Oct

Get Involved – Join Elland & District Partnership

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The Elland & District Partnership are still looking for interested people to join them in their various activities to improve the Town.

They meet bi-monthly and try to influence any decisions which affect the area. If you are interested and wish to help, their next Open Meeting is on 10 October at Willow Court starting at 7pm.

They would certainly look forward to meeting you there.

For further information email Joe on joeb555@outlook.com

‘Early Bird’ Discount on VAC’s Data Protection Course

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VAC are currently offering a 50% discount on their Data Protection course which is running on Monday 16 October 9:30 – 16:30 at the VAC offices in Halifax.

In December 2015, the long process of agreeing a new set of legislation designed to reform the legal framework for ensuring the rights of European Union (EU) citizens to a private life was completed. This was ratified in early 2016.The reforms are captured within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The GDPR will apply in the UK from 25th May 2018 at which time those organisations in non-compliance will face heavy fines. The government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR.

If you are currently subject to the Data Protection Act, it is likely that you will also be subject to the GDPR.

The GDPR was designed to harmonise data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach data privacy.

The one day Data Protection session will cover everything you and your organisation needs to know about how to prepare for the implementation of the GDPR.

This session provides a stimulating and lively introduction to the topic and will equip you to return to your workplace with ideas for improving and developing existing data protection policies and procedures.

The charge for the course varies according to what type of organisation you are but by entering the code ‘EARLYBIRD’ when booking, the 50% discount can be applied.

Booking is via their website http://cvac.org.uk/product/data-protection/

Alternatively, please ring the Training Administrator for more information on 01422 348777 or email training@cvac.org.uk

West Yorkshire Police are launching a Police Cadet scheme in Halifax starting October 2017

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Are you between 13 and 16 years old?

Would you like to make a contribution to your community?

Would you like to challenge yourself and learn new skills?

Do you have an interest in policing and public services?

Are you considering the police as a future career?

Do you want to complete the Duke of Edinburgh award?

West Yorkshire Police are launching a Police Cadet scheme in Halifax starting October 2017

Sessions will take place on a Wednesday evening between 6:45pm – 9pm at the Cadet Centre, Hunger Hill, Halifax, HX1 2JT

Any questions & for an application form contact – PC 1418 Andy Bingham (Specials & Volunteers) a.bingham@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Saturday Art Club, Smith Art Gallery, Brighouse

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Fortnightly- Saturday 15 July, 9 September, 23 September, 7 October, 21 October, 4 November, 18 November, 2 December, 16 December 10.30am-12.30pm at Smith Art Gallery, Halifax Rd, Brighouse HD6 2AF.

Children aged 8-14 years old are invited to come along and be creative, make stuff and have fun at the Brighouse Saturday Art Club. We use the fantastic collections at the gallery for inspiration.

 

Workshops costs £5.00. To book a place please contact Jeffrey on 01422 352334 or email jeffrey.andrews@calderdale.gov.uk

Memory Lane Cafe Coming Soon to Maurice Jagger Centre

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Make sure you put Wednesday 2 August 2017 in your diary.  That’s the launch date for the Memory Lane Cafe at  the Maurice Jagger Centre, Lister Street, Winding Road Halifax.

The cafe will be open on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month 2pm to 4pm and for £2 there are refreshments as well as crafts and activities, music and games and just general conversation. Sometimes you just want a brew and something to do.

For further information contact June on 01422 706373 or 07920 549131 or you can email contactmemorylanecafe@gmail.com

A copy of the poster to display in your premises can be downloaded from Memory Lane Cafe Halifax 2017.

This dementia-friendly Memory Lane Cafe will be held this year on:

August 2 and 16

September 6 and 20

October 4 and 18

November 1 and 15 and December 6

Bankfield Buddies! Craft activities for under fives

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Get along to Bankfield Museum and join in our craft activities for under-fives. In this relaxed, friendly environment children can play, enjoy a story and learn more about the fascinating objects on display.

Meet in Akroyd Library in the Museum.

Free parking and ramped push chair access at the back of the Museum. Sessions run from 10.30am-11.15am. £2.00 per child. Booking is not required, please pay on the day. Hot and cold drinks available to buy from reception.

(If you have any particular questions please contact Fiona Willats on 01422 352334).

 

Session dates for 2017:

23, 30 June

7, 14, 21 July

15, 22, 29 September

6, 13, 20, 27 October

10, 17, 24 November

1, 8, 15 December

Eureka Super Sunday and Holiday Clubs

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Eureka’s Super Sunday and Holiday Clubs are for disabled children and the whole family. They’re run by trained Enablers, are lots of fun and a great way to meet other families. Our clubs are possible thanks to the generous support of the Morrisons Foundation.

Clubs are completely free of charge, plus all families that attend receive a free Eureka! annual pass. What’s not to love, right?

Here are the dates for the rest of the year:

•Tuesday 25 July: Autism holiday club (only a few places left!)
•Tuesday 1 August: Mixed holiday club
•Tuesday 8 August: Mixed holiday club
•Tuesday 15 August: Mixed holiday club
•Tuesday 22 August: Mixed holiday club
•Wednesday 30 August: Mixed holiday club
•Sunday 10 September: Impaired mobility
•Sunday 15 October: Hearing Impaired
•Sunday 12 November: Down syndrome
•Sunday 3 December: Autism Early Years
Our clubs do fill up so call asap to book your place: 01422 330069.
If you are hearing impaired, you can book your place by emailing us: accessallareas@eureka.org.uk

Riverside Dementia Friendly Cafe

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Get down to the Riverside Cafe at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Ripponden.

A very warm welcome is extended to people with dementia, conditions such as Parkinson’s and their carers as well as people who my be isolated or lonely and just want a cup of tea and a chat.

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday 1:30 – 3:30 pm

£2 including refreshments