Category: Older Babies and Toddlers

Pick up a bargain at new dedicated bump, baby and tots charity shop

Pick up a bargain at new dedicated bump, baby and tots charity shop

| November 17, 2017 | Reply

A NEW charity shop dedicated to all things bump, baby and beyond is opening in Elland. Overgate’s Little Stars will be selling pre-loved items for pregnancy and children from birth to seven to raise funds for Overgate Hospice. There will also be a selection of new goods ideal for baby shower presents. As well as […]

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Mums in Calderdale invited to get more active

Mums in Calderdale invited to get more active

| November 9, 2017 | Reply

A push to get mums and their children moving has launched in Calderdale. Mums’ Team is a drive to encourage families to be more active by joining in and leading sporty sessions – from walks to cycle rides and pram pushes to games. The idea, from the Yorkshire Sport Foundation, is being backed by Calderdale […]

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Little ones invited to sing with top early years music expert at Busy Babies

Little ones invited to sing with top early years music expert at Busy Babies

| November 1, 2017 | Reply

One of the UK’s leading experts in early childhood music is coming to sing with Calderdale’s tots. Lucinda Geoghegan will be leading the Bookstart Busy Babies sessions at The Imaginarium in the Central Library and Archives in Halifax on Thursday, November 9. Calderdale Council’s Early Years Librarian and Bookstart Co-ordinator Ben Lawrence, who runs Busy […]

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Calderdale parents needed to become secret diners

Calderdale parents needed to become secret diners

| June 8, 2017 | Reply

An investigation into the food served to children across Calderdale is recruiting parents to become secret diners. Out to Lunch has spent the last four years surveying children’s food at some of the most popular restaurant chains in the UK and now they are coming to Calderdale. They want to know whether local eateries are […]

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Calderdale parents asked for their views on plans to boost free childcare hours

Calderdale parents asked for their views on plans to boost free childcare hours

| September 13, 2016 | Reply

Calderdale Council wants parents’ views about a proposed forthcoming boost to free childcare and education hours. From September 2017, working parents of three and four year olds could be entitled to 15 hours of free early education plus up to 15 hours of free childcare. To help plan for the change and ensure there are […]

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Share your views on Calderdale’s children’s centres

Share your views on Calderdale’s children’s centres

| August 16, 2016 | Reply

Calderdale Council wants to hear about your experiences of the district’s children’s centres. The council is asking parents, carers and families to share their views so that it can build on what works best and provide what people want. To find out more about the visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/ChildrensCentres or call Melissa on 01422 392439. The council […]

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Help shape the future of health visiting and school nursing services in Kirklees

Help shape the future of health visiting and school nursing services in Kirklees

| May 13, 2016 | Reply

Parents in Kirklees are being invited to join a project to shape the future of health visiting and school nursing services in the area. Locala is setting up a working group to support the redesign of the services and wants parents to be part of it. Those interested will need to attend some meetings but will […]

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Smokers urged not to light up in Calderdale’s play areas

Smokers urged not to light up in Calderdale’s play areas

| April 11, 2016 | Reply

Smokers will be asked not to light up in Calderdale’s playgrounds. Play areas across the borough will be signed as smoke-free as part of a push to cut smoking. A spokeswoman for Calderdale Council said: “At Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on March 7 it was agreed that all council-owned children’s play areas would be designated […]

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WIN tickets to see We’re Going on a Bear Hunt stage show in Calderdale

WIN tickets to see We’re Going on a Bear Hunt stage show in Calderdale

| February 29, 2016 | Reply

A lively and musical adaptation of the award-winning book We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is coming to Calderdale. The Victoria Theatre in Halifax will host the stage adaptation which comes direct from a smash hit West End and international tour from Friday, March 25 until Sunday, March 27. And the theatre has teamed up […]

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WIN ticket to see Peppa’s live show in Halifax and meet her afterwards!

WIN ticket to see Peppa’s live show in Halifax and meet her afterwards!

| January 11, 2016 | 2 Replies

Peppa Pig is coming to Halifax – and your little one could meet her! Little Feet has teamed up with The Victoria Theatre in Halifax to offer one reader a family ticket to see the little pink toddler and pre-school favourite’s live show. The winner will also be treated to the chance to take part […]

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