They are holding this “Have a Go” Drop-In event as part of the nationwide Festival of Learning which celebrates lifelong learning. Advisors from C&K Careers will be available from 10am-12noon on Thursday, to offer information, advice and guidance on suitable courses and employment opportunities.
During the week there will be a free programme of activities which will cover the 4 new curriculum areas:
Monday – Adults with Learning Disabilities
Tuesday – Community and Family Learning
Wednesday – Learning for Life and Work
Thursday – Professional Development and Training
- Art and craft activities
- Cookery classes
- Art, craft and sewing workshops
- Modern Foreign Language taster classes
- IT workshops
- Taster classes/activities for GCSE, Functional Skills and ESOL qualifications
- Beauty and holistic therapies workshops
- First Aid taster sessions
- Information available on a range of qualifications – Health and Safety, Teaching and Security
For more information on the event and courses available at CAL visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/adultlearning or phone 01422 392820
If you would like to advertise this event a poster can be downloaded from CAL Have a Go Event
11am will mark the official opening of Armed Forces Week by the Mayor of Calderdale, Councillor Ferman Ali at Halifax Town Hall followed by a parade into the town centre.
There will be stalls, military vehicles, equipment, a medical tent and full field kitchen, plus much more. Representatives from the armed forces will be there, so come along and find out more about military life past and present.
For more information go to www.calderdale.gov.uk and search for armed forces.
If you wish to advertise this event a poster can be downloaded by clicking Armed Forces Day 2017
Don’t forget it’s the 61st Halifax Charity Gala this weekend, Saturday 10th June!
Tickets are available at reception at Threeways Sports Centre for just £1 each.
Tickets are also available from Cafe Zone Halifax on behalf of National Autistic Society (Calderdale).
The Grand Procession is setting off at 11:30 from Eureka car pack then goes on (following the same route as the last two years through the centre of town):
- Church Street
- Square Road
- Horton St
- Union Street
- Market Street
- Old Market
- Corn Market
- Ward’s End
- Commercial Street (very small section by Victoria Theatre)
- Portland Place
- Skircoat Road
- Heath Road
- Skircoat Green Road
- Manor Heath Road
This session on Friday 23 June 10am – 12pm will describe the national landscape and local responsibilities for commissioning and providing NHS services.
Participants will gain an understanding of how the NHS fits together and who has responsibility for providing specific local services. The purpose of this session is to provide an overarching understanding of a complicated system and provide a who’s who and who does what within the local NHS.
Who is this session aimed at?
The session, to be held at VAC, 8B Hall St, Halifax HX1 5AY, will be useful for Engagement Champions and voluntary community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups who want to provide local services in partnership with the NHS. It would also be useful to those who just want to understand how the NHS fits together.
Costs range from £30 to £80 depending upon the structure of your organisation. The course is booked online at http://cvac.org.uk/training but for further information email the training administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01422 348777.
This event is FREE to attend
Saturday 17 June – 9am to 5pm
At Southgate, Halifax Town Centre
Enjoy yourself at this free event with stalls, military vehicles, equipment, a medical tent and full field kitchen, plus much more.
Official Opening of Armed Forces Event on Southgate by the Mayor of Calderdale at 11am
Representatives from the armed forces will be there, so come along and find out more aboutmilitary life past and present.
The town received a Royal Charter on 24 February 1317 from King Edward II allowing it to host a weekly market, as well as two fairs a year.
On 15 June 2017 – 14:00 to 17:00 take a short walk around Elland exploring its history with a knowledgeable local guide. Then return to the library to do creative writing inspired by the walk. For more information about this FREE event contact Elland Library on 01422 374472 or email email@example.com.
This ambitious project is made by and with the communities of Calderdale and will tell stories of a valley and people shaped by water and performed by a large community cast who will take the audience on a musical odyssey along the Calder Valley.
If you can’t make it to the Halifax Gala on Saturday why not go down to join in with the Elland Lane Children’s Treat.
Huddersfield Amateur Football Club are holding a free fun day for all! Includes bouncy castle, rodeo bull, photo booth and more on Saturday 10 June 11 am – 4 pm. The event is being held at Huddersfield Amateur Football Club, Old Earth, Elland Lane, Elland, HX5 9ES.
HAFC was established in 1905 and currently run four senior men’s teams in the Yorkshire Amateur League (formerly the Yorkshire Old Boys League) and a full boys junior section (see HAFC JUNIORS).
The on and off pitch facilities just outside Elland, between Huddersfield and Halifax, are some of the best in amateur football in the whole of West Yorkshire.
New members are always welcome! For further details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Register now for the Summer Mountain Bike Challenge in aid of Overgate Hospice. On Sunday 18 June starting at 9 am from Overgate Hospice you can take either an 18 or 26 mile route. Registration is £18 pre-entry or £25 on the day. You can register at mbc.overgatehospice.org.uk email email@example.com or call fundraising on 01422 387121.