The next Warley Ward Forum meeting will be an opportunity for residents of the area to come together and meet councillors and local authority representatives. Ward forums are a good opportunity to be informed of what is happening in the locality, get involved in consultations, propose ideas or raise any issues of concern.
Minutes of previous Ward Forum Meeting
Warley Ward forum meeting Notes December 2022
Next Meeting’s Agenda : Warley Agenda March 2023
Warley Ward Forum
6.30pm (doors open at 6.00pm) Monday 6th March 2023
At the Grace Baptist Church, Roils Head Road. Norton Tower. Halifax.
If you have a neighbourhood concern such as speeding traffic, fly tipping, ASB, untidy parks, then please come along and raise it at the forthcoming Warley Ward forum where your councillors and the police will be in attendance, or just come along for a cup of tea and find out what’s going on in your ward area.
Hope to see you there!
Come and co-design our membership offer as we re-launch the Healthy Minds Forum!
The Healthy Minds Forum is a shared space to discuss issues that matter to you in mental health, to listen, collaborate, and look at what we can do to improve the wellbeing of our communities together.
We are very excited to now be able to re-launch the Healthy Minds Forum and look forward to 2023 being a year where we re-build the ethos of this platform!
Tuesday 21 February, 1.30 – 3.30pm
At: Orange Box, 1 Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1AF
The building is wheelchair accessible and the venue is on the ground floor with disabled toilets available. Venue website: www.orangeboxhalifax.org
This first meeting will include:
- A workshop for people involved in Healthy Minds to co-design our membership offer.
- Deciding together on the future of our Forum, what topics you want to explore and how we can make our space accessible to everyone in the Healthy Minds community.
To book to attend, please fill out the booking form here, or contact Georgia:
Call our main line: 01422 345154
Calderdale Industrial Museum has talks planned around the topic “The Making of Calderdale”.
Find out about what occurred in our region with regards to workforce, historic connections with the rest of England, industrial changes, resources, that helped build where we live.
Wednesday 15th February :
Wainstalls Waifs: their journey from workhouse to independence’ by Kim Pearson.~
An update on the girls from Liverpool who came to work at Calvert’s Mill in Wainstalls.
Wednesday 15th March : ‘Water, Coal, Wood and Iron: the recipe for a new economy in 1750’ by Dr Stephen Caunce.
Follow up talk on the early years of the Industrial Revolution in our area.
Future talks announced on 3D Printing (4th April) with demonstration during the talk and Edward Crossley’s Telescopes (10th May). More information on these will follow nearer the time.
The talks are by members of CIMA and experts in their subject.
All talks are open to members of the public as well as members of the museum, and start at 7.30pm. Non members are charged £4 on the door, so please bring your membership cards. Tea & coffee will be available from 7pm for a donation.
Calderdale Industrial Museum : Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG (Opposite Halifax Central Library, next to the Piece Hall entrance)
A new warm space has been created by Lee Mount Baptist Church to offer their building to the local community who may want to stay warm this winter and reduce how much heating they are using in their own homes.
The Warm Space will be located in the Church coffee bar every Wednesday from 12pm to 2pm.
- Place: Lee Mount Baptist Church (in the church coffee bar)
- Time: 12:30 until 14:30
- Day: Starting Wednesday 4th January 2023 and will be every Wednesday
- What is available: Tea/Coffee & Biscuits, Warm Space, Table Top Games, Possible Wi-Fi and cuppa soups
There are more Warm Spaces registered throughout Calderdale. To find another near you, follow this link:
Find a Warm Welcome Space Near You in Calderdale
More Warm Spaces in North Halifax : Mixenden Library and Beechwood Library.
Lee Mount Baptist Church : 18 Melbourne St, Halifax HX3 5DF
Phone: 01422 358876
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Halifax Civic Trust invite you to a talk about our local historic celebrity, Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, led by Dr Jill Liddington.
Anne Lister in Halifax: arch-traditionalist or ‘first modern lesbian’?
Sat, 21 January 2023, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT
Albany Club 57 Clare Road Halifax HX1 2JP
Tickets: £15.00 pp, Book through Eventbrite
Dr Jill Liddington is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leeds. Her expertise lies with women’s history, especially gender and class in nineteenth and twentieth century Britain.
Jill is the celebrated author of Female Fortune: the Anne Lister diaries 1833-36. This was the book that inspired TV scriptwriter Sally Wainwright to write Gentleman Jack (BBC1/HBO). It was also the book Sally chose to take with her if she was ever trapped on a desert island (BBC R4).
We are holding this fund-raising talk in conjunction with Jill, a member of Halifax Civic Trust, and afterwards there will be a book signing of Female Fortune.
The event will be held at The Albany Club at Hope Hall 57 Clare Rd, Halifax HX1 2JP which has connections to Anne Lister by being home to Christopher Rawson her coal rival.
The event starts at 14.00 with a 40 minute talk followed by Q&A. There are refreshments of Tea & Coffee and biscuits.
This is a Fund raising event and Tickets are now on sale at £15.00 with the proceeds going towards Halifax Civic Trust.
This event is open to everyone, including members of Halifax Civic Trust.
We welcome people to come and enjoy this event and support our work.
This promises to be a popular event and early booking is advised.
Following last year’s successful tabletop and Christmas Fair, the OSCA Foundation will be holding this event once again at the Enderby Hall of Forest Cottage.
Sunday 4th December at Forest Cottage
Sellers: Set up from 8:30am
Buyers and general public: 9am
As always, there will be refreshments available from the bar at the hall and no doubt a couple of treat stalls available!
If you would like to book a table, please contact Neil on 07530874386. Tables cost £5.
Ovenden, HX2 8AD
Highgate Methodist Church invite you to a charity fundraising concert at their Hall, in aid of the homeless of Calderdale.
‘Music for a Winter Afternoon’
Saturday, 3rd December 2022 at 2.00pm
With local performers including the church’s very own High Fiver choir, this promises to be a brilliant afternoon!
Hal Clarkson and the Forever Young Band
The Highgate High Fiver Singers
and guest soloist: Emily Taylor-Smith (Leeds Conservatoire)
Tickets available from Highgate Church, the Band and Singers; suggested
donation £3. Refreshments available.
All proceeds to Calderdale Smartmove — supporting the homeless and vulnerable across Calderdale
Highgate Methodist Church, Stretchgate Lane, Halifax, HX2 0EN