Coronavirus restrictions so far

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With July the 19th still set to be the date of all coronavirus restrictions being lifted, here is what the current guidelines are:

To read all available information visit Gov.uk: Coronavirus, what you can and cannot do

How the rules changed on 21 June

The rules on weddings and civil partnership ceremonies and wedding receptions or civil partnership celebrations changed on 21 June.

The rules on commemorative events following a death such as a wake, stone setting or ash scattering changed on 21 June.

The rules on care home visits changed on 21 June.

The rules on domestic residential visits for children changed on 21 June.

Large events pilots from 21 June

A limited series of pilot events will take place to produce additional evidence on reopening events safely. Attendees will need to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test.

Calderdale PCN newsletter: Calderdale Vaccination programme

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Welcome to the first edition of Calderdale Primary Care Network’s E-Newsletter where we’ll be sharing the work being done across Calderdale to make health and social care services work better for the communities that we serve. Calderdale’s Primary Care Networks are Central HalifaxCalder & RyburnNorth HalifaxLower Valley and Upper Valley.

In this edition we’re talking about our work delivering the vaccination programme which is currently being rolled out across Calderdale.

Read newsletter here

Walk in vaccination clinics around Calderdale

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To encourage more people to get vaccinated, there will be several pop up vaccination clinics across Calderdale.

These clinics offer the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for anyone over 18 years old.


Tuesday 29th June, 10am-5pm: Bankfield Surgery, 15 Huddersfield Road, Elland, HX5 9BA
Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine available for all over 18s.

Wednesday 30 June, 8.30am – 4.30pm: Todmorden Group Practice, Todmorden Health Centre, Lower George Street, Todmorden, OL14 5RN
Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine available for all over 18s.

Thursday 1 July, 9:30am-4pm: Sports Hall, Inspire Centre, Calderdale College, Francis Street, Halifax , HX1 3UZ (Sports Centre is opposite the main building)
Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine available for all over 18s.


Walk-in vaccination clinics

Tennis summer camps for children every Wednesday

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Park Tennis Club (HD6 2JA) is holding Summer Camps for 6 to 11 years old – every Wednesday morning during the school holidays . Fun games and activities organised by fully accredited LTA Coaches.  The sessions run from 9.15am to 12.15pm with free drop off from 8.45 and collection up to 12.30pm.  Cost is £12 to non-members and £10 to members.

For 12 to 16 years old – Summer Teens sessions will be held – every Wednesday afternoon from 1.15pm to 3.15pm. Organised by LTA accredited Coaches to help you enjoy and improve your tennis. Cost £9 for non-members and £7 for members.

Dates: Wednesday 28th July, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th August, 1st September.

Booking is essential:  https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/parktennisclub/Coaching – Open the link and scroll down to the July Summer Camp dates.

Numbers are strictly limited: Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Contact details – Chris Freeman telephone number 07930207537 

For coaching queries – infoparktennisclub@gmail.com


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Trainers Wanted to deliver courses for our Sure Start families

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Do you, or someone you know deliver courses and activities to families/parent/carers?

Sure Start Children’s Centres NHP deliver a termly programme of courses and activities for families across the North & East and Lower Valley areas of Calderdale.  We are looking to expand our database of trainers who would be willing to tender for some of these activities.

Our primary focus is to work with targeted families around being healthy and choosing  healthy lifestyles, raising attainment and being school ready and improving parenting aspirations and skills.

Trainers will need to provide a DBS processed within the last 3 years and have relevant insurance cover.

If you are interested or would like to know more information please contact Leanne.barlow@nhpltd.org.uk.


St Augustine’s open day Tuesday 29 June 12-3pm

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You are invited to St Augustine’s for a look around the centre. Find out about the great work they do in our local community along with options to get involved.

Enjoy our delicious lunch, taste Eritrean coffee, get a free haircut and enjoy arts and crafts activities!

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For more information, contact Sara on 07974 253089

St Augustine’s Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 25 June 2021 – OUT NOW!!

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LV Friday FLyer

Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…

This week:

  • Covid Mobile Testing Units Near You in Calderdale
  • Final Call for EU Settlement Scheme June 30, 2021
  • Further £2 million made available through the Local Connections Fund
  • Job opportunities with Sure Start Children’s Centres – various locations

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

You can also contact us on 01422 252 209

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Final Call for EU Settlement Scheme June 30, 2021

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If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family need to apply for the UK Settlement scheme by 30 June 2021 if you wish to remain in the UK, work and be in receipt of benefits.

Calderdale council can help verify your documents or if you need help, you can contact 07857601530  and book an appointment to have your documents verified.

This is offered from Calderdale Council in partnership with Halifax Opportunities Trust.

We can scan your valid passport and help you to apply to the scheme.

You will need:

  • A valid EU or EEA passport or an ID card (biometric) or UK-issued biometric residence card
  • A mobile phone
  • Email address (this can be set up at the session)

For further information call 07857601530 and speak to Janice or email EUSettlement@calderdale.gov.uk

If you would like to book an appointment, please go to the Calderdale Council website and search for EU Settlement Scheme

Appointments will be held at:

Unit 13, Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

For self applications please note: You can complete the application for yourself if you have an NFC enabled phone or tablet.

Lead The Way Active Lifestyles Virtual Group

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The  new  virtual  group  from  Lead  the  Way  will  help  you  become   more active and  add more exercise in your routine.

Meeting every Wednesday at 1pm to share ideas, set targets and celebrate results.

There are 15 free pedometers available to get you started.

If you would like more information and wish to join, please contact info@leadthewaycalderdale.org

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Further £2 million made available through the Local Connections Fund

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The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, is pleased to announce that from 28 June, grassroots charities and community groups tackling loneliness in England will be able to apply for a share of £2 million of National Lottery funding to support their work.

The funding is made available through the second round of the Local Connections Fund, a joint £4 million funding programme from the Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund. The fund was set up to give small community groups with an income of less than £50,000 the support needed to tackle loneliness and isolation by helping people feel more connected.

For more information and for application eligibility and guidelines, visit the Local Connections Funds website