Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place on 1-7 June. It celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK. In Calderdale the Volunteer Centre has organised a ‘Volunteering Roadshow’ with promotional stalls at a number of locations across the Borough. On Monday/Tuesday 2nd/3rd June 10-3.30pm it will have a promotional stall next to Marks & Spencer in The Woolshops, Halifax. To find out more about the volunteer opportunities available locally (over 500) head to our stalls on these dates. Chat to our friendly staff and pick up your free guide to volunteering in Calderdale.
The roadshow is at Elland Market on 6th June (10-2pm) and Todmorden Market on Thursday 12th June 830-230pm
Contact Steve Blackman – 01422 356758 / firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
Citizens Advice Bureau is starting a new advice drop-in at Keighley Road Surgery, Illingworth for patients on a Tuesday morning, 9.30am – 12.30pm.
By appointment only, please ring the surgery on 0844 477 3417 or ask at reception.
Click here to visit the CAB website.
Come along to Beechwood Road Library on Saturday 15 September for the launch of its new-look community area, offering:
- Weekly internet taster sessions
- Monthly art and craft clubs
- Reader’s group display and promotion by members
- Permanent exhibition and photographs from Beechwood Road Local History Group
- Monthly Enterprise Club, offering small business advice (from 13 Sept, 1.30–3pm)
There will also be an Illustrated talk on the history of Whitehill Allotments (at 11.30 am), with display and library stock, a stall by Over 50’s Local Activity Group about local activities in Illingworth and Bradshaw, an art exhibition by Lee Mount Art Group and free refreshments.
Event times: 10 am – 4 pm
More information tel: 01422 244161
Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFFC) has set up a £10,000 Fund initially for voluntary organisations and individuals/families affected by the floods in the upper valley of Calderdale.
To donate to the Fund
Click on http://localgiving.com/charity/cffc/project/emergency-fund-for-june-2012-floods. So far £1,000 has been donated. OR
Text a donation FREE to Community Foundation for Calderdale…
Simply text CFFC01 £2/£5/£10 to 70070 OR
Visit www.cffc.co.uk to find out how to support CFFC through a Pledge or through Membership
Voluntary sector organisations affected by floods or giving direct support to flood victims should get in touch with CFFC.
If you require any volunteers to help with any clean-ups please give us a call at the Resource Centre and we will endeavor to get you some assistance
Community Foundation for Calderdale
The 1855 Building (First Floor), Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NG Tel: +44 (0)1422 349700