Skillshop Valentines Disco Friday February 14

Skillshop are hosting a Valentines disco party on Friday February 14th at Siddal Ex-Servicemens club from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Tickets are £5.00 for adults and £2.50 for children. Supper and games are included.

There will be a raffle, themed quiz and cash bingo.

Please see the link below or contact Kristan on 01422 242777 or email for further information and Tickets.

Venue: Siddal Ex-Servicemens Club, Siddal Ln, Halifax HX3 9JS, Tel: 01422 363205

We look forward to seeing you!

Kristan Parry
Assistant Support Manager
Skillshop Ltd
Registered Charity No.1114729
Company Reg No. 05561981
Treveleyn, Keighley Road, Halifax, HX2 8HE
Tel: 01422 242777 E-mail:

Exploring Isolation and loneliness – Free Workshop January 21

Healthy Minds would like to invite you to a single day workshop exploring the factors contributing to the feelings of isolation and loneliness. Practical ways to reduce these will be discussed.

The workshop takes place Tuesday 21 January at 12.30-2.30 at Brighouse Library

Refreshments and light nibbles will be provided.

Booking is essential for this workshop as there is high demand and places are limited.


To book and for more info contact Nicola on 01422 345 154 or


Healthy Minds: 1 King Street, Halifax, HX1 1SR

Venue: Brighouse Library, Halifax Rd, Brighouse, HD6 2AF


Supported by Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities

Lead the Way January 2020 eBulletin Cloverleaf Advocacy

The latest Lead the Way eBulletin is out now.

Read all about the progress of Living Well and upcoming events.

Lead the Way January 2020

  • Health awareness days outcomes
  • Living Well project report
  • LeDer programme
  • A look into sexual exploitation of vulnerable individuals
  • Carers Trust survey
  • Breast screening film for women with learning disabilities
  • Valentine’s Disco at Atik
  • and more…

“We believe everybody has the right to plan their own life, to be listened to, to be taken seriously, to be respected”


Have your say on plans for a new bus station in Halifax

Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority are asking people to comment on plans for a new bus station in Halifax, which is due to be completed by 2023. The £15.4m scheme aims to deliver a modern, fit for purpose facility that complements the surrounding heritage and public space of Halifax town centre.

You will be able to see the plans and feedback your views online via the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s ‘Your Voice’ website at between Monday 13 January and Wednesday 12 February.

There will also be two drop-in sessions where you can see the plans, meet the project team, ask questions and provide feedback. The details of the sessions are:

  • Tuesday 21 January 2020 at Halifax Town Hall –  4pm to 8pm.
  • Saturday 1 February 2020 at Halifax Borough Market – 10am to 2pm.

For more information, please read: Halifax Bus Station A5 Flyer (web)

Sparks! Half term fun at the Bankfield Museum – various dates

As part of the Calderdale Photography exhibition come and create your own landscape picture.

The event takes place on three separate dates during the Spring Half term:

February 18, 19, 20 from 11:00 – 16:00.

Suitable for 4-12 years old. £4 per child or £3 for Passport to Leisure.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Part of the Calderdale Local Offer

Holocaust Memorial Day in Calderdale January 27 at Halifax Minster

This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day event  in Calderdale will take place at Halifax Minster on Monday 27 January from 6pm – 8pm. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Holocaust Memorial Day and also the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Bosnia.

Holocaust Memorial Day Event 2020

Monday 27th January from 6pm – 8pm

At Halifax Minster


  1. Welcome given by Canon Hilary Barber
  1. Introduction to the evening by The Mayor of Calderdale
  1. Music from Halifax Minster Choir
  1. The Anne Frank Trust and students from Trinity Sowerby Bridge Academy
  1. Music from Stephen Shulman and Friends
  1. Commander Nick Borwell of the Duke of Wellington Regiment
  1. Rudi Leavor – Cantor and Chair of the Bradford Synagogue
  1. The lighting of the HMD Candle and the Universal Prayer for Peace


For more information please contact

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 10 January – OUT NOW!

Happy New Year from all of us at the Friday Flyer! We are back, bringing you once again all the news and events in your area.

Click here to view the latest North and East Friday Flyer…

New this week:

  • Community Small Grants Scheme taking applications by February 3rd
  • ASD Waiting List Coffee Mornings at Innovations every Thursday starting January 9th
  • Local RSPCA pet photography competition now open for entries!
  • Popples Almshouse Vacancy

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