Disability Partnership Calderdale latest newsletter 28 October – 4 November 2020

The latest Disability Partnership Calderdale Newsletter is out.

This week the focus is on Mental Health Worries, a quick guide to restrictions, public toilets, face mask exemptions and a list of useful numbers.

Download latest Disability Partnership Calderdale newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn 2020 Edition of Grow Calderdale News!

The latest Grow Calderdale Autumn 2020 newsletter is out, packed with help and tips on gardening and growing, broken down by month from June to August, gardening events, allotment information, not forgetting wildlife and tasty seasonal recipes.

Read the Grow Calderdale Autumn 2020 newsletter here

Learn gardening tips by month, sowing times, plant care, wildlife patches and find gardening or allotment information as well as nature related events.

OrangeBox Halifax Half Term Activities Digital Programme

The OrangeBox in Halifax have put daily activities for the Half Term, including Live Dance Workshops, Live Skate Park, Arts and Crafts session, Choir singing and Drop In sessions, aimed at school age children and young people.

If interested contact them on: 01422 392003 or
tom.kendall@calderdale.gov.uk
www: http://www.orangeboxhalifax.org/

@AJDanceCompany @SkateItYourself @timeoutcalder

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Scam Alert #20 October-November 2020

This Monthly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected.

There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire. This news alert will give you an indication of the current situation.

If you cannot see the Alert below, download it here.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service newsletters and resources –

https://www.wyjs.org.uk/trading-standards/covid-19-resources/

Always remember:

  • If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is
  • If you feel pressured, ask them to leave.
  • Friends and family are best to ask.
  • Don’t make any snap decisions.
  • Do the checks and use a number you have found yourself, not the one the visitor provides.

Stay Alert, Stay Safe

Proper Job Theatre running The Lab Project 30 October – 13 November

OUR UNIQUE FLAGSHIP COURSE IN IMPROVING CONFIDENCE AND EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

There is a new two week session of the LAB project course.

Designed for unemployed adults aged 19+, the LAB Project is a two week course combining team working, confidence building and communication skills, working towards participants delivering a drama workshop in a school during the second week.

The course starts runs between 30th October – 13 November.

The sessions will run over Zoom from 10am – 1pm each day for two weeks.
Learners will also be expected to complete some independent study as part of the course.
For more information and to book contact engagement@properjob.org.uk
Or call
Melissa: 07368 291874 or Audrey: 07716 638762

Since 1997 over 7000 people across the North of England have successfully completed
the course with most participants progressing into employment, training, volunteering
or further education.

There is also the opportunity for participants who complete the course to gain an accredited Level 1 Award in Progression.

This is followed by development of individual action plans, a tailored progression route for each participant and follow up sessions working alongside individuals for 6 weeks following the course.

Keeping Calderdale Cosy with Citizens Advice

Citizens advice in Calderdale are here to help you keep yourself warm during the coming winter months. They can offer advice on saving energy, reducing your energy bills where possible and finding you all the help you are entitled to with heating your home.

Being able to keep your home warm improves your health and levels of happiness.

You can contact Citizens Advice on 0300 330 9048.

You can also ring a local energy advisor on 07436 408323 to arrange a telephone appointment.

VSI Alliance Training Programme Survey

VSI Alliance News & Events

Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

 

VSI Alliance would like your feedback to help them plan their next training sessions.

We’re conducting a short survey for our next training programme and your input would be very much appreciated.

Click the button below to start the survey. Thank you for your participation!

Begin Survey

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk.