Teenagers and “fresher” students going to university for the first time are advised to have a vaccination to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, which can be deadly.
More information can be found at http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/men-acwy-vaccine.aspx#what
What is the Men ACWY vaccine?
The Men ACWY vaccine is given by a single injection into the upper arm and protects against four different strains of the meningococcal bacteria that cause meningitis and blood poisoning (septicaemia): A, C, W and Y.
The Men ACWY vaccine is called Nimenrix.
At what age should teenagers and young people have the vaccine?
The Men ACWY vaccination is being offered to teenagers and also to first-time college and university students who haven’t already had the vaccination. Read the rest of this entry »
Week 2 will be mini beast hunting
Week 3, the final week, having a go at seasonal wild art and a treasure hunt.
Best suited to children aged 2+ but children of all ages are invited to come along and explore. Welly boots are a must if it rains.
There is still time to do things in the Summer Holidays from Busy Babies at some our libraries, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Flour, Flat bread and fire at Ogden Water, Elves and Fairies to a Bat Walk at Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve. Don’t forget to check your local Children’s Centres to see what events they may be holding. There is a full list of activities that can be downloaded in the Do Something Summer Activity Guide
A new online station has been recently launched Men FM : Made by men, for men with 60 minutes of inspiration from Leeds men.
If you would like to find out what activities and support is happening in Calderdale please call the Staying Well Team on 01422 392767.
- Personal stories
- How to get involved
Guest appearance from Prof White, the world’s first ever professor of men’s health.
To listen to all this just click on this Men FM link.
North Park Pictures are showing the world première of ‘A Happier Valley’, a new film about Brighouse, its past and people, and how it has been shaped by water.
With free food, tea and coffee, (along with a paying bar) and music by renowned Brighouse singer-songwriter, Roger Davies.
North Park Pictures, Freedom Studios and Imran Ali were commissioned as part of Landlines and Watermarks produced by 509 Arts, funded by Calderdale Council, Calderdale Community Foundation, and Arts Council England.
6.30 for 7pm start on Monday 4 September 8.30pm finish
Brighouse Civic Hall, Bradford Rd, Brighouse HD6 1RW
This event is free. Booking Link coming soon or call 01274 730077