Sure Start Children’s Centres – Recruiting now!

We are delighted to be able to advertise a number of vacancies within our Children’s Centres across North and East Halifax and the Lower Valley. Many of these opportunities have become available due to staff progression internally within the organisation:

  • Receptionist’s x 2
  • Family Support Worker
  • Administrator
  • Advanced Early Years Practitioner
  • Apprentice Early Years Practitioner

Closing date for all applications is Friday 12 August 2016

For information on individual vacancies visit our work support page on

Children’s Book Festival at Rastrick Library

Go along to Rastrick Library on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November for a Children’s Book Festival with author Philip Caveney and illustrator Lynne Chapman including author talks, storytelling and workshops… details…

Weekend Care Christmas Fair at Elland Cartwheel

weekend care xmas fairGo along to a Christmas Fair as you prepare yourself for Christmas, with face painting, a raffle, tombola, hand made cards, jewellery and much more.

On Saturday 14 November – From 11am to 3pm
At Cartwheel Youth & Community Centre, Elland, HX5 9DW

If you would like to book a stall, contact Melanie on 07548 249813 or email

Bonfire and Firework displays this week

From Thursday 5 to Sunday 7 November there are a number of Bonfire’s and Firework Displays taking place offering a fun evening out for all the family with fair rides, Entertainment and much more… Take a look at the list below and find an event for you!

Remember to stay safe this bonfire night and don’t forget about your pets at this time of year… Click here for advice from the RSPCA whether you have guinea pigs or horses!

Donate to the Elland Food & Support Drop In

Offer your support and donate items to the Elland Food & Support Drop In, which can be dropped off Monday to Thursday between 9am and 3pm at Compass Bridge Limited, Bridgefield Mill, Elland, HX5 0SG… required items…

Volunteer’s required at Elland Food Bank Drop In

Volunteers required for the Elland Food & Support Drop In starting on Saturday 24 October at the Cartwheel Club Youth & Community Centre for 6 weeks from 10am to 12pm. Would you like to volunteer?…  read more…

Your 2015 guide to Halloween & Bonfire Night

There’s plenty going on this Halloween and Bonfire Night and you can find it all in one place!

Click here to view your 2015 guide to Halloween & Bonfire Night

Spooky goings on at Bradley Wood, an eerie walk around Shibden Park as Rise of the Zombies returns and some spectacular firework displays, bonfires and more!… Dare you take a look and see what’s on?