strong>Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees are offering free mobility scooter hire in the run up to Christmas from their Choices Centre shop in Halifax town centre. We would like to offer a helping hand to anyone who has difficulty getting around the shops to get their Christmas shopping done.
This special promotion starts on Saturday 8 and will run through to Saturday 22 December when mobility scooter and wheelchair hire will be absolutely free from the Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees.
You can find the Choices Centre at 4-6 Woolshops, Halifax HX1 1RJ.
To avoid disappointment, telephone to book your scooter 01422 399830.
PS: Don’t forget to let Karen know if you are going
Overgate Hospice Choir is delighted to welcome the gifted young players of the Elland Silver Youth Band and conductor Samantha Harrison to the Choir’s popular carol concert on Saturday 17 December, 7pm at Halifax Minster, Causeway, Halifax (click here for a map).
Don’t know what to buy as a gift for Christmas ? Visit the Piece Hall shops! As the UK’s economic sitution grows tougher, there’s never been a more important time to shop local and support Calderdale businesses.
There are over 30 lovely shops in the Piece Hall that sell all kinds of gifts for Christmas (and beyond). You could pick up a one of kind lamp for someone special from Gina B Glass, or a jigsaw for your Dad from Red Patch, or how about your own personalised Christmas Cake topper from Little You, or a fancy new guitar strap for a budding musician from Maestro Music, or a collectible teddy for your little sister from Serendipity.
Or treat yourself to a good read on a cold winters night by popping along to the Piece Hall Book-shop, whilst munching on your favourite toffee from Sweet Memories snuggled up in a home-made blanket made from wool bought at Three Bags Full in your vintage pyjamas from Purple Rabbit or Vintage Darling.
Enjoy music while you shop! 12 noon – 2 pm:
- 17 December – Littleborough Brass Band
- 18 December – Royal British Legion Band.
- Winter Wonderland Fun Fair: 16 – 24 December . Rides and Stalls for all the family
To view a full lists of shops in the Piece Hall visit the website: www.thepiecehall.co.uk/shopping There is so much to choose from, all under one unique and beautiful building!
For more information on local shopping and hidden gems throughout Calderdale, visit the Totally Locally website: www.totally-locally.co.uk
We’ve two seats left on our trip to Skipton Christmas Market this Sunday – if you and a friend would like to join us, please read the information below and phone the Neighbourhood Schemes Team on 01422 393794 before 4pm Friday to book your seats!
By popular demand we have organised another coach trip, in conjunction with Arrow Coaches:
Skipton Yuletide Festival and Christmas Market
Sunday 11th December
The Yuletide Festival is an ideal opportunity to sample a great atmosphere – and to bag yourself a pre-Christmas bargain at the same time. In fact, you could do all of your Christmas shopping in one go at the fabulous range of independent shops, market stalls and famous high street brands. Skipton also has two department stores – and a fabulous range of places to eat and drink. The day’s entertainment culminates in a spectacular light procession.
Leaving from Halifax Bus Station (Stand F) at 9.40am and setting off back from Skipton around 4.30/5pm.
Cost: £8.00 per person
* BOOKING ESSENTIAL * Please phone the Neighbourhood Schemes Team on 01422 393794 if you would like to reserve a seat.