Volunteers Needed for Winter Homeless Shelter

Calderdale Lower Valley

The Gathering Place winter homeless shelter runs from Jan – Mar. If you are interested in volunteering as a Befriender, Evening Team Leader, Morning Support, Evening or Morning Cook, Kitchen Assistant or as an Overnight Volunteer, please get in touch.

Training for those wishing to help at the winter homeless shelter is now ongoing. If you want to volunteer, please contact The Gathering Place (details below) as soon as possible for information.

If you wish to help at all, please get in touch or visit them:

The Food and Support Drop In, C/o The Gathering Place, 1 St James Road, Halifax, HX1 1YS.

Telephone: 01422 647390

Email: fooddropin@gmail.com

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Come along to your next Siddal Ward Forum & PACT meeting, Wednesday 13th December, starts 7pm…



Meetings are attended by local ward Councillors, Calderdale Council staff, Police and local services on request. If you cannot attend a meeting but would like to raise a matter please contact the Halifax Central ward Forum team on 01422 365948 or email wardforumhalifaxcentral@calderdale.gov.uk

We look forward to seeing you there

Come along and have your say tonight at Sowerby Bridge Ward Forum & PACT meeting…

sowerbybridgenwfdec17Just a quick reminder…

Sowerby Bridge Ward Forum and Police and Communities Together meeting

Ward Forums are for people in Calderdale to get involved in what happens in your local area and discuss what is important to you. By working together we can talk about local issues and plan for the future. The meetings are a great place to meet your local councillors, Calderdale Council staff, police and other services we work with. The evenings start with refreshments and a chance to network and chat informally.

Monday 4th December 7.00pm start with refreshments and signing in from 6.30pm. St Paul’s Methodist Church, Tower Hill, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2EQ

Up for discussion:

  • Ward overview – Councillor Update
  • Police Update – Set your local priorities
  • Open Forum (Questions, Comments and suggestions)

For information on ward forums click here

Remember if you cannot get to a ward forum but would like to raise an issue, suggestion or comment on the area you live in ring the Halifax central ward forum team on 01422 365948 or email wardforumhalifaxcentral@calderdale.gov.uk

Coming Soon – Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children

Halifax North & East Blog

Friday 15 December is the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day

The slogan this year – ‘Make the World Better with a Sweater’.

Save the Children want to get schools, workplaces or just friends and colleagues to get involved and donate £2 to have a great excuse to flaunt your most fabulous, silly and bizarre festive knits.

You can sign up to this event and get fundraising ideas  at https://christmasjumperday.org/register

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