Siddal Ex-Servicemens and Social Club Halloween Disco

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Siddal Ex-Servicemens & Social Club, Siddal Lane HX3 9JS will be holding their annual Halloween Disco on Friday October 27 starting at 7pm.

Hot food will be available.
Fancy dress encouraged and there will be a competition for both best dressed adults and kids.
All children must be supervised at all times!

Siddal Ex-Servicemens & Social Club is run as a non-profit making organisation by its members through a committee usually elected annually.

‘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.

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.

Unique Ways – Conference and Care Survey

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Unique Ways, the charity which supports families with disabled children aged 18-25 is seeking the views of those families in a Carers Needs Assessment at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FVCCNA2017

They also want to alert you to the forthcoming Early Years SEND Conference at Savile Park School on Saturday 14 October from 9:15am to 3:30pm which will focus on the practical ideas to enhance the learning and development of children with SEND.

The charge will be £20 for parents, £25 for Calderdale professionals and practitioners and £50 for others.

Get Ready for Stoptober and Start your Smokefree Future!

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Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, is back for the sixth time and it’s bigger than ever.

Over 1 million people have joined Stoptober since 2012. Research shows that if you can make it to 28 days smoke free, you’re 5 times more likely to stay quit for good and the campaign will highlight some of the best ways to quit.

To find out more about Stoptober visit http://ow.ly/cLGf30fk0mZ or contact the Calderdale Smokefree Service http://calderdale.yorkshiresmokefree.nhs.uk/

Join thousands of others and make Stoptober the start of your smokefree future!

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!