New Youth Group – With No Name! at Lee Mount Baptist Church

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A new youth group, ‘The Group With No Name’ has recently started at Lee Mount Baptist Church, 18 Melbourne Street HX3 5DF meeting on Friday 28 June 2019, 7:00pm-8:30pm.

Other meetings will be on 12 July and 26 July at the same times as above.

The group is in its infancy, and is best suited to school years 6/7 as they are leaving or have left recently their local junior school and may wish to retain their local connections via this group. They do though have one year 9 attendee.

For more information contact Sharon Tyler-McDonnell on 07871 910300.

Singspiration Community Choir at Mount Zion Methodist Heritage Chapel

Mount Zion Methodist Heritage Chapel, Per Lane, Ogden HX2 8XG is holding a concert by Singspiration, a local community fun choir on Monday 8 July, 6:30pm.

There is a suggested £3 donation for adult entry which will be donated to charity.

For more information email paulaprosser@blueyonder.co.uk

Singspiration Choir are a friendly, fun choir who enjoy singing and the benefits singing can have. They believe singing promotes a sense of well being, builds confidence and is good for both physical and mental health.

They meet on Mondays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (with a little break for a cuppa and a chit chat) at Halifax Golf Club, Union Lane, Ogden, HX2 8XR.

There are no auditions, no music to read, and they sing a variety of music styles. They try not to use musical terms and refer to each section as tops, middles and bottoms. Choir members are free to decide which part they want to sing in.

Anyone over 16 yrs welcome.

For more information please call either Linda 07739 397892, or Pat on 01422 244854 or 07940 293578 or look them up on Facebook.

The choir are very friendly and always look forward to meeting new people interested in singing in the choir and having fun.

 

Ward Forum Grants Now Open to Applications for up to £500

It’s Back!

The ever popular ward forum grants scheme for 2019/2020 is back, if you have an idea for a project that is going to benefit your local community and need a small grant of up to £500 then please apply. The criteria for the grant is quite varied but it must benefit the community, it is preferred that your group has a constitution and bank account, but if you haven’t you still may get funding.

If you have an idea for a project in your area and want some advice then please contact Tony King on 0300 555 0266 or email Tony.king@calderdale.gov.uk

One thing you must do is make sure you put as much information on the application form, many projects will not be funded due to poor application forms.

The deadline for the first round of grants is 31st August 2019.

The deadline for the second round of grants is 30th November 2018.

However if you would like a grant before the deadlines please submit your application and include why you need the grant before the deadline.

Good Luck!

To apply for the grant please open the link below;

https://halifaxnorthandeast.com/ward-forum-grants/apply/

Northowram Community Sports & Activity Club Invites New Committee Members

Northowram Community Sports & Activity Club (NCSAC), Westercroft Lane, Northowram HX3 7EN will be holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 25 June, and is looking to fill some of the committee positions.

The club needs new support to help to drive things forward, ensuring that they can develop what they do and continue to be a superb facility in the local community. Are you someone who could play a part in the next chapter of development and wants to be part of exciting developments at the heart of the community? If so, NCSAC want to hear from you!

Any skills are welcome, but at the AGM (where all are welcome to attend), all the committee positions are available for election. The main roles include Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Facilities Manager, Events Secretary and Development Officer. They are also looking for volunteers who are willing to offer a few hours week for simple day to day tasks to ensure the club runs smoothly.

If you’d like to know more about the club, committee positions or to find out a bit more about it’s future, please contact northowramsportsclub@gmail.com.

Summer Camp 2019 at Forest Cottage

The 2019 Summer Camp will run Tuesday to Thursday,  23 July to 8 August and is focussed around coaching/learning new skills for boys and girls aged 5-11. It will berun by an FA qualified coach who has been coaching for 6 years and also has 16 years experience of working with children in an educational setting.

The cost is £13 per day for an 8:45am drop off and 4:00pm pick up from Forest Cottage, Ovenden HX2 8AD.

Lunch and refreshments aren’t available so please provide a packed lunch.

For enquiries and bookings email TheYouthSystem@hotmail.com or follow them on Instagram.

Pellon High Five Line Dancing with Cindy’s Silver Stompers

Pellon High Five invites you to join Cindy’s Silver Stompers Line Dancing at
Highgate Methodist Church, Stretchgate Lane, Pellon HX2 0EU every Monday, 1:30pm -2:30pm.

Usually it is £3 per class but the first class is free.

It would be useful if new members got there at 1:15pm to register.

More information can be found by calling 07960 736937, email pellonhighfive@gmail.com or visit the website at www.pellonhighfivehub.wordpress.

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New Mum’s Wellbeing Event at Illingworth Children’s Centre

Illingworth Children’s Centre, Occupation Lane HX2 9RL are hosting a New Mum’s Wellbeing Event on Thursday 20 June, 12:00pm-3:00pm.

The event is being held by the Calderdale Breastfeeding Peer Support Service and Health Visitors and will be a relaxed, informal afternoon with plenty to do for you and your children. There will be tea and light refreshments available.

On offer there will be;

  • hand and arm massage
  • nail painting
  • baby massage information
  • free raffle
  • reflexology
  • baby footprints

For more information call the Children’s Centre on 01422 243633.