Poem by Hina

Refugee Week got off to a good start in Calderdale this morning with a launch organised solely by experts with experience. In case you have not heard of ‘experts with experience’ before it covers asylum seekers and refugees. Among the many contributions were a poem by Hina: We are not Alone, We can not walk […]

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Refugee Week 14-20 June 2021


Refugee Week is happening from 14th to 20th June 2021 in various places in Calderdale. Some events are online and some are in person but they are all free to attend. More information at Home | Calderdale Valley of Sanctuary (cityofsanctuary.org) There are many events that could be highlighted but here are a few: Throughout […]

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Another Walk


Another lovely walk dring school holiday in Hardcastle Cragg with these three mums and their seven children. The stepping stones at Gibson Mill were particularly popular with the children – with a couple of them getting wet feet. However, the sun was shining and it was very warm – but not the water. Many thanks […]

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Walking groups started


We had a very nice walk at Hardcastle Crags today with our Rochdale friends and some of our volunteers. We started off in bright sunshine, had some rain and hail before we got to Gibson Mill where we had a lunch prepared by Beryl. The Bluebells and Wild Garlic were flowing in their thousands. Nice […]

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