Project_Twelve:31 Receive their Motor Skills Certificates

Well done to all the girls of Project_Twelve:31 who received their qualifications in Motor Skills Certificates at a presentation on Thursday 18 October at Bumpy Limited in Birstall.

Bumpy Limited offer on and off road motorcycle training – open 7 days a week with a full range of motorcycle rider training courses as well as off road tuition on trials bikes for young people from the ages of 7 to aged 60 and beyond!

A charity established in 1988 and since its foundation has assisted hundreds of people of all ages to start motorcycling and pass their tests.

They have a large fleet of fully maintained motorcycles consisting of Suzuki SFV650’s, Kawasaki ER6’s, Yamaha YBR125’s as well as various 125 scooters and 50cc mopeds, plus a variety of Off-Road Trials bikes to hire as part of your lesson.

Local Speed Initiative at Riley Lane, Bradshaw

On Tuesday 10 October, Karen Scanlon from North Halifax Partnership was joined by Lee Ackroyd (Community Warden Halifax North and East), Illingworth Neighbourhood Watch and PC Chris Newton to monitor the traffic speed at Riley Lane, Bradshaw facing down towards Holdsworth Road. The traffic was monitored from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This road has a 20 mph speed limit and the aim was to assess how drivers were performing in this area.

Outcome

  • 158 Vehicles were recorded
  • 57 Vehicles drove at the speed limit of 20mph
  • 29 Vehicles drove UNDER 20mph
  • 72 Vehicles drove ABOVE the speed limit of 20mph
  • 3 Male and 1 Female driver were stopped and vehicles checks performed
  • 16 Other Vehicles were advised

The details recorded were as follows;

Pellon High Five Autumn Newsletter and Timetable of Activities

Pellon High Five has published the Autumn 2018 newsletter, which can be downloaded  here.

The Christmas party this year has been arranged for Friday 7 December, 2:00pm-4:00pm. Class closing times are yet to be decided but some tutors are going on holiday after the party.

Below is shown the timetable of activities as at October 2018.

 

Using our Chi ballsRun by Pellon High Five 50+ Community Group, every shape and size is right for these classes, it doesn’t matter how much, or how little, you can do. High Five caters for different levels of fitness and laugh with each other sometimes at our inability to master some moves! Most people will admit to being nervous about going to a “Keep Fit” class, so if you’re worried about coming to your first class on your own, call to arrange for someone to meet you as you arrive. All our new members say what a friendly bunch of folk they are and how welcome they were made. So what are you waiting for? Your first class is free & subsequent classes £3.

Exercise does so many brilliant things for your body & brain. If doctors could put it in pill form & bottle it we would all be rushing to get a prescription. How about a new year’s resolution to spend less time on the settee & more moving.

High Five Pilates
Pilates can be gentle for those who have injuries but strenuous for those who need a challenge. Our clinical Pilates classes cost £3 for an hour session. Again your first class is free. You will strengthen the muscles that support your body. These muscles could also help to reduce wear & tear on joints & keep them functioning. Good posture is important in helping to reduce back pain.

The classes do not run every week so please email before going.

More information can be found by calling 07960 736938 or for pilates, gentle exercise and Scottish dancing from the tutor Sue Watson on 07964 713927 or email pellonhighfive@gmail.com or visit the website at www.pellonhighfivehub.wordpress.

Singalong with Steve at Blackburn House

Singalong with Steve at Blackburn House, Nursery Lane, Ovenden HX3 5SJ.

For aged 60 plus. Steve Brown is a professional musician with a wide range of experience.

Dates (2:00pm on the last Wednesday of each month):

31 October, 28 November, 19 December 2018

30 January, 27 February, 27 March 2019

Stay on for a relaxing time chatting over coffee and cake.

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 19 October – OUT NOW!


Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer…

Featuring

  • Half Term Activities
  • Halloween and Bonfire Events
  • Hog Houses for Sale!
  • Last chance to see – performances and events this weekend.

The Friday Flyer is our weekly e-newsletter which includes upcoming events, activities, information, local services and themes. We hope you will find this informative and useful. Let us know what you think.

Have a great weekend!

Get Active this Autumn

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It’s not all that difficult to squeeze in a few extra exercise sessions during the run up to Christmas and keeping healthy will reap rewards when you come to looking your best during the party season.

To make it even easier we’ve got a fantastic offer to get you started! Join in October and get 12 months membership for the price of 11. That’s 12 months of gyms, pools, courts and classes across Calderdale and with our huge range of activities there’s always something new to try or a new challenge around the corner.

Our fantastic gym instructors are here to help and can provide some top advice about getting fit. Or why not try one of our new classes and exercise with your mates, you can book classes up to 8 days in advance online.
Don’t forget it’s not the amount you exercise and eat between Christmas and New Year that is the problem – it’s what you do between New Year and Christmas that makes the real difference. So sign up for our membership offer today!

From Brighouse to Todmorden wherever you are in Calderdale we’ve got you covered with our special membership offer.

www.calderdale.gov.uk/sportoffer #activecalderdale

Halloween Family Event at Creations

Halloween slimeCome to our FREE family event and have some Halloween Family fun with all the family.

On Tuesday 30 October 2018, 11am – 12.30pm

At Creations Children’s Centre, Albert Road, Pellon, HX2 0QD

Food and drink provided. Face painting and Fancy Dress. Everyone invited.

A Sure Start Children Centres – NHP event.