Free school uniforms at Morrisons supermarket in Illingworth

Morrisons supermarket in Illingworth has teamed up with the YMCA Free uniform service, and have set up a free uniform rail in their store to help out struggling families in need of school uniform.

Morrisons in Illingworth

The uniform rail can be found against the wall after exiting the self service tills, besides the book exchange shelf.

You don’t need to go through the shop floor, simply walk towards the café area.

The uniforms offered there are FREE, just help yourself.

Weekly football sessions at Calderdale College with Crossley Juniors girls AFC

Crossley Juniors AFC girls section have teamed up with Calderdale College to provide weekly football sessions at the college to further promote girls participation in football.

The Wildcats is for girls aged 5-11, running at the Inspire Centre indoor football hall.

Starting Monday 12 September at 4:30pm

The Squad is for girls aged 12-14 and takes place in the college’s Astro turf football grounds.

Starting Wednesday 21 September at 5 pm

Both sessions last one hour.

For more details and to book either session:

Visit : www.events.thefa.com

Contact : Cameron.fletcher@calderdale.ac.uk
07980 684 907

Venue : Calderdale College, Francis Dtreet HX1 3UZ

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Support Fund – Apply by Sept 22

 

Grants of up to £25k Available to Groups to Support Calderdale Residents Improve their Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Voluntary and community sector groups can apply for a grant of up to £5k, up to £10k, or up to £25k to improve wellbeing with children up to 5 years old helping them get ready for school, or help young people develop well so that every 15 year old has hope and aspiration, that people have good emotional health and wellbeing resulting in fewer suicides, and people over 75 have strong social networks and are part of our community.

For complete information and application guidance, visit:

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Support Fund

Application Deadline: September 22nd at 10.00am

NHS Heathy Start Scheme prepaid card – apply online

The NHS Healthy Start scheme aims to help those who are pregnant or have responsibility for at least one child under the age of 4, who are on a qualifying benefit and a low income.

There is now an online application process with a prepaid card to be used for purchasing healthy food and milk, to replace the paper vouchers. You can also use the prepaid card to collect free NHS Healthy Start vitamins.

The card can be used to buy

  • milk and cow’s milk-based infant formula milk
  • fresh, frozen and tinned fruit and vegetables
  • fresh, dried and tinned pulses

Find out more by visiting www.healthystart.nhs.uk and please share with your family and friends.

OSCA Foundation updates!

The OSCA Foundation is your community hub for weekly activities and events, sports related and much more!

Currently running at the OSCA:

Andy’s Man Club every Monday except Bank Holidays from 6:30pm. Just turn up!

Car boot sales every two weeks. Sundays from 7am to 12pm

Next car boot sale dates: 14/08, 28/08, 11/09, 25/09

Live music every 2 to 3 weeks

Next live music event: 4 Play Quo on 14/08 @ 5pm

As well as that, every Sunday the grounds host matches for the Halifax Panthers Women team.

There are regular weekly exercise classes.

  • Old tyme and modern sequence dancing – Tues, Thurs 2.00 – 4pm, in the Enderby Hall.
  • Tae Kwon Do – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 6.30 – 8mp – All ages
  • Over 50s Walking Football – Tuesday – 10.30 – 1pm
  • Zumba – Tuesday & Thursday 6:30 -7:30.
  • Keep fit, Indoor – Thursday 9.45 – 10.45 – All ages
  • Rug Ratz, Nippers Rugby Training – Saturday & Sunday – 9am – 10.30am

Various junior outdoor soccer teams  for both boys and girls, from 5 years to 16 years.

You need to book into each activity separately with the instructor. You can do so by visiting the centre at the activity time and introducing yourself.

The facilities at the OSCA can be rented for training sessions, functions, conferences and birthday parties. With ample parking space, spacious rooms and wide outdoor grounds, there is a lot to offer for many event needs.

For more information on any of the above, ring Steve on 07727860731

Some of the events that took place at the OSCA Foundation:

 

 


OSCA Foundation Community Sports Club
Cousin La, Halifax HX2 8AD
www.oscafoundation.org

The Youth System Summer Holiday Club 2022 Places Still Available

The Youth System  football holiday club which is at Forest Cottage (OSCA) for the next couple of weeks, has available spaces still.

TYS Summer 2022 Flyer

The club is open to children aged 5 – 13 years old, running Monday to Friday 8.45am to 16.00pm.

To book contact The Youth System at :
e: theyouthsystem@hotmail.com
t : 07554 422 331

Children’s Meditation Course at The Outback Community Garden August 14th

Children’s Meditation Course at The Outback Community Garden on Sunday 14th August

A one-day course in Anapana Meditation for 8 – 15 year olds is coming up at The Outback Community Garden during the summer holidays.

Meditation can help improve focus and concentration, help with making good decisions, manage stress and emotions and provide a tool for life to help live more happily and peacefully. As well as learning to meditate, there will be fun and creative nature-based activities and games in the lovely environment of the Outback garden and education space.

The Outback Community Kitchen and Garden is situated behind the Jubilee Children’s Centre at Lightowler Rd, Halifax HX1 5NB.

The course will run from 9.30am – 4pm.  

Booking is essential and to register a child for the course, you can apply on the UK course schedule under ‘Children and Teenagers’ courses: Vipassana Meditation Course (dhamma.org)

There is no fee for the sessions but donations are welcome.

For any enquiries, please contact: kate.edwards@dhamma.org