The Space will be holding their Christmas Fair on Saturday 26th November from 12pm – 4pm.
Admission is free and everyone is invited!
There will be stalls with crafts, cakes, gifts and so much more!
The centre’s cafe will be open to offer cold and hot drinks.
The ‘choose well for mental health’ guide helps children and young people, under the age of 18, find the right service for their mental health and wellbeing needs. It supports them to look after their mental health and wellbeing, how to access the right services when needed, and lets people know what to do if they, or someone they know, experience a mental health crisis or emergency.
The new guide has been developed by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and co-designed by children, young people with lived experience, and specialist healthcare teams who work with them, carers and their families.
Parents, carers, families and friends can also use the guide to look out for children and young people close to them and help them get the right support and advice.
Information about support and services across Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield are covered in the ‘choose well for mental health’ guide. This includes, practical things children and young people can do to look after their own mental health, emotions and wellbeing, to how to access family help and support, and how to contact specialist mental health services.
Find out more : bit.ly/CYPchoosewellformentalhealth
You can download a copy of the ‘choose well for mental health’ guide for children and young people, and the version for adults, from the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust website: bit.ly/CYPchoosewellformentalhealth
Shining Rainbows Parent and Toddler Group, a group for children in and around Calderdale with additional needs, are delighted to announce their exciting new classes near you!
My Tribe Fitness Studio and Parenting Hub – Unit 12, Kirklees Steel Works, Mill Lane Brighouse HD6 1PL starting Thursday 3rd November from 9:30- 10:15 and 10:30-11:15
Follow our Facebook Page @shiningrainbowsparentandtoddlergroup for the latest updates
e : email@example.com for any enquiries
The group holds regular safe space sessions for parents and toddlers with additional needs to have fun and socialise.
£7.50 per session with drinks and snacks provided for parents and children.
Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available to fund projects to inspire10–14-year-olds to get involved in social action.
Examples of projects funded in earlier funding rounds include intergenerational volunteering programmes, environmental initiatives and involving young people in the design and delivery of community activities.
Visit https://cffc.co.uk/iwill-2022/ for more information.
The following is an excerpt. Find full press release here :
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is urging parents and guardians to ensure their children are up to date with all their routine childhood immunisations including polio and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccinations. This comes as new data shows vaccination coverage for young children fell last year for virtually all programmes.
Vaccination rates have fallen over several years and additional disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, beginning in March 2020, is likely to have caused some of the decreases in vaccine coverage seen in 2020 to 2021 and 2021 to 2022 compared to earlier years.
It is important vaccination coverage is recovered as soon as possible to levels recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) of 95% for all childhood immunisation programmes to help prevent the spread of avoidable serious – and sometimes deadly – diseases such as measles and polio.
Since the introduction of the measles vaccine in 1968 it is estimated that 20 million measles cases and 4,500 deaths have been prevented in the UK.
Measles is highly contagious so even a small decline in MMR uptake can lead to a rise in cases. Since international travel has resumed closer to pre-pandemic levels, it is more likely that measles will be brought in from countries that have higher levels of the disease and cause outbreaks.
Measles can lead to complications such as ear infections, pneumonia, and inflammation of the brain which require hospitalisation and on rare occasions can lead to long term disability or death.
The NHS is running a MMR catch-up campaign so some parents may be contacted directly.
Brighouse Open Market will once again play host to friendly ghosts, waiting for you to find them!
Follow the Ghost Hunt Trail at Brighouse Open Market this Saturday 29th of October, starting at 9.30am until 1.30pm!
Walk around the stalls, find the tricky ghosts and get some treats for it!
Everyone is welcome. This event is a great way for little ones to have the experience of trick or treating whose parents don’t wish to take them out trick or treating on Halloween. Just find the hidden ghost on each market stall and receive some sweets! If your little ones would like to dress up that would be amazing , but they don’t have to!
Every day is different, and you will be in the privileged position of helping young children develop and learn through play and care.
Key skills must include…
A warm smiley face that makes children feel safe and secure.
The ability to sing (in tune is not a necessity) but in front of a crowd is essential!
You must be patient and kind with the ability to accept a couple of interruptions during story time.
The preferred candidate must have a good sense of humour and a good imagination, if a child requests that you are a dinosaur, you will be the best roar-some dinosaur you can be!
Knowledge of aliens, superheroes and children’s characters would be advantageous.
You must feel comfortable telling everybody in the same room as you that you are going to the bathroom. You must also be prepared to leave the building feeling comfortable with unknown substances on your clothing.
And finally you must be prepared to distribute hugs when needed, ensuring children feel special and loved.
There is simply no other job quite like it
If this sounds like you, head over to our website to see our range of job vacancies
verd de gris arts have been awarded funding through Historic England’s Everyday Heritage Grants – to create an innovative intergenerational project with the aim of celebrating the working class culture of boxing clubs around Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Halifax Stars will record the stories of older fighters, and the gyms that used to be a prominent feature of the area – as well as celebrating the importance of boxing coaching with young working class people today – the instilling of self-discipline and self-care, respect and pride in community.
The project will be cross cultural, reflecting the communal nature of boxing culture here in Halifax, but will, importantly, share this culture with a wider audience – to increase understanding of boxing’s remarkable working class legacy in the area, and champion the work that is done through the clubs to help some of the poorest and most marginalised young people in our communities.
If you would like more information please contact:
T: 07926 978651