Volunteer’s required at Elland Food Bank Drop In

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Volunteers required for the Elland Food & Support Drop In starting on Saturday 24 October at the Cartwheel Club Youth & Community Centre for 6 weeks from 10am to 12pm

Do you have?

  • Good people skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Good listening skills
  • A desire to help people
  • A ‘can do, happy to help’ attitude and able to work as part of a team
  • Can you assist with the collection of milk and bread at 9.00am on Saturday mornings? (drivers with transport required)

If you think you can help, please get in touch with Jayne Spencer on 07807 011948 or by email to jayne@jsbusinessconsultant.co.uk or alternatively contact Compass Bridge Limited on 01422 311299 or email compassbridge@hotmail.co.uk

Donate to the Elland Food & Support Drop In

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Support the people of Elland and District by donating the following items to the Elland Food & Support Drop In:


  • TINS: Soup, meats, fish, veg, beans, etc.
  • JARS: jam, cooking sauce, sandwich paste, etc.
  • Pasta, spaghetti, rice
  • Tea, coffee, sugar
  • Cooking oil
  • UHT milk
  • Instant pasta, noodles, etc. (just add water)
  • Crisps, biscuits, breakfast bars
  • Pet food – dog/cat

Non Foods

  • Shower gel, shampoo, Deodorant
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, Disposable razors
  • Sanitary towels, Toilet roll
  • Baby bath/ shampoo, Baby wipes, Nappies
  • Washing-up liquid, Washing powder

Donations can be dropped off Monday to Thursday between 9am and 3pm at Compass Bridge Limited, Bridgefield Mill, Elland, HX5 0SG

For general enquiries please call Jayne Spencer on 07807 011948 or by email to jayne@jsbusinessconsultant.co.uk

Alternatively you can contact Compass Bridge Limited on 01422 311299 or by email to compassbridge@hotmail.co.uk

Bookstart busy babies at Brighouse Library

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Baby bounce and rhyme sessions for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2 years – Activities include songs and rhymes on the following dates from 10.30am to 11.10am

  • bookstart busy babiesTuesday 27 October 2015
  • Tuesday 3 November 2015
  • Tuesday 10 November 2015
  • Tuesday 17 November 2015
  • Tuesday 24 November 2015
  • Tuesday 1 December 2015
  • Tuesday 8 December 2015
  • Tuesday 5 January 2016
  • Tuesday 12 January 2016
  • Tuesday 19 January 2016
  • Tuesday 26 January 2016

The cost is just £2 per child or FREE for Passport to Leisure card holders and all children must be accompanied by a parent/carer – Booking is not required, please pay on the day.

For more information please contact Ben Lawrence on 01422 392620.

Volunteer Cook Required at Weekend Care

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weekend care logoWeekend Care guests receive a two course meal on Saturdays and Sundays, and we are looking for a volunteer cook to help out our cheerful team with the cooking rota.

Ideal for a college placement, but full training will be provided and all out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed.

If you are interested email weekend.care@cvac.org.uk for further information.

Call out for Artist/Craft Stall Holders!!!

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weekend care logoWeekend Care are looking for stall holders to attend the Christmas Fundraising Fair to be held at The Cartwheel Club in Elland on Saturday 14 November between 11am and 3pm.

Hoping to run as an annual event, stalls are available for a discretionary donation to their fund.

For information or to get involved contact Melanie (07548 249813) or weekend.care@cvac.org.uk

Midday Supervisor – Holywell Green Primary School

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Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part time
Salary: £7.06 – £7.19 per hour + Living Wage Supplement
Hours per week: 11.55 – 1.20pm

Closing date Friday 6 November 2015

Supporting documents

Further information
Post Ref: ED001

Holywell Green Primary School require an enthusiastic and committed Midday Supervisor to join the lunchtime team at this popular and successful school.

Previous experience of working with children is desirable and experience of working in school is also desirable but not essential and where necessary, training will be provided.

Click here for full vacancy and application details

Christmas dinner for over 65’s in Elland

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Elland xmas dinnerAre you aged over 65, living in the Elland area and likely to be spending Christmas Day alone this year or know someone who is?… Why not go along and join in for a good old fashioned lunch and a sing along.

Friday 25 December – From 11.30am to 3.30pm
At Elland Cricket Club, Hullen Rd, Elland, HX5 0QY

Transport and personal assistance provided and lunch, entertainment and support will be provided by a group of local volunteers.

To book your place, call Kirsty or Julie on 07738 626698 or 01484 313655