Hipperholme & Lightcliffe

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 17 January 2020 – OUT NOW!!

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Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…


This week:

  • Citizens Advice Energy Roadshow – to help vulnerable individuals
  • Exploring Isolation and loneliness – Free Workshop January 21
  • Various new Activities at The Space @ Field Lane!
  • Local RSPCA pet photography competition now open for entries!


Have a great weekend!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from NHP

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Before we sign off for the holidays and a few mince pies we’d like to thank everyone for their support over the last year. That includes staff and volunteers; partner agencies, schools and local community organisations; and supporters and service users.

Sure Start Children’s Centres in the Lower Valley will close on Tuesday 24th December 2019 and will reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Our Staying Well team will be back in work from Monday 6th January. 

Lower Valley Friday Flyer will resume on Friday 10 January.

We’ll see you again in 2020 but in the meantime here’s a snapshot from our latest annual report….

Find out more here… 


Sure Start Children’s Centres are recruiting now!

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We are delighted to be able to advertise a number of vacancies within our Children’s Centres across North and East Halifax and the Lower Valley.


Many of these opportunities have become available due to staff progression internally within the organisation:

  • Senior Early Years Practitioner x 3
  • Early Years Practitioner Plus x 2
  • Early Years Practitioner
  • Receptionist/Administration Assistant
  • Advanced Administrator
  • Projects Administrator – North Halifax Partnership Ltd

The posts are Temporary until the 31st July 2020.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 10th January 2020

 For more information about the individual vacancies and how to apply, please visit our website at:



Last day for posts in the Friday Flyer: Friday December 20 at 12am

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As we will be away over the Christmas period, the last day for article submissions before we close is Friday December 20th at 12am.

We shall resume as usual from Monday 6th of January 2020.

On behalf of everyone working on the Friday Flyer, we would like to thank you for your continued support. This flyer wouldn’t be possible without you.

We wish you a fun festive season and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!


Latest Staying Well newsletter

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There is no mistaking….the nights have drawn in, the seasons turned and its ‘big coat’ time once more. So let Staying Well warm your cockles with our winter newsletter—full of the usual good news, advice and information about what’s going on in Calderdale.


  • Xmas events to get involved in
  • Activities that use physical activity to improve wellbeing
  • News on what the team and some local groups have been up to
  • The ‘Staying Well Awards’

Come to Bridge House Day Centre to discover our range of activities!

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As the dark nights draw in the isolation for those living alone can increase.

Do you know someone that would benefit from a day out in a stimulating, warm and friendly environment?

At Bridge House Day Centre we are able to offer all that and more

We have a range of activities including but not limited to knitting, baking, bingo, puzzles, quizzes and movement classes.

Sound interesting? Pop in for a visit or call to discuss a free trial session.

Transport options are available

For more details contact

Aisha Daji, Day Centre Manager on 01484 905111 or aisha.daji@bridgehouse-care.co.uk


Bridge House Residential, Day & Nursing Care
95 Bracken Road
01484 905111

New Men’s Group at St Matthews Church, Lightcliffe

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Why not come along for a morning of discussion, quizzes and games at a new men’s group at St Matthews Church, Lightcliffe

Starting Tuesday 1st October 2019 – 10am to 12noon

Then every Tuesday 10.00 – 12.00

Just £2 per week which includes tea and biscuits

For further information please contact Richard on 01422 393704

Players Wanted for Old Brodleians RUFC

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IS YOUR CHILD IN YEAR 1, 2 or 3? If they’d like to give rugby a go…  now is the perfect time to join us #newseason

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Our junior rugby actually starts with our Brods Tots sessions for 3 to 5 year olds before the Age Grade Rugby begins with our Under 6s, all for boys and girls, all on Sunday mornings.

We have a team for every year group from Under 6s, Under 7s…. through to our Under 19s and ensure every player, at all levels, is able to enjoy rugby in a safe environment where they can develop their personal and social skills as well as a wide array of transferable multi-sports skills.

Rugby for our Year 1, 2 and 3 players focusses on development through fun, active, non-contact sessions and we’re about to get underway for another season!

👉 Drop us a message on Facebook to find out more or to bring your youngster to a free taster session!

About our club

  • The Brods is based here in Hipperholme, has been part of the community for almost 90 years and is an RFU Accredited Club.
  • All our coaches are DBS checked and have access to numerous coaching courses and resources. Parents frequently enrol to take an active role in their child’s rugby and we always support this.
  • In terms of player numbers were actually one of Yorkshire’s biggest rugby union clubs and are proud of our family-friendly reputation.
  • Brods juniors have gone on to play district, county and national representative rugby and we’re proud of everyone of them!

If Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship are all values that are important to you then join the club!  You’ll have a warm welcome guaranteed