Tag Archives: Halifax

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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Volunteer at Shroggs Party in the Park 2017

The 10th annual Shroggs Party in the Park takes place at Shroggs Park, Lee Mount on Saturday 24 June 2017. Could you spare some time to help volunteer in one of the following roles… Set up – mainly between 6 … Continue reading

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WAC and Calderdale Forum 50+ Diabetes Management Programme

In partnership with the Women’s’ Activity Centre (WAC). Calderdale Forum 50 Plus is running a diabetes self-management programme to members of the Urdu/Punjabi speaking BME community who are suffering from Diabetes. The programme is aimed specifically at Diabetic patients and their … Continue reading

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FREE May Half Term Activities at Orange Box

FREE half term activities for ages 11+ return to Orange Box Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June between 2 pm and 4 pm. Get all arty in our arts and crafts sessions; beat your friends at table tennis; sing … 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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Volunteer with the Halifax Street Angels

Want to become a Street Angel and help make Halifax and Sowerby Bridge a better and safer place to have a night out? Or maybe you just want to help out behind the scenes? Why volunteer Full basic first aid … Continue reading

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Beat It Night Halifax Super Hero Theme!

Beat It Night is a monthly social event for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health conditions to get together and just have some fun. We wanted to run a night where anyone would feel welcome. Where people … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Learn how to cook an Italian dish in Mixenden

Food from far flung places is a one day taster course where you can go along and learn how to cook a traditional Italian dish. Wednesday 10 May 2017 – 9.30am to 11.45am At Mixenden Parents Resource Centre, Stanningley Road, Mixenden, HX2 8RJ If … Continue reading

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Ground floor office unit to let – Silver Street, Halifax

To Let 25-27 Silver Street Halifax HX1 1JN           Prominent ground floor office unit Suitable for a variety of users STPP 60.94m2 (656 sq ft) Location – The property occupies a prominent position at the top … Continue reading

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Gig Buddies Scheme – An exciting New Project with Square Chapel

Gig Buddies is a new initiative within Calderdale which aims to promote social inclusion among people who have a learning disability. The scheme aims to reduce the barriers faced by people with a learning disability in relation to accessing social … 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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