Christmas and New Year Waste and Recycling Collection Dates. Collections will be a day later than usual due to bank holidays:
- Usual collection day Changed collection day
- Monday 26th December 2016 Tuesday 27th December 2016
- Tuesday 27th December 2016 Wednesday 28th December 2016
- Wednesday 28th December 2016 Thursday 29th December 2016
- Thursday 29th December 2016 Friday 30th December 2016
- Friday 30th December 2016 Saturday 31st December 2016
- Monday 2nd January 2017 Tuesday 3rd January 2017
- Tuesday 3rd January 2017 Wednesday 4th January 2017
- Wednesday 4th January 2017 Thursday 5th January 2017
- Thursday 5th January 2017 Friday 6th January 2017
- Friday 6th January 2017 Saturday 7th January 2017
All collections should be back to your usual collection day by Monday 9 January 2017.
Please recycle all that you can, every week.
Household Waste Recycling Centres will be open throughout, operating Sunday opening hours on bank holidays.
Help put your local market on the map by voting for it as Britain’s favourite market by the voting deadline on Tuesday 10 January 2017
Competition Terms & Conditions:
- Online voting will only be recorded via the Britain’s Favourite Market tab on the NABMA website at http://www.nabma.com
- There is no restriction on voting but the judges will monitor voting and they have discretion to deal with any situation where they feel the voting system is being abused.
- No information will be provided on the individual number of votes given in respect of a particular Market.
- No votes cast after the closing date will be counted.
- The judges decision on the result is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the result
To add your market and vote visit www.nabma.com/britainsfavouritemarket/
Meet Cinderella and Buttons in this magical costumed workshop. Help Cinderella with her chores and discover old toys before you create your own magic wand and cast a spell to send Cinderella to the ball.
Saturday 17 December – 11.15am to 1pm
At Shibden Hall, Lister’s Road, Halifax, HX3 6XG
The cost is £3.50 for adults and £7 for children – Click here to book online
Only 14 tickets left!
‘Screen Your Story’ is a wonderful opportunity for all young storytellers to get their book published and even have it made into a film!
This years theme is horror but it doesn’t need to be blood and gore – probably better not.
Write one of the best stories and your prize will be to see it published in a superb, fully illustrated collection ‘Stories From the Young’. You will also get the chance to work with professional film makers to make your story into a film and see your film shown at the Barnes Film Festival in September 2017.
There are 7 groups for entries:
- Up to and including Reception
- Years 1 and 2
- Years 3 and 4
- Years 5 and 6
- Years 7 and 8
- Year 9 and over
- Red Letter entries for students with special educational needs
Competition ends Tuesday 28 February 2016
With Christmas just around the corner Santa Paws will be at Kershaws Garden Centre waiting to meet and greet your four legged friends with a gift!
Monday 19 December – 11am to 12pm
At Kershaw’s Garden Centre, Halifax Rd, Brighouse, HD6 2QD
All breeds, pups, seniors and sizes are welcome and as this is the season for giving, Kershaws are teaming up with the RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and District Branch to see if customers will help animals less fortunate than their own and make a donation to give them a better life in 2017.
The following events will be taking place at Southgate Methodist Church this month and everyone is welcome to get involved.
Sunday 18 December – 6pm
Carols by Candlelight, followed by Coffee and Mince Pies – Free – All Welcome
Saturday 24 December – 6pm
Family Carols for All – Free – All welcome
Thursday 29 December – 12.30pm to 3.30pm
Family Christmas Party Games – Craft work – Food and Father Christmas!! Free All Welcome. No need to book please just turn up and join in!
Friday 30 December – 6pm to 8pm
Soup and Sandwiches. Free event open to all who need food or need company and conversation. All Welcome.
Take part in Christmas Craft activities including bauble decorating, christmas cards and making fruit kebabs. Meet Mrs Claus for a FREE gift, buy reindeer food and much more.
Wednesday 14 December 2016 – 2.45pm to 3.45pm
At Field Lane Children’s Centre, Burnsall Rd, Brighouse HD6 3JT
For more Sure Start events and activities to get involved in surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk
If you know a young person aged 11 or over, then tell them to head down to Orange Box young people’s centre this Christmas holiday for some free festive activities.
Monday 19 to Thursday 22 December – 2pm to 4pm and Friday 23 December – 2pm to 9pm at Orange Box Young People’s Centre, 1 Blackledge, HX1 1AF
Participants can make their own Christmas crafts, sing their favourite karaoke tunes, act out a Christmas scene, cook an alternative Christmas dinner, enter a table tennis tournament, climb to new heights in the bouldering tunnel or make Christmas party treats.
For information and a full timetable of activities visit orangeboxhalifax.org