Hipperholme & Lightcliffe

Love Your Local Markets this Easter

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Where shopping comes to life… at your local markets.

Calderdale is a place where there is a real buzz in the air. People talking, shopping, meeting friends and buying from local people they trust.

Calderdale markets are not like typical supermarkets where you get what you need and go, they are bursting at the seams with energy and friendliness. The traders are always looking out for new products to bring to our markets and many cook, bake and sew themselves, so you know you’re getting local quality at great prices.

The famous market halls have everything you need, when you need it.

Take a trip to your local market and see for yourself. Great products, great value and great people to talk to!

MUM2MUM Market at Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

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On Sunday 7 April, 1:15pm–3:15pm there will be over 35 stalls selling excellent condition baby and children’s goods at bargain prices. Well-known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.

JOIN THE EVENT ON MUM2MUM MARKET YORKSHIRE FACEBOOK PAGE FOR SALE ITEM PREVIEWS

**Buggies & Travel Systems **Stairgates, Toddler Furniture

**Home & Safety Equipment **Baby Carriers & Harnesses

**Moses Baskets, Cots & Travel Cots **Growbags, Bed Guards

**Sterilisers and Feeding Equipment **Highchair’s, Bumbos

**Trikes, Balance Bikes, Bikes and Outdoor Toys

**Baby Walkers, Bouncers, Jumperoo’s & Activity Centres

All great brands

**Hundreds of Toys, Books and Games including- Little Tikes, ELC, Fisher Price, Vtech, Mamas & Papas

**Baby and children’s clothes starting from 50p including (Various brands)

For more information go to Mum2mum Facebook page.

£2 entry per adult (kids are free) also the last half hour of the sale is free. Ensure you come early to bag all the best bargains. (2-4-1 voucher available on Mum2mum website)

 

Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Ward Forum – Thursday 11 April 2019

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

Comment on areas such as schools, roads, street cleaning and anything else that concerns you directly to your local councillor and senior council staff?

Get feedback on what difference your input has made.  Attend your local ward forum and give us your views!

Thursday 11 April 2019 – 6:30pm arrival for 7:00pm start.
St Matthew’s Church, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TH

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Garden Competition 2019

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🌻🌷 Calling all gardeners – the annual Together Housing Garden Competition is back! 🌻🌷

This year there are new categories to enter.

  • Community Corner – have you gardened as a team to create and maintain a community garden or area of communal grounds? Then this is the category for you.
  • Mini Gardens – small is beautiful, if your floral arrangements are in containers, hanging baskets or in a patio or similar area, enter here.
  • Floral Garden/Borders – this is the category for you if you have a floral garden or blossoming borders.
  • Children age 5-16 – budding young gardeners should enter this category.
  • Gardener of the Year – all competition entrants will be automatically in with a chance of winning this prestigious award.

The closing date for entries is Wednesday 31 July 2019 and the winners will be announced by the end of August.

How to Enter:

Please email three photos of your garden along with the category you would like to enter and your contact details to: involve@togetherhousing.co.uk

Or, post your photos with the category you would like to enter and your contact details to: Christine Fenton, Resident Engagement Assistant, Prospect House, Wharf Street, Blackburn, BB1 1JD.

Happy gardening and good luck!

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Brighouse and Halifax Model Engineers Open Day

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On Sunday 14 April Brighouse and Halifax Model Engineers will be holding the first of their Open Days for 2019 at Ravensprings Park, Cawcliffe Road, Brighouse.

  • 2 tracks running lots of trains at Ravensprings Park (HD6 2HP)
  • Gates open at 1:30pm and close at 5:00pm 
  • Teas, coffee, cakes and ice cream available
  • Pay once at gate (prices held again!)

Adults £3, children £2, concessions £2 (full wheelchair access including ground-level track)

Ride for free all afternoon. Please note cash only sorry no credit or debit cards accepted.

Stay and Play in Hipperholme

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stay-and-playToddlers and their carers are invited to Stay and Play at Christ Church, Hipperholme to enjoy a range of sensory play activities for children aged 16 months – about 3 years.

On Wednesday afternoons 1.30 – 2.30pm

Your first taster session is free, then it is £2 per child. Refreshments included.

These sessions are organised by Lightcliffe Pre School together with Christ Church, and they will be held during term time only.

All families welcome.

BRODSTOCK 2019 – Tickets on Sale Soon

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BRODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL returns Saturday 15 June 2019!

Organised by Old Brodleians RUFC gates will open at 11:30am with over 10 hours of live music to follow.

Featuring superb local musical talent as well as stuff for the kids to do in Hipperholme!

A great day out for the whole family with something for every age! Plenty of bars, street food, stalls and dedicated areas for the little ones.

Last year tickets sold out in 11 days (3 months before the festival) and will be £10 each with accompanied under 12s getting free entry.

Tickets go on sale on Saturday 16 March from the Old Brods rugby club.

Bands and performers who are interested in performing – we are now putting together our line up based on everyone that got in touch before the end of November.

Brodstock was shortlisted, in the CALDERDALE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION “COMMUNITY SPIRIT” CHARITY AWARDS, for:

⭐️ARTS & CULTURE AWARD⭐️
and
⭐️BEST MARKETING AWARD⭐️

and WON:
⭐️FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR⭐️

Shortlisted for….
⭐️YORKSHIRE’S BEST (MEDIUM SIZE) FESTIVAL⭐️
(by the YORKSHIRE GIG GUIDE)

Nominated for….
⭐️LOCAL FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR 2017⭐️ (by the YORKSHIRE CHOICE AWARDS)

**This is a not-for-profit event organising solely by volunteers and raising thousands for local charities (£75k already raised over the past 5 years)**

If you’d like to join their volunteers please get in touch

Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Ward Forum – Thursday 17 January 2019

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

Comment on areas such as schools, roads, street cleaning and anything else that concerns you directly to your local councillor and senior council staff?

Get feedback on what difference your input has made.  Attend your local ward forum and give us your views!

Thursday 17 January 2019 – 6:30pm arrival for 7:00pm start.
St Matthew’s Church, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TH

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum