Calderdale Council

Rastrick Ward Forum – Monday 16 April 2018

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

Comment on areas such as schools, roads, street cleaning and anything else that concerns you directly to your local councillor and senior council staff?

Get feedback on what difference your input has made.  Attend your local ward forum and give us your views!

Monday 16 April 2018 – 6.30pm arrival for 7pm start at The Community Hub, Rastrick High School.

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Greetland and Stainland Ward Forum – Thursday 19 April 2018

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

Comment on areas such as schools, roads, street cleaning and anything else that concerns you directly to your local councillor and senior council staff?

Get feedback on what difference your input has made.  Attend your local ward forum and give us your views!

Thursday 19 April 2018 – 6.30pm arrival for 7pm start.
Norland CE School, Berry Moor Road, Norland, Sowerby Bridge HX6 3RN

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Brighouse Ward Forum – Wednesday 18 April 2018

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

Comment on areas such as schools, roads, street cleaning and anything else that concerns you directly to your local councillor and senior council staff?

Get feedback on what difference your input has made.  Attend your local ward forum and give us your views!

Wednesday 18 April 2018 – 6.30pm arrival for 7pm start.
Mulberry Suite, Brighouse 6th Form College, Parsonage Lane, HD6 1AY.

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Have your say! Elland Ward Forum Tuesday 17 April 2018

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

By discussing what’s important to you, in an open meeting, the Council and its partners can plan for the future and make a difference to your neighbourhood.

The next meeting is on Tuesday 17 April 2018, 6.30pm start

Venue: Willow Court, Victoria Road, Elland HX5 0PL

For more information on the meetings, see Lower Valley ForumExternal link

Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Ward Forum – Thursday 12 April 2018

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Open to anyone who lives, works and learns in Calderdale, ward forums are a way to get involved in your local area.

Do you want to have your say about local issues that are important to you?

Comment on areas such as schools, roads, street cleaning and anything else that concerns you directly to your local councillor and senior council staff?

Get feedback on what difference your input has made.  Attend your local ward forum and give us your views!

Thursday 12 April 2018 – 6.30pm arrival for 7pm start.
St Matthew’s Church, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TH

For more information on ward forum meeting see Lower Valley Forum

Foster Family Fun Day: Law and Justice:Then and Now

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Children and young people will take part in two fun workshops to discover what crime and punishment was like in Victorian times, and what it is like today at Bankfield Museum on Saturday 14 April, 12:30pm-3:30pm. They will also design a themed T- shirt during an art and textiles workshop.

The fun day is designed for children and young people who are currently in care, aged 5-16 from across West Yorkshire, to attend with foster carers / residential staff.

The aim is to offer looked after young people opportunities to explore what their future could hold in a fun, interactive and age appropriate way, while gaining exposure to higher education professionals.

The session is FREE but places are limited so please book at Eventbrite.

XS Easter Activities Tuesday 3 April – Friday 13 April

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XS provides a wide range of exciting activities to help children stay healthy. Try out some new sporting activities, play and help improve their skills. Each day offers a variety of the activities as shown below.

  • Registration from 8:00am-9:00am
  • Activities from 9.30am-5:00pm
  • Pick up between 5.00pm-6.00pm (or earlier if arranged)

Over the Easter holidays the sessions will run

  • Tuesday 3 April – Friday 6 April (4 day week)
  • Monday 9 April – Friday 13 April

Prices

Costs: £21.95 a day & £85 a week or £16.95 a day PTL & £65 a week PTL.

Bank Holiday 4 day week – £76 a week & £58 PTL.

Numbers are limited, so in order to secure a place, booking is essential. To book a place, complete the PDF iconXS booking form (one for each child) and take it to one of our leisure facilities. A member of staff will be happy to help you. You will need to pay at time of booking.

Activities include:

  • Roller Blading / Inline Skating – Discover a new lifestyle, transfer your skills to skate parks.
  • Cheerleading – Learn cheer dances to popular music.
  • Dance Mats – Fabulous fun and funky fitness! Come and play without the price of arcades.
  • Zorbing – Exciting way to flip, spin and jump in an inflatable ball.
  • Street Surfing – A whole new dimension to skateboarding.
  • Karate – Self-defence training by a 3rd Dan qualified instructor, no sparring done.
  • Laser Quest – Battle against friends to score points.
  • Sports Mix – A mixture of the activities above and more traditional sport.
  • Fun Swim – Bring swimming kit on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Also appropriate clothing to walk to and from Halifax Pool.
  • Rugby – Fun rugby skills for all abilities

 

Halifax Awarded Purple Flag Status

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Halifax has been awarded Purple Flag status for the seventh consecutive year for being a safe, vibrant and welcoming night out. Purple Flag, like Green Flag for parks, recognises excellence in the management of the evening and night time economy. Assessors visited Halifax before Christmas where they commented on the outstanding work of the Partnership and continued work with groups including the Street Angels, Bus Oasis, White Ribbon campaign and venues in the town centre. For more information visit the website or follow Purple Flag on twitter #HXPurpleFlag

Members of the Community Safety and Resilience Team, Hollie Good and Charlotte Palethorpe, and Sgt Ben Doughty and PC Michelle Cheaney from West Yorkshire Police received the award at a ceremony hosted by Purple Flag in Chester on 15 February.

International Women’s Day Festival at Victoria Theatre

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Annapurna Indian Dance are proudly celebrating International Women’s Day with a Festival at Victoria Theatre on Saturday 10 March, 12:30pm-3:00pm. 

Enjoy a variety of activities at this FREE event: Demonstrations of beautiful temple dancing, tap & contemporary dance, storytelling, music, singing and drumming.

We welcome Award Winning classical Indian Dancer, Dr. Swati Raut, who will be presenting excerpts from her innovative dance project “Half of Me” which explores the theme of Assisted Reproductive Therapy whilst drawing parallels from a storyline in the famous Indian epic “Mahabharata”​.

For more information email info@annapurnadance.com

The campaign theme for International Women’s Day 2018 (March 8) is #PressforProgress

With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away – there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress. And with global activism for women’s equality fuelled by movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp and more – there is a strong global momentum striving for gender parity.

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