Men’s Activities Networking Event – 8 Nov

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This event on Thursday 8 November 2018 will focus on activities that get men talking, socialising and doing things to improve their wellbeing.

Open to all men, women and community groups who want to discover what works to engage men and what doesn’t. Have you got an idea for an activity that could improve the health and wellbeing of men in Calderdale? Come along to our networking event and see who else might be able to help you?

Hosted by the North Halifax Staying Well Steering Group and Phoenix Shed (Men in Sheds) come along and take part in a variety of workshops, demonstrations and talks from some local groups who are already reaching men with significant success, including:

  • Phoenix Shed
  • Andy’s Man Club
  • Men United
  • Halifax Rugby League Foundation
  • DadsRUs

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Venue: Threeways Centre, Nursery Lane, Ovenden, HX3 5SW.

Refreshments included.

Please email Hayley.conlon@calderdale.gov.uk to reserve your space and ensure we have enough cake to go round!

Pensioner ‘Advice and Information’ Fair in Brighouse

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There will be a pensioner ‘Advice and Information Fair’ on Friday 2 November, 10:00am-2:00pm at Brighouse Civic Hall, Bradford Road HD6 1RW.

Hosted by Craig Whittaker MP there will 40 different organisations attending including Calderdale Council, Together Housing, Citizens Advice and many more. It will give you a chance to find out what help, support and activities are available if you are retired or approaching retirement.

Greetland Academy and West Vale Primary Open Day

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Greetland Academy Trust will be holding Open Days at The Greetland Academy, Saddleworth Road, Greetland on Thursday 15 November with sessions at 10:00am and 6:00pm and at West Vale Primary School, Stainland Road, Greetland on Tuesday 20 November with sessions at 10:45am and 6:00pm.

Find out about admission to Primary School in September 2019.

For further details contact Joanna Blackburn at Greetland Academy on 01422 372893 or Pam Gunter at West Vale Primary on 01422 372804.

Get Active this Autumn

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summer bodies.jpgIt’s not all that difficult to squeeze in a few extra exercise sessions during the run up to Christmas and keeping healthy will reap rewards when you come to looking your best during the party season.

To make it even easier we’ve got a fantastic offer to get you started! Join in October and get 12 months membership for the price of 11. That’s 12 months of gyms, pools, courts and classes across Calderdale and with our huge range of activities there’s always something new to try or a new challenge around the corner.

Our fantastic gym instructors are here to help and can provide some top advice about getting fit. Or why not try one of our new classes and exercise with your mates, you can book classes up to 8 days in advance online.
Don’t forget it’s not the amount you exercise and eat between Christmas and New Year that is the problem – it’s what you do between New Year and Christmas that makes the real difference. So sign up for our membership offer today!

From Brighouse to Todmorden wherever you are in Calderdale we’ve got you covered with our special membership offer.

www.calderdale.gov.uk/sportoffer #activecalderdale