Tag Archives: Calderdale

Get involved with Volunteers Week 2017

Volunteers Week (1-7 June) is a great time to celebrate the brilliant work of volunteers across Calderdale and there’ll be lots of opportunities to get involved. Volunteer at one of the events below Thursday 8 June – VAC Volunteer Open … Continue reading

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Lloyds Enable: Settled Futures Project

The Lloyds Bank Foundation has awarded DART (Disability Advice Resource Team) a grant to run a small pilot project. From June 2017 they will provide a holistic support service for people over the age of 65 who are facing upheaval … Continue reading

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Donate and Volunteer at the Food and Support Drop-in

While they need everything on the list below, the Food and Support Drop-In are currently very short of tins of every kind, cereals, instant noodles, cakes, biscuits, and fillings to put into sandwiches. Sandwich fillings and instant meals such as noodles … Continue reading

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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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FREE School Holiday Activities at Mixenden Activity Centre

FREE Spring Bank holiday activities will once again take place at Mixenden Activity Centre on the following dates during the holidays: Tuesday 30th May Thursday 1st June Meet Heather Stout at the Activity Centre at 2pm for a FREE 1 hour … Continue reading

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What’s on at Square Chapel – 2017 Summer Brochure

There’s lots to enjoy  including family shows, comedy, music, movies and much more on offer at Square Chapel so why not take a look at the Summer 2017 Brochure and find something for you and your family. Click here to view the … Continue reading

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Look out for the summer floral displays in Halifax Town Centre

Junior Wardens from Lee Mount Primary School made the most of the sunshine on Wednesday 10 May by visiting Shroggs Park where they took part in a litter pick and planted flowers which will soon be part of the stunning … Continue reading

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The 61st Halifax Charity Gala

It’s time again for the Halifax Charity Gala to take place on Saturday 10th June! Tickets are available at reception at Threeways Sports Centre for just £1 each. The Grand Procession is setting off at 11:30 from Eureka car pack … 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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West Yorkshire Police Band Concert

West Yorkshire Police Band Concert raising money for Forget Me Not children’s hospice Continue reading

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Pop in to No. 42 for a better life

A new way of providing adult social care is launching in Calderdale to boost the health and wellbeing of local residents. Continue reading

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Superfast Broadband has arrived in Illingworth!

Superfast West Yorkshire and York  fibre broadband rollout is well underway, the second phase is on target to make superfast broadband speeds of >24 Megabit per second (Mbps) and above available to 26,905 homes and businesses, including 200 premises in … Continue reading

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Piece Hall to re-open its doors on Yorkshire Day

The Piece Hall in Halifax will re-open its gates to the public on Tuesday 1 August 2017 after the completion of Calderdale Council’s multi-million pound transformation programme, which includes support of £7million from The National Lottery. At 10am on Yorkshire … Continue reading

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What’s on at Square Chapel – 2017 Summer Brochure

There’s lots to enjoy  including family shows, comedy, music, movies and much more on offer at Square Chapel so why not take a look at the Summer 2017 Brochure and find something for you and your family. Click here to view the … Continue reading

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International market returns to Halifax next week

The award winning International Village Market will be returning to Halifax again this year and over 40 traders from around the globe will set up stalls along Southgate, Corn Market, Russell Street and Woolshops. Thursday 4 May to Sunday 7 May … 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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Play Touch Rugby at Calderdale College

Individuals and teams are welcome to join Calderdale Community Coaching Trust and get involved with Touch Rugby for just £2.50 per person. Every Monday (Starting 8th May) – 6.30pm At Calderdale College, Francis Street, Halifax HX1 3UZ For further information … Continue reading

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Learn to dance at Mixenden Activity Centre – Ages 10 to 19

A chance to learn all styles of dance for ages 10 to 19 during school term time for just £1 per session. Every Tuesday – 6pm to 7pm At Mixenden Activity Centre, Clough Lane, Mixenden HX2 8SH Contact Mixenden Activity … Continue reading

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Careers Centre offers information and support for all ages

Calderdale & Kirklees Careers Centre, offers services for people of all ages. So if you want to; find a job or apprenticeship prepare CVs, job applications and interviews discover your next step or your job options Our advisers at our Careers … 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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