North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 08 November 2019 – OUT NOW!

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New this week;

  • NHP Annual General Meeting – Friday 29 November 2019
  • Next week! Free training about gambling related harm
  • The Illingworth Messenger – November 2019

Have a great weekend!

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Memorial Service – Monday November 11 @ 10.45 am

Calderdale Council will be holding a short service, to include a two minutes silence, at the Duke of Wellington’s Memorial Statue on Monday 11 November commencing at 10.45 am.

Remembrance Sunday Beechwood Road Library display

Lest we Forget – Beechwood Road Library has created a beautiful display of library stock for Remembrance Sunday. The display also includes a poppy hanging donated to the library last year. Each hand made poppy was donated by Beechwood Road Library customers originally for the Friends of Lister Lane Cemetery’s 2018 Remembrance Day event. This has now been gifted to Beechwood Road Library.

Winter Faire by Our Place with Memory Lane

Our Place (formerly Weekend Care) are holding a joint Winter Fair with Memory Lane Cafe on Saturday 30th November 10am-3pm at Higgins Close, Saville Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2ES. There will be food and drink, craft stalls, Santa’s grotto, tombola, raffle and festive charity stalls.

There are available spaces for anyone who might like to have a stall, they can contact Melanie at or via the facebook page Our Place

C&K Careers 4 day workshops for alternatives to college and sixth form

Thinking of dropping out of college or sixth form? Need a new plan?

If you or someone you know has decided that college or sixth form isn’t your thing. C&K Careers advisers can help you figure out a new plan, training, apprenticeships, different course or college – there are lots of options out there for you. Drop in to Halifax Careers Centre on Alexandra Street, Halifax or call us on 01422 754300.

  Want to try something new and get into work?

Gain confidence, become more self-aware and start considering employment options.

The 4 half day workshops will include a variety of activities and discussion to help you know yourself a bit better.

  • What motivates you – what’s important to you?
  • What you are good at – your strengths.
  • How you like to learn – are you an observer or talker?!
  • What Next – You decide…..
  • You will keep a record after each workshop of what you’ve done.
  • There are no right or wrongs here – it’s all about you!

Contact Dominique to find out more 07812971816

Support Your Local RSPCA & Animals In Need Simply by Drinking Gin!

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District Branch are teaming up with local business ‘In The Present’, to host their very first Gin Tasting Evening in Halifax on Friday 29th November.  The Gin Tasting Evening hopes to raise precious funds for the local Animal Centre in the run up to Christmas.
This adult only event, will take place on Black Friday on Friday 29th November, 7pm – 11pm at Whiteley’s Academy in Halifax (next to Broad Street Plaza).  This event will include four full glasses of special gins and tonics, a talk about each gin, live performances, a fun quiz to test your knowledge and games.

Tickets are just £20 and can be purchased by emailing  – or call/text 07908 478 965 to book over the phone. All funds raised will go directly to help care for all the animals in need who arrive at the Halifax-based Animal Centre.

To find out more about this Gin Tasting Evening, visit the branches website: or search ‘Gin Tasting Evening’ in Facebook events.

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and District Branch are a self-funding branch of the National RSPCA, responsible for raising money locally to support our animal welfare work.  Our main aim is to rehabilitate unwanted, abandoned and abused animals and find them loving, permanent homes. The local rehoming centre relies on public donations and the generosity of its local community to keep the doors of their animal centre open. The branch care for cats, dogs and small animals and have successfully rehomed 98 dogs, 174 cats and 68 small animals so far this year.

Pennine Magpie – Skills for Life Open Day November 7

Pennine Magpie offers a fun and friendly learning environment with a wide variety of activities and opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. To find out more, drop in and see us at our Mad Hatter’s Tea Party theme open day on November 7. No need to book, just drop in and see us any time between 10.30am and 2.30pm.


Find out what we have to offer, ask questions and see if Pennine Magpie is right for you.

The day will have a special Mad Hatter’s Tea Party theme, showcasing all our own artwork and props.

There will be the chance to take a look around and see what activities and opportunities we have available.

We will also be offering refreshments made throughout our baking session.

Download and share our Poster!

We look forward to welcoming you to Pennine Magpie.