Calderdale Way 40th Birthday Competition

Photographers of all ages and experience are invited to enter the Calderdale Way 40th Birthday Photographic Competition. We’re looking for photographs that illustrate what makes the Calderdale Way such a distinctive long distance walk. The photographer of the winning image will win a Family Day Pass to Shibden Hall and have the image showcased on … Continue reading Calderdale Way 40th Birthday Competition

Overgate Hospice Fundraiser at Westgate Arcade

Halifax North & East Blog

The fundraising team from Overgate Hospice will down at Westgate Arcade from Thursday 16 August to Saturday 18 August.

Harold the Hospice Hare will be there along with Teddy Tombola and Hook a Duck.

You can sign up for Midnight Walk and Firewalk and the Overgate Lottery.

Westgate Hamper Raffle – prizes worth over £200.

It’s going to be amazing and for such a worthy cause!

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Drop-in Sessions for Domestic Abuse Support Services

Halifax North & East Blog

Staying Safe Calderdale offer Drop-in Sessions at the following venues in Calderdale and offer:

  • Domestic abuse support
  • Safety advice,
  • Access to legal advice

Todmorden Community College, Burnley Rd, Todmorden OL14 7BX
(1st & 3rd Thursday every month 10:00am-12:00pm)
02/08/18, 16/08/18, 06/09/18, 20/09/18, 04/10/18 & 18/10/18
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Innovations Children’s Centre, Cousin Lane, Ovenden, HX2 8DQ
(2nd & 4th Thursday every month 10:00am-12:00pm)
09/08/18, 23/08/18, 13/09/18, 27/09/18, 11/10/18 & 25/10/18
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Queen’s Road Neighbourhood Centre, Queens Rd, HX1 4NE
Monthly drop-in on 1st Tuesday of the month 10:00am-12:00pm

For more information and details of wider services please contact Staying Safe Calderdale on 01422 323339.

Please note: more dates will be announced shortly

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Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival 2018

It's back! The weekend of Saturday 1 September and Sunday 2 September 2018, 10:00am-6:30pm (or later). The Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival is one of only a few instances of this particular English tradition still being celebrated annually. Rushbearing itself dates back several centuries to the time when church floors consisted of little more than stone flags or beaten earth and rushes were … Continue reading Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival 2018