All about Elland is an event where you can go along, celebrate your town, its people and businesses, so go along and celebrate all that’s great about Elland.
Saturday 21 May 2016 – From 10am
Get involved in the celebrations all along Southgate
Includes a street market, entertainment, pulse 1 radio, local produce, fun and games & much more.
Tesco offers grants through its Bags of Help Programme which is funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags as a result of a government carrier bag levy.
The deadline for applications is Friday 3 June 2016
The community grant scheme will support around grants of £8,000, £10,000 and £12,000 are available for capital improvements to local community greenspaces that have free and open access to all members of the community for a minimum of six days a week, during daylight hours.
Just £2 per session
Every Saturday – 2pm to 5pm (From 7 May until 17 September)
At The Orangebox young people’s centre, 1 Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1AF
Enjoy sand art, bands, raffles, stalls, entertainment a bar and more when Bridgefest 2016 comes to town including music from Jess Huxham, Pschoslinkys, Georgia Farrar and more.
Saturday 28 May – 12.30pm to 8pm
At Bailiff Bridge Community Centre, Victoria Road, Brighouse, HD6 4DX
Entry costs £5 per adult and under 2’s go FREE (small charge if wanting to play). Children can enjoy all day access into the Children’s Zone where they can play for just £5.
Engagement Champions Training sessions will take place on the following dates from 4.15pm to 8pm at Voluntary Action Calderdale, Hall Street, Halifax, HX1 5AY
- Tuesday 3 May – Why Engage
- Tuesday 10 May – Skills for Engagement
- Tuesday 17 May – Equality in Practice
- Tuesday 24 May – Safeguarding Adults at Risk
VCS Organisations taking part in the Engagement Champions programme give their service users real involvement in Calderdale CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) engagement and consultation processes.
The training is suitable for; service users, volunteers, staff and committee members and brings useful skills to individuals and organisations as well as giving your organisation influence in local health service development.
Taking place on Friday 13 May from 9.15am to 2.30pm at Halifax Minster, ‘Stand Up For Farmers’ brings together Primary Schools from across Calderdale to celebrate World Fairtrade Day.
This is the first conference in Calderdale to combine Fairtrade and the arts, offering professional development for teachers and innovative learning for students including interactive workshops involving drama, musical composition, real life stories and more.
Places are limited, please book now to avoid disappointment at email@example.com
Cost is £110 per school – this includes 8 pupils and 2 teachers or make the most of the Early Bird Booking Offer for £100 per school when booked before the end of Spring term.
The Small Grants Panel Ballot has now taken place and the votes have provided a conclusive result with a warm welcome given to the following Panel representatives:
Communities of Interests Representative:
Pat Akerman of Heath Stroke Club Care Services
Community Groups Representative:
Brian Mansfield of Elland & District Partnership
Other Voluntary Organisations Representative:
Susan Thorpe of Citizens Advice Calderdale
If you have any queries regarding the Small Grants Scheme please contact Steve Martin on 01422 392317
The next deadline for Small Grants (up to £3000) and Community Festival & Events Fund (up to £5000) is Tuesday 3 May 2016. Information and application forms can be found at https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/community/grants/voluntarygroups/index.html
Enjoy music, stalls, food & drink at the 2016 Overgate Garden Party with Overgate Hospice for just £1 or FREE for children under 15 years old.
Sunday 15 May 2016 – 12pm to 4pm
At Overgate Hospice, 30 Hullen Edge Road, Elland, HX5 0QY
For more information, contact Claire on 01422 387122 or alternatively e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confirmed evening classes at Greetland Academy starting in April for 7 weeks
Wednesday evenings – Commencing 13 April
Ukulele – 6.30pm to 7.30pm (£4 per session) – with the opportunity to hire an instrument for the 7 weeks
Thursday evenings – Commencing 14 April
Latin American Dancing – 6.45pm to 7.45pm (£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