Tag Archives: disability

FREE Healthy Cooking Classes


It’s a First!!… Wheelchair Cheerleading

Free Scooter hire from Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees this Christmas

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.

Cuts to disability benefits – two public meetings

CUTS TO DISABILITY BENEFITS: 2 Public Meetings facilitated by Healthy Minds.

  • Monday 23rd July, 2-4pm, Todmorden Fire Station, Stansfield Rd, Todmorden, OL14 5DL
  • Wednesday 25th July, 2-4pm, Meeting Room, Halifax Central Library, Northgate, Halifax HX1 1UN

Are you unable to work because of mental health difficulties?

Do you feel anxious about possible cuts to your benefits?

Do you feel your mental health is misunderstood by the benefits agency?

Would you like to meet with other people to discuss ideas and to share experiences?

For more information about these sessions please call Healthy Minds onĀ 01422 438722.

Healthy Minds, Calderdale’s only independent mental health charity, would like to bring people together to discuss changes /cuts in disability benefits, and to explore ways we can respond to these changes. Click here to visit their website: http://www.healthymindscalderdale.co.uk/index2.html