Halifax Long March 2020: Midnight walk on Easter Night for your charity of choice

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Are you planning on having an egg hunt this Easter? How about a mystery route Midnight March on a trail past famous Calderdale landmarks?

Throughout time, Easter celebrations, however interpreted, represent Hope and New Beginnings . Especially for all these reasons, Easter is also a great time for surprises!

The Halifax Long March is a Midnight walk unlike any other. Starting at 12.00am midnight, aiming to finish at 10am the next day, this  26 miles night hike is a themed route that will take you past famous landmarks of Calderdale. The route will not be revealed until the start of the event!

Challenge yourself achieving an incredible milestone or walk for a cause you believe in. There is over 40 amazing charities to choose from. You can even propose your own reason for doing this!



Marshals needed

If you don’t fancy the walk but would still like to get involved, marshals are needed along the way to support and help those walking with practical and emotional support.

There are 3 rest centres along the route offering free refreshments. The route will be monitored by First Aid qualified marshals and covered by GPS for peace of mind.

Come join us for a challenge and a good cause – or just to take a break from all the chocolate eggs!

More information here:


Halifax Long March Website

Bereavement Support and Social Group Table Top Sale – Tomorrow!

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The Wednesday Bereavement Support and Social Group are having a Table Top Sale next month so be sure to drop in or have your own table for just £5.

On Wednesday 6 July 2016 – 2pm to 4pm
At The Canon Winter Centre, All Saints Church, Savile Road, Elland, HX5 0NH

Contact Christine on 01422 371749 for further information.

Treat your canine friends to see Santa Paws this Sunday

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santa pawsOn Sunday 29 November, Kershaw’s Garden Shopping Centre will be welcoming mans best friends to meet Santa Paws.

With Christmas just around the corner Santa Paws will be at the Garden Centre waiting to meet and greet your four legged friends with a gift and all breeds, ages and sizes are welcome between 1pm – 4pm.

As this is the season for giving, Kershaws are teaming up with the local RSPCA Branch, RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and District to see if customers will help animals less fortunate than their own and make a donation to give them a better life in 2016.

The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and District Branch are also holding a Christmas Open Day at their Animal Centre on Sunday 6 December for families to go and get in the festive spirit!

With stalls, games, meet the animals and of course, mulled wine and mince pies! 12pm to 4pm at RSPCA Animal Centre, Wade Street, Halifax HX1 1SN