Winter Wedding Venue Special Offer

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Between 1 October 2016 and 28 February 2017, Clay House is available for hire for your perfect wedding day or civil ceremony at a special rate of £1,000.

This includes room and kitchen hire, preparation time on the evening before and morning of the ceremony, bar service with 10% discount on your choice of drinks package, and support of our experienced Centre Manager.

Click here if you would like to find out more.

Services return to normal after flooding

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It’s now two months on from the devastating floods that hit Calderdale on Boxing Day, and communities are slowly beginning to return to normal, with many shops and businesses reopening.

Council services will also shortly return to normal as well. In affected areas parking charges were suspended and skip hire has been free of charge since the floods hit, but this period of relief is due to end on Tuesday 1 March 2016… read more…

For more information about recovery from flooding please click here, where you can also find information about upcoming flooding events and FAQs.

Bookstart busy babies at Brighouse Library

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Baby bounce and rhyme sessions for babies and toddlers aged 0-2 just £2 per child or FREE for Passport to Leisure card holders on the following Tuesday mornings.

Tuesdays 1, 8, 22, 29 March and 5 April
At Brighouse Library, Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2AF – From 10.30am to 11.10am

All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer and booking is not required, so please pay on the day – For more information please contact Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620.

Staying Safe and Well at Home – Adults Health and Social Care event

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Go along to find out more about the reasons why people move into permanent care. Help identify what more can be done to support people to live the life they choose and discuss how we can keep people safe and well in their own homes.

Monday 14 March 2016 – 1pm to 5pm
At Hebden Bridge Town Hall (Waterfront Hall Room)

The afternoon will include presentations and interactive activities with Tea/coffee and cake provided.

If you or anybody else would like to attend please email your booking request to workforcedevelopment@calderdale.gov.uk

Easter activities at Kershaw’s Garden Centre

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Enjoy Easter Craft activities at Kershaw’s Garden Centre from Friday 25 March to Friday 8 April 2016. Popular children’s craft sessions, a free Easter egg hunt and more.

25, 26 and 27 March – 10am to 4pm
Sunflower / Little shop of Horrors Planting, Crafts & Easter Egg Hunt

Drop in anytime between 10am and 12noon on the following dates:

  • Tues 29 March – Paint a Pot
  • Wed 30 March – Spring Bunting
  • Thurs 31 March – Magical gardens
  • Fri 1 April – Spring Animals
  • Mon 4 April – Owl crafts
  • Tues 5 April – Feathered friends & feeders
  • Wed 6 April – The Hungry Caterpillar
  • Thurs 7 April – Spinners & Twirlers
  • Fri 8 April – Jungle Crafts

Please note there will be a £1 charge for materials

Please phone for further details call Kershaw’s Garden Centre on 01484 713435 or call in to the Centre on Halifax Road, Brighouse, HD6 2QD

Bright Sparks for young people aged 8 to 12 years

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For just 20p, young people aged 8 to 12 years old can enjoy getting involved in arts & crafts, traditional board games, playing pool, table tennis, t-shirt making, sports activities in the gym, cooking & baking as well as planned trips out to skating, lazerquest and more.

Every Monday – 4.30pm to 6pm
At Brighouse Youth Centre, Aire Street, Brighouse, HD6 3RB

For information on Bright Sparks call Brighouse Youth Centre on 01484 404750

Anxiety Management Workshop with Insight Healthcare

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insightIf you are over 18 years old and are registered with a GP in Calderdale then you are able to access this service – A 4 week course with each session lasting 2 hours.

This workshop is designed to help people who:

  • Experience anxiety
  • Struggle to manage stress
  • Experience panic attacks
  • Experience phobias
  • Worry excessively

The workshop will help you understand how stress and anxiety may be triggered and how you can cope when you experience anxiety. It also includes strategies to help with poor sleep and the physical symptoms of anxiety.

For information email Calderdale@insighthealthcare.org or call 0300 555 0191

 

Volunteer role – Over 50’s alcohol champion

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More than a third of the UK population is over the age of 50 both nationally and in Calderdale. It is estimated that 1 in 5 older men and 1 in 10 older women are drinking enough to harm themselves.

Lifeline recognise that this group of the population have different needs as such and are delivering a project to specifically deliver key prevention messages across Calderdale, so that over 50’s become more informed to make choices about their alcohol consumption and are equipped to support their positive health and wellbeing in the future… volunteer today…