Rastrick Vote for your Big Local!

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Rastrick HD6 3  residents  are now voting on which of the 9 projects submitted should qualify for part of the £65,000 available  through Rastrick Big Local.

Voting is taking place throughout March  and  every resident in Rastrick has had a voting form with full details of each project  and further information is available on the web site and face book  over

They can vote on line or in one of the 9 voting stations scattered across Rastrick HD6 3

Each project needs your vote to qualify for money so please vote and if you have lost it contact our face book for contacts and we will deliver a new one

Remember    YOU DECIDE

Read more http://rastrickbiglocal.co.uk/

Lower Valley Friday Flyer 24 March – OUT NOW!!

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Click here to view the latest Lower Valley Friday Flyer…Lower Valley Logo

We are closed Good Friday so your weekly Flyer is a day early this week!


  • Easter activities for children of all ages!
  • FREE Taster sessions for ladies interested in golf!
  • Latest dates – Ukulele and Latin American Dance at Greetland Academy

If you’re on our mailing list the Friday Flyer will arrive direct to your inbox every Friday. Join the mailing list by emailing calderdalelowervalley@gmail.com

XS Children’s Activities at North Bridge Leisure Centre

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XS provides a wide range of exciting activities to help children stay healthy, try out new sports and improve their skills. Great value child care provision. For ages 8 to 15.

Easter Holiday

  • Tuesday 29 March – Friday 1 April (4 day week – Easter)
  • Monday 4 – Friday 8 April

For further details and a booking form please ask at North Bridge Leisure Centre reception, book online at Sports and fitness or call 01422 341527.

Easter Bunny Fun at Shibden Hall – Ages 3 to 6

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The Shibden Bunny is in search of eggs hidden in Cunnery Wood and grounds. Go along and make a felt Easter egg (this activity includes a woodland walk which is unsuitable for prams and buggies).

Thursday 31 March and Thursday 7 April – 11am to 12, 1pm to 2pm and 2pm to 3pm

Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer and booking is essential – To book a place please call 01422 352246

Sparks! Easter Holiday Fun at Bankfield Museum

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Get creative this Easter Holiday and make a robot, alien egg and more an Bankfield Museum from 1pm to 2pm and 2pm to 3pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 29 March – Create your own alien egg.
  • Wednesday 30 March – Make a robot.
  • Tuesday 5 April – Create your own time travel accessory.
  • Wednesday 6 April – Make a time travel themed porthole.

Tickets cost £3.50 per child or £2.50 for Passport to Leisure holders and must be booked online here

For ages 4 to 12 – Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer

Story time at Elland & Brighouse Libraries – Skellig

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What is that strange human-like creature living in the garage? Come and listen to an excerpt of this fantastic book by David Almond and find out more. You will also make Skellig’s favourite food.

  • Wednesday 30 March – 10.30am to 11.30am at Elland Library
  • Tuesday 5 April – 2pm to 3pm at Brighouse Library

Suitable for ages 5 to 8 All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer.

Tickets cost £3 per child or £2 for Passport to Leisure card holders and must be purchased in advance online here.

For more information please contact Shelley Bullas on 01422 392638.

The Greetland Academy Evening Classes – April/May 2016

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Confirmed evening classes at Greetland Academy starting in April for 7 weeks

Wednesday evenings – Commencing 13 April
Ukulele – 6.30pm to 7.30pm (£4 per session) – with the opportunity to hire an instrument for the 7 weeks

Thursday evenings – Commencing 14 April
Latin American Dancing – 6.45pm to 7.45pm (£4 per session)

If you would like to enrol for any of the courses or require any further information please contact Jayne Firth at The Greetland Academy for further details 01422 372893 or j.firth@greetlandacademy.org.uk

FREE taster sessions for ladies wanting to play golf in Elland

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If you’re a lady interested in taking up golf you may want to take advantage of FREE taster sessions being offered so you can do just that!

Thursday’s 14 and 21 of April – 3pm to 4.30pm or 6.30pm to 8pm
At Elland Golf Club, Hammerstone Leach Lane, Elland, HX5 0TA

Contact Dave Astin in the pro shop for further details on 01422 376263 or email daveastin@hotmail.co.uk