Tag Archives: Health

Memory Lane Cafe in Sowerby Bridge

Memory Lane Café was established in early 2016 and aims to support people living with memory loss including their family, carers and friends by providing information, emotional support, as well as the opportunity to share experiences with others, and ultimately … 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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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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Halifax Sailing Club Open Day

Halifax Sailing Club invites you and your family to try out sailing or windsurfing for free at our club open day. On May 21st 2017 the club will be providing free taster sessions as part of the RYA’s national Push the Boat … Continue reading

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Junior Fun and Fitness Cricket Sessions

Illingworth CC has joined with the English Cricket Board to run All Stars Cricket over the next eight weeks starting Friday 19th May – 6.30 – 7.30pm. to run All Stars Cricket sessions on Friday evenings aimed at girls and … Continue reading

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Walking with the CREW Heart Support Group

The CREW Heart Support Group Tuesday walking group were at Colden Clough recently. Tony led 20 keen hikers around a 5 mile route and read them some poetry before they dined at the NEW DELIGHT. Our latest walk was to … Continue reading

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Better Living Families Clubs

The Better Living Service in Calderdale run Better Living Families Clubs at various locations. Enjoy lots of fun activities and learn more about healthier lifestyles with our friendly Better Living Trainers. FUN GUARANTEED!!!!!! For more details and to book your … Continue reading

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Healthy Minds ‘Head Space’ course

  Do you want to improve how you’re feeling in a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere? – Then the NEW course – ‘Head Space’ might be just what you’re looking for! Healthy Minds is a small local mental health charity. … Continue reading

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Well Aware: 6 Week Evening Course

Voluntary Action Calderdale are running a Well Aware recovery course at their offices at Hall Street, Halifax starting Tuesday 4th July 2017  5.45pm – 20.15pm Well Aware is a recovery course developed and delivered by workers and volunteers with lived … Continue reading

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Tesco store has Mental Health Awareness in mind

During Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 May 8th to May 12th 2017, Tesco’s  Aachen Way Store on Haugh Shaw Road, Halifax, will be hosting an event over three days, on the Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. The event will enable customers and colleagues … Continue reading

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Men United enjoy an active morning at Ovenden Park

The Men United at Ovenden Park group is thriving once again with 15 members of the group getting together this morning to enjoy a variety of activities including Walking Football, Indoor golf and Kurling. The group really enjoyed the Walking Football which saw two teams … Continue reading

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Know your CO this No Smoking Day

This No Smoking Day (Wednesday 8 March), people in Calderdale are invited to ‘Know your CO’ with free Carbon Monoxide testing available. From now until Friday 10 March, Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale is offering free testing of people’s Carbon monoxide levels, every … Continue reading

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Therapies Volunteers needed – Overgate Hospice

Could you help us to enhance our patients, relaxation and general well-being? We are looking for qualified volunteers specialising in a variety of areas including nutrition, Thai Chi, massage and yoga. If you hold a diploma and over 2 years … Continue reading

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Tai Chi & Qigong for Health and Happiness

Tai Chi Tigers are taught in the traditional way to help you understand and appreciate the basic principles – to appreciate and benefit from Tai Chi & Qigong exercises to help improve health and wellbeing. Join Tai Chi Tigers and … Continue reading

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Staying Well in Siddal – St Mark’s Community Open Day

Fancy taking up a new interest in the community or want to meet new people? Then come along to the Staying Well Community Open Day at St Mark’s Church with taster sessions and more. Tuesday 28 March 2017 – 10am to 2pm At … Continue reading

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Staying Well in Boothtown – Community Open Day

Meet groups, try some taster sessions, and tell us what you want to see more of such as exercise, crafts, coffee mornings, gardening and much more at the Staying Well Boothtown Community Open Day. Thursday 30 March 2017 – 10am to 2pm At … Continue reading

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Pellon High Five latest newsletter

Happy new year. What have you got planned for the year ahead? Do you have any holidays/celebrations booked. Are you hoping to be more physically active; get into company more; to learn something new; eat more healthy meals… the list … Continue reading

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Heath Stroke Club latest newsletter – February 2017

We’ve seen our first snowdrops! Snowdrops herald new beginnings in the seasons and give us hope and anticipation for Spring and warmer weather. Whilst there may be some more wintery weather on its way, we are excited to be planning … Continue reading

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Staying Well moves into Warley

On the 7th December, Halifax Academy Primary School, High Five and the Staying Well project held an over 50s event with over 80 local residents and local community groups to talk about how we can all work together to help … Continue reading

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Developing a Recovery College Model for Young People Aged 13-19

Calderdale Council and Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group are looking to improve emotional health and wellbeing services for young people aged 13- 19. They are looking for partners to help develop a Recovery college model for Calderdale. Definition of a recovery … Continue reading

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