Lower Valley Friday Flyer 25 May – OUT NOW!!

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Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…

Featuring

  • Tonight! The Big Sing at The Piece Hall
  • Spring Bank Holiday Waste & Recycling Dates
  • FREE Young People’s Activities at Orange Box
  • Consultation on Calderdale Young People’s Services
  • Halifax Charity Gala Coming Soon
  • Overgate Mountain Bike Challenge

Have a great weekend!

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Overgate Mountain Bike Challenge

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This year’s Mountain Bike Challenge is an 18 or 26 mile route of testing terrain around some of Calderdale’s best tracks and bridleways.

Registration for the 2018 event, which is taking place on Sunday 24 June and starting at Overgate Hospice, is open now.

Click here to register online, or call the Overgate team on 01422 387121.

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Cycling at Brooksbank Disability Hub

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Fancy some quality time this summer with your son or daughter and like the idea of getting fitter at the same time? If it is a ‘YES’ then this might be for you.

The Brooksbank Disability Hub is just up the road from Brooksbank School in Elland on their Hammerstones bike circuit.

Hammerstones is a safe, off road cycling track. They will even provide helmets and bikes if you prebook.

Dates when you can book are;

  • Monday 4 June, 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Monday 11 June, 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday 16 June, 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Monday 18 June, 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Monday 25 June, 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Monday 2 July, 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Monday 9 July, 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday 21 July, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Qualified coaches will be on hand for each session at £3.50 or £5 per family (carers are free)

To pre book a bike or bikes and for more information please contact Corinne on 07960 425303 or email corinnekielty@gmail.com

 

Office Space to Rent at VAC – Improving Local Lives, Halifax

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Office space is available to rent at the VAC – Improving Local Lives centre on Hall Street.

Characterful 2nd floor open plan office space in converted premises, conveniently located close to Halifax town centre, Calderdale in West Yorkshire.

Available immediately, facilities include:

  • 70 sq.mt. with ample space for up to 10 desks
  • Own Kitchen
  • Main Reception service
  • Intercom facilities
  • Lift
  • On site meeting rooms for up to 30 available for hire at discounted rates

The rent of £9,500 p.a includes utilities, cleaning and Reception service.

For more information contact Maggie Opacic or Neil Bolton-Heaton on 01422 348777 or email info@cvac.org.uk, visit the website, or download the attached leaflet.

 

 

There is also some floor space on the 1st floor with space for 6 desks, all the facilities as above for a rent of £4,950 p.a. Again for more information contact Maggie Opacic or Neil Bolton-Heaton on 01422 348777 or email info@cvac.org.uk, visit the website, or download the attached leaflet.

FREE Half Term Activities at Orange Box Young People’s Centre

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Orange Box young people’s centre will be hosting free Half Term activities over the school holiday for ages 13 – 19 years. Activities will run from Tuesday 29 May to Friday 1 June, 2:00pm–4:00pm.

This Summer Half Term activities will be taking on a health and well-being theme, chosen by our young people. This time there will be a particular focus on the negative effects of gang culture and crime explored through Drama.

Enjoy the art and design sessions for mood boost and release your inner interior designer by upcycling a piece of furniture!

You will also have the opportunity to create something stylish to wear, show your talents on our open mic stage, sing karaoke, climb the bouldering tunnel, play table tennis and pool, skate in the rooftop skate park and try our drama workshops.

There will also be access to Youth Works drop-in which is a safe space for young people aged 13-25 to come along, ‘chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew.
The drop-in is always staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance on the whole range of issues that affect young people.
The drop in is open weekdays from 3:30pm-5:45pm.

No need to book, just turn up – you will need to register when you arrive (with parent or carer if under 16) if you haven’t already, or you can fill out a registration form here and bring it with you when you come.

Here’s what’s happening each day:

Tuesday 29 May, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Drama – Explore the themes of gang culture through Drama with students from Calderdale College’s BA Honours in Acting Performance course
Bouldering – climb your way around the bouldering tunnel

Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

Wednesday 30 May, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Furniture upcycling / Arts and Crafts – make old furniture look new again or try your hand at making crafts
Drama – Express yourself through Drama with techniques lead by the Time-Out team
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

Thursday 31 May, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Fashion upcycling – release your inner fashionista with Worn Reborn http://www.wornreborn.co.uk/
Furniture upcycling / Arts and Crafts – make old furniture look new again or try your hand at making crafts
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

Friday 1 June, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Open Mic/ Karaoke – bring your instruments, plug in and perform live on our Acoustic Stage. If you don’t play an instrument then why not sing along to our many backing tracks on Karaoke
Ping Pong / Pool – challenge a friend to a game or learn to play with a member of staff
Skating – practise your tricks or have a go for the first time in the rooftop skate park
Bouldering – climb your way around the bouldering tunnel
End of week Party end the week with a DJ dance party and lighting effects in the atrium!
Youth Works drop-in – ‘Chill out’, listen to music, access the internet or have a brew. Staffed by youth workers who can offer advice, information, support or guidance 3:30pm – 5:45pm (ages 13-25)

For more information call 01422 433200 or email hello@orangeboxhalifax.org

For King and Country Open Day at Bankfield Museum

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An Open Day based upon the King and Country exhibition will be held on Saturday 9 June at Bankfield Museum, .

There will be free activities and events suitable for all ages commemorating the region’s First World War experiences.

Bankfield Museum’s exhibition commemorating the region’s wartime contribution features over 200 objects, 200 images and archives and 60 local stories to explore local experiences during the First World War. From soldiers, sailors and nurses to those at home working in munitions, hospitals and fundraising.

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Staying Well Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Download the Staying Well Spring Newsletter here with details of lot’s of social activities to help you Stay Well and access health and wellbeing related services in the community.

Featuring;

  • Holiday at home, Bethesda Church – Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 July
  • Shroggs park Gala – Saturday 23 June
  • West View Park Fun Day – Saturday 14 July
  • ‘Welland Festival’ – Saturday 16 June
  • Daisy’s Café – Saturday June 2

and much more…

To find out more call us on 01422 392767 or email stayingwellproject@calderdale.gov.uk

Overgate Colour Run 2018

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If you haven’t heard of a Colour Run get ready to be amazed! This year, this fun family event will be held on Saturday 7 July at Savile Park, Halifax. Itconsists of a 5km route with runners being doused in coloured intervals culminating in a ‘Colour Party’ at the finish line.

The Overgate Colour Run celebrates its fifth year in 2018 and they are looking forward to making it the most colourful yet! Since it began in 2014 the Overgate Colour Run has seen more than 5,000 supporters take on the 5km course raising over £180,000 for the Hospice.

They will be welcoming back their host, Bazz, as he brings the most colourful party of the year to Calderdale. Our main event sponsors Orchard FM are also back along with Cornerstone Recruitment as a new event sponsor this year.

Registration for this year’s event is now open and you could be on the start line as we get colourful for Overgate.

Click here to register online or call the Overgate team on 01422 387121.