Dementia Friendly Film screening at Square Chapel *January 28*

Square Chapel Arts Centre are showcasing a selection of classic films as part of the Dementia Friendly films project.

The films are screened with low lighting and sound to create a comfortable atmosphere.

Screenings happen on the last Tuesday of every month.

Schedule for January to April 2020:

January 28: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers | U | 1954
February 25: Casablanca | U | 1942
March 31: That Night in Rio | U | 1941
Tuesday 28: Funny Face | U | 1957

For information and to book, visit:

Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, HX1 1QG
Call: 01422 349 422

Make the Most of You! Adult employability course with CKCareers

Want to try something new and get into work?

We’re running an employability course for adults starting on 18 February. Come to our 4 week 3 hour sessions and let us help you Make the Most of You!

Gain confidence, become more self-aware and start considering employment options.

 The 4 half day workshops will include a variety of activities and discussion to help you know yourself a bit better.

  • What motivates you – what’s important to you?
  • What you are good at – your strengths.
  • How you like to learn – are you an observer or talker?!
  • What Next – You decide…..
  • You will keep a record after each workshop of what you’ve done.
  • There are no right or wrongs here – it’s all about you!

Contact Dominique Curran to find out more on 07812971816

C&K Careers:
Halifax Careers Centre, 16 Alexandra Street, Halifax, HX1 1BS

Skillshop Valentines Disco Friday February 14

Skillshop are hosting a Valentines disco party on Friday February 14th at Siddal Ex-Servicemens club from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Tickets are £5.00 for adults and £2.50 for children. Supper and games are included.

There will be a raffle, themed quiz and cash bingo.

Please see the link below or contact Kristan on 01422 242777 or email for further information and Tickets.

Venue: Siddal Ex-Servicemens Club, Siddal Ln, Halifax HX3 9JS, Tel: 01422 363205

We look forward to seeing you!

Kristan Parry
Assistant Support Manager
Skillshop Ltd
Registered Charity No.1114729
Company Reg No. 05561981
Treveleyn, Keighley Road, Halifax, HX2 8HE
Tel: 01422 242777 E-mail:

Have your say on plans for a new bus station in Halifax

Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority are asking people to comment on plans for a new bus station in Halifax, which is due to be completed by 2023. The £15.4m scheme aims to deliver a modern, fit for purpose facility that complements the surrounding heritage and public space of Halifax town centre.

You will be able to see the plans and feedback your views online via the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s ‘Your Voice’ website at between Monday 13 January and Wednesday 12 February.

There will also be two drop-in sessions where you can see the plans, meet the project team, ask questions and provide feedback. The details of the sessions are:

  • Tuesday 21 January 2020 at Halifax Town Hall –  4pm to 8pm.
  • Saturday 1 February 2020 at Halifax Borough Market – 10am to 2pm.

For more information, please read: Halifax Bus Station A5 Flyer (web)

Sparks! Half term fun at the Bankfield Museum – various dates

As part of the Calderdale Photography exhibition come and create your own landscape picture.

The event takes place on three separate dates during the Spring Half term:

February 18, 19, 20 from 11:00 – 16:00.

Suitable for 4-12 years old. £4 per child or £3 for Passport to Leisure.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Part of the Calderdale Local Offer

Physical Activity Survey for parents/carers and childcare providers of children under 5

Are you pregnant, a dad-to-be or parent/carer/grandparent of a child/ren aged under 5?
Do you represent  a PVI Childcare Provider or Children’s Centres?
Do you work as a Child minder?
If so we would like to hear your views.

As part of the movement for Calderdale to be the most active borough in the UK, Active Calderdale and partners are promoting a survey for parents and carers of children under 5 years to help us to understand how we can help you to be more physically active.

We are interested to know what would help you to be more active and the answers could help develop and plan Calderdale projects.

Please take five minutes to complete the survey and share your views with us.

There are two surveys, one aimed at parents/carers and one aimed at providers of childcare.

>> Parent/Carer survey <<

>> Childcare provider survey <<

The survey will be open from 9th January until the 8th February 2020.

Friends of Shelf Hall Park Group Annual General Meeting February 4th, 2020

Friends of Shelf Hall Park Group will hold the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday February 4th at 6:30pm at Shelf Village Hall.

The group is looking to fill the roles of Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. If you are interested in taking on any of these roles, please send your details and what post you are interested in to

All interested are welcome to attend.

Shelf Hall Park Group AGM
6.30pm Tuesday 4th February 2020
Shelf Village hall, Shelf.