Old Lane Road (Lee Mount) Road ruptured and flooded

We’ve had reports of extensive rupture of Old Lane near Boothtown.

The road has extensively ruptured and flooded, making it unsuitable for driving.

Avoid driving through there if you can.

Footage from 50 Shades of Halifax

Job opportunities with Sure Start Children’s Centres – various locations

We are delighted to be able to advertise several vacancies within our Children’s Centres across North and East Halifax and the Lower Valley. Many of these opportunities have become available due to staff progression internally within the organisation.

North Halifax Partnership Sure Start Children’s Centres are excited to be recruiting for qualified and unqualified early years practitioners to work in our Children’s Centres in Calderdale. A variety of day/hours are currently available.

NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres have been in Calderdale since 2014 and now have a contract in place until March 2022. They are committed to supporting communities to provide high quality learning opportunities for children and parents/carers and they are invested in developing a strong passionate staff team that work with partners to ensure the best outcomes.

Early Years Practitioner Plus

This post is designed to attract qualified and experienced practitioners that are passionate about helping children develop to their full potential. This role will have a lead area for the candidate to develop within the centre and within the wider team, such as speech and language, SEN, safeguarding.

Early Years Practitioner

This post is designed to attract newly qualified and unqualified staff, staff returning to childcare following a break and staff wanting to get into this line of work. You will be working with children and their families to support them to develop and have the best start in life.

All the posts have an attractive annual leave package including a period of closure at Christmas, additional leave for 5 years’ service, attendance rewards and 2 training days a year. There are multiple training opportunities and internal career progression routes within the different departments of the organisation.

If you would like to come and see us in action, please get in touch

Current Vacancies

· Workforce and Strategic Support Officer – 25 hours per week

· Senior Early Years Practitioner – Wellholme Park – 24 hours per week

· Advanced Early Years Practitioner – Kevin Pearce – 37 hours

· Early Years Practitioner Plus – Innovations – 37 hours per week

· Early Years Practitioner Plus – Creations – 37 hours per week

· Early Years Practitioner – Creations – 24 hours per week

· Early Years Practitioner – Innovations – 37 hours per week TTO

· Early Years Practitioner – Innovations – 37 hours per week

 

For more information about the individual vacancies and how to apply please visit our website at: www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk/jobs-2/

 

If you would like to come and see us in action please get in touch details are on our website: www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July 2021

 

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.

Free Family Event at Sandbeds Park July 17th

You’re invited to this free family fun day at Sandbeds Park on Saturday 17th July at 2pm – 4pm

We will be painting pebbles to hide in the park and planting strawberries to take home as well as fun and games for the family.

This is an opportunity for local people to share their ideas on how to make the park better for the community.

Hope to see you there!!

https://fb.me/e/dzlm6MKfm

Apply for a Ward Forum Grant in North and East Halifax by September 3rd

The next round of Ward Forum Grants 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 3rd September 2021.

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.

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.

Pimp my Picnic outcome and feedback

After several successful community litter picks and with lockdown easing further, Pimp My Pellon has begun branching out to include social events because we believe that a thriving community flows from the relationships and connections between the people that make up that community. The Eden Project’s Big Lunch in early June gave the perfect opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate and say thanks to our neighbours following the trials and tribulations of the last 18 months.

Neighbours were invited to bring along some food for themselves or to share, a picnic blanket or chair to the green on Pellon New Road, a space we eventually hope to develop into a community focal point and gathering place. Ten neighbours gathered to eat together, chat, play giant garden games and paint pebbles before hiding them around the green. We had some great discussions about all sorts of things, but in particular about creating an annual fun event for the Pellon community that could highlight and celebrate some of its history. So watch this space!

In the end, the time flew by and we all really enjoyed the afternoon. We look forward to doing it all again next year!

Job opportunities with Sure Start Children’s Centres – various locations

North Halifax Partnership Sure Start Children’s Centres are excited to be recruiting for qualified and unqualified early years practitioners to work in our Children’s Centres in Calderdale. We have a variety of day/hours are currently available within our day care settings.

 

NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres have been established in Calderdale since 2014 and now have a contract in place until March 2022. They are committed to supporting communities to provide high quality learning opportunities for children and parents/carers and they are invested in developing a strong passionate staff team that work with partners to ensure the best outcomes.

We are currently recruiting staff for the following posts:-

 

Early Years Practitioner Plus

This post is designed to attract qualified and experienced practitioners that are passionate about helping children develop to their full potential. This role will have a lead area for the candidate to develop within the centre and within the wider team, such as speech and language, SEN, safeguarding.

 

Early Years Practitioner

This post is designed to attract newly qualified and unqualified staff, staff returning to childcare following a break and staff wanting to get in to this line of work. You will be working with children and their families to support them to develop and have the best start in life.

 

Early Years SEND Support

These posts work to an Early Years Practitioner job description and are in place to support the setting with inclusion for children with SEND. The hours and times are varied for these posts and may suit a candidate needing school hours. These posts are offered on a 12 month fixed contract from September and are generally term time only.

 

All of the posts have an attractive annual leave package including a period of closure at Christmas, additional leave for 5 years’ service, staff voucher incentives and 2 training days a year. There are multiple training opportunities and internal career progression routes within the different departments of the organisation.

 

Posts are available at the following centres: –

 

Elland Children’s Centre

Wellholme Children’s Centre – Brighouse

Creations Children’s Centre – Pellon

Innovation’s Children’s Centre – Ovenden

Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre – Ovenden

Ash Green Children’s Centre – Mixenden

 

If you would like to come and see us in action please get in touch details are on our website:-www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

For an application pack please visit www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

 

Closing date for applications is 14th July 2021

 

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.

Pellon Hub Job Club open Tuesdays 9am-12.30pm

Sometimes, finding a job, or even knowing where to start after the year we’ve all had, can seem impossible. That’s where the Pellon Hub Job Club comes in!

You will find it open every Tuesday from 9.30am to 12.30pm at
53-55 Rye Lane, Pellon, Halifax, HX2 0QB

Whatever is getting in your way, whether it’s debt issues, housing problems, low confidence or needing new skills, we will give you the help and support you need to get you into training or find work.

You must be 18+ and ready to take that next step to getting you back on track. Booking is essential as places are limited due to covid-19 rules.

Call Steph on 07719 954176 or text JOBCLUB to same number to receive a call back.
email: referrals@newground.co.uk

Pellon Hub Job Club Flyer