Monthly Archives: October 2014

Kirklees Deaf Children’s Society – upcoming events

Kirklees Deaf Children’s Society (KDCS) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 13th November at 7pm. The venue will be the Huddersfield Deaf Club, 53A Trinity Street, Huddersfield HD1 4DN. As well as a short business meeting, Hearing Dogs … Continue reading

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Weekends for families with deaf children aged 0 – 4 years old

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is organising the following weekends for families of young deaf children to take place in January and February 2015. Date: 7th – 8th February 2015 Venue: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Sheffield Park, Chesterfield … Continue reading

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National Psoriasis Awareness Week 1st – 7th November 2014

Psoriasis is a skin condition caused by accelerated skin growth, resulting in flaky, crusty patches of skin, which can feel itchy and sore. These patches usually appear on the creases of elbows and knees, the scalp and lower back areas, … Continue reading

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Batley Bulldogs new Cheerleading classes for young people of all abilities – launch date 28th October 2014

Batley Bulldogs Rugby Club will be launching its official cheerleading classes on Tuesday 28th October 2014. Cheerleading will take place under the name of “Batley Xplosion”, and will offer regular classes based at the Batley Bulldogs Stadium and support the … Continue reading

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Workshop – Improving health for people with a serious mental illness – 10th November 2014

People with serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, over a protracted period of time can also find their physical health seriously affected. The University of Huddersfield recently highlighted that a recent publication has shown that people with … Continue reading

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PCAN Annual General Meeting – Monday 24th November 7pm-9.30pm

Our Annual General Meeting is taking place on Monday 24th November between 7pm – 9.30pm at Northorpe Hall, 53 Northorpe Lane, Mirfield WF14 0QL. Please come along so that we can share with you what PCAN has been doing over the past year … Continue reading

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Children & Families Act (SEND) – Parent/carer information sessions

Information events about the Children & Families Act and what effect this will have on the way services will work across Kirklees are taking place on the following dates in November 2014: 13th November, 7 – 9pm.  At the Al-Hikmah … Continue reading

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Inclusive walks during October & November

Don’t forget Experience Community will be holding some inclusive walks on the following dates in October: Tuesday 21st October at Oakwell Hall – meet at 1pm Thursday 30th October along the Huddersfield Broad Canal – meet at 11am They have also published … Continue reading

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International Stammering Awareness Day – 22nd October 2014

Next week families and organisations around the world will be raising awareness about stammering / stuttering. Here is an information sheet that was written by 10 year old Kane, to share with his friends and teachers at school.  We think … Continue reading

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World Osteoporosis Day – 20th October 2014

This year World Osteoporosis Day is focusing on osteoporosis in men.  Around 1 in 5 men over the age of 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease which gradually weakens the bones, which can … Continue reading

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