There’s so much to remember over the festive season, but Calderdale residents are being reminded about the changes to their waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period.
The Christmas and New Year waste collection dates are as follows:
Usual collection day – Collection will be on
Monday 21 December – Saturday 19 December
Tuesday 22 December – Monday 21 December
Wednesday 23 December – Tuesday 22 December
Thursday 24 December – Wednesday 23 December
Friday 25 December – Thursday 24 December
Friday 1 January 2016 – Saturday 2 January 2016
Also, remember that by recycling weekly you can win great prizes, as part of the ‘Do it Weekly’ scheme which runs until July 2016.
For more information about recycling and other handy tips visit: www.calderdale.gov.uk/environment/waste/recycling.
Thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund, equipment has been purchased as well as tutor support in order to help older people get online.
Launching at the end of January 2016
At Hamerton Close, Westgate, Elland, HX5 0BD
If you would like to get online and you’re interested in learning more be sure to go along in the new year and get involved.
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Orangebox Cooking Club is due to start in the next couple of weeks, so if you enjoy cooking and would like to expand your skills or just wanting to try something different, the Cooking Club may be just what you’re looking for.
What is the Cooking Club?
It’s an 8 week course for young people aged 15 or over, taking place in
the Orangebox kitchen and cafe every Saturday from 12 noon to 5pm.
What’s in it for me?
Lots of fun learning how to cook. A Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Award and a Level 2 Food Hygiene Qualification. You’ll also have the chance to get some paid work in the cafe at other times, and put your learning into action.
What does it cost?
It’s free, all you need is your time and commitment – It could be the start of something delicious!
Greetland Academy has confirmed evening classes starting in January 2016 for 6 weeks learn to play the Ukulele or start Latin American dancing.
Starting Wednesday 6 January – 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Learn to play the Ukulele with the opportunity to hire an instrument for the 6 weeks. £4 per session.
Starting Thursday 7 January – 6.45pm to 7.45pm
Get involved and have fun whilst you learn Latin American dancing. £4 per session.
If you would like to enrol for any of the courses or require any further information please contact Jayne Firth at The Greetland Academy for further details 01422 372893 or email@example.com
Overgate Hospice will be back on the streets of Calderdale collecting your old Christmas trees in return for a minimum donation of £8 to the Hospice.
From Friday 8 January 2016
To arrange collection of your tree visitwww.overgatehospice.org.uk or call 01422 387121.
The PRG Support Project at Voluntary Action Calderdale are putting on briefing sessions for anyone who wants to know more about Patient Reference Groups in Calderdale, how they operate and what activities they become involved in on the following dates:
- Tuesday 1 December 2015 – 5pm to 7pm – Voluntary Action Calderdale
- Thursday 28 January 2016 – 5pm to 7pm – Hebden Bridge Town Hall
- Tuesday 16 February 2016 – 5pm to 7pm – Central Methodist Church, Brighouse
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01422 438723 to book a place.
A variety of arts and crafts activities for ages 8 to 14 at Smith Art Gallery, Brighouse from 10.30am to
12.30pm on the following dates:
Saturday 31 October 2015
Saturday 14 November 2015
Saturday 28 November 2015
Saturday 12 December 2015
Saturday 16 January 2016
Saturday 30 January 2016
The cost is £5 per session and places can be booked by calling Jeffrey on 01422 352334 or by email to email@example.com
The October 2015 to January 2016 edition of Calderdale ‘Do Something’ is now available and can be viewed online here.
Packed full of activities for you and your children to get involved in from now and into the New Year… Take a look and see if there’s anything you fancy!
To find more local events in your area visit Calderdale – do-something
Maybe you have been thinking about writing your very first novel but unsure where to start or just in need of inspiration!
Well think no more, as this Autumn from Monday 7 September 2015 there will be a number of courses which you can take part in such as creative writing, art, poetry, History and much more. No matter what your interests are, there’s a good chance you will find a course to suit you.
If you would like to take a look at some of the courses on offer, you will find details of each one including cost, duration and booking details by viewing the Autumn brochure here. (Calderdale courses can be found from page 13)