Paediatric First Aid up to Easter 2021 – spaces still left

There are still spaces available to book on the following Paediatric First Aid training courses offered by Jill Webb Training.

The cost for the courses is £95 per person.

Places left – going fast so please contact Jill 07808277525 to book


Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 Jan (evenings) virtual

Saturday 30 Jan (9 – 4)

Evening sessions virtual

Saturday session Elland area

Tuesday 2, Thursday 4 and Tuesday 9 February All 1700 – 2100 hours Northowram area 1
Saturday 20 and

Saturday 27 March

Huddersfield area 6

Attendance is needed at all sessions for the certificate to be issued.

How do our clients feel we manage being COVID secure? (Feedback from 16.01.2020)

Good COVID secure (wipes, manikin each, prompt to wear mask, sanitiser, ventilation) felt very safe.

Course layout was fab – all COVID considerations and measures in place were very reassuring – thank you!

I felt perfectly safe despite being in a current pandemic. Thoroughly risk assessed by course provider.

Personnel equipment provided with safe distancing etc

Good socially distancing.

Very pleased with COVID measures – felt very safe in this environment and could see there had been more than adequate risk assessments made prior to keep us safe – thanks!

Some feedback from last year

“Very good course, kept you engaged and motivated”
“Enjoyed how hands on it was made it easier to take information in”
“Very approachable trainer and no question was glossed over – very informative”
“Trainer was very knowledgeable – excellent/related to experiences”

“The tutor incorporated some good examples to make the content and information easy to relate to” “Excellent, this was my first time training delivering over video link and had no face to face.  The instructions on how to use Zoom and emailed materials as well”. 


All courses are fully accredited by ITC First, the CPD Service or NUCO

Place2Be events and resources for Children’s Mental Health Week 1 – 7 February

The first week of February 1-7 is dedicated to Children’s Mental Health. have prepared a series of activities, workshops and information to promote awareness and direct to sources of assistance for those in need.

Including an incredible half-day conference (watch live or buy ticket to watch the recording at your discretion) “Creativity as a healing tool: connecting mind body and imagination”. With keynotes from Lemn Sissay and Besseel Van Der Kolk.


For more information, visit

Screen Yorkshire – Opportunity in Film part time course March 2021

How would you like to work in Film and TV production?

Screen Yorkshire offer five part time craft courses in lighting, hair & make-up, grip, costume and production assistant (scripted), which will be delivered by NFTS, one of the leading film schools in the world, in partnership with University Centre Leeds and Keighley College.

The exciting opportunities are open for people, 18 years old and over. They will be taught by industry professionals and include work placements and on-set experience.

18 year old’s will get the course for free and other people can apply for a bursary to cover the cost of the course.

Application deadline is: 18thJanuary 2021. 


Download detailed information here


Still time to enter Your Covid story – Free competition for North Halifax

Happy and Safe New Year from the Reimagining Communities team.

There is still time to submit your COVID story to the Free Competition.

There are some fantastic prizes up for grabs. Please see below for details and conditions.

Entrants must live in Mixenden, Illingworth or Ovenden including Lee Mount and all you have to do to be in with a chance at winning an art set or a professional photo shoot for your family is get your creative head on and tell us your covid story in one of the following ways;

  • Art – Love to draw? Get out your paints, pencils and create a piece of art that captures your covid story. If drawing isn’t your thing, how about a collage… If it’s art, then it’s worthy of an entry!
  • Photography/videography – Fancy yourself as the next David Bailey or Steven Spielberg? Send us some photos or a video that captures your covid story to be in with the chance of winning a photoshoot for your family –
  • Writing – Share your experience of covid through poetry, a short story or any other form of creative writing.

There are four categories to choose from which are pre-school, primary school, high school and family – All you need to do is let us know which category your entry comes under when you submit to us.

Deadline for entries is Sunday 24th January 2021 – Winners announced on Friday 29th January 2021.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply send us your entry by email to – Due to size, videos may need to be sent via Messenger to our Facebook page at Halifax North & East

If you need more information or help with submitting an entry, please contact Please note that by submitting an entry to the competition you acknowledge and agree with the terms and conditions, namely that any media, including original artwork, may be used by NHP Ltd as part of the Reimagining Communities project and across our social media platforms or in connection with other NHP activities. Your personal information will be used only by NHP Ltd for the purposes of the competition and you can opt out at any time by contacting us.

Do you want to know more about Reimagining Communities? Click here.

Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain…?

Open Minds CalderdaleOpen Minds Calderdale have compiled a helpful leaflet for dealing with the concerns and worries of children and young people.

It is important to remember that such feelings in children, as well as their carers, are normal and understandable in stressful situations.

The leaflet contains some tips and tactics to handle such stressful situations. At the bottom there is a list of organisations that may be able to offer help and support for the health and emotional wellbeing to children, young people and their families.

Download info : Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain

Christmas activities for young people

Christmas Themed activities on the Time Out website for young people:

Christmas in Care Homes

Christmas can be a difficult time for vulnerable people and in care homes they may not be allowed visitors over this period. If you would like to send a card, painting, poem or written message please see details for how to do that.​ The Time Out Project is re-launching their Care Home Project during this time and we can forward the cards. Click here to send in your card design…

Christmas Colouring Sheets

Download the pdf on any black and white printer, fold over and colour in to create your own set of Christmas cards for 2020.


Facebook: @TIMEOUTHM

Twitter: @timeoutcalder

OPEN CALL for LGBTQ+ Youth in Calderdale: Radio Project YOUth On Air

YOUth on Air Calderdale is an opportunity for a group of young queer people to come together ad explore issues that are important to them.

Between December 2020 and March 2021 you will work together to create your own audio piece, this could be a podcast, radio show or sound art. You will develop ideas for your piece in fun, inclusive workshops and group discussion.

Your work will be broadcasted as part of a larger project alongside other groups of young people from the UK and Europe!

Some feedback from the project:

TimeOut Calderdale have young volunteers as finalists in the Calderdale Community Spirit Awards 2020. We are so happy for Gwynne and Hayley! The awards ceremony is online and will be aired at 7.00 pm on Thursday 26th November 2020. This award is awarded to young people who have demonstrated dedication and made a positive contribution in our Calderdale community.

Please see details from this project – also on our website :–updates.html

If you want to take part, sign up online at the following link:

Or if you just want to know more, please email Georgia- for more information.