Category Archives: Get Involved / Have Your Say

FREE half term activities at Orange Box for ages 11+

Get all arty in our arts and crafts sessions; beat your friends at table tennis; sing your favourite tunes with karaoke in the atrium; climb to new heights in our bouldering tunnel; see what you can do wearing a bumper … Continue reading

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Crafts at Mount Zion every Tuesday – June to August

From June to August 2017, Mount Zion Methodist Heritage Chapel will be open every Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm. Cream Teas will be served for £3 and on selected Tuesdays there will be craft demonstrations. There will be craft activities … Continue reading

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Get involved with Volunteers Week 2017

Volunteers Week (1-7 June) is a great time to celebrate the brilliant work of volunteers across Calderdale and there’ll be lots of opportunities to get involved. Volunteer at one of the events below Thursday 8 June – VAC Volunteer Open … Continue reading

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How to talk to children about the Manchester attack

The Ariana Grande Manchester bombing that left 22 dead and many injured is in all out thoughts at the moment. There were 21,000 people at the concert that was targeted by a suicide bomber yesterday evening and a large proportion … Continue reading

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Memory Lane Cafe in Sowerby Bridge

Memory Lane Café was established in early 2016 and aims to support people living with memory loss including their family, carers and friends by providing information, emotional support, as well as the opportunity to share experiences with others, and ultimately … Continue reading

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Castle Carr Fountain Walk 2017 – Tickets available!

This July in the estate of Castle Carr, their famous gravity fed fountain will once again rise magnificently into the sky. Sunday 2 July 2017 – A picturesque walk, 2.5 miles each way will commence from the Cat I’th Well Inn … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Illingworth and Warley Ward Forum date changes

Due to the upcoming general election, the dates for the Warley and Illingworth Ward Forum Meetings have now been changed. Warley Ward Forum will now take place on Tuesday 13 June 2017 from 6.30pm at Grace Baptist Church, Roils Head Road, … Continue reading

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Volunteer at Shroggs Party in the Park 2017

The 10th annual Shroggs Party in the Park takes place at Shroggs Park, Lee Mount on Saturday 24 June 2017. Could you spare some time to help volunteer in one of the following roles… Set up – mainly between 6 … Continue reading

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WAC and Calderdale Forum 50+ Diabetes Management Programme

In partnership with the Women’s’ Activity Centre (WAC). Calderdale Forum 50 Plus is running a diabetes self-management programme to members of the Urdu/Punjabi speaking BME community who are suffering from Diabetes. The programme is aimed specifically at Diabetic patients and their … Continue reading

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Lloyds Enable: Settled Futures Project

The Lloyds Bank Foundation has awarded DART (Disability Advice Resource Team) a grant to run a small pilot project. From June 2017 they will provide a holistic support service for people over the age of 65 who are facing upheaval … Continue reading

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FREE May Half Term Activities at Orange Box

FREE half term activities for ages 11+ return to Orange Box Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June between 2 pm and 4 pm. Get all arty in our arts and crafts sessions; beat your friends at table tennis; sing … Continue reading

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Halifax Sailing Club Open Day

Halifax Sailing Club invites you and your family to try out sailing or windsurfing for free at our club open day. On May 21st 2017 the club will be providing free taster sessions as part of the RYA’s national Push the Boat … Continue reading

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Donate and Volunteer at the Food and Support Drop-in

While they need everything on the list below, the Food and Support Drop-In are currently very short of tins of every kind, cereals, instant noodles, cakes, biscuits, and fillings to put into sandwiches. Sandwich fillings and instant meals such as noodles … Continue reading

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

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer… Featuring Youth Scrutiny Panel – Mixenden and Ovenden Free Advice and Help from Citizens Advice Calderdale This weekend! West Yorkshire Police Band Concert The Friday Flyer is our weekly e-newsletter which includes … Continue reading

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Sports Camps Over Half Term

A number of events are being held at the Inspire Sports and Fitness Centre at Calderdale College over the half term holiday. From Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June there will be a 4 day Mixed Sport Camp led … Continue reading

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Junior Fun and Fitness Cricket Sessions

Illingworth CC has joined with the English Cricket Board to run All Stars Cricket over the next eight weeks starting Friday 19th May – 6.30 – 7.30pm. to run All Stars Cricket sessions on Friday evenings aimed at girls and … Continue reading

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Youth Scrutiny Panel – Mixenden and Ovenden

Young people from The Mixenden Activity Centre have set up a Youth Scrutiny Panel to try and understand some of the issues young people face in these present times. Heather Stout, from the Mixenden Initiative, was approached by PC Jonny … Continue reading

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Volunteer with the Halifax Street Angels

Want to become a Street Angel and help make Halifax and Sowerby Bridge a better and safer place to have a night out? Or maybe you just want to help out behind the scenes? Why volunteer Full basic first aid … Continue reading

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Summer Festival at Halifax Minster – 29 June to 9 July

Enjoy art, entertainment and more from Thursday 29 June to Sunday 9 July at the Summer Festival at Halifax Minster, Causeway, Halifax HX1 1QL with the following events. Click here for detailed information on each event… Thursday 29th June – 7pm to … Continue reading

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Halifax Swimming Pool – Mates Rates offer

Right now Halifax Swimming Pool have ‘Mates Rates’ offer … if a member recommends a friend they will both get a free month…or two friends can join together and both get a month free .. join online then let our … Continue reading

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