Phoenix House Day Nursery at Rastrick Independant School

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Phoenix House Day Nursery has assisted places available for children under the age of 3.

Open all year round  from 7.30am to 6.30pm weekdays and with highly qualified long serving staff and indoor/ outdoor play areas this nursery is highly resourced and provide nutritious home made organic food. – The cost is £40 per day including meals.

Please feel welcome to visit this setting, call 01484 400344 to make an appointment.

Help shape the future of Calderdale Children’s Centres

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Calderdale Council are consulting parents, carers and families about your experience of Children’s Centres.

The Council is committed to a strong, effective Children’s Centres service in Calderdale  and want to hear your views about this. This will help us understand how to shape the Children’s Centres service for the future, building on the strengths of what we already have and what you and other partners want.

To find out more about the Children’s Centres consultation, please visit our website at or call Melissa on 01422 392439.

Yorkshire Dialect with Rod Dimbley – FREE event

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There is a vast body of literature written in the Yorkshire dialect, which deserves to be heard and not lost.

Join Rod Dimbley, who has adapted this material, delighting his audiences with more than a touch of natural Yorkshire humour.

Monday 1 August 2016 – 2pm
At Elland Library, Coronation Street, Elland, HX5 0DF

Book online for FREE at or call 01422 374473 for further information.

Rob dimbley

Halifax Police Station Open Day 2016

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Enjoy demonstrations, tours, food, rides, childrens entertainment, dance displays and much more at the 2016 Halifax Police Station Open Day.

Saturday 6 August 2016 – 10.30am to 3pm
At Halifax Police Station, Richmond Close, Halifax, HX1 5TW

Please note – There is no onsite parking for this event and members of the public are advised to use public transport

HWYPS Open Day

Summer Thursdays at Kershaws Garden Centre

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Kershaws Garden Centre are once again holding the popular children’s craft sessions to entertain the younger members of the community over the coming holiday period.

Join in anytime between 10am and 12noon on the following dates’

  • Thursday 28 July –  Paint a Pot
  • Thursday 4 August – Pirates & Fairies
  • Thursday 11 August – Dinosaurs & Butterflies
  • Thursday 18 August – Scarecrows
  • Thursday 25 August – Ocean Porthole
  • Thursday 1 September – Paint a Pot

There will be a £1 charge for materials and extra for large pots. For information contact Kershaws Garden Centre on 01484 713435

New waste and recycling services from August

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From 1 August 2016, new waste and recycling services will be introduced for Calderdale residents.

New vehicles will allow people to recycle even more materials at the kerbside, every week: brown/corrugated cardboard, plastic pots, tubs and trays, Tetra Pak cartons and small electrical equipment – in addition to the usual cans, glass bottles, jars, plastic bottles, newspapers, magazines, textiles and food.

There will also be changes to the way materials are collected, and your collection day is likely to change – For more information and to find out your new collection day visit our website or read the press release.

There are also lots of Roadshows and displays planned to give you a chance to talk to Council and Suez staff – see our website for more information.

Your Priorities Your Plan – Police and Crime Plan Consultation

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A new consultation entitled ‘Your Priorities, Your Plan’ has been launched to find out what matters to the public, police and partners across the county to inform the new Police and Crime Plan for 2016-21

The consultation involves a survey on your priorities, but will also see the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire talking to communities and many of you in person over the coming months.

Please spare some time to fill in the survey and encourage your family, friends and colleagues to do the same.

For more information and to complete the survey visit, or to request a survey call (01924) 294000.

Positive Identities Service Family Group

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Family Group Positive Identities PosterDoes your child identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or are they questioning their sexuality or gender identity?

Positive Identities Service offers an informal group for families who:

  • Would like more information, advice or support; to be better able to support their child.
  • Would like to share experiences with other parents.

Join in on the 1st Tuesday of each Month from 6pm to 7.30pm at Barnardo’s Cornerstone, Coronation Street, Elland, HX5 0DF

For more information please contact Kate on  01422 371993 or email

Tea in the Garden at Ing Royd, Stainland – 23 July

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Enjoy tea in the garden with Stainland and District Community Association in a beautiful large garden with a plant sale & refreshments – Entry costs just £3

Saturday 23 July – 2pm to 5pm
At Ing Royd, Stainland (Opposite the notice board)

Tickets are available from Stainland Library, 1885 The Pub, by email to or you can just pay on the day.

To find out more about Stainland and District Community Association visit