Enjoy winter warmers at Flutterbytes Cafe

The clocks go back this weekend and the cold weather is on its way so why not stop in at Flutterbytes café at Manor Heath Park for winter warmers, including hot butternut squash soup and parkin.

Open 7 days a week from Monday 2 November – 9.30am to 3pm

During December why not meet in this relaxing environment for mince pies and christmas cake and don’t forget that Father Christmas will be visiting the park on the 12 and 19 December at 10.30am

From Monday 4 January the café will open at the following times:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, – 9.30am to 1pm
  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 9.30am to 3pm

RSPCA K9 Party in the Park – 5 Jul

There will be Canine Capers in Manor Heath Park this weekend when the search will be on to find top dogs with talent!

12 noon – 5pm on Sunday 5 July 2015.

dog showInvitations are being sent out to dogs of all shapes and sizes, young dogs, old dogs, big dogs, small dogs to come along and bring their owners to join in the fun at the RSPCA K9 Party in the Park.

The search will be on to find the Dogs with Talent in 25 classeand all first prize winners will be eligible to compete in the  BEST IN SHOW.


There are two special handling classes for children and their dogs and a parade of dogs in need of new homes.

Veterinary Surgeons Hird & Partners will be offering low cost micro-chipping and staff will be on hand to give advice on pet care, dog training and behaviour.

A variety of charity stalls and games, tombola, children’s activities, and refreshments will be available.

Admission to the park is FREE although a small donation would be appreciated, all party going dogs will receive a doggy goodie bag.

Proceeds go to the RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and District Branch Animal Centre.

So, make it a date in your dog’s diary! For further details Tel. RSPCA 01422 365628 or Lauren on 07538114079 or visit www.rspca-halifaxandhuddersfield.org.uk

20mph speed limits to be introduced over 3 year period

Calderdale Council CMBC20mph speed limits will be introduced to Calderdale over 3 years from 2015 to 2017 starting with the Central Areas Halifax and Extended Halifax Town Centre in June 2015.

The introduction of 20mph in residential areas is seen as a positive way forward in the battle to reduce the number of vulnerable road users seriously injured in collisions and to help make our streets safe and pleasant for all children and adults however they travel or wherever they live.

Detailed plans outlining the streets involved in the speed limit changes in the Central Area of Halifax are now available on the Calderdale Council website here.

You can register your support or formally comment by writing to the Council at 20mph, Road Safety, Westgate House, Westgate, Halifax HX1 1PS or by emailing 20mph@calderdale.gov.uk by Friday 23 January 2015.

If you require copies of the maps or any additional information please call 01422 392141/392814 or email 20mph@calderdale.gov.uk

Halifax in Bloom – Annual General Meeting

HxInBlmLogoThis year, the Annual General Meeting for Halifax in Bloom will be held on Thursday 27 November 2014 at Manor Heath, Halifax from 6pm

Seasonal nibbles will be made available from 5.30pm and everyone is welcome so please tell your friends and family.

If you are interested in attending, it would be helpful if you could let Pete Oddy know by email at peter.oddy@calderdale.gov.uk by Friday 21 November 2014.

Calderdale Parents & Carers Picnic in the Park

Come along and join other parents for a picnic and get together in the school holidays. At Manor Heath Park on Wednesday 30 July, 11.30am – 2.30pm.

Bring a picnic rug and a picnic and join us for fun and games in the park. Meet in front of the flower beds on the grass.

In case of poor weather please ring the office in 01422 343090 to check the event is still on. There is no need to book – just turn up.

Children must be accompanied by parents at all times.

There is now a sandpit area in Manor Heath so you may wish to bring a change of clothes and buckets and spades. There is also a small café serving affordable drinks and refreshments.

RSPCA K9 Party in the Park

Sunday 27 July. The annual K9 Party in the Park is back! A great day out for dogs……..and the whole family!

Featuring the fun Dog Show (with over 25 classes!) Springers Agility, various stalls and games with fantastic prizes on offer, behaviour advice, dog parade, scrumptious snacks and refreshments, doggy gift bags for all participants and to top it off, the whole day is dedicated to our fabulous four legged friends.

Entry to the K9 party is FREE, but donations are welcome!

Entries for the dog show is £1.50 per class.
Dog Classes are £1.50 each, 12pm – 5pm

At Manor Heath Park, Halifax. Contact telephone: 07538 114079
Call to check latest times or cancellations www.rspca-halifaxandhuddersfield.org.uk

New Water Park at Manor Heath!

If you’ve not yet had chance to visit the new Water Park at Manor Heath, why not go down this weekend!

The park has been open since May and includes everything for a fun day out for all the family.

Children can build sandcastles, power the water mill, play on the sand digger or even race boats down the rapid waterway – there’s lots to keep them busy all day!

For more information click here…