There are activities to do with sport and fitness, parks and wildlife, libraries, museums, theatre and much more.
There is also information about Surestart Children’s Centres throughout the Calder valley.
Find out more about museums at night, Sparks half-term fun, Bankfield Buddies and the Saturday art club.
The Prince’s Trust is now recruiting for Get into Customer Service programme run in partnership with HSBC!
This is a message from Grace Clarke Prince’s Trust Executive (Yorkshire & The Humber)
Please note that young people need to have certain ID documents, including photographic ID, to be able to attend the Taster Day – please see the attached list or contact me if you have any questions about this.
Get into Customer Service aims to give young people, who are work ready but do not have vocational skills, a mixture of practical training and qualifications, that will allow them to move into employment, education or training.
The 4 week programme is available to 16 – 25 year olds, living in Leeds, Bradford and the surrounding area who are not in employment, education or training.
Over the four-week programme, young people will have the opportunity to:
• Learn about customer service within the banking industry
• Receive training in HSBC products and services
• Develop your customer service skills whilst on placement in HSBC Contact Centre
• Be supported in applying for positions with HSBC with interview advice
• Boost your employability skills
• Build your confidence and improve your teamwork skills
• Optional 6 month follow up support on programme completion to help you discover your next steps!
• Your travel costs will be covered and your benefits will not be affected
Venue – Leeds (Arlington Business Centre, next to the White Rose shopping centre)
Taster Day: Thursday 23rd May 2019
Programme Dates: Monday 1st July 2019 – 26th July 2019 As the work experience on this programme will be in a HSBC Contact Centre all young people will also have to complete the DBS and credit checks that this working environment requires. They will be given additional support if needed to do this.
Each candidate will need to provide proof identity, proof of their right to work and proof of address. Right to work can be evidenced by a current passport or a copy of their birth certificate – a candidate with a birth certificate must also provide evidence of their National Insurance number.
Young people must have photographic identification in order to attend the Taster Day; this can be a valid passport, full driving licence (provisional is accepted for young people under 18), Current National Identity Card or a Current EU Residence Permit (issued by the Home Office).
To make a referral please use the following options:
Fill in our online referral form (Quickest & BEST way to refer):
(please also include your own details so that we are able to feedback to you)
Or the young person can text ‘Call Me’ to 07983 385418 (Please note this is a Text Phone Only)
Alternatively you can contact us on: FREE CALL – 0800 842 842
To check a young person’s suitability you can contact me on 07718 792569 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are referring a young person with any current or previous offences, it is mandatory that the REFERRAL FORM is completed (preferably by their Offending Manager) and returned to Hannah Beswick (please see contact details below). Unfortunately if we do not have a completed REFERRAL FORM then we will not be able to engage the young person(s) on the programme. Please note: It’s important to note that a criminal record will not necessarily prevent them from taking part.
If you have any queries or to check a young person’s eligibility, please do not hesitate to contact me. I would be grateful if you can send this onto your teams and any relevant contacts to help us reach as many young people as possible.
Grace Clarke Prince’s Trust Executive (Yorkshire & The Humber), Airedale House, Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AW
Mobile: 07718 792569 Extension: 4051
Jubilee Refreshment Rooms on Sowerby Bridge Railway Station HX6 3AB hold a number of transport related events through the year.
The next will be on Monday 15 April, 7:00pm where John Myddelton will be speaking about Tramways and a swinging railway.
See below for other events;
Regular clubs for disabled children and their siblings that are fun, creative and completely FREE!
Clubs start with a short family quest to get you inspired before you get stuck in to a creative activity, run by our trained, experienced Enablers, who will make sure that the activities are accessible to all. Children with any disability are welcome at any club, *except for three sessions which are for children with autism only.
The whole family is welcome and our clubs are not only great fun, but also an opportunity to meet other families, chat and share experiences. Clubs last two hours starting at 10am and involve a mix of play, art activities and gallery exploration.
Oh, and did we mention that they’re FREE!
Clubs in 2019
- Tuesday 16th April – Tie-dye
- Tuesday 23rd April – Clay play (fully booked)
- Sunday 19th May – Print making (*Autism only)
- Sunday 16th June – Mosaics (fully booked)
- Sunday 14th July – Sculpture
- Tuesday 30th July – Tie-dye (*Autism only)
- Tuesday 6th August – Print making
- Tuesday 13th August – Sculpture
- Tuesday 20th August – Mosaics
- Tuesday 27th August – Tye-dye
Club places must be booked in advance.
Call 01422 330069 and we’ll take it from there. If you’ve booked for a club but are then unable to attend, please let us know asap as we keep a waiting list so another family might be able to come in your place.
Hearing Impaired visitors can book places by email if you prefer – just email email@example.com
If you would like to attend a club that is fully booked please use the email form to let us know.
On the form please include;
- which club you would like go on the waiting list for
- how many people would be attending if space became available
- your contact details
We will contact you if space becomes available.
- All ability rides – every Monday 7pm – 8.30pm
- Women and Children only rides – Saturday’s 11am – 12pm
- Bike Library (borrow a bike from our Yorkshire Bank bike library)
Just £5 per family! Children under 16 must be accompanied on the track by a parent/carer.
Any questions, please get in touch on 01422 230230
The summer programme has fortnightly walks plus extra ones including Bank Holiday Mondays.
No pre-booking required, just turn up and pay the Guide – its £3 (all ages).
Almost all starting points are served by public transport. Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed on walks unless indicated by the No Dogs symbol.
There are still a few walks from the Winter Programme with the next on;
Sunday 3 March – The North Side of Elland.
Elland goes back to at least 1086 yet in 1760 much of the land was open land. In the century that followed, the arrival of canal, railway, new roads, industry and more housing changed things radically.
Meet Ian Philp at 1:30pm by St. Mary’s Parish Church, HX5 0BW for the latest Calderdale Heritage Walk.
Keep an eye on the Facebook page to see any late alterations.
The complete Summer Walks Programme as shown below can be downloaded here.
Free clubs for disabled children and their families will be running again in 2019, and bookings are open for the first half of the year!
Clubs are completely free, LOADS of fun, and the whole family is welcome! For lots of info about the clubs visit the Eureka! website, or call on 01422 330069 to book!
You MUST book in advance and places are limited!
2019 clubs are running on;
- Sunday 3 February – Clay play
- Sunday 3 March – Digi art
- Tuesday 16 April – Tie-dye
- Tuesday 23 April – Clay play
- Sunday 19 May – Print making
- Sunday 16 June – Mosaics
- Sunday 14 July – Sculpture
- Tuesday 30 July – Tie-dye