FREE School Uniforms from Halifax YMCA — Halifax North & East Blog

Halifax YMCA has a large number of school uniforms that have been donated and are FREE to anyone. There are also some coats, shoes and reading bags. Similarly, if you have any unwanted uniforms, these can be dropped off at the YMCA office, Crossley Street, Halifax, Tel: 01422 353626 Last year the YMCA helped over […]

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Law change affects Boothtown planning application

An application has been approved by Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee for the removal of conditions on a site in Boothtown, Halifax. Planning permission was granted for the site on Woodside Road back in 2015 for the demolition of garages and the construction of 14 dwellings which was subject to a number of conditions. The application that appeared before the committee was to remove two of the conditions. The first was for the provision of the need for education and the second was for the provision of open space. It was agreed that the condition for education was not now necessary and although an upgrade to existing public open space would be desirable, the development would still be acceptable without those works.

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Not a Box – Junk Modelling at Halifax Central Library

Calderdale Lower Valley

Suitable for ages 4 – 10 this will be an exciting session on Saturday 30 June, 10:00am-11:00am or 11:30am-12:30am at the Imaginarium, Halifax Central Library and Archives. Inspired by the fun-filled book ‘Not a box!’ by Antoinette Portis. Just let your imagination run wild!

This is a junk modelling session for all the family.

Not a box is a beautifully designed book, celebrating the power of the imagination to transform even the most ordinary of objects into something magical.

A box is just a box unless it’s not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows.

Inspired by the memory of sitting in a box on her driveway with her brother, Antoinette Portis captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it actually becomes reality. Her simple, spare text and illustrations show…

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