Friends of West View Park Meeting – Thursday 24 January

Do you have any issues or concerns about West View Park?

Do you have an idea on how to improve the park?

Do you want to be involved in shaping the future of the park?

Would you like to be part of a ‘Friends of West View Park’ group?

Come and find out what’s happening at the next Friends of West View Park AGM meeting on Thursday 24 January, 6:15pm at United Reform Church, Warley Road, Halifax.

Please come along to the next meeting or contact Tony King for further information about joining the group on 0300 555 0266 or email

Have a Brew and a Chat and More at St. Columba’s

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Join in and have a Brew & A Chat on Monday 14 January, 10:30am-12:30pm organised in conjunction with Calderdale Staying Well.

Have a brew and a cake then try a Kurling taster session .. join in with a craft group, check the library of books .. plenty to do .. and lots of great company. £2 entrance fee – unlimited tea/coffee.

Every Thursday, 10:30am there is a ‘Walk Away the Pounds’ session in the Community Hall. A DVD is shown detailing the walking moves and with the music. This is open to all ages, men and women and is just £3 per session. Comfortable clothes and non-slip shoes will be needed.

The Angels Corner Cafe will be open Sunday 20 January 2019, 12:00pm-2:30pm. Just pop in to relax, enjoy, listen to music, have fun with activities or chat in a welcoming and friendly environment.

St Columba’s Church Hall have received funding from the Warley Staying Well Steering Group and Community Foundation for Calderdale, as well as from Calderdale Council’s Ward Forum Grants. 

Next Friends of Roils Head Moor Meeting – Saturday 19 January 2019

Do you have any issues or concerns about Roils Head Moor?

Do you have an idea on how to improve the moor?

Do you want to be involved in shaping the future of the moor?

Would you like to be part of the ‘Friends of Roils Head Moor’ group?

Would you be interested in taking on a committee role for the group?

Feel free to join the next meeting of the Friends of Roils Head for their AGM on Saturday 19 January 2019, 10:00am at Grace Baptist Church, Roils Head Road, Halifax HX2 0LH.

The aims of the The Friends of Roils Head group are to:

  • Protect, conserve and enhance Roils Head Moor (previously known as Highroad Well Moor) as a place of recreation, education and enjoyment for the long-term benefit of all sections of the local community and schools.
  • Gather input from local people and representative groups so that the moor may best serve the local community.

For more information contact Tony King, Ward Coordinator North East Halifax Neighbourhood team on 0300 555 0266 or email



Over 50’s Luncheon Club – Dates up to March 2019

The Halifax and District Irish Society organise the “Over 50’s Luncheon Club” which takes place at The Pellon Social Club, Moor End Road, Halifax. Meetings are usually held every 2 weeks but keep an eye out for the entertainment listings to confirm this.

The Luncheon Club usually operates from 12 noon to about 3pm. (Open from 11.15am).

Live entertainment, dancing, free door entry ticket raffle, main raffle, bingo, domino card and full buffet meal; all this for only £5.00 per member.

All members are issued with a membership card. There is no annual subscription. Members are advised to have this card with them when attending any Luncheon Club meeting. Any lost cards will be replaced without charge.

Dated and numbered tickets are provided and entered into separate free door entry ticket raffle for a £10.00 prize.

Members are asked to advise the committee if bringing a guest. Guests will also pay a charge of £5.00 but they are not entered into the free door entry ticket raffle.


Below are the listings for January to March 2019;

  • Thursday 17 January – Nicky James
  • Thursday 31 January – Sally Glennon
  • Thursday 14 February – Pat Jordan
  • Thursday 28 February – Peter Mylette
  • Thursday 14 March – Dermot Doyle (St. Patrick’s Day Special)
  • Thursday 28 March – Jerry Lewis

For further information contact Maurice Kidney email: or call 01422 343483.


Jewellery Making at Creations Community Children’s Centre

Starting on Tuesday 15 January 2019, 12:30pm-2:30pm, Creations Community Children’s Centre, Albert Road, Pellon HX2 0QD will be holding Jewellery Making Workshops.

Design and create your own jewellery using different materials over the 4 weeks of the workshops ending on Tuesday 5 February.

A great hobby or even a small business that could be a source of income.

A limited crèche is available.

To book a place call 01422 266197 or online

Carols at St. Columba’s Church, Pellon

Carols at St. Columba’s Church, Pellon will this year be on Sunday 16 December, 2:30pm in the Community Hall and featuring the High Five Singers.

There has also been great attendance at both the Staying Well Brew and a Chat Christmas Party with and the Angels Cafe.

It’s fantastic that these events are becoming so well known and popular.


Have Your Say! Warley Ward Forum – Wednesday 5 December 2018

Just a reminder of Warley Ward Forum on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 6:30pm at Grace Baptist Church, Norton Tower, Halifax HX2 0LH.

This is your chance to have a say in what matters to you in the Warley Ward and surrounding areas.

6:15pm refreshments and signing in. 7:00pm meeting begins.

With the new General Data Protection Regulations, we have not been able to contact some of the regular attendees who have not opted into our email list to remind them of the next Ward Forum meetings. Please remind any friends and neighbours that this is your chance to give your views and have a say what matters to you.

Up for discussion:

  • Police Update
  • Community Updates
  • Staying Well in Warley
  • Ward Forum Grants