Women only Breeze Bike Rides in Elland

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breezeNew to cycling or just need a confidence boost? Then come and join us at the Brooksbank Cycle Circuit in Elland. The circuit is a 750 metre tarmac circuit and provides a high quality, traffic-free cycling environment.

This session is to give women the opportunity to build their confidence and to get on a bike in a safe environment.

Saturday 29th August 2015 at 12.15pm

Starting Point: The Brooksbank School Sports College Victoria Road, Elland, HX5 0QG

Starting Point & Postcode
The Brooksbank School Sports College Victoria Road, Elland  HX5 0QG
Overall Duration
1 hours 0 mins  (1 hours 0 mins cycling)
Bike Type
Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres), Hybrid (road tyres), Road 


Adult Education Open Day – 5 Sept

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Calderdale Adult Learning will be based at their new venue at Heath, Free School Lane, Halifax from September 2015 and are offering lots of fantastic courses, many with 20% off for the first year!

Whether you want to learn a new skill, start a new hobby, or gain a qualification (such as GCSE English or Maths), there is a huge range of courses on offer with something for everyone.

Find out more and explore our new facilities at the free OPEN DAY LAUNCH EVENT on Saturday 5 September – there will be taster sessions, workshops, family activities, demonstrations, and more!

The Mayor of Calderdale will officially open the new centre at 12noon with free cream teas served – there’s even a chance to win back your course fees.  Don’t miss out, find out more about everything we offer, click here or call 01422 392820.

Taxi drivers join the fight to stamp out CSE

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Taxi training at ShayNearly 700 taxi drivers and private hire licence holders in Calderdale have now received training on spotting and reporting signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Over 26 training sessions, organised by Calderdale Council’s Licensing team, have been delivered already, with at least a further four in the pipeline.

The Halifax Taxi Owners Association and the Private Hire Association have worked with Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Police to plan the training, which is designed to improve customer service and protect members of the public and drivers… read more…

Learn to Play the Cajon!

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Have you seen acoustic bands and wondered what is that amazing instrument the drummer is playing? Well it was the Cajon!

Simple and fun to learn!

Join me for beginner evening classes at the Greetland Academy!

Instruments are required!

If interested please contact Jayne Firth at the Greetland Academy – 01422 372893 or j.firth@greetlandacademy.org.uk

For more information on the Cajon and my experiences please visit www.weplaydrums.com/drum-blog/

James Newsome

Bank Holiday Waste Collections

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Your waste and recycling collections will be one day later than usual during August Bank week – 31 August – 5 September.

All collections should be back to the usual scheduled day by Monday 7 September.

Household Waste Recycling Centres will be open as usual, operating Sunday opening hours on bank holidaysHistory of earth


FREE tickets for the 50+ roadshow

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Come and join us for a great day out with a difference. The Local 50+ Shows offer a great range of features and entertainment for active over 50’s who want to get the most from life.

On Friday 18 September 2015, 9.30am – 3pm at The Shay, Shaw Hill

What’s On at the Local 50+ Show?

  • Free Information and Adviceannual review pics 050
  • Live Music and Entertainment
  • Advice, Products and Services from Quality Local Businesses
  • Fun Charity Casino and Mecca Bingo
  • Free Seminars
  • Giveaways, Competitions and Special Offers
  • Live Fashion Show from Overgate Hospice
  • Cooking Demonstration
  • Activity Sessions and Keep Fit Classes
  • Supporting Local Charities
  • Fun, FREE Day Out book your free tickets here www.goldenyearsroadshow.co.uk

Admission to all our events is FREE to advance ticket holders. Entry without ticket is just £3, donated directly to Community Foundation for Calderdal

A wonderful week of laughter and fun coming your way!

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brighouse comedy festivalGet ready for a wonderful week of laughter and fun at the Brighouse Comedy Festival from Monday 28 September to Saturday 3 October 2015.

We are madly working away to bring you some fantastic fun and laughter and will announce our line up in due course, we can tell you that there will be open mike nights, evenings of comedy entertainers, workshops and much more.

If you would like to perform at the Comedy Festival please get in touch as we’d love to hear from you. I’m afraid we can’t offer any payment however this is a great opportunity for you to showcase your talents in front of an appreciative audience.

So keep checking back to keep up to date with our brand new Festival… http://brighousecomedyfestival.co.uk

Follow us on Twitter: @BrighouseComedy

The Brighouse Comedy Festival is organised by the Brighouse Business Initiative, we are a group of retailers who get together for fun packed meetings and to organise events in Brighouse Town Centre to encourage you good folks to visit Brighouse.

Macmillan Family Fun Day – 31 Aug

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Macmillan fun dayFire Engine, Bouncy Castle and more at this Family Fun Day on Bank Holiday Monday 31 August 2015.

12pm – 4pm

At Rastrick Bowling Club, Toothill Bank, Brighouse, HD6 3EZ

Call Lisa Rumble on 07904440214 or email lisa-carragher@hotmail.com

Raising money for MacMillan Cancer Support and Little Princess Trust

What’s On at Sure Start Children’s Centres this Autumn

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We’ve lots going on from September at Lower Valley Children’s Centres including fun activities like Messy Monkeys, Rhyme and Reading, Tiny Treasures, Saturday Splat!!

And information and support clinics: Baby clinic, Health visitor clinic, Antenatal, Postnatal support and Childminder group and Family group.

Click here to open the September to December programme

You can book any of our training or activities online through our website www.nehalifaxchildrenscentres.org.uk or ring 01422 251090
Alternatively complete a booking form and hand in at your nearest Children’s Centre.

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