We now have a charity shop and community store at The Hive, come and grab a bargain.
Open daily 9 - 3.30
Community Foundation For Calderdale Grant
The Hive have been fortunate to receive a grant award of two thousand pounds from the Community Foundation For Calderdale. This was donated via the Kathleen Mary Denham Legacy.
The grant will be used to partly fund and extend our guided exercise programme which is being taught by an experienced professional trainer.
The Rescue Post, Mytholmroyd, with the clients from The Hive standing by one of the rescue vehicles.
Ibrar tries his hand in the rescue vehicle
On Monday, 20th May, 2019, the clients, volunteers and staff of The Hive were fortunate enough to be invited to visit the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team.
After being treated to a lovely cup of refreshing tea, we were shown a film which featured many of the scenarios in which the rescuers may find themselves.
It included mountain rescue of injured climbers, assistance given in circumstances of fire and flood, the use of sniffer dog and the use of rescue helicopters.
We were told that there were approximately 50 volunteers at any given time who all received training for using the equipment and things like first aid. The volunteers have one training evening per week.
Most of the volunteers have a full time job and very understanding employers who will release them when an emergency is announced.
Lastly, the CVSRT people showed us their equipment and explained what they were used for and they gave us a practical display.
It was a thoroughly absorbing and informative visit and we were made to feel very welcome. Thank you to Dr. Rebecca Freeman, Alistair Morris and Malcolm Rogers for the film show, talk and display.
The service costs 35 thousand pounds a year to run but they receive no official funding and would be grateful for any financial help and support.
TOWN HALL VISIT
The clients of The Hive paid a special visit to the Town Hall on Wednesday, 21st August 2019.
Firstly, they broke new ground when they underwent basic training in Safeguarding with tutor, Kirsty Dutton. The clients showed a lot of interest and asked relevant questions. We hope this will help them in their own personal lives.
Secondly, they were given a tour of the Town Hall and
a few facts about the history this important building.
Our clients reported that they has thoroughly enjoyed their day, both the training and the tour of the buildings facilities.
THANK YOU TO THE TOWN HALL TEAM
From Friday,9th August 2019, our shop will be
closed for major refurbishment.
Watch this space for a future announcement.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
We have news, we have very big news.
We proud and excited to announce the The Hive is moving to bigger premises in the centre of Halifax. This move will open up even greater opportunities for our clients to develop their life skills and provide new learning opportunities.
We are taking over the old Yorkshire Linen premises in King Edward Street.
More news and announcements to follow.
We are hoping to have moved in by late October 2019