Tag Archives: April

Halifax is a Fairtrade Town

Halifax has become the latest town in a growing list of over 600 in the United Kingdom to gain Fairtrade Town status. In April 2017 the Fairtrade Foundation granted Fairtrade status to Halifax. Fairtrade is all about helping the growers … Continue reading

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High Five goes ‘Head over Heels’ in Warley

On the 10th April at the United Reform Church , High Five and the Staying Well project held an over 50s event with over 60 local residents and local community groups, to talk about how we can all work together … Continue reading

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Moorside Junior Wardens feed the birds of Beechwood Park

On Wednesday 26 April Junior Wardens from Moorside Community Primary School had a nice walk around Beechwood Park to find their bird boxes which had been built up during a previous session. Joined by Peter Oddy, area parks manager for Calderdale Council, the Junior … Continue reading

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Ward Forum Grant applications now open – Apply for upto £500

The latest round for Ward Forum Grants is now open to applications! There will be 2 rounds of grants £2,500 to be given away in each round and as usual groups can only apply for a grant up to £500, groups … Continue reading

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Family Funday – Halifax RLFC vs Batley Bulldogs this weekend

Halifax RLFC V Batley Bulldogs (6pm KO) Sunday 30 April 2017 – from 4pm MBi Shay Stadium, Shaw Hill, Halifax HX1 2YS Rugby Ball Coconut Shy Strongman Game with leader board CCCT’s Blender Bikes BedzRus Photo Finish Try Challenge Passing Accuracy … Continue reading

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Spring Table Top Sale at Northowram Community Centre

Have fun at the Northowram Community Centre Table Top Sale with beautiful stalls, including crafts and pre-loved items plus delicious hot and cold crepes and waffles! Sunday 30 April 2017 – 1pm to 4pm At Northowram Community Centre, Westercroft Lane, … Continue reading

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Collection tin stolen from RSPCA charity shop

THE RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield & District branch were devastated to find a collection tin had been stolen from their Queens Road charity shop on April 11th. The local branch is currently running a fundraising appeal for one of their dogs; … Continue reading

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Fight Night! The Martin Lewis Cup – 28th April

Halifax Boxing Sports & Fitness Club presents the Martin Lewis Cup Fight Night in a friendly family atmosphere with excellent views of the ring and a fully licensed bar area with big screen. Friday 28 April 2017 – Doors open at … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Shed completes the Vaughn Hirst Memorial Bench

Following the tragic death of Vaughn Hirst, The Phoenix Shed were asked if it would be possible to construct a memorial bench that could be sited locally for all of Vaughn’s friends to use and remember him by.  The chaps … Continue reading

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Calderdale receives top award for disability sports

Calderdale Council has received an impressive regional accolade for its disability sports programme. At the Disability Sport Yorkshire Annual Awards, the Council received the Outstanding Local Authority Award, recognising the exceptional and inclusive service development and support for disabled young … Continue reading

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The Illingworth Messenger – April 2017

There’s lots going on in and around Illingworth and you can find it all in one place! The Illingworth messenger provides information of upcoming events, activities, local news, adverts and much more… read the April edition here… If you would like something advertised in the … Continue reading

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New Wheelchair Accessible Gym at Threeways

Machines Gym is opening Calderdale’s first fully wheelchair accessible private gym and personal training studio. The aim is to provide a place where everyone is able to train in a friendly environment. Go along to the grand opening on Saturday 1 April – … Continue reading

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Easter fun: Egg Hunt at People’s Park

Join the Easter fun with your family and take part in an Easter egg hunt at People’s Park for children (must be accompanied by an adult). Sunday 2 April – 11am to 1pm At People’s Park, King Cross Rd, Halifax … Continue reading

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World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2017

“An unprecedented global health and healing event unfolding around the planet & Yorkshire!” On Saturday 29 April 2017 Dean Clough, Halifax HX3 5AX at 11am. Just turn up and join in the tutor-led session… What is World Tai Chi & Qigong … Continue reading

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Dementia event with the Calderdale Women’s Interfaith Group

The next event with the Calderdale Women’s Interfaith Group is a joint meeting with another group who are carrying out a project on Dementia this year. Wednesday 5 April – 10am At St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Huddersfield Road, Halifax, HX3 0AT … Continue reading

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Pick up your Calderdale Events and Festivals guide

Visitors to Calderdale this spring and summer can now start to plan their trip, with the release of the annual Calderdale Events and Festivals guide. The colourful guide is crammed with over 30 entries of indoor and outdoor events taking … Continue reading

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New Memory Lane Café in Halifax

For just £2 which includes refreshments you can go along to a new memory café in Halifax. Enjoy games, crafts, activities or get support, advice and information. Two Thursdays every month at Age Uk, 4-6 Woolshops, Halifax, HX1 1RJ Thursday 23 March … Continue reading

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Race timings unveiled for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire

The highly anticipated race timings for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by Welcome to Yorkshire… read more…  Millions of spectators will line the route for the three-day men’s race and one-day women’s race which run between 28-30 … Continue reading

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Overgate Hospice 5-a-side tournament

Dust off those boots and enter a team into a 5-a-side tournament to raise money for Overgate Hospice. Thursday 13 April – From 5.30pm At 3GI Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mills, Shaw Ln, HX3 9ET Cost per team is £100 5.30pm … Continue reading

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Don’t buy alcohol for under 18’s this Easter!

It is illegal to buy alcohol on behalf of someone who is under 18 and being caught doing so could get you a £90 on-the-spot fine or you may even end up in court with a criminal record and an unlimited fine. Local partners and the … Continue reading

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