North Halifax Community Launch the Daisy Chain Café

Local services, ward councilors, residents, school children and even dogs came to Halifax Rugby Union Club this week to support the launch of the Daisy Chain Café. Daisy Chain Café is a new community run, monthly meeting place in Ovenden run by volunteers and partners from the North Halifax Staying Well Steering Group who are working towards… Continue reading North Halifax Community Launch the Daisy Chain Café

Put t’kettle on love – let’s have a brew

Tea & Talk is a national fundraising event which takes place on or around World Mental Health Day - 10 October each year. All you have to do is get together a group of friends, family or colleagues, put the kettle on and invite them to make a donation to the Mental Health Foundation - it’s… Continue reading Put t’kettle on love – let’s have a brew

The Last Memory – a play about living with dementia

Friday 5 October 2018, 7.30pm - 10.30pm. At Sowerby Bridge Working Mens Club, 13 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AL Dementia Friendly Sowerby Bridge presents ‘The Last Memory’, a play about a father living with dementia. This is a free event but there is a suggested donation of £5. A Q&A session will follow after the show. For… Continue reading The Last Memory – a play about living with dementia

Islam & Mental Health – Ladies only event

Ladies only event on Wednesday 10th October 2018 Find out more about Mental Health? Thinking of how to look after ourselves Urdu & Punjabi speakers Service Providers will be available to answer your questions At Madni Mosque, Gibbet Street, Halifax HX1 5LE starting 9.30am to 1.00pm Refreshments will be available. Please come and join us! For further… Continue reading Islam & Mental Health – Ladies only event

Happy Days Relaunch

Saturday 29 September 2018, 12pm onwards. Brand new menus with FREE samples. New decor. Face Painting Refreshments Special Guests Children's Activities and Entertainment Happy Days is a charity and social enterprise based in Sowerby Bridge, helping to support homeless and vulnerable people across Calderdale. They also run a not for profit cafe and bike shop,… Continue reading Happy Days Relaunch

Dementia Friendly Communities Week 30 Sep – 7 Oct 2018

We've been working really hard to pull together the final programme for the Dementia Friendly Communities Week. We recommend booking for any of the workshops or information sessions as places are limited. You can book a FREE place via Eventbrite for the following: Sunday 30 September Memory Walks for Alzheimer's Society - book on a… Continue reading Dementia Friendly Communities Week 30 Sep – 7 Oct 2018

Communities can do amazing things when you let them

Staying Well, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Todmorden Community: A case study: In late 2016 Calderdale Division Prevention Team of West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service contacted the Staying Well project to talk about how they might be able to help them pilot a new initiative about the way they conducted home… Continue reading Communities can do amazing things when you let them