Category Archives: Ovenden

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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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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Taekwondo Grading Success

25 members of Threeways based North Halifax Taekwondo were celebrating after passing there most recent successful assessments and advancements in grade.  The assessments were conducted at the clubs training halls at Threeways Sports Centre, Nursery Lane, Halifax by the undefeated … Continue reading

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 12 May – OUT NOW!!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer… Featuring Boosting your energy and saving money with NHP Energy Levels! Look out for the summer floral displays in Halifax Town Centre! Shelf Pre-School Garden Party! Join us tonight as we celebrate the … Continue reading

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Look out for the summer floral displays in Halifax Town Centre

Junior Wardens from Lee Mount Primary School made the most of the sunshine on Wednesday 10 May by visiting Shroggs Park where they took part in a litter pick and planted flowers which will soon be part of the stunning … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Lifetime Achievement Award – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: Margaret Lambert Born in Ovenden, Margaret Lambert has worked with older people since 1983 and began working at Moffat Close where she was a warden for 9 years. Following her time at Moffat Close she started work at Blackburn House … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Outstanding Individual Award – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: Amanda Rhodes Amanda Rhodes is an individual who goes above and beyond for her local community. She has been volunteering at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church for a few years where she cooked the Friday lunches. She has organised 3 fundraising … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Contribution to Work and Training – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: The Addy, Mixenden The Mixenden Addy offers a place to gain skills with Network building, meeting new people and playing an active role within the community. It’s a place where people can go whether they want to build their self-esteem, … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Contribution to the Older Generation – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: Eddie Moss Eddie Moss has spearheaded the Phoenix Shed ‘A place where men are reborn’. The Phoenix Shed, mens shed based at Threeways continues to grow from strength to strength with new members and new activities all the time. … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Contribution to Culture – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: Luke Ambler Luke Ambler is an inspirational individual who has had a high impact on the local community and mental health. Luke set up AndysManClub to help people who have suffered loosing someone via suicide after the tragic passing of … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Contribution to Children and Young People – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

WINNER: Gillian Bolton Gillian Bolton has served Lee Mount Girls Brigade for around 50 years where she started out as a young girl attending the brigade before eventually going up through the stages to become Captain, then District Commandant. She has … Continue reading

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North Halifax Star 2017: Contribution to a Safer Cleaner Greener Environment – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

Winner: Friends of Beechwood Park The friends of Beechwood Park are a relatively new group who have been in existence for over 12 months. The groups’ aims and objectives are to work with the council and other local organisations in helping … Continue reading

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 5 May – OUT NOW!!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer… Featuring The Phoenix Shed completes the Vaughn Hirst Memorial Bench Project_Twelve:31 says ‘Let’s hear it for the girls’ Get Knitting at Beechwood Library 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 […]

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North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 28 April – OUT NOW!!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer… Featuring Ward Forum Grant applications now open – Apply for upto £500 Piece Hall to re-open its doors on Yorkshire Day Funday, Boxing, Sales and more this weekend! The Friday Flyer is … Continue reading

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