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Lower Valley Friday Flyer 10 August – OUT NOW!!

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  • Halifax Agricultural Show This Weekend
  • Happy Valley Pride This Week
  • Fun Swims for Ages 14 and Under
  • Firefest Pop Festival Coming Soon
  • Free Summer Holiday Activities at Orange Box

Have a great weekend!

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Funding Opportunities from the Postcode Lottery

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A number of different grant opportunities have been made available from the Postcode Lottery.

People’s Postcode Trust’s Community Project Small Grants – Round 2
Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-profit community businesses that are seeking to effect positive change within their local area in England, Scotland and Wales can take the first step in the application process by submitting an online expression of interest.
The funding is for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain. The projects can be up to 12 months in length.
The Trust will consider projects which focus on:
• Employability and skills development programmes.
• Promotion of human rights through combatting discrimination.
• Poverty prevention.
Grants range from £500 to £20,000. Only registered charities can apply for grants of up to £20,000. The maximum grant for groups that are not formally registered as a charity is £2,000.
There is a two-stage application process.
Stage 1 applications will be accepted from 1 August to 15 August 2018.
http://www.postcodetrust.org.uk/applying-for-a-grant

The Postcode Local Trust is offering grants for local projects which support improve biodiversity and outdoor spaces
The Trust aims to provide financial support for charities and good causes which help communities enhance their natural environment in a way that benefits the wider community.
In 2018 Postcode Local Trust will provide short-term, designated funding for local projects which support improve biodiversity and outdoor spaces such as:
• Community gardens and play areas using sustainable materials
• Outdoor education and heritage
• Green energy projects and flood prevention.
Grants range from £500 to £20,000.
The following funding levels apply to specific applicants:
Applicants that are not formally registered as a charity with OSCR/Charity Commission can apply for between £500 and £2,000 in funding.
Applicants that are registered with OSCR/Charity Commission and can provide a charity number can apply for between £500 and £20,000 in funding.
http://www.postcodelocaltrust.org.uk/

Postcode Community Trust Opens for Round 2 of Community Grants
Funding for projects which improve health and wellbeing in Great Britain.
Charities and other not-for-profit organisations with projects in Great Britain that improve health and wellbeing have two weeks to submit their initial application.
The People’s Postcode Community Trust was established in 2014 to support marginalised groups in obtaining the skills and resources to effect change in their own communities. The Trust operates its own society lottery and receives all of its funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
The Trust provides short-term, designated funding for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain.
The Trust will consider projects which improve health and wellbeing through:
• Grassroots sports, arts and recreation projects that improve health and wellbeing.
• Projects that improve the health of communities, through, for example, first aid courses, befriending, counselling or reducing isolation.
The projects can be up to 12 months in length.
Grants range from £500 to £20,000. Only registered charities can apply for grants of up to £20,000. The maximum grant for groups that are not formally registered as a charity is £2,000.
There is a two-stage application process.
Stage one applications for Round 2 will be accepted from 1 August to 15 August 2018.
http://www.postcodecommunitytrust.org.uk/applying-for-a-grant

Shoppers Lunch Returns to Southgate Methodist Church

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The Shopper’s Lunch is returning after our summer break on Friday 7 September, 12:00pm.

Where else can you be served a freshly cooked 2 course meal and drink for £4.50 – bargain!

Enjoy a meal and a good chat. Meal served at 12 noon at Southgate Christian Centre, Langdale Street Elland HX5 0JL. All areas are accessible for people with disabilities.

For more information call 07772 123058.

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 3 August – OUT NOW!!

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Featuring

  • Advice on Coping with Hot Weather
  • Halifax Agricultural Show Coming Soon
  • Hebden Bridge Vintage Car Weekend
  • Fun Swims for Ages 14 and Under
  • Do Something in the Summer Holidays
  • Free Summer Holiday Activities at Orange Box

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

It may be that one of your friends or colleagues may have forgotten to re-subscribe and is missing their Friday Flyer but no need to worry. They can easily see the Flyer on this blog or subscribe to our mailing  list again by clicking to stay in touch

North Halifax Partnership Ltd is registered as a ‘data controller’ with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection Act. You can find out more about the Data Protection Act, and your legal rights at https://ico.org.uk

North Halifax Partnership Ltd will only use your personal information for the purpose which we have stated when we collect that information, and we will not collect unnecessary information about you, or keep your information for longer than it is needed. We will ensure your personal data is held securely and is not seen by anyone who should not see it.

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Open Day and Garden Party at ROKT and Millers Bar

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Climb ROKTFACE, (Millroyd St., Brighouse HD6 1EY) the UK’s highest man-made climbing wall, for just £10 (that’s half price!) on Saturday 11 August then join the FREE summer garden party at Millers Bar where there will be live acoustic music through the day, Prosecco, Pimms, picnics and much more, perfect for all the family to enjoy!

Whether it’s climbing or spectating from the Millers newly refurbished canal-side beer garden, families and friends to enjoy the ROKT experience!

Charity Jigsaw Festival at St. Martin’s Church

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The first Brighouse Charity Jigsaw Festival was held in 2012. Since then some 3,000 people have visited the Festivals and purchased over 2,750 jigsaws, some making round trips of over 100 miles. The Festival is a topic of conversation around the town for weeks afterwards and is now an established annual event in the local calendar with 2018 bringing the seventh annual Festival.

This year the festival will be held on Friday 24 August – Monday 27 August, 10:00am-5:00pm (except Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm)

There will be over 1,000 made-up and boxed jigsaws, including:

  • children’s puzzles;
  • traditional scenes;
  • double-sided;
  • murder mystery;
  • crossword;
  • impossipuzzles;
  • mirror image;
  • wasgij;
  • XL pieces; and
  • 3D.

Approximately 200 assembled and upto 200 boxed jigsaws will be displayed at any one time. As soon as an assembled puzzle is sold, another will replace it.

Admission to the Festival is £2 for adults with accompanied children free. The entry programme includes £1 voucher towards the purchase of a jigsaw at the Festival. It has to be seen to be believed!

There will also be:

  • a golden jigsaw competition paying cash prizes;
  • tombola;
  • a luxury raffle; and
  • craft stalls.

Delicious food will be available: morning coffee, Yorkshire breakfast, lunch and traditional afternoon teas.

For more details, visit: Charity Jigsaw Festival.

 

‘World Builder’ – Summer Workshop with LEGO Bricks

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On Friday 10 August, 2:00pm-3:30pm, Bricks4Kidz will be holding a workshop at Southowram Community Centre, off Law Lane HX3 9QJ using LEGO bricks.

The workshop is suitable for children 5 and above.

Bricks4Kidz are doing what they do best …. awesome building fun with LEGO bricks!

It doesn’t take much for a child to use their imagination to create new worlds and environments using LEGO bricks.

The “World Builder” workshop fuses the idea of Minecraft, alongside LEGO City and Friends, to allow the children to create buildings, communities, or the natural world around us.

The Technic LEGO builds will add something special to their creations.

Tickets are £4.90 per child and are available through Eventbrite.

All the bookable sessions will be available on www.brickworkshops.co.uk – keep checking as additional sessions will be added as they are confirmed.

Fun Swims for Ages 14 and Under

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Have fun in the pool!

These are wild and wacky sessions with giant floats.

On some occasions there will be Giant Inflatables set up for use by over 8’s (at Sowerby Bridge Pool only, the diving boards are available at Halifax Pool during this time) .

Adults must accompany children under 8 years into the pool. No adults unless accompanying children at this time.

Check out when the sessions are being held at;

https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/sports-and-fitness/activities/fun-swim-children-14-years-old-and-under

Nominate Charities and Social Enterprises for Calderdale Community Spirit Awards

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The Calderdale Community Spirit Awards highlight local excellence within the charitable and Social Enterprise sector, recognising and celebrating their recent achievements and best practice, thus raising the profile of charity and voluntary activity in Calderdale.

There are 10 award categories, details of which you can find on the at www.halifaxcommunityspiritawards.co.uk and you can nominate an organisation at http://halifaxcommunityspiritawards.co.uk/nominate/

The deadline for applications is Friday 10 August 2018. Please try and answer all the questions as accurately as possible and keep to the word count provided. All forms of charitable organisations can apply along with organisations without a charity number that is ‘not for profit’ and provides a community benefit. Organisations can nominate themselves and be nominated.

The judging panel will meet on August 16 – and their decision is final.

The Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday 27 September at The Venue Barkisland, presented by BBC Radio 5 Live’s Anna Foster. Tickets can be bought online at http://halifaxcommunityspiritawards.co.uk/buy-tickets/