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A hope for action in the lead up to #COP26
Ahead of the COP26 conference later this month, Calderdale Council spoke to staff, partners and businesses from across Calderdale about what they’d like to see come from COP26. Click here to watch a video summarising what they said. What are the key issues you’d like to see discussed at COP26? Join the conversation on social media using the hashtags #COP26 and #ClimateActionCdale
‘Let’s Grow’ comes to Halifax
Wed 27 & Thurs 28 October, 11-4pm at Halifax Borough Market.
NEW from the co-creator of the award winning TV show, ‘Mr. Bloom’s Nursery’. ‘Let’s Grow’ is coming to the heart of Halifax this half term, transforming spaces in its historic Borough Market and it’s FREE.
The ‘Let’s Grow’ pop-up Allotment is free to explore, with its charming family of baby fruits and vegetables to meet, along with their friendly Vegetable Nannies. There will be street art games to play, make & take family workshops, a treasure trail to follow and you can even help urban street artists to transform some unused market stalls into giant pieces of art!
Love Your Local Market 2021
The message for this year’s Love Your Local Market is clear – markets are back; they are at the heart of their local communities and high street and offer exciting low entry and low cost business opportunities.
Many markets rose to the challenges of the last 18 months by offering new services, online shopping and delivery services and it is clear that a rediscovery of their importance for local communities and our high streets is underway.
Show your local market some love; find out more here.
Halifax Festival of Words
Halifax’s independent Festival of Words will be returning for the third time from October 22nd to 24th, bringing you its popular mix of readings, live music, spoken word and DJ sets across five Halifax venues, including the Albay Arcade in Halifax Borough Market. Find out more here: https://www.halifaxfestivalofwords.com/
- Tonight! “Welcome to Yorkshire!” – St. Augustine’s Centre Halifax is presenting a FREE special event at temperanceteaandcoffee, “Welcome to Yorkshire!”, as part of the Halifax Festival of Words tonight Friday 22 October – 6:30 – 7:30pm. Some of the centre members will be performing their own poetry and spoken word – you don’t want to miss it!
Your views on Older People’s Care Homes in Calderdale are important
Calderdale Council and NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) along with other providers and professionals are committed to working together to build sustainable and quality services to improve the quality of life of older people who live in nursing or residential care homes. Their aim is to gather as many views and experiences as we can so we have an understanding of what really matters to the people who live, work or have a relative/friend who lives in a Calderdale older people’s care home. Please click here to take you to the survey that is relevant for you to complete.
Safe Online – From Fake News to Extremism in a Digital Age
A training sessions from The Peace Museum in Bradford exploring false news and online propaganda. Together, we will explore how to tell if information online is suspect or distorts the truth, and what to do if you see online material that promotes extremism.Dates & Booking Links:
Tues 2 November 4pm to 5pm – https://safeonlinetraining-t2nov.eventbrite.co.uk
Wed 24 November 4pm to 5pm – https://safeonlinetraining-w24nov.eventbrite.co.uk
Tues 7 December 6pm to 7pm – https://safeonlinetraining-t7dec.eventbrite.co.uk
For further information, please contact Adnan Ahmed (Prevent Engagement Officer) on 07866 844718.
Harnessing Diversity Grant Fund – Together Housing Group
Funding for small community activity/projects to promote diversity and community cohesion within Together Housing Group’s or Pendleton Together’s operating area. The fund is open to residents, staff and members of the community. The minimum amount you can apply for is £100 and the maximum is £1,000. We can allocate no more than £10,000 of grant per year. See the attached document for more information. Application form
Yorkshire Integration Festival 2021
Join Migration Yorkshire on Friday 19th November, for a fantastic virtual event. You will hear from a range of local and national speakers and stakeholders, and find out about the excellent integration work that communities up and down Yorkshire and Humber are doing.
With the theme of ‘Rebuilding together in a changing world’, the Festival will showcase and celebrate our region’s success in integrating refugees, asylum seekers, and other migrants. Use this link to register your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/yorkshire-integration-festival-2021-registration-185653483567
Tell Tracy – Police and Crime Plan Consultation
Under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, the Mayor must produce a Police and Crime Plan which sets out the strategic policing and crime priorities for West Yorkshire, and how she plans to meet them.
It is important that all our communities and partners have their say, and this includes the views of women and girls and victims of crime.
Your views and the information collected in this survey will be used to ensure the Mayor, along with her Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Alison Lowe, is focusing activity and funding on the areas of greatest need and of greatest concern to the people of West Yorkshire.
More here: https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk
Grab a Jab – No need to book!
Find a walk-in coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination site. Dates and times are available at www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/covid-19-vaccination/grabajab. More clinics are added each week so keep checking for details. You do not need to be registered with a GP or have an NHS number to attend these walk-in clinics.
These walk-in clinics are subject to change due to demand and vaccine availability. Please check the type of vaccines being administered at each site. You can also book a vaccination appointment at www.nhs.uk/coronavirus
Community Mental Health Transformation Team Leader – Healthy Minds
£27,809 per year
Healthy Minds is seeking an experienced Team Leader to shape changes in how mental health provision is developed in Calderdale as part of the national Mental Health Transformation plan. This is an exciting, 2-year post in which you will be responsible for the development and operational management of a new team of Emotional Health and Well-being workers, who will be employed by Healthy Minds while being recruited from, and working in, local communities as part of a new trailblazing model. More ifo here: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/community-mental-health-transformation-team-leader/781068?tsId=8
Immediate Start: Hand Fulfilment Job Opportunities – The Flow Group
We have many fantastic hand fulfilment job opportunities with an immediate start. We have amazing pay in place for you – with up to 25% performance bonus above minimum wage, which gives you the opportunity of earning £11.14 per hour! This varies according to age. At The Flow Group, we are looking for temporary staff who can start immediately on a zero-hour contract in our hand fulfilment department. The work is to see us through our busy September to December period, assembling, collating, and packing. Apply Now – Career (theflowgroup.co.uk)
Family Outreach Worker – Jubilee Children’s Centre
We are looking for a family outreach worker who has what it takes. Do you? For all the details and to apply, click the following link: https://regen.org.uk/jobs/4605/
Have a great weekend!
Inclusive Economy Team