Category Archives: Calderdale-wide

Support Overgate Hospice at Bradshaw Fun Day

Originally posted on Halifax North & East Blog:

Bradshaw Fun DayBradshaw Cricket Club and AMEY Calderdale invite you to a jam packed fun day in support of Overgate Hospice with stalls, childrens attractions, BBQ, live music and more.

Saturday 19 September 2015– 12.30pm to 11pm
Bradshaw Cricket Club, Bradshaw Ln, Halifax, HX2 9XB

Entry costs just £3 or £5 for two people and children go FREE.

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‘Golden Oldies’ Film Session at Luddendenfoot Civic Centre

NB: Please contact Heather Hartwell for exact details of the film to be shown

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Cafe Culture – Local stories and local people

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Talks begin at 2pm in Hebden Bridge Town Hall and cost £5 (£3 concessions)

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Autumn Science Talks for the wonderer in you

Originally posted on Halifax North & East Blog:

Have you ever wondered what an upside down tree is? Or why lemurs are only found on one island in the world?

What is the world’s biggest bird; the world’s commonest bird and its rarest; the only ones that can fly backwards?

Did you know there are ant colonies nearly 4000 miles long and that locusts can eat their own body weight in one day.  It would take you and I six months to do that!  

Why do we sleep? Over 25 years of a 75 years old person’s life has been spent asleep.
How much do we need and can we go without it?

Find out the answers to these questions and more at a series of science lectures every Tuesday at St Andrews church, Holmfield this September.

madagasca1 September  – The Wonders of Madagascar

8 September – Fascinating Birds

15 September – Amazing Insects

8 September – The…

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Support for your group from VAC

Originally posted on Halifax North & East Blog:

Voluntary Action Calderdale Training is available to Calderdale Voluntary and Community Groups working around Health.  Our training programme is tailored to the needs of the sector particularly for those working with or looking to work with the Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group.

 We provide training around:

  • Safeguarding
  • Equalities
  • Organisational Development
  • Funding
  • Partnership Working
  • And much more!

The Autumn/Winter 2015/16 training is now available to download from the Voluntary Action Calderdale site.

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Bank Holiday Waste Collections

Originally posted on Halifax North & East Blog:

Your waste and recycling collections will be one day later than usual during August Bank week – 31 August – 5 September.

All collections should be back to the usual scheduled day by Monday 7 September.

Household Waste Recycling Centres will be open as usual, operating Sunday opening hours on bank holidays

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Halifax Scientific Society presents a History of the Earth

Originally posted on Halifax North & East Blog:

History of earthA talk by Prof Albert Zijlstra, Professor in Astrophysics at the University of Manchester & Director of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics.

Tuesday 8 September 2015

7.30 pm

At Halifax Central Library, HX1 1UN (Free parking at rear)

Non-members welcome. Donations accepted at the door.

More information – http://calderdale-wildlife.blogspot.co.uk/

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