Aug

FREE Graffiti Workshop at King Cross Library

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Meet Graffiti Artist Jake Gardiner (aka Klonism) and get inspired to create your own graffiti masterpiece.

The 4 workshops at King Cross Library is for 12 -1 8 teens on Tuesday 22 August 2017  and are; 10:00-11:00, 11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00 and 14:00-15:00.

You will be using paint pens and permanent markers to upcycle vinyl records or canvasses with your unique graffiti ‘Tags’.

Places are free but limited so please book in advance at www.ticketsource.uk/discover  call 01422 392638 or email gillian.rice@calderdale.gov.uk

Get Involved in the Calderdale Local Plan – what issues are important to you?

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Want to help change Calderdale for the better? Then Have your say on the Local Plan consultation.

The consultation on the initial draft of the Calderdale Local Plan is now open and information on the plan is available at www.calderdale.gov.uk/localplan and comments can be submitted using the Council’s Consultation Portal.

A Planning Officer will also  be in attendance at the following locations to assist you in making comments online.

Still Time to Do Something this Summer

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There is still time to do things in the Summer Holidays from Busy Babies at some our libraries, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Flour, Flat bread and fire at Ogden Water, Elves and Fairies to a Bat Walk at Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve. Don’t forget to check your local Children’s Centres to see what events they may be holding. There is a full list of activities that can be downloaded in the Do Something Summer Activity Guide

FC Halifax Town Roadshows for Greetland Goldstars and appeal for girl players

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Halifax Town Summer Roadshow

FC Halifax Town are holding a Summer Roadshow at Greetland Goldstars Monday 21st August 2017, from 10am to 1pm. It is open to boys and girls in Y1, Y2, Y3 and Y4 from Sept 2017. It is being held at Greetland Community Centre at a cost £5 per player (50% of fee to Greetland). There will be three hours of football training and matches in a fun environment. This is being run by FCHT coaches who are all FA qualified and DBS checked. See your manager for more details or contact Nick Walker : e-mail.

Greetland Goldstars are also looking for new players for their girls teams who play in the West Riding Girls League. Training is every Thursday 5:30pm – 6:30pm at Greetland Community Centre and teams play on Saturday/Sunday mornings.

For further information call John King on 07982 801988 or email kingyjs1965@gmail.com

 

Little Explorers under 8’s session

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Lots of fun outdoors in the Forgotten Forest on Bradford Road, Brighouse. A small woodland area with everything you need. Relax in the hammocks, play instruments or read story’s in the tipi, build dens, play in the wooden boat, tipi or train. Balance on logs and beams, climb trees, make mud pies in the mud kitchen, bug hunt, explore the site, enjoy the craft and drink hot chocolate from water boiled in the Kelly kettle.

e woods at the  in  on Monday 14 August from 10:00 – 12:00. Tickets are £4 per person whether they are adult or child. Babes in arms are free. Ticket information can be found at https://bookwhen.com/forgottenforest. For further information contact Sarah on 07708398548 or email S_arahparker@hotmail.com

 

Launch of Men FM – By Men, for Men

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A new online station has been recently launched Men FM : Made by men, for men with 60 minutes of inspiration from Leeds men.

If you would like to find out what activities and support is happening in Calderdale please call the Staying Well Team on 01422 392767.

MenFM features:

  • Music
  • Comedy
  • Personal stories
  • How to get involved

Guest appearance from Prof White, the world’s first ever professor of men’s health.

To listen to all this just click on this Men FM link.

20th Anniversary Weekend at Bethesda Methodist Church

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bethesda photoBethesda Methodist Church in Elland are celebrating the 20th Anniversary since re-opening the church after refurbishment.

On Saturday 19 August 2017 9:00 – 12:00 they will be holding a car boot sale. There will be bacon, butties tea and coffee followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at 3pm led by Reverend Colin Sherwood.

To book a place for your car, please call Nancy on 01422 250059.

On Sunday 20 August morning worship at 10:30 will be lead by Reverend Anne Smith.

Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group Open Day

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Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group Open DayOn 12 August 2017 between 10:00 – 16:00 join members of the Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group for a day of activities at Cromwell Bottom Local Nature Reserve. These will include guided walks, pond dipping, a display of birds of prey, craft and photograph stalls, and refreshments with home-made cakes.

The event will take place behind the car park, located just off the A6025 Elland to Brighouse road. (Follow the brown LNR signs.) It will be accessible to people who use wheelchairs. Parking and the event are both free, though donations to Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group would be welcome.

For more information, visit: Cromwell Bottom Wildlife Group

Halifax Agricultural Show 2017

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Halifax Agricultural ShowThe Halifax Agricultural Show 2017 will take place on  12 August 2017 – 10:00 to 16:15 at Savile Park.

The Halifax Agricultural Show is the largest show of its kind in the local region and offers something for everyone.

 

  • There are goats, cattle, sheep, horses, poultry, rabbits and many other animals.
  • Handicrafts and produce, The Lamb National, Ridgeside Lurcher and Terrier display, Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross, Farmers’ Market, demonstrations and more.
  • There is also plenty to see in the Show Jumping, Vintage vehicles and Fun Dog rings.

You do not have to be a farmer, or a grower of mammoth vegetables to enter the show.

There are classes for everyone. Go on, enter into some friendly competition and add to the fun!

You can buy tickets from local retailers, or you can pay for tickets at the gate on show day.

For more information, visit: Halifax Agricultural Show 2017 .

Charity Jigsaw Festival at St. Martin’s

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The first Brighouse Charity Jigsaw Festival was held in 2012. Since then some 3,000 people have visited the Festivals and purchased over 2,750 jigsaws, some making round trips of over 100 miles. The Festival is a topic of conversation around the town for weeks afterwards and is now an established annual event in the local calendar with 2017 bringing the sixth annual Festival.

There will be over 1,200 made-up and boxed jigsaws, including:

  • children’s puzzles;
  • traditional scenes;
  • double-sided;
  • murder mystery;
  • crossword;
  • impossipuzzles;
  • mirror image;
  • wasgij;
  • XL pieces; and
  • 3D.

Approximately 200 assembled and upto 200 boxed jigsaws will be displayed at any one time. As soon as an assembled puzzle is sold, another will replace it.

Admission to the Festival is £2 for adults with accompanied children free. The entry programme includes £1 voucher towards the purchase of a jigsaw at the Festival. It has to be seen to be believed!

There will also be:

  • a golden jigsaw competition paying cash prizes;
  • tombola;
  • a luxury raffle; and
  • craft stalls.

Delicious food will be available: morning coffee, Yorkshire breakfast, lunch and traditional afternoon teas.

For more details, visit: Charity Jigsaw Festival.