ll look at various aspects of the area’s expansion.

Meet David Nortcliffe at 1.30 p.m by the Tourist Information Centre HX7 8AF (by the marina on the A646) for the latest Calderdale Heritage Walk.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page to see any late alterations.

The complete Winter Walks Programme as shown below can be downloaded here.

 

New Years Eve Mini Rave with BOOMCHIKKABOOM

Enjoy a Family Rave to celebrate the end of 2018. Into their sixth year of hosting these popular raves, Boomchikkaboom are back at The Piece Hall, playing all your favourite, feel good dancefloor fillers. Expect an explosion of fun, with snow machine, bubble machine, parachute fun, dance battles, photo booth and more.

Aimed at walking tots to 8 years but all ages welcome! in the big top tent at the Piece Hall on Monday 31 December, 12:00pm & 2:30pm.

Book your tickets priced Adult £12 / Child £9.50 at https://thepiecehall.co.uk/events/nye-mini-rave-with-boomchikkaboom