Halifax North and East Friday Flyer 14 January 2022 – OUT NOW!


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This week:

  • VCS Peer Support Webinar 18th January 2022
  • Transforming Cities Consultation period extended to January 30th
  • Offload: Build a winning mindset at OSCA
  • Cabinet Office latest advisory on Coronavirus

 Have a great weekend!

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Ward Forum Grants available in North and East Halifax by March 24th

The next round of Ward Forum Grants for the North and East of Halifax is open.

You can apply for a Ward Forum Grant of up to £500 for a project that will benefit your ward area or local community. The deadline is 24th March 2022.

Your application should meet one of the 3 following priorities:

1.            Improving the Environment
2.            Improving Health & Wellbeing;
3.            Community groups recovery.

To find out more read the FAQs on our website.

These grants are available to organisations based in the North and East regions of Halifax, including Ovenden, Warley, Illingworth, Mixenden, Northowram and Shelf. We are keen on projects that improve the environment and the health and wellbeing of residents.

We welcome community groups and individuals to apply for funding to spend on eligible activities and projects that benefit the ward. We are especially looking to provide support to groups, clubs and projects as they try to restart their activity;

Apply online here https://halifaxnorthandeast.com/ward-forum-grants/apply/

Or Download an application form

The maximum grant per application is £500.

Please ensure your application is thorough as insufficient information may result in your application being rejected. You can get help with your application by contacting us on 01422 252209.
email Tony : Tony.King@calderdale.gov.uk
or Heather : Heather.Bentley@calderdale.gov.uk

You may resubmit your application if you feel you have left information out.

Transforming Cities Consultation period extended to January 30th

We’d like to remind you that the consultation period for the development projects planned in North Halifax and West Halifax has been extended to Sunday the 30th of January. We are keen to receive your views.

North Halifax (Illingworth&Mixenden, Ovenden and Town Wards)

This project aims to make walking and cycling easier and safer and improve access between north Halifax and Halifax town centre. Improving facilities for cycling and walking will help people get to places more easily in north Halifax, including shops, workplaces, health centres and schools. Improved walkways, crossing places and changes to the street to reduce traffic speeds (traffic calming) also aim to encourage people to walk more.

Project aims :

  • Create a new cycleway from north Halifax to Halifax town centre
  • Improve pavements and crossing points for walking and cycling
  • Make streets better for walking and cycling, widen pavements and introduce speed restrictions
  • Improve green spaces
  • Improve lighting in areas that feel unsafe and add planting in some snickets and under bridges

The consultation has been extended and is now open until Sunday 30 January 2022. Take part at https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/north-halifax-2

West Halifax (Park and Town Wards)

This project aims to make walking easier and safer and improve access between west Halifax and Halifax town centre. Improving facilities for walking will help people get to places more easily in west Halifax, including shops, workplaces, health centres and schools. Improved walkways, crossing places and changes to the street to reduce traffic speeds (traffic calming) also aim to encourage people to walk more.

Project aims :

  • Improve the urban environment
  • Provide better access to Halifax town centre
  • Make streets better for walking
  • Improve access to bus stops and reduce journey times on bus routes

The consultation has been extended and is now open until Sunday 30 January 2022. Take part at https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/west-halifax-2

Halifax North and East Friday Flyer 07 January 2022 – OUT NOW!


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This week:

  • Happy New Year from the Friday Flyer Team!
  • Tree of Life 2 day Creative Writing Workshop
  • Local RSPCA are on the lookout for Picture Perfect Pets!
  • Midday Me Time Walks near you every fortnight

 Have a great weekend!

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Midday Me Time Walks near you every fortnight

A few minutes of walk a day are good for the body and spirit, so why not join a friendly, like minded group and take a walk not far from where you are?

These walks are short in duration, open to all and if you fancy breaking up your day this could be an opportunity to stretch your legs and get some fresh air!

The next walks at Beechwood Park (Heathy lane side) are scheduled for:

  • Jan 13th, Jan 27th, Feb 10th, Feb 24th, and Mar 10th

Walks start at 1pm and last for about 30 minutes.

More walks schedule:

Savile Park Moor, Halifax – Wednesdays at 12.30pm.

Wellholme Park, Brighouse – Wednesdays at 12.30pm

Northowram – Wednesdays at 12.30pm

Hebden Bridge – Tuesdays at 12.30pm

Beacon Hill – Wednesdays at 12.30pm

Beechwood Park, Illingworth – Alternate Thursdays at 1pm.

Go on, take a few minutes to yourself!

Halifax North and East Friday Flyer 23 December 2021 – OUT NOW!


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This week:

  • Merry Christmas from the Friday Flyer Team!
  • Christmas services at St John’s Church in Bradshaw
  • Emergency support over the Christmas holidays
  • Santa-gram campaign brings Christmas cheer once more to Calderdale!

 Have a great weekend!

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Halifax North and East Friday Flyer 17 December 2021 – OUT NOW!


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This week:

  • Look out for Christmas News and Events!
  • Don’t forget your bin this Christmas!
  • Singalong of the Greatest Showman at Square Chapel December 18
  • Beechwood Road Library to reopen on December 20th

 Have a great weekend!

If you’re on our mailing list the Friday Flyer will arrive direct to your inbox every Friday. The Halifax N&E blog is updated daily and can also be subscribed to for free.

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You can also contact us on 01422 252 209

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