Verity from Creativity in Practice will be delivering the first Learning cafe hosted by Focus4Success for those wanting to undertake accredited courses in Mentoring, Helping Others, Awareness of Mental Health and volunteering.
The session on Wednesday 16 February, 12:00pm-2:00pm at The Room, Brighouse, at The Old Town Hall HD6 1EA will be a friendly relaxed environment where the following information will be discussed:
- Dealing with problems in daily life
- Healthy living
- Managing own money
- Preparation for work
- Working towards goals
- Supporting babies to play
- Healthy eating for families
- Job search skills
- Interview skills
- Preparing for your next steps
Funding eligibility requirements are:
Unemployed and in receipt of JSA, ESA or WRAG, Universal Credit or other State Benefit.
Job seeking or working 16+ hours or less a week and/or earning below £15,736.50 annual gross salary. AND:
Have lived in the UK or EU continuously for the last 3 years.
Learners who haven’t lived in the UK or EU for the required 3 years are eligible if they have refugee status, indefinite leave to remain or other (please enquire for more information). Or 6 months if asylum seekers.
Lunch and drinks will be provided prior to the session beginning.
Book your place by emailing email@example.com or calling 01484 943022.
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Wednesday 16 January 2019 – 6:30pm arrival for 7:00pm start.
Mulberry Suite, Brighouse 6th Form College, Parsonage Lane, HD6 1AY.
For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum
Sure Start Children’s Centres, North Halifax Partnership will be hosting Sensory Play Sessions at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse HD6 4AF starting on Wednesday 23 January, 1:30am-2:30pm.
In the 4 weekly sessions suitable for children 0 – 2½, families will learn different ways to help their child learn through play. Each week there will be a different focus from natural/home objects like pots and pans and wooden spoons to music and have messy/creative play.
To book go to the online booking form or call 01422 266179 for further information.
Limited to areas of former Hillards shops, covering Sowerby Bridge, Brighouse (including Elland) and Todmorden. The Trust usually makes grants on a one-off basis of £1,000, but also seeks to make 2 grants a year of up to £10,000 if it can identify projects that will have a significant impact on an organisation’s effective delivery of its services.
- Old Age luncheon clubs, outings, winter aid and help for the disabled
- Education of the young e.g. reading support, literacy, advocation, one to one support, enhancing sports opportunities
- Children’s charities unless they fall within the exclusions
- Medical health related volunteer schemes, respite care and hospices
- Church based projects with a proven outreach factor
There is no deadline, but Trustees meet at end of March 2019.
More info: https://www.hillards-trust.co.uk/
Clifton Methodist Church, Towngate, Clifton, Brighouse. HD6 4HX will be holding a Christmas Tree Festival with 28 real trees. The opening service will be on Friday 30 November, 6:00pm with viewings and refreshments 6:00pm-9:00pm on Friday, Saturday 1 December, 12:00pm-5:00pm with a final service of celebration and award on Sunday 2 December, 4:00pm.