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


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New this week:

  • Staying Well Awards: Final call to nominate before midnight 1st March
  • Ward Forum Meeting Dates and Locations & Ward Forum Survey
  • HALI-CON, Halifax’s own Comic Con is back! March 1, 2020
  • International Women’s Day Wellbeing event in Lee Mount
  • VSI and Healthy minds workshops and training sessions

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Calderdale Council closure of flood hubs – Where to get support

The flood hubs will close on Friday 28th February. If you need support after this time you can: 

Contact us: calderdale.gov.uk/siteinfo/conta

Apply for funding online: calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/e

To view the hub opening hours for tomorrow and Friday visit: eyeoncalderdale.com/household-resi

Source: https://twitter.com/Calderdale/status/1232692347890282506

Calderdale Industrial Museum Easter opening times 2020

The Calderdale Industrial Museum will certainly be taking part in the Easter celebrations during the Easter break.

The usual displays will be available plus there is an Easter Trail planned with Prizes for the kids!

Opening times: 10am – 4pm
Dates: Saturday 4th April, Thursday 9th April, Saturday 11th April, Tuesday 14th April, Saturday 18th April

More details on CIMA Easter 2020 Opening Times

Normal admission charges apply: Adults £5; Concessions £4. Children under 16 free!

Calderdale Industrial Museum (opposite Central Library)
Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG
tel: 01422 384721
www: calderdaleindustrial.co.uk

VSI Alliance Event – ESF Community Grants Meet the Funder Event 

Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

ESF Community Grants Meet the Funder Event 

Grants of £5,000 – £20,000 available in West Yorkshire 

  • Are you a small or voluntary organisation?
  • Do you deliver in West Yorkshire?
  • Do you work with unemployed people in your local area?

Grants are available to fund your project. 

Thursday 5th March, 9.30am – 2.30pm
VAC Resource Centre, Hall Street, Halifax, HX1 5AY 

 
9:30-11.00am: Drop in for any organisation
11.00am-1:30pm: 1-to-1 appointment (book a 20 minute slot to discuss the fund)
1:30pm-2:30pm: Drop in for any organisation

To book a slot please contact Anushka: anushka.vinales@groundwork.org.uk or 0113 238 060

Find out more:
www.groundwork.org.uk/esfcommunitygrants | ESF.Grants@groundwork.org.uk | 0121 236 8565

ESF Community Grants are funded by the European Social Fund, co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, and delivered in partnership with Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership.

DIY Accounts March 17 – VSI Alliance March Training

Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Please find information about the following training event run by VSI Alliance

VSI Alliance March Training

DIY Accounts
Tuesday 17th March, 10am-1pm
Venue: The Birchcliffe Centre, Birchcliffe Road, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8DB
Trainer: Helen Galvin, WYCAS/VSI Alliance

In this workshop you will learn how to use our free Excel template to give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet.

You will:

  • Be shown the structure of the linked spreadsheet
  • Set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts
  • Reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet
  • Review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year

Laptops and materials are provided; a basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.

Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation.

Book your place: https://northbankforum.org.uk/event/vsi-diy-accounts/

Booking Terms & Conditions

We will require payment in advance in order to secure booking.

Where booked attendees are unable to attend they can nominate a colleague to attend in their place.

Bookings are made online via the Forum website. Links to each course are included above.

Where booked attendees are unable to attend they must notify the VSI Alliance via email info@vsialliance.org.uk or telephone 01422 438722 to notify of the cancellation.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

We operate a 7-day notice period to cancel a booking. The payment will not be refunded on failure to attend the course without at least 7 days’ notice.

We provide light refreshments (tea & coffee).

Costs:

Getting the Most Out of Social Media March 10 – VSI Alliance March Training

Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Please find information about the following training event run by VSI Alliance

VSI Alliance March Training

Getting the Most Out of Social Media
Tuesday 10th March, 10am-1pm
Venue: VAC Resource Centre, Hall Street, Halifax, HX1 5AY
Trainer: Emma Worsley, VAC

In this ever changing digital age, Social Media is an essential tool for the Voluntary and Community Sector to increase awareness of their work, engage current and potential service users and promote fundraising activity.

With social media platforms available at the touch of a button, your audience has never been so accessible.  This session will look at how to get the most out of the 2 main social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter) for your organisation and all the tools you can use to make Social Media fit in with the busiest working day.

Book your place: https://northbankforum.org.uk/event/vsi-getting-the-most-out-of-social-media/

Booking Terms & Conditions

We will require payment in advance in order to secure booking.

Where booked attendees are unable to attend they can nominate a colleague to attend in their place.

Bookings are made online via the Forum website. Links to each course are included above.

Where booked attendees are unable to attend they must notify the VSI Alliance via email info@vsialliance.org.uk or telephone 01422 438722 to notify of the cancellation.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

We operate a 7-day notice period to cancel a booking. The payment will not be refunded on failure to attend the course without at least 7 days’ notice.

We provide light refreshments (tea & coffee).

Costs:

Eureka 2020 Access All Areas clubs

Our popular Access All Areas clubs offer different sensory play craft activities. Places are limited and most clubs are fully booked, so get your places on remaining clubs now!

Our clubs are free, include some time exploring the museum before getting crafty and creative with our trained Enablers, and the whole family is invited!

Remember: Places MUST be booked in advance, and clubs do tend to fill up. So give us a call on 01422 330069 to book your places. You can read more about each creative theme on our website.

  • Tuesday 14th April – Sensory Play (Down syndrome)
  • Tuesday 21st July – Summer Fun
  • Tuesday 28th July – Print Making

Have you seen me?

 

We’re holding an Ear Defender Amnesty!
We lend out ear defenders for visitors with sensory conditions who might find the many sounds of Eureka! a bit overwhelming, but our stocks are running low. Have you borrowed a pair and accidentally taken them home? We’d love to have them back if poss, just drop them in – no questions asked

 

 

Discovery Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Tel: 01422 330069 or Visit our website