Halifax Police Station Open Day 5 August 2017

Enjoy demonstrations, tours, food, rides, children’s entertainment, dance displays and much more at the 2017 Halifax Police Station Open Day.

Saturday 5 August 2017 – 10.30am to 3pm
At Halifax Police Station, Richmond Close, Halifax, HX1 5TW

Please note – There is no onsite parking for this event and members of the public are advised to use public transport.

If you would like to advertise this event in your premises, you could download the Halifax Police Station Open Day 2017 Poster

Fancy a stall at the Challengers Fun Day?

The Challengers Fun Day 2017 will be held on Saturday 26 August at Natty Lane, Illingworth, 12.30 – 4.30pm.

If your group or organisation would like a stall at the event please contact Carol on 07780778257 or email carol.challengers@blueyonder.co.uk

For those of you who don’t know, Challengers is for children aged 5-11 years of age and meet every Thursday (term time only) between 6.00pm and 7.30pm.
Challengers Xtra for children aged 4 to 11 years meets on Sunday from 2 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

There is a weekly subscription charge of 50p.

 

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 Day
  • Thursday 8 June – Countryside Volunteering (Shibden Park)
  • Tuesday 13 June – Volunteering Fayre (Bradford)
  • Wednesday 14 June – The Changing Face of Volunteering

Click here for detailed information on each event…

Visit Sector Support Calderdale and Voluntary Action Calderdale to find out more.

If you’re looking for more about events visit www.volunteersweek.org.uk and take a look at their events map or if you have any questions or comments about Volunteers Week 2017 or volunteering in general please contact volunteer@calderdale.gov.uk

Hold an activity or stall at the Beechwood Big Picnic

The Beechwood Big Picnic is going to be on Saturday 1 July 2017 in Beechwood Park, Illingworth, 12-4pm

It’s a double celebration. We’ll be celebrating North Halifax culture with performance, exhibition and activities – with an emphasis on families of all ages. We’ll also be celebrating the unique community asset of Beechwood Park, including the wildlife which lives in this local nature reserve; and the opportunities in and around it.

We are inviting all local schools, community groups, local businesses and services to come along on the day and hold a stall, run an activity or provide entertainment

Stalls are FREE unless you are proposing to sell items or raise money, then there is a small fee.

If you would like to get involved, please complete the attached form and return to Liz.broadley@nhpltd.org.uk by 21 April 2017. Or call on 07852 173723. Once we have your proforma, we wll contact you to discuss details.

Power Calderdale – Free event at Square Chapel

How can our economy thrive when we also need to reduce our fossil fuel use? How do we reduce inequality against a backdrop of austerity?

Calderdale needs a strong, balanced, economy. How can we work together to empower people
and promote fair and equal opportunities?

Hear more about our projects, be inspired by best practice from elsewhere and help plan for a sustainable future in Calderdale.

Wednesday 3 May 2017 – 9.30am to 4pm
At Square Chapel, 10 Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG

Places are limited so be sure to book yours online at powercalderdale.eventbrite.co.uk  where you will also find further information on the days events.

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 – 12pm to 4pm and see what they have to offer!

They have a variety of equipment available all of which is wheelchair accessible, but that doesn’t mean you have to be in a wheelchair to be welcomed at Machines as everyone is welcome.

MACHINES GYM – Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Halifax, HX3 5SW

Contact Neil Foulds for more info Tel: 07887 835581 Email: machinestraininguk@hotmail.com Facebook: machinestraininguk

Skate Competition at the Orange Box this weekend

Do you want to compete against other skateboarders to become King (or Queen) of the Box? For one afternoon Orange Box’s rooftop Skate Park will be turned into a competition arena for skateboarders competing to take the crown.

Saturday 25 March – 1pm to 5.30pm
At Orange Box Young People’s Centre, 1 Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1AF

Knockout rounds will start at 2pm so if you are entering please turn up at 1pm to register, collect your wristband and have a skate before the competition starts.

Prizes generously donated by Welcome Skate Store and Endemic Skate Store
Tickets: £2 (includes entry to Sports Box activities Zorbing & Bouldering)