Between 1831 and 1890 thousands of local Sunday School children would come together in The Piece Hall over Whitsuntide for The Big Sing. It’s been recorded that up to 34,000 would pack the vast courtyard for this popular event and celebration of song. On 25 May 2018 The Piece Hall Trust in partnership with Calderdale Music Trust and Music … Continue reading Big Sing At Piece Hall
A new campaign is asking us all to take five minutes to think before we commit to act on a text or email, with the aim of stopping the rising tide of fraud and scams. Most people think they wouldn’t fall for a fraudulent text or email, but criminals are more sophisticated than ever. Take … Continue reading Avoid Fraud, Take Five!
Hay fever is usually worse between late March and September, especially when it's warm, humid and windy. This is when the pollen count is at its highest. Here's the NHS's advice on how to cope with the condition - Check if you have hay fever Symptoms of hay fever include: sneezing and coughing a runny … Continue reading How to cope with Hay Fever
The NHS has a great feature on its website called Fitness Studio - it's a collection of fitness, movement, flexibility and strength exercises. Whilst physical exercise isn't something we can all enjoy, there's a great range of options if you are looking to boost your fitness with some extra exercise? Aerobic Exercise Aerobics (Level: Beginner) … Continue reading NHS Fitness Videos
April marks the beginning of the new tax year, bringing changes to tax and benefits rates. But do you know how these changes will affect you and what you now may be entitled to? Age UK have a really useful online Benefits Calculator that can help you to easily work out what you're owed. So … Continue reading Check Your Benefits Online
Stress is a common part of life that can often leave us feeling upset, burnt out and overloaded. In a fast-paced modern world with many responsibilities it can be easy to forget to look after ourselves properly and fall prone to the effects of stress. Stress can affect you both physically and mentally from health … Continue reading What Can I Do About Stress?
Calderdale and Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Groups need your help to design a future service for wheelchair users. They invite you to two events to help them do this. The two events will be held in one central location ‘The Holiday Inn’, Clifton Village, West Yorkshire, Brighouse, HD6 4HW and they would like your support to … Continue reading Have Your Say! Wheelchair Service for Calderdale
Packed with over 180 reviews of accessible and inspiring days out, there’s something for everyone in the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain. The Guide aims to inspire and support people with diverse needs in enjoying the best of Britain’s attractions – whatever their disability. Now in its 10th year, the Guide is an ideal planning tool … Continue reading The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain
Hebden Bridge now has a brand new website, created and run by local people and full of useful information on local events, shops, businesses and activities. http://hebdenbridge.org/
Experts agree that practicing what is known as good 'sleep hygiene' can make an important contribution to getting a good night’s sleep. But this is just another way of saying that you need to get into good habits if you are to achieve consistently good sleep. Most experts agree that adults need somewhere between seven … Continue reading Simple Tips For Getting a Good Night’s Sleep