Calderdale Cares Careers recruitment fairs Jan 25th and Feb 4

Are you looking for a new role in social care?

Calderdale Cares Careers recruitment fair Calderdale Employment Hub join forces with Welcome Independent living to host the first Calderdale Cares Careers event of 2023. This career’s fair is open to job seekers, secondary schools, and further education students from across Calderdale to explore career opportunities in the Health & Social Care sector. The event will allow people to learn about career options directly from employers and professionals. In addition, this event will showcase the educational pathways and explain the skills needed to pursue different careers in the sector. The event will promote a range of careers linked to the care sector. There will also be an opportunity to meet employers, get support with interviews, CV and apply for live vacancies. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a career change, career development and those who are finishing compulsory education. Upcoming events The Orange Box 1 Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1AF on Wednesday 25 January,10am – 2pm – Register hereTodfellows Space Oxford St, Todmorden OL14 5PU on Thursday 2 February,10am – 2pm – Register here For more information about the event, please contact growyourfuture@calderdale.gov.uk. You can also visit the Calderdale Cares Careers website for live vacancies.

Calderdale Cares : Why Work With Us?

Calderdale Council is supporting our adult social care providers in their recruitment to support vulnerable people. We want to make it easier for people looking for roles in social care to connect directly with care providers working in Calderdale.

Bonfire 2022 events near you

Source : Halifax Courier : Bonfire Events Halifax, Elland, Todmorden

Please let us know of any bonfire events we’re not aware of! team@halifaxnorthandeast.com

Elland Bonfire

Saturday, November 5 from 5.30pm to 8pm at Hullen Edge Recreation Ground. Organised by Elland Round Table. Tickets available from https://buytickets.at/ellandroundtable

Siddal Fireworks Disco

Friday, November 4 from 7pm to 9pm at Siddal Ex-Servicemen’s and Social Club. Free entry.

Next Level Firework Extravaganza

Friday, November 4 from 4pm at Next Level, Dean Clough. Free entry.

Brods Big Bonfire

Friday, November 4 from 4pm at Old Brodleians RUFC in Hipperholme. Tickets are available from behind the club’s bar.

Todmorden Cricket Club Bonfire and Fireworks

Saturday, November 5 from 5.30pm at the cricket club. Tickets available from Todmorden Cricket Club, Todmorden News Centre or www.todmordencc.com

Casa Bonfire Night Party

Saturday, November 5 at Casa Brighouse from 6pm. DJs, fireworks and a laser show. Tickets from http://skiddle.com/e/36177663

Health Challenges and Living with Disability beyond Covid-19

Parasol Disability Group are hosting a community research event at Todmorden College on
Thursday 22nd September 2022 from 1.30 – 3.30pm
to publicise research about Disability and Health as we move beyond the Shadow of Covid and make positive recommendations for the future.

The event may be held in Todmorden but we will be promoting our research across Calderdale – by including community groups and other potential allies who are based in Todmorden, Hebden Royd, Halifax and other areas of Calderdale.

Register here : Community research event:
Health challenges and disability beyond Covid-19 Tickets

Download Flyer here (PDF)

In the first half of the meeting we will be going through the 7 headings of our research findings about Disability and Health – as we did previously with our on-line meeting in April.  This includes Professional Support, Voluntary Sector Support, Friends and Family, Personal Care, Family Carers, Getting Out and about, Friends and Community, Disability Rights and Access.

In the second half of the meeting, we will be discussing our recommendations in an open forum.  These themes include Listening to and involving local citizens more in local decision-making, tackling inequalities and upholding the rights of disabled people.  We welcome your ideas or suggestions on how we can follow-up our initial research in practical ways.

Register at Community research event: Health challenges and disability beyond Covid-19 Tickets, Thu 22 Sep 2022 at 13:30 | Eventbrite

Free Energy Saving Workshop – save money on your energy bills

Want to stop wasting money on your energy bills?
Want a warmer, cosier house?

As energy prices are rising and set to continue doing so, you may benefit from tips on becoming more energy efficient or find out what help there is. Join the free Citizens Advice Calderdale workshop at Todmorden Learning Centre on Thursday 23rd June 2022 from 10:30 – 12:30.

Get energy saving tips and a FREE bag of energy saving goodies, including LED bulbs and draught excluders.

Spaces are limited so booking is essential. To book, please email susan.thorpe@calderdalecab.org.uk

Venue: Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub, Community College, Burnley Rd, Todmorden OL14 7BX

Dark Matter Promotions live events in Todmorden

Come to our live events, enjoy live entertainment, alternative music scene with performers pushing the boundaries at the Golden Lion in Todmorden.

Tickets for each event can all be found on Skiddle through each event’s link.

April 24, Open mic comedy evening
https://fb.me/e/14ChD8oMb
Watch established comedians test out new material – always a good night.

 

April 29, Black Doldrums + Bones Shake
https://fb.me/e/4fGz6rvyc

 

May 14, Band Showcase to highlight new talent
https://fb.me/e/3bQADxhma

 

Thursday May 5th, Fog Box Comedy  
presents ANGELOS EPITHEMIOU + special guests | Facebook

 

 

Saturday 14th May Music showcase 
Dark Matter Band Showcase | Facebook
7 bands including Kyogen, Gdansk81, Legs on Wheels, Bingo Harry to name a few plus DJ Glenn Evans

 

Events take place at the Golden Lion, Fielden Square Todmorden.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from Skiddle (follow event’s facebook link) or on the door for a slightly higher cost.

The Golden Lion offers stunning Thai cuisine, you could make a night out of it!

Looking forward to seeing you!

Code & Crumble club from the Noisy Toys starting next Monday

Noisy Toys would like to announce their new group, Code & Crumble club.

The club starts up on the next 2 Mondays 28th March / 4th April from 4-5pm, and then weekly after the Easter holidays. This will be informal session with partially-led activities in a safe and collaborative working space.

The club runs at the Todmorden Makery, a community workshop & repair centre based in the Todmorden Learning Centre (the old college, next to Aldi).

We have a fantastic game-making project developed by Mick Chesterman, which involves a simple game that turns out to be a bit broken. So… we fix it! Then we learn to develop & design our own games.

We will also have loads of Crumble stuff for more hands-on physical making.

Buggy Battles

No Buggy Battles yet- it’s still exclusive to the Media Museum for now.

We will have a public battle in June, until then we can still build our own and learn some new strategies.

For more information:

https://noisytoys.org/event/code-crumble-club/

Please contact Stephen Summers with any questions
e: steve@noisytoys.org
t: 07766517711
w: www.NoisyToys.org

 

New creative project launched in local residential care homes

VAC is a local charity that provides a number of different services aimed at improving local lives.  Over the recent months, VAC has developed a range of volunteering activities including the new mystery shopper project and support for the local organisation Weekend Care.

VAC has recently launched its newest pilot project called Molly and Bill; an acronym of ‘making our lives lively and being involved in local life’. The project is working with 5 Calderdale residential care homes and the Community Place at Calderdale Royal. VAC is partnering with the venues to provide an activity programme for their residents and guests. Creative and meaningful activities will be delivered across the venues by community groups, individuals and volunteers.

Liz North, co-ordinator for Molly and Bill, said

“We are really excited to be delivering this innovative project with our partners and are looking forward to working together to provide additional meaningful activities in the venues and also supporting residents to feel more connected to their local community. We are hoping this will be of real benefit to all involved.”

To make the project a success, VAC are currently recruiting volunteers who will support the activity provision, escort guests to community resources and provide one to one befriending.

In addition, VAC are also looking for organisations and individuals who have an interest in delivering creative, meaningful and healthy activities and be part of an extensive and exciting programme for residents and guests to access.

If you are interested in being involved please come and join us at one of our market stalls taking place throughout February:

  • Todmorden market on the 9th February – 8.30am to 2pm
  • Sowerby Bridge market on 14th February – 8.30am to 2pm
  • Hebden Bridge market on the 16th February – 8.30am to 2pm
  • Elland market on the 17th February – 8.30am to 12.30pm
  • Halifax market on the 24th February – 8.30am to 2pm

Alternatively, if you can’t make one of the stalls please email mollyandbill@cvac.org.uk or call 01422 348777 for more information.

Molly and Bill is funded by Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Calderdale NHS Clinical Commissioning Group and the National Lottery.