Advertise your 2017 Halloween and Bonfire events with us

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Are you holding a public Halloween or Bonfire event this year?.. Let us know and we will advertise it for you

Last year we received over 6,000 blog views in October and November as people started to look for local Halloween and Bonfire Night events to attend.

If you are holding a Halloween or Bonfire event this year and would like us to advertise for you, please email us here to have it featured in our Friday Flyer.

Note – The email subject is pre-written to ensure your event isn’t lost or overlooked!



National Cupcake Day June 15 – Alzheimer’s Society

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On Thursday 15 June from 11 am, Lower Valley Support services on Shannon Road, Rastrick HD6 3LD are holding  a National Cupcake Day in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s society to raise funds for them. A selection of buns and cakes will be available to buy and also refreshments will be available for a small fee. They will also be holding a raffle and 1 or 2 fun events. For further information on this event call Debbie on 01484 381200.

On National Cupcake Day people up and down the country in their thousands will be baking, buying and eating to turn up the heat on dementia – while having a ridiculous amount of fun.

We hope you can join us to help raise funds for this worthy cause.

For further information click on National Cupcake Day!

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Wheelchair tennis at Rastrick Tennis Club for ages 14+

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Take part in wheelchair tennis at an indoor venue which allows play in all weather for just £3 per session for anyone aged 14+ every Wednesday.

Starts Wednesday 1 March – 6pm to 7pm
At Rastrick Tennis Club, Carr Green Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3LT

Sessions open for wheelchair and non-wheelchair users and Sports wheelchairs are provided.

For information and to get involved contact Andy on 07876 718968

What to expect when your new baby arrives – 2017 Antenatal workshop

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Being pregnant (especially for the first time) can be extremely exciting and a very happy time as you prepare for your new arrival. However, it can also feel daunting at times and a little overwhelming as you realise the idea of bringing your child home for the first time.

Surestart and the Lower Valley Health Visitors team want to help you feel confident and reassured about those first few days and weeks after your baby has arrived.

So if you are 30 weeks+ then come along to our antenatal workshop and meet your new health visitor on the following dates!

  • Thursday 19 January 2017 – 6pm to 7.30pm at Elland Children’s Centre
  • Thursday 23 February 2017 – 6pm to 7.30pm at Field Lane Children’s Centre
  • Tuesday 7 March 2017 – 6pm to 7.30pm at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

To book a place on any of the sessions call Sure Start on 01484 714768

Carols and Christmas Tree Switch-On in Rastrick

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Watch the 2016 lighting of the Rastrick Christmas Tree with special guest the Mayor of Calderdale, carols led by Field Lane School pupils, festive music, sweets giveaway and the chance to
win one of 24 x £5 vouchers to spend in December with one of the local shops.

Wednesday 7 December 2016
By the Highfield Road Shops, Rastrick, HD6 3JA

Children have the chance to win switching on the lights.

Drop in Voice Your Choice Funding Bid Sessions

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Up to 65K can be awarded to the project voted for by the residents of Rastrick next year.

Any organisation, groups or individuals wanting to put in a bid for Rastrick Big Local Voice Your Choice 2017 – Theme “Health and Well Being” are welcome to discuss project proposals at any of our 3 drop in sessions.

  • Tuesday 15 November – 11:00 am – Arncliffe Centre Rastrick
  • Tuesday 22 November – 2:00pm – Arncliffe Centre Rastrick
  • Tuesday 29 November – 5:00pm – Arncliffe Centre Rastrick

Contact Danny Leech to book an appointment at danny.leechrblvyc@gmail.com or call 07544 684 954

Hold a stall at a Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning in Rastrick

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There are still a few tables left at the Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning so if you want to de-clutter before Christmas and make some money be sure to book a table for just £9.

The sale takes place on Saturday 12 November at St John’s Church Hall, Rastrick, HD6 1HN

If you would like to book a table please call 01484 710339

Creature Feature’s Children’s Workshop at Rastrick Library

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Local artist and author of the children’s book Creature’s Features, Guy Farrow, holds a story telling and painting workshop.

Saturday 22 October 2016 – From 11am
At Rastrick Library, Crowtrees Lane, Rastrick, Brighouse, HD6 3NE

  • Workshop for under 6’s 11am to 12noon – FREE
  • Workshop for over 6’s 1.30 to 3.30pm – Just £3 including drink

If you are interested in this event and would like to book, please contact Rastrick Library on 01484 714858