FREE Holiday Rugby Taster Sessions at Ovenden Park

Once again Halifax RUFC is offering FREE holiday rugby taster sessions at Ovenden Park on Keighley Road. The sessions are open to both girls and boys in groups 5-10 and 11-16. Sessions are:

  • Tuesday 1 August 11:30 – 13:30
  • Tuesday 8 August 11:30 – 13:30
  • Tuesday 15 August 11:30 – 13:30

A cooked lunch will be provided at the end of each session for players and their parents. Places are limited so book your place by call  07966 295888 or visiting

Creative Careers Masterclasses 2017

If you are interested in a career in the creative industries and are aged 14-23 contact The Dean Clough Foundation on to find out more about their Creative Careers Masterclasses.

The Masterclasses will be held on Wednesday 30 August, Thursday 31 August and Friday 1 September when you will get a chance to speak to and get advice from industry professionals. The venue is yet to be confirmed. The classes are FREE but places are limited so booking is essential.

Events this summer will be followed by others throughout the year covering different fields including;

  • Architecture
  • Digital Arts
  • Illustration
  • Textiles
  • Design
  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Broadcasting
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Animation
  • Sculpture

Crossley Juniors AFC looking for new players for a new season

Crossley Juniors AFC is a community football club based in North Halifax – in fact it is Calderdale’s largest community football club.

They have a number of teams for both boys and girls of all ages – and of course men and women! They are currently recruiting for the open age ladies team and for the junior girls teams.

For further information contact Mick Gaven on 07891 074026 or email

For more information on the Belles girls teams speak to Rosie Freeman on 07946 674914

New 5-A-Side Football League Starting at Northbridge Leisure Centre

5 Star Sports Limited are starting a new 5 -a-side football league  on Mondays at North Bridge Leisure Centre from 21 August starting at 19:30. (Please note they were hoping to start these on July 10 but this has been postponed due to a typing error on the original poster). There will be 40 minute games in a competitive division monitored by an experienced 5-a-side referee. For more information contact 07484 227288.

You may like to download this 5-A-Side Poster and display on your noticeboards.



Enjoy a fun packed summer with Project_Twelve:31

Enjoy a whole summer packed with activities to keep you occupied from Project_Twelve:31 and our partners, including Bush Craft, Climbing, Water Sports, Football, Bowling and much more.

From Monday 24 July to Saturday 2 September 2017

Activity providers include OSCA Foundation, CI Adventures, Mixenden Activity Centre, Calderdale Council Young People’s Service, St George’s Community Trust, Halifax Swimming Pool and Project_Twelve:31.

Some activities need to be pre booked so take a look through the full Summer Programme below and see what takes your fancy.

For information regarding Project_Twelve:31 call Karen Scanlon on 01422 255402, email or find Project_Twelve:31 on Facebook

Here’s what’s on in full!

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Holiday Cooking at Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden

3 weeks of family cooking, preparing and making delicious food as well as enjoying craft and grow your own activities. Suitable for families with children any age.

Starting on Monday 31 July 2017 at Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden 10:00am — 12:00pm

To book a place call Sure Start Children’s Centres on 01422 266197

Ovenden West Riding AFC “Under 15 Girls”

Training has now commenced for the under 15 girls team for the forthcoming season in the West Riding Junior Girls League,
Training is held on the state of the art 3G pitch at OSCA (Ovenden Sport and Community Arena), Cousin Lane, Ovenden on Thursdays 7pm – 8pm.

Contact Steve Smith on 07727 860731 for further information.