The next round of the ward forum grant scheme is now open to applications covering the wards of Illingworth and Mixenden, Northowram and Shelf, Ovenden and Warley so if you have an idea for a project or event that benefits your community and would like to apply for up to £500 then apply today.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 17th November – Apply online now
Ideally your group must have a management committee, a constitution and its own bank account, however if you don’t have these but you feel you have a good idea for a project that will benefit the community please contact Tony King on 255402 to discuss further.
When completing the online application form please enter as much detail as possible especially with how you feel your project benefits the community and an itemized breakdown of what you want, many applications fail simply because of lack of information.
The latest round for Ward Forum Grants is open to applications and the deadline has now been extended until Monday 31 July 2017!
If you have a new or existing project that is ongoing and require additional funds; be sure to get your application to us with grants of up to £500 available to community groups and projects in the following wards of North Halifax:
- Northowram & Shelf
- Park & Warley
- Illingworth & Mixenden
The closing date for applications is Monday 31 July 2017.
Click here for further information and to apply for a grant online or email Tony King at Tony.King@calderdale.gov.uk if you require any help.
C3 Healthy Communities is coming to the Staying Well tent at the Beechwood Big Picnic on Saturday 1 July looking at diet and physical activity. Anyone can talk to Lisa about what issues they have re: healthier eating or where to go for indoor/outdoor physical activity within the area.
They will be having fun with a human fruit machine where people fill in a questionnaire and then have an opportunity to press a buzzer and if they match 3 fruit or veg, then that is what they will win. There will also be a glitter tattooist – she is working for free but will have a donations tin for Illingworth Rugby club and Ovenden Park to help them both out.
C3’s name comes from their belief that preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their risk factors before people fall sick or need care requires Collaboration between all of society to focus on the 3 risk factors that impact NCDs:
- Unhealthy eating and drinking
- Lack of physical activity
- Tobacco use
This includes addressing both the individual and environmental barriers to leading a healthier life.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.email@example.com by 21 April 2017. Or call on 07852 173723. Once we have your proforma, we wll contact you to discuss details.
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 Illingworth Messenger, items can be handed in to your church representative, dropped off at Illingworth Moor Good-As-New Shop or emailed direct to Irene Mulhall at firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s that time of year again… cheer up the dark nights of freezing gloom with warm thoughts about the people who light up our communities. Could this year be the best awards night yet?
Find out more at https://halifaxnorthandeast.com/north-halifax-neighbourhood-awards/
Paper nomination forms are available from Mixenden Library or Ovenden Initiative / Pennine Housing Furness Office, email: email@example.com or phone: 01422 255402
You can also make your nomination online now!
Follow us @hxnorthandeast using #nhna2017 for announcements.
The deadline for nominations is Friday 31 March 2017