Nov

Greetland Academy Open Day

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Greetland Academy on Saddleworth Road HX4 8LZ are holding an open day on Thursday 16 November 2017.

Open Day Sessions are from 10am to  6pm and can be booked with the school by calling 01422 372893.

Supporting Early Years and Key Stages 1 & 2, Greetland Academy was one of the first wave of primary schools in the country to become an Academy.

‘Any Questions’ comes to Brooksbank School

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On Friday 17 November, the long running BBC Radio 4 show ‘Any Questions’ will be coming to Calderdale, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby and featuring a panel of political, business and other figures from public life. The show will be broadcast live from The Brooksbank School in this, the 700th anniversary of the town being awarded its royal charter. Tickets – free of charge are available from the school on a first come first served basis. Panel members are still to be confirmed at this stage.

Calderdale Open Art Exhibition 2017

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2017’s Calderdale Open Art Exhibition will showcase work by professional and amateur artists.

Entries will be open from Saturday 7 October – Saturday 4 November 2017. Please read the terms and conditions and bring a completed entry form and the entry fee when you deliver your work. Entries accepted at Bankfield Museum during opening hours- Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

The entry fee is £20.00 for up to 3 artworks per entry. Please note this is an open exhibition with a selection process and there is no guarantee that all the work submitted will be displayed.

preview of the exhibition and prize giving will be held at Bankfield Museum on Saturday 11 November 2017 at 2pm, to which all entrants are be invited.

Calderdale Open 2017 entry form.pdf

Calderdale Open 2017 terms and conditions.pdf

Please note that during 2017 there will be essential building works at Bankfield, which will affect access to some areas. 

Buggy Walks at Wellholme Children’s Centre

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On the first Friday of each month meet at 9:15am to join a buggy walk from Wellholme Children’s Centre. Meet new people, enjoy the fresh air and chat about all and sundry. The next walk is on 6 October 2017 but if you can’t make that there are walks on 3 November and 1 December. 

 

For further information call 01484 714768

Fun Swim Sessions at Brighouse Pool for Disabled Children

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Does your child or young person like to play in the water? Sports Services are delivering ‘fun swim’ sessions for disabled children and young people aged 5 to 18 years. Sessions will help to promote positive experiences for children, gaining confidence in the water, developing friendships and encouraging social activities.

Water confidence can be gained by enjoying various activities i.e., playing with balls, floats, sinkers. All aids will be provided
(to include woggles, swimfins and arm discs).

The ‘free’ Fun swim sessions will take place on the following dates at Brighouse Pool, Woodvale Road (HD6 4AX)

Sunday 15 October 3-4pm

Sunday 26 November 3-4pm

If you are interested please contact Debbie Greenwood who will ask you a few questions about health and ability to check whether further support is required for your child to attend the session.

Email: debbie.greenwood@calderdale.gov.uk
Phone: 01422 341527

Advertise your 2017 Halloween and Bonfire events with us

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Are you holding a public Halloween or Bonfire event this year?.. Let us know and we will advertise it for you

Last year we received over 6,000 blog views in October and November as people started to look for local Halloween and Bonfire Night events to attend.

If you are holding a Halloween or Bonfire event this year and would like us to advertise for you, please email us here to have it featured in our Friday Flyer.

Note – The email subject is pre-written to ensure your event isn’t lost or overlooked!

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Do Something! Calderdale Activities September 2017 – January 2018 Brochure Out Now

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Summer might be over, but autumn in Calderdale brings with it lots of great activities to keep you busy as the nights draw in. See the changing colours of the season at one our great countryside activities, or head to Calderdale museums or libraries if the weather is more suited to indoor activities. As always, there’s plenty to do during October half term; and in the run up to Christmas don’t miss our fantastic festive shows at the Victoria Theatre including this year’s spectacular pantomime, Aladdin.

So take a look inside and find your perfect way to ‘Do Something’.

16-25 and Looking for Work. Get Into the NHS

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The Prince’s Trust, NHS and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are running a 4 week course on getting into Business Administration or Clinical Support for 16-25 year olds not in education, employment or training. The training is Monday 6 November – Friday 1 December in Leeds but there is a taster session on Tuesday 10 October also in Leeds.

Boost your confidence and employability skills whilst on work experience and at the end of the programme, you’ll also have the chance to benefit from the support of one our mentors for up to 6 months to help you uncover your next steps.

  • Boost employability skills
  • Doesn’t affect your benefits and travel will be covered
  • Opportunities to work in the NHS!
  • Potential to gain training in various Healthcare skills
  • Improve your interview skills and CV

To register your interest and for more information, contact Hannah Beswick on 07436 582316, Email hannah.beswick@princes-trust.org.uk or Text ‘[Your Name]’ and ‘NHS’ to 07436 582316.

You can also visit www.princes-trust.org.uk and complete a short online enquiry form.