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The Last Memory play in Elland

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Join Staying Well on Wednesday 25 September, 7pm at Elland Cricket Club for a performance of the moving play ‘The Last Memory’ by Alan Stockdill.

The play tells the story of how Talking Stock producer, Catherine Pasek cared for her father in his final years and the challenges and experiences of living with dementia.

Call us to book a FREE ticket or for more information – 01422 392767.the last memory.png

Brass lessons for children with Elland Silver Band

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Is your child interested in learning to play a brass instrument?

We have instruments available and places in our Beginner’s Class for children aged 7 upwards. Complete beginners are welcome, no experience necessary.

We also welcome children who may have some experience of playing through school to our Starter Band.

Classes are held on a Monday evenings, 6.30pm – 7.30pm for £10 per month. Why not pop along for a FREE taster session?

TO book your place, please send Elland Silver Band a message on Facebook and we will send you an application form. Or contact our Musical Director, Samantha Harrison on 01484 717126.

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Elland Show – 15 September

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elland show.jpgThe Rotary Club of Elland is organising its annual Elland Show on Sunday 15 September 2019 at Elland Cricket Club, Hullen Edge Rd, Elland.

Featuring displays of cars, Motorcycles, birds of prey, military vehicles, Ferrets and other attractions.

Food stalls will complement the attractions and craft stalls making for an enjoyable day for all.

Again, this year, a flypast by one of the BBMF ( Battle of Britain Memorial Flight ) aeroplanes is booked.

Something for all to see. Please go to www.ellandshow.co.uk for more information.

And if you want to bring your interesting vehicle along to display at the show, please see the website for details of how to book it in. www.ellandshow.co.uk

Bat Walk and Talk

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Saturday 14 September 2019, 7.30 – 9.30pm at Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve, Elland

Hosted walk and talk by Calderdale Council Countryside team. Meet Robin Dalton at 7:30pm in the car park.

Bring torches/warm clothes/insect repellent etc.

If weather is adverse, folk can contact Robin on 07712867619 to check that the event is going ahead.

Brighouse Artisan Market

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Starting 25th Aug 2019 10.00am-4.00pm

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Brighouse’s town centre will host an Artisan Market, celebrating independent producers and makers. The town will once again welcome talented traders from the local area with an array of different farmers, artisans and vendors offering lots of different things.

If it’s food you’re looking for, then we have locally made cheeses, bread made by local bakers, meat from local farmers and a great selection of cakes and sweets. Jams and chutneys made from locally sourced fruits or delicious pork pies from a local pig farmer to a delicious chocolate fountain.

In case you feel hungry during your visit we have a wide variety of street food offering shoppers food that is not only healthy, but environmentally friendly.

There is a wide selection of locally produced crafts, ranging from jewellery to glassware, soaps to ceramics and bags to knitwear.

Meet you local PCSO in Elland

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PCSO Nick Mance will be at Morrisons in Elland on:

  • Thursday 1 August, 10am – 11am
  • Saturday 10 August, 2pm – 3pm

Come along and say hello in August to discuss any issues you may have and get crime prevention advice.

Morrisons, 4 Jubilee Way, Elland, HX5 9DT

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Elland Charity Carnival 2019

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Elland Charity Carnival will be taking place on Saturday 6 July 2019, 11:00am-5:00pm. 

Did you know that the Elland Charity Carnival can trace its roots back to 1926? So in 2019, the 93rd Elland carnival will showcase the true spirit of the town.

The procession will include over 30 groups and floats, the largest in over 20 years. Situated in the Centre of Elland in Market Square, there will be over 25 stalls, fun fair, classic cars and bikes, Fire Engine and MORE!

There will be displays in the stage area from the Queensbury Scout Band, Karen Binns Stage School, Elland Jive Group, Huddersfield Alsatian Training Club, The Anchormen and Mark the Magician.

Come and show your support!! Why not get into the spirit of the gala in fancy dress and join the procession? There will be trophies for best junior and adult fancy dress, as well as a trophy for best dressed float.

The day will start at 10:00am with the opening of the fair. The stalls will be open by 11:00am and the procession starts at 11:30am. The procession starts at the C of E School on Westgate. It goes up Westgate to the top, along Jepson Lane and down Victoria Road. Displays will start at 12:30.

For more information of events please like our Facebook page ‘Elland Carnival’. Or use this link to go to our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Elland-carnival-910990052376525/

Elland Boxing gym as they will be bringing a bit of booooom to the Elland Carnival procession and keep an eye out for a couple of boxing local legends on the floats.

 

One of the biggest floats this year with over 80 juniors and adults will be the Elland RLFC squads ranging from under 5s to open age. Elland RLFC have been going strong for over 40 years.

Elland Anchormen are back in the Carnival this year on their very own float and in the Carnival show. They are in terms of history, legends of Elland.

Elland Rex Cinema will be opening the doors at 11:00am on Carnival day when anyone and everyone will be able to walk around this historic little cinema.

There will be films etc. played throughout the day (pictures house to confirm films etc.) and free liquid refreshments for children.

This is what Elland is all about and is a brilliant way to see a little bit of history on Carnival day.

The Elland Carnival is going to be bigger than ever this year. But with the Carnival growing they will need help on the day from some local Elland Volunteers. You could be part of a group or just want to help out. From setting up stalls, helping on the procession to cleaning up after the event. If you are interested then please can contact the organisers with your details via the Facebook page.

Have Your Say! Exciting Plans for Elland

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Local people are invited to have their say on exciting plans for proposed improvements in Elland town centre.

Elland is one of the oldest settlements in Calderdale and it has a number of positives as a town, with high-quality historic buildings and a variety of independent retailers. However, there are also a number of areas that have been identified as requiring improvement, such as the lack of green space and there being no clear centre to the town.

A draft masterplan has now been created by Elland Development Board and Calderdale Council, as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Elland Station Gateway project.

The Elland master plan aims to develop a vision of regeneration for the town centre, building on the town’s unique characteristics and creating a vibrant heart to the town.

Improvement proposals include changes to the transport network, improving pedestrian access, creating more green space areas and making the most of the town’s many heritage elements. There are also a number of complementary initiatives proposed, including expanded market events, and community growing projects, all designed to increase the amount of time people spend in the town.

To ensure the proposals meet the needs of local communities, a consultation is taking place for people to have their say on initial plans.

The detailed proposals can be viewed online at http://www.calderdalenextchapter.co.uk/projects/elland-town-centre-masterplan, where there is also the opportunity to complete the feedback form.

People can also meet the team at Southgate Methodist Church in Elland on Thursday 13 June, 2:00pm-6:00pm, where there will be the opportunity to discuss plans, ask questions and provide feedback.

Plans are also on display at Elland Library and Halifax Central Library and will be in place until Friday 14 June.

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources, Cllr Jane Scullion, said:

“Elland has a lot to offer as a town, and with exciting plans for a new £22 million rail station and accompanying access improvements in development it’s important that we can harness the town’s potential as a place where people want to live, shop, visit and set up business.

“The Elland masterplan is a vision of how the town could be improved, enhancing the town’s existing positives and addressing some of the issues which are holding it back.

“I really hope people get involved and have their say either online or at our consultation event, to ensure we can create a future which meets the needs of local communities.”

Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Committee said:

“As well as providing significant benefits to people travelling to Halifax, Bradford and Leeds and, further afield, in Manchester, the new Elland Station would mean improved facilities for people who cycle and walk.

“Our plans for a new rail station for Elland through investment from the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund will be at the heart of the huge benefits this masterplan can deliver for the town and I would urge people to make sure they have their say online or in person.”

Once the consultation is complete, the design team will review all feedback and make any necessary changes to existing proposals, before taking the plans forward.

Retaining the distinctive heritage features in Elland supports the Vision2024 for Calderdale to stand out and be known – distinctiveness is one of the Vision’s key themes.

In the year 2024, Calderdale will celebrate its 50th birthday. Where do we want to be by 2024? How will the Calderdale of 2024 be different from the place it is now? What ambitions do we share? Join the conversation by following #VisionCdale2024 on social media and visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/council/vision-2024

The Elland Station Gateway project is funded by the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund. Managed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, the Transport Fund has been part-funded through the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growth Deal – a £1 billion package of funding to drive growth and job creation across the Leeds City Region.

For more information about this and other exciting developments in Calderdale, visit www.calderdalenextchapter.co.uk and follow #CdaleNextChapter on Twitter.

Holywell Green With the 50 Things To Do Before You’re 5 App!

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Holywell Green Children’s Centre were engaged earlier this week in #08 Bubbles! from the 50 things to do before you are 5 App.

The wonder and amazement of watching bubbles form and float, then fall, burst and disappear is totally mesmerising. Smiling and laughing, waving her arms with excitement and anticipating what was coming as they lifted the wand to blow each time!

You can download it from your app store today.

We’re recruiting!New opportunities with NHP

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Early Years Practitioner Plus – Wellholme Park Children’s Centre
A post of Early Years practitioner Plus has become available at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre. The successful applicant must have substantial experience of working in an Early Years Setting.
Salary £18,135 Hours 37 Closing date: 7/6/19 Continue reading

Site Supervisor – Innovations and Illingworth Children’s Centre
This post is targeted at candidates with a sound understanding of Health and Safety and risk assessments, who also have substantial maintenance experience and are willing to undertake further training and development.
Salary £18,810 Hours 37 Closing date: 7/6/19 Continue reading

Early Year’s Practitioner Plus – Elland Children’s Centre
An Early Years Practitioner Plus position has become available at Elland Children’s Centre. This position has a minimum requirement of an appropriate Level 3 qualification.
Salary £18,135 Hours 37 Closing date: 7/6/19 Continue reading

Caretaker – Wellholme Park Children’s Centre
You will need knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety and risk assessments, as well as some maintenance experience including cleaning, …
Salary £17,363 Hours 30 Closing date: 7/6/19 Continue reading 

Active North Halifax Engagement Coordinator
From the first Sure Start Children’s Centre in Calderdale to the first Men in Sheds group, and lots in between. North Halifax is an innovative area with a history of successful volunteer and community led programmes. And you could be part of it …
Salary: £26,045 Hours: 37 Closing date: 9/6/19 Continue reading

North Halifax Community Organiser NHP – #LetsGetSociallyActive
Looking for the chance to mobilise social and community action in Halifax? We are looking to recruit a Community Organiser to cover the northern part of the town, specifically the wards of Ovenden, and Illingworth & Mixenden.
Salary £21,000 Hours: 37  Closing date: 10/6/19 Continue reading

About NHP
North Halifax Partnership (NHP) is a community-led charity with a purpose to support individuals from cradle to grave, and to carry out activities which relieve poverty and disadvantage, promote health and wellbeing, and strengthen communities.

We deliver children’s centres and family support services; a Staying Well service to tackle loneliness and isolation; the Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative helps people into employment and training, provides youth and diversionary projects and delivers activities that make the community safer, cleaner, greener and more cohesive.

Find our more at www.northhalifaxpartnership.com

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