Sep

Soup and Sandwich Evening at Southgate Methodist Church

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Friday 29 September 2017 Southgate Methodist Church, Elland will be holding a FREE Soup and Sandwich evening from 6pm to 8pm.

This is open to anybody in the community (Elland & District) who are on their own (or couples who feel socially isolated) who wish to come for food, warmth, company and conversation.  The project is also open to anybody (singles or couples) who are unable to provide food for themselves.  There is absolutely no charge for the food, it is totally free we just want people to come and enjoy our hospitality and each other’s company.

Just a reminder also that on Sunday 1 October at 10:30am and 6pm the Harvest Festival will be celebrated. As usual, refreshments will be served after the morning service.

Donations of goods for Elland Food Bank which relies on support from local groups and Elland Roundtable recognised the great work they do and felt that we could support. Both Elland Roundtable and Ladies circle have committed to more than just donating food and sustenance but also have committed to volunteering for the group.

For further information call 01422 374562 or email Rev Colin Sherwood.

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’.

Soup and Sandwich Evening at Southgate Methodist Church

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Friday 29 September 2017 Southgate Methodist Church, Elland will be holding a FREE Soup and Sandwich evening from 6pm to 8pm.

This is open to anybody in the community (Elland & District) who are on their own (or couples who feel socially isolated) who wish to come for food, warmth, company and conversation.  The project is also open to anybody (singles or couples) who are unable to provide food for themselves.  There is absolutely no charge for the food, it is totally free we just want people to come and enjoy our hospitality and each other’s company.

For further information call 01422 374562 or email Rev Colin Sherwood.

FREE Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking training for anyone working in Calderdale

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There is no typical victim of slavery – victims can be men, women and children of all ages and cut across the population. But it is normally more prevalent amongst the most vulnerable, minority or socially excluded groups Modern slavery has been getting increasingly more attention both from the mainstream media and the government, which culminated with passing the Modern Slavery Act in 2015.

Types of modern day slavery include:

HUMAN TRAFFICKING, CHILD TRAFFICKING, DEBT BONDAGE, FORCED LABOUR, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION, CRIMINAL EXPLOITATION, DOMESTIC SERVITUDE

Human Trafficking could be taking place in Calderdale and you could help to tackle it. Hope For Justice will be running free training sessions for people working in Calderdale, typically those who work on the frontline and with the public.

 

Brooksbank Circuit Ride for Women and Children

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Saturday 16 September 2017 12pm – Brooksbank Cycle Circuit, Elland HX5 0TA.
Come along to the new closed circuit cycle track in Elland. The traffic free environment makes it a perfect place to ride and build your confidence on two wheels. Friendly help and advice is available at the sessions and there are adult bikes to loan if you don’t own your own (please note these are limited and available on a first come, first served basis).

This event is for women and children from 5 years only and places can be booked by going to the British Cycling website.

 

If you have any questions prior to attendance, please contact Corinne on corinnekielty@gmail.com