The Living Well Project will be holding a number of roadshows which will be looking at how people with a learning disability or autism can live well, and also sharing information about annual health checks and screening. One of the roadshows will be on Wednesday 26 June, 10:30am-2:30pm at Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Halifax, HX3 5SX. This will give local people a chance to talk about what is working well in their area, and what isn’t working so well.
They would love to hear from:
- People with lived experience
- Families and carers
- Support providers
- Social Workers
- Community Learning Disability teams
- Advocacy providers
- Screening professionals from the NHS
To come along to the roadshow you will need to book your place.
Book online here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/living-wellcalderdale-
Stillbirth Awareness group is holding a Family Fun Day on Saturday 4 May, 2:30pm-6:00pm at Threeways Sports Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden.
There will be a bouncy castle as well as face painting, stalls, raffles and refreshments.
All the benefits of Pilates minus the floor work on Mondays, 11:00am-12:00pm at Threeways Sports and Leisure Centre are starting Monday 4 March.
Exercises are performed using the aid of bands, balls and chairs and are just £3.50 per class.
For more information call 07548 126656.
On Tuesday January 29, 8:30am-2:30pm, Threeways Centre, in conjunction with the Go Higher project, are arranging a visit to Bradford University for any parents of children aged 13 – 19 who may be considering University life.
The day will start with a breakfast at Trio’s Neighbourhood Café at the front of Threeways.
Transport will then be provided for those who require it, to arrive at Bradford University Campus for 10:00am. You are free to make your own way to the campus if you wish.
Trios Neighbourhood Cafe at the Threeways Centre on Nursery Lane, Ovenden holds a luncheon club every Monday where you can go along and have a chat whilst you have a two course meal and a drink for just £3.
The cafe is open 8:30am-3:30pm and take-away orders can be placed on 07730 360125.
WiFi is available in the cafe.
The Phoenix Shed at the Threeways Centre is primarily for men over 55 to come together in a constructive way. As well as the gardening many other things are happening as follows.
Wood carving sessions run every Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm and are quite busy, but there’s room for a few more. If you have your own tools, then so much the better. Each session costs just £2. Phone Chris 07930 207537 or Eddie on 07481 543881 to see if places are still available.
Walking Stick Making
The Wednesday morning walking stick making sessions are proving popular too. If you would like to try making one for either yourself, or for someone special, why not come along and try it out. Each session is from 9:30am-12:00pm and costs just £2. Phone Chris 07930 207537 or Eddie on 07481 543881 to see if places are still available.
Threeways Centre is an independent, community-based organisation which seeks to make a big difference across North Halifax. Their Board of Trustees has committed members from the local community, and are now moving to increase its size and skills base.
They are looking for committed individuals to expand the range of trustee skills on the Board as well as to consolidate existing skills with an eye to future planning. Threeways require dynamic and motivated volunteers who are sympathetic to the aims and objectives of Threeways to fulfil these voluntary duties. They expect Trustees to contribute actively to the Board by:
- Giving strategic direction;
- Setting overall policy;
- Defining goals and setting targets;
- Evaluating performance;
- Ensuring the charity’s effective and efficient administration and financial stability.
There is no need to have trustee experience in order to apply. On the basis of their recent skills audit, Threeways now seek people with financial and/or legal skills, property management experience, as well as Company Secretary experience, to deepen expertise in those areas.
Trustees are expected to:
- Attend monthly Board meetings and an annual planning day;
- Get involved in support work including fixed term projects and/or sub-committees as relevant to their skillbase;
- Contribute advice and support on an ad hoc basis;
- Attend events associated with the work of Threeways;
- Become ‘champions’ of Threeways in order to promote its development
If you would like to express your interest in this position, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sophie on 07515 576369. If you can send a brief outline of why you are interested in becoming a trustee together with a summary of your skills and experience that would be helpful. Ideally, do send on a link to your Linkedin Profile.
You will be invited to sit in on part or all of our next Board meeting, and if you remain interested, Sophie and two of our Board members will then arrange to meet with you to talk about your ambitions and expectations in a little more depth. They will then make a recommendation to the Board and a response will be sent to you in writing.
We have developed a Trustee Induction pack to support any successful candidates in their role.
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