Halifax Boys’ Brigade Officers Run for Overgate

The Halifax Boys’ Brigade Battalion are pleased to announce that the charity for their 2011 – 2012 Appeal is the Overgate Hospice. On Sunday 20th May 2012 3 Officers of the Halifax Boys’ Brigade Battalion are running the Bupa Great Manchester 10K Run to raise money for the Overgate Hospice!!! David Fox, Richard Smith and Robert Batty are members of the Halifax Boys’ Brigade and are also Instructors with the Halifax BBGB Band and give up a lot of their time to help others. Please support them along their way by donating at the website below. https://www.justgiving.com/OvergatehospiceBB

Needles & Pins

Whether you are new to these crafts or an expert, this group is for everyone to come along to. Learn new skills and most of all, have fun!

The group is FREE to attend and an opportunity for inspiration, relaxation and a chance to meet new people.

When  – Needles & Pins takes place on Saturdays

28th April, 26th May, 23rd June  and  21st July 2012  

Drop in any time between 10.30am and 2.30pm

Where – Akroyd Library (in Bankfield Museum, Boothtown)

Cost – FREE! No need to book, just turn up and join in.


Contact Wendy Drury on 01422 352277                                 

(Please note that the library itself will close at 12.30pm.)

Do you fancy becoming a Leader… Run Leaders Required!!

Leadership in Running Fitness Course

Do you fancy becoming a Leader… Run Leaders Required!!

The Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) course addresses barriers to participation in running finding ways of appealing to those not traditionally attracted to running clubs. 

Would you love to get more of your friends running?  Perhaps you already take a running group for a club and want to help them improve?  Maybe a few of you at work run at lunchtime but you would like to make your training more enjoyable and purposeful.  The leadership in Fitness course is designed for people just like you!

Once qualified, you’ll have the skills and insurance needed to deliver fun and safe sessions to groups of runners with different abilities, including new runners and those who already run but want to progress.

You will also be able to register your running group, whatever form it takes, as an Official Run England group.

Benefits include:

  • 1 day course (no assessment)
  • The course will cost £30.00* instead of the usual £110.00!!!which includes Insurance.   All the training needed to start a group * conditions apply; We would like them to set up a running group which should operate for 10 weeks (it would great if they want to carry on afterwards) at least.
  • Potential income from charging £1 – £2 per person
  • Promotional materials provided

If you interested in being involved please contact:
Dawn Treanor for further details dawn.treanor@calderdale.gov.uk or 01422 264 742

Free Internet & e-mail taster sessions

Thursday 29 March 2012 at King Cross Library 10am-2pm

Would you like to learn more about pc’s, the internet and sending e-mails?  Contact staff at King Cross Library for details of free 1 hour tuition sessions to be held on Thursday 29 March 2012 between 10am-2pm at the Library.

Tel: 01422 288028 / 288084