Bookstart Busy Babies at Central Library – Ages 0 to 2

Songs and rhymes are the best introduction to the magical world of language and literature.

Come along to Bookstart Busy Babies at Halifax Central Library for 40 minutes of songs and rhymes led by our Early Years Librarian and Early Childhood Music Specialist, Ben Lawrence.

You and your baby will explore traditional songs and rhymes and add new ones to your repertoire.

Sessions run from 10 -10.40am and 11-11.40am on the following dates;

  • Thursday 27 February 2020
  • Thursday 5, 12, 19, 26 March 2020
  • Thursday 2, 9, 23, 30 April 2020

Just £2 per child or FREE with a passport to leisure

All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Booking is not required, please pay on the day. For more information please contact Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620.

The Illingworth Messenger – February 2020

There’s lots going on in and around Illingworth and the February 20 edition of the Illingworth Messenger contains details of events, activities, services, local news and much more!

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

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 24 January – OUT NOW!

Click here to view the latest North and East Friday Flyer…

New this week:

  • Introduction to Childcare Level 2 – 6 week accredited course January 27
  • Holocaust Memorial Day in Calderdale January 27 at Halifax Minster
  • Dementia Friendly Film screening at Square Chapel *January 28*

 Have a great weekend!

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Couch to 5K: Join St George’s Community group take on this amazing challenge!

How would you like to be able to run 5K?

How about if you could achieve this in only 9 weeks?

The C25K: From couch to 5K initiative promises just that and St George’s Community Trust will help you making this happen!

Every Monday we meet at Shroggs Park at 8:50am – 9:30am to put this in practice. Feel free to join us, get out and about, enjoy a great work out, make new friends, motivate each other and achieve a new fitness best!

All levels of fitness welcome.

St George’s Community Trust ltd
Registered Charity: 1158166
St George’s House
2 Lilac Street
Lee Mount

St George’s Community Trust Charity Shop now open

Visit the St George’s Community Trust charity shop and discover your own new treasures and amazing finds!

Find us at Nursery Lane Medical Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden, HX3 5TE

Open Monday to Friday 10am – 3pm with a selection of women, children and men clothes and shoes, bric-a-brack, household items and furniture.

There is a charge for the delivery of furniture, please ask for more details.

Donations are always accepted, donations of rags also accepted. Please label rags donations clearly.

For collection of furniture contact 07518 653250

St George’s Community Trust ltd
Registered Charity: 1158166
St George’s House
2 Lilac Street
Lee Mount

Neighbourhood Watch ‘Our News’ Jan 2020 E-Newsletter Out Now

OUR NEWS e-newsletter – January 2020 edition

The first 2020 edition of ‘OUR NEWS‘, the e-newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters, is out. In this edition we see a sneak preview of our new Neighbourhood Watch national website, discover inspirational  work being delivered locally, celebrate successes and achievements, recognise what it means to be good neighbour, and learn about how you can become more cyber aware.

The time has come.. put your feet up, take a moment to yourself and have a go at our very first crossword challenge to be in for a chance to win a prize.

A direct link to the e-newsletter PDF is here:

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK  | Building Safer and Stronger Communities

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Back on Side – Free 10 week fitness programme for men only – Halifax RLFC Foundation

New Year’s resolution? Wanting to improve performance, fitness, stamina? Or simply want to try something new?

This 10 week free fitness programme, aimed at Men Only aged 30-70 might be just the thing to get you back to enjoying exercise.

Come along, make new friends, regain your fitness and have fun!

Sessions run every Monday 6:30 – 7:30pm at

3G1 Soccer, Shaw Lane, Halifax, HX3 9ET

To join, contact Chris on 07947 827 627 or email