Bookstart Busy Babies at Brighouse Library – Ages 0 to 2

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Songs and rhymes are the best introduction to the magical world of language and literature.

Come along to Bookstart Busy Babies for 40 minutes of songs and rhymes led by our Early Years Librarian and Early Childhood Music Specialist, Ben Lawrence.

You and your baby will explore traditional songs and rhymes and add new ones to your repertoire.

Sessions run from 10.30am to 11.10am on the following dates;

  • Tuesday 4, 11, 23 February 2020
  • Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 March 2020
  • Tuesday 7, 21, 28 April 2020

Just £2 per child or FREE with a passport to leisure

All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer. Booking is not required, please pay on the day. For more information please contact Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620.

Live at Home presents: Hooray for Hollywood!

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Join Huddersfield Live at Home for a star lit musical performance of ‘Hooray for Hollywood’ including Hollywood themed afternoon tea.


This takes place on Friday February 21 at 11.30-2.30 at

Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Street, Huddersfield HD1 4DT


Tickets are £8.00 per person.

Join us for an afternoon to enjoy the greatest music of the Silver Screen.


For more information or to book, please call 01484 515420


Huddersfield Live at Home Scheme, Bradley Court, 42 Keldregate, HD2  1WN

Tel: 01484 515420

Our award-winning charity helps improve the lives of over 18,000 older people across the UK every day. As the only national care provider to offer connected care and support through specialist care homes, thriving retirement living and vibrant community groups, our organisation is a leading light in later life care.

Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre venue for hire for sports and events

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If you are looking for a place to host your sports club, sporting events or other events, Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre may be what you need.

Lightcliffe Academy is a high school situated between Lightcliffe and Hipperholme in West Yorkshire, England. The school has academy status.

The state-of -the-art facilities include floodlit 3G football pitch, grass pitches, classrooms, dance studios, gymnasium, main hall, sports hall, tennis courts as well as non-sporting facilities.

The site benefits from ample parking space. Venues can be booked throughout the week outside school hours and all through the weekend. Closure only during bank holidays.

Bookings can be made over the phone or online. Day, half-day and block booking rates are available.


For more information, please visit the website or call.


Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre: Stoney Lane, Halifax, HX3 8TL Tel: 01422 200499

Website: https://schoolhire.co.uk/halifax/lightcliffe

Email: sportscentre@lightcliffeacademy.co.uk

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 24 January 2020 – OUT NOW!!

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LV Friday FLyer


Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…

This week:

  • Introduction to Childcare Level 2 – 6 week accredited course January 27
  • Holocaust Memorial Day in Calderdale January 27 at Halifax Minster
  • Complete the Calderdale Survey today! Vision 2024 Perception Survey January 2020


Have a great weekend!

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Neighbourhood Watch ‘Our News’ Jan 2020 E-Newsletter Out Now

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OUR NEWS e-newsletter – January 2020 edition

The first 2020 edition of ‘OUR NEWS‘, the e-newsletter for Neighbourhood Watch supporters, is out. In this edition we see a sneak preview of our new Neighbourhood Watch national website, discover inspirational  work being delivered locally, celebrate successes and achievements, recognise what it means to be good neighbour, and learn about how you can become more cyber aware.

The time has come.. put your feet up, take a moment to yourself and have a go at our very first crossword challenge to be in for a chance to win a prize.

A direct link to the e-newsletter PDF is here: https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/OurNews-Jan2020.pdf

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK  | Building Safer and Stronger Communities

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Have your say on plans for a new bus station in Halifax

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Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Combined Authority are asking people to comment on plans for a new bus station in Halifax, which is due to be completed by 2023. The £15.4m scheme aims to deliver a modern, fit for purpose facility that complements the surrounding heritage and public space of Halifax town centre.

You will be able to see the plans and feedback your views online via the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s ‘Your Voice’ website at www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/hbs between Monday 13 January and Wednesday 12 February.

There will also be two drop-in sessions where you can see the plans, meet the project team, ask questions and provide feedback. The details of the sessions are:

  • Tuesday 21 January 2020 at Halifax Town Hall –  4pm to 8pm.
  • Saturday 1 February 2020 at Halifax Borough Market – 10am to 2pm.

For more information, please read: Halifax Bus Station A5 Flyer (web)

Southgate Christian Centre Shoppers lunch first Friday of the month at 12pm

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Come down at the Southgate Methodist Church and unwind at our Shopper’s lunch on the First Friday of each month at 12pm.


Enjoy a two-course meal and a drink for £5.00 per person. Enjoy a meal and a good chat!


Meal is served at 12 noon at Southgate Christian Centre, Langdale Street Elland HX5 0JL. All areas are accessible for people with disabilities.

For more information or to look at the proposed Shoppers Lunch menu, please visit

http://www.southgatemethodistchurch.org.uk/ and look under events.


You can ring Wilma on 07772123058 to book your tickets or just come on the day.


We look forward to seeing you!


Imaginary – A new Musical at Southgate Christian Centre – Opening night January 29

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Southgate Christian Centre are proud to host Imaginary – A  new musical by the Southgate Drama & Social Group.

This is a fantastic musical that is fun for all the family. Come and support our community drama group and enjoy a great evening.

There will be performances each night at Southgate Christian Centre starting 7.15pm from 29th January to 1st February including a matinée on 1st February at 2.15pm.

Ticket prices: Adults – £10.00, under 16yrs – £8.00. Group discounts available.
Tickets are available from Bramleys Estate agent, Victoria Road, Elland or online from www.southgatedrama.co.uk. There will be tickets available on the door, subject to availability.


For more information contact 07772123058.


Venue: Southgate Christian Centre, Langdale Street, Elland, HX5 0JL

Southgate Drama & Social Group: https://www.southgatedrama.co.uk/

Welcome to the Winter/Spring 2020 Edition of Grow Calderdale News!

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The latest Grow Calderdale Winter/Spring 2020 newsletter is out, packed with help and tips on gardening and growing, broken down by month from January to April, not forgetting wildlife and tasty seasonal recipes.

Read the Grow Calderdale Winter/Spring 2020 newsletter here

Find out your nearest allotments, gardening events and motivate yourself about getting involved with gardening!