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Lower Valley Friday Flyer 22 June – OUT NOW!!

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Featuring

  • Overgate Mountain Bike Challenge 
  • Armed Forces Day This Weekend
  • Family Fun Day at West View Park Coming Soon
  • Free Advice Sessions on Smart Meters
  • ‘Not a Box’ Junk Modelling at Halifax Central Library
  • Advice on Closure of Burley Street Surgery

Have a great weekend!

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The new General Data Protection Regulations came into force on May 25 2018.

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North Halifax Partnership Ltd is registered as a ‘data controller’ with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection Act. You can find out more about the Data Protection Act, and your legal rights at https://ico.org.uk

North Halifax Partnership Ltd will only use your personal information for the purpose which we have stated when we collect that information, and we will not collect unnecessary information about you, or keep your information for longer than it is needed. We will ensure your personal data is held securely and is not seen by anyone who should not see it.

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Calderdale Heritage Walk: Elland Centre

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In 1086 Elland featured in Domesday book. It has a fine, old parish church and one of the oldest town centres in Calderdale. See how areas of it have evolved and developed down the centuries.

Meet Ian Philp on Sunday 8 July, 2:15pm by Elland Parish Church noticeboard, HX5 0RU.

To check if a walk has been cancelled please check Facebook

For more information on this and future walks visit www.calderdaleheritagewalks.org.uk/current.html

Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018

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National Neighbourhood Watch Week is back for 2018!

NNWW18 runs from Saturday 16 June to Sunday 24 June – where the national organisation will be asking members how the movement will continue to help build safer and stronger communities over the next three years and beyond.

These are exciting times for Neighbourhood Watch as they look to the future of this fantastic movement and how we can make the most positive impact on communities across England and Wales over the next three years.

The national scheme is hosting a series of six seminars in June and July to give members to help develop NW’s Strategy for the next three years.

Members of the Board of Trustees will be attending each seminar to present and facilitate the Strategy discussion and to meet NW members. The Board know how vital it is to liaise and consult with local NW members and is committed to doing this in order to build a strong Strategy with shared commitment from all stakeholders.

This will be a great opportunity to meet members of the Board, the staff team and to network with each other to see what has been happening in other areas and to have YOUR voice in the future of Neighbourhood Watch.

There will also be the launch of new Crime and Vulnerability Toolkits at these seminars.

Crime in England and Wales is changing and NW is providing new practical information and help for members to support the police in the detection and reduction of these crimes. The network of 2.3 million member households is a force to be reckoned with.

So NW are finding more practical ways to empower members to look at some of the crimes that cause such significant harm to victims and communities. A simple example of this would be that if you regularly see different people going into a nearby house or minibuses turning up this may be a sign of Human Trafficking or if you are aware of an elderly neighbour regularly getting people knocking on their door they may well be being targeted for scams.

This summer NW are going to develop a group of 100+ local NW Champions from across England and Wales at the Seminars. The Champions will then be able to share their knowledge in their local area so even more people can get the important information they need and act as a local resource to other coordinators and members. This may simply mean sharing the information contained within the toolkits, developing a local focus on one or more of the areas or running a local project if they or local coordinators want to.

Anyone – member, coordinator or Association lead – with an interest in gaining information, additional knowledge and the chance to share this within their area with other members and coordinators will be the perfect participants for the seminars.

The toolkits provide information on and cover the following areas:
• Domestic Abuse – which as we know affects all communities
• Serious Violence – particularly knife crime
• Vulnerability and loneliness – affecting more people as families become more mobile
• Fraud and scams – electronic and traditional
• High harm crimes – Modern Slavery, Child Sexual Exploitation etc.

The closest seminars to our area are;

  • Tuesday 26 June – Manchester Metropolitan University, Cavendish North Building, Cavendish Street, Manchester, M15 6BG.  9:30am registration, seminar 10:00am–4:00pm.
  • Wednesday 27 June – Royal Hull Hotel, Ferensway, Hull, HU1 3UF, 9:30am registration, seminar 10:00am–4:00pm.

More information about the seminars can be found at https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/national-neighbourhood-watch-week-2018/

Drowning Prevention Week 2018 – 15 to 25 June

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The annual Drowning Prevention Week campaign will run between 15 – 25 June 2018. The campaign, created by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) and this year run in partnership with the RNLI and Swim England, aims to reduce the number of drowning and near-drowning incidences that occur in the UK every year, by showing people how to be safe and have fun near water.

The campaign encourages schools, clubs, leisure centres and communities, to promote water safety education through events, lessons, games and activities, in a bid to make people more aware of the dangers of water.

You can download a copy of the Campaign Toolkit by clicking here!

Objectives

  • Increase the number of children receiving water safety education
  • Reduce the number of drowning incidences
  • Promote local and national drowning prevention projects and initiatives

Aims

The aim of DPW is to get people involved in promoting water safety to children and young people.

There is a great range of activities available for schools and youth groups, ranging from classroom based workshops to outdoor PE and orientation sessions. All are available to download FREE from the DPW website.

All resources are available from www.watersafetyeducation.org.

Family Fun and the Lifeguard Challenge Leisure centres and swimming pools around the country are encouraged to provide nine days of ‘family fun, challenges and fundraising’ using the RLSS UK’s leisure resources. Suggested activities include:

  • The Rookie Lifeguard Big Weekend – Have a go at the Rookie Lifeguard skills
  • Free ‘Save a Life’ Workshops – Learn how to perform CPR
  • The Lifeguard Challenge – How fast can you tow a manikin?
  • Free Swim Friday – Fun in the pool for all the family
  • Summer Holiday Safety Session – All you’ve ever wanted to know about keeping your family safe on holiday
  • Pool to Pond Taster Session – Find out how you can swim in open water safety

Key statistics

  • Drowning is one of the leading causes of accidental death in children, in the UK
  • Over 700 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year – equivalent to one person drowning every 20 hours
  • Hundreds more have near-drowning experiences, sometimes suffering life-changing injuries

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 15 June – OUT NOW!!

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Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…

Featuring

  • ‘Welland’ Festival of Joy 
  • West Yorkshire Police Concert Coming Soon
  • Armed Forces Day Coming Soon
  • The Indian Elvis – Raising Funds for Unique Ways
  • Advice on Closure of Burley Street Surgery

Have a great weekend!

If you’re on our mailing list the Friday Flyer will arrive direct to your inbox every Friday. Join the mailing list by emailing calderdalelowervalley@gmail.com

The new General Data Protection Regulations came into force on May 25 2018.

It may be that one of your friends or colleagues may have forgotten to re-subscribe and is missing their Friday Flyer but no need to worry. They can easily see the Flyer on this blog or subscribe to our mailing  list again by clicking to stay in touch

North Halifax Partnership Ltd is registered as a ‘data controller’ with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection Act. You can find out more about the Data Protection Act, and your legal rights at https://ico.org.uk

North Halifax Partnership Ltd will only use your personal information for the purpose which we have stated when we collect that information, and we will not collect unnecessary information about you, or keep your information for longer than it is needed. We will ensure your personal data is held securely and is not seen by anyone who should not see it.

Please click here to read our Privacy Notice on our website.

You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us via email, or by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of any email you receive from us.

 

St Andrew’s Church, Stainland – Gift Appeal Weekend & Community Cafe

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On Saturday 30 June 10:00am to 2:00pm and Sunday 1 July 2:30pm, St Andrew’s Church, Stainland will be holding their annual Gift Appeal Weekend.

On Saturday, along with the usual refreshments there will be food and craft stalls and ‘Have a Go‘ crafts.

Afternoon teas will be available Sunday and there will accompaniment from the Halifax Ukulele group.

For further details contact events@standrewstainland.co.uk or call 01422 375735.

SUNDAY; Tickets are available on the door at £7 for adults (concessions available).

Remember as well the next Community Cafe is on Monday 18 June, 9:00am-11:00am.

Working together with Sowood W.I. you will be made very welcome to Stainland’s own community café  on the 3rd Monday of every month at 9:00am to 11:30am.

The next cafes will be on June 18th, July 16th then August 20th.

They serve full breakfasts, light bites and home bakes.

Meet friends whilst your toddlers play with the toys.

 

 

Antiques Roadshow Comes to The Piece Hall

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BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow will be filming at the The Piece Hall in Halifax on Sunday 8 July.

Fiona Bruce and the team of Antiques Roadshow experts will be waiting to welcome you, so dust off your family heirlooms and dig out those car boot bargains and bring them along for free advice and valuations to visitors.

The Piece Hall is a stunning 18th-century cloth market reminiscent of Italian palazzo style architecture. Beautifully restored the Hall is now the commercial and cultural focus for the Yorkshire town and this will be the first time Antiques Roadshow has visited the town since 1995.

Doors open at 9:30am and close at 4:30pm. Entry to the show is free, everyone is welcome, and no tickets or pre-registration is required.

Visitors are welcome to just turn up on the day but they can also share their stories about the special items they are bringing along using Share Your Story on the Antiques Roadshow website.

Alternatively, email: antiques.roadshow@bbc.co.uk or write to Antiques Roadshow, BBC, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR.

More information, frequently asked questions, and parking information, can be found at: www.bbc.co.uk/antiquesroadshow or on the show’s Facebook page.

Volunteer for a Day for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

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Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice are looking for volunteers for Saturday 7 July, 10:00am-4:00pm to hold a bucket collection at Tesco Brighouse.

How many hours will I work?
Whether you can donate an hour or 5 hours, you’ll be making a huge difference!

Who will show me what to do?
A Volunteer Coordinator will show you the ropes and give you all the support you need to get the most value from your time.

Do I need any skills/experience?
This role is perfect for those who are organised, self-motivated and good at speaking to people.

*Travel expenses can be paid in line with our Volunteer Expenses Policy.

If you could spare an hour or more please call 01484 637996 or email volunteers@forgetmenotchild.co.uk

 

Not a Box – Junk Modelling at Halifax Central Library

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Suitable for ages 4 – 10 this will be an exciting session on Saturday 30 June, 10:00am-11:00am or 11:30am-12:30am at the Imaginarium, Halifax Central Library and Archives. Inspired by the fun-filled book ‘Not a box!’ by Antoinette Portis. Just let your imagination run wild!

This is a junk modelling session for all the family.

Not a box is a beautifully designed book, celebrating the power of the imagination to transform even the most ordinary of objects into something magical.

A box is just a box unless it’s not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows.

Inspired by the memory of sitting in a box on her driveway with her brother, Antoinette Portis captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it actually becomes reality. Her simple, spare text and illustrations show that seeing truly depends on the ability to believe in the possibilities.

Book your place at Ticketsource.

All children must be accompanied buy a parent/carer.

‘Don’t Stop the Musicals’ at Southgate Methodist Church

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The Summer cabaret event for Southgate Drama and Social Group is ‘Don’t Stop The Musicals’, a musical journey through some of the most famous musicals from stage and screen. Featuring numbers from favourites such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Annie, My Fair Lady, The Greatest Showman and many more…

There will be 3 performances at Southgate Methodist Church, Elland HX5 0JL celebrating the diversity and power of musical theatre on;

  • Friday 15 June, 7:15pm
  • Saturday 16 June, 2:15pm
  • Saturday 16 June, 7:15pm

Tickets are available from the Southgate Drama and Social Group website or Bramleys Estate Agents, Elland.