The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield & District Branch are hosting their third Big Walkies – a sponsored dog walk for both 2 legged and 4 legged supporters to help raise funds for their local RSPCA Centre.
The 3k walk will take place in the beautiful grounds of Shibden Park, Halifax on Sunday 24 September at 11am. All sponsorship raised will go towards providing care, training and rehabilitation to the current – and future – animals looking for their forever homes in Calderdale and Kirklees.
Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome and there’s even more to experience on the day with fun stalls and games for the whole family and their pooches to enjoy.
This year Fay Gibbons (RSPCA Events Coordinator) will be taking on the role of lead walker along with one of the centre’s lucky pooches! Fay said “I can’t wait for the return of the Big Walkies to Shibden Park this year. We always have such fun with the local community and it’s an event that really helps us raise awareness of the amazing animal welfare work our branch does and gives us the opportunity to raise vital funds to support this work too.”
“It really is a beautiful, scenic walk and it’s great to see so many excited pooches flock to Shibden Park for the best walk ever! I couldn’t help but get involved with the walk myself and I hope this will give us the opportunity to show off some of our current doggy residents looking for their forever homes. We hope to see lots of people and pooches there but if you can’t make it and still want to support us, you can donate through our justgiving page too.”
To register please visit www.rspca-halifaxandhuddersfield.org.uk It’s only £5 and once you’ve signed up, you will receive a Big Walkies Participant Pack and Big Walkies wristband. All sponsorship raised will go directly to the local RSPCA Halifax and Huddersfield Centre, which is a self funded branch of the National RSPCA responsible for raising their own funds within the local area.
For more information or any enquiries please contact Fay on 07399 587618 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Friends of Shibden Park have now completed the play train project which is proving to be a great success with visitors to the park both young and old, the group were successful in securing a £500 Northowram and Shelf ward forum grant, which was used for the carved seats and perimeter fencing.
After mending the footbridge the Friends of Shibden Park moved onto creating the play train next to the Mereside cafe and this was unveiled by the Mayor of Calderdale in July.
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The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield & District Branch are hosting their second Big Walkies – a sponsored dog walk for pooches and their owners to show their support for their local RSPCA Centre.
Sunday 25 September at 11am
At Shibden Park, Godley Ln, Halifax, HX3 6XG
To register please visit www.rspca.org.uk/bigwalkies it’s only £10 and once you’ve signed up, you will receive a Big Walkies Participant Pack, T shirt and dog bandana.
All sponsorship raised will go directly to the local RSPCA Halifax and Huddersfield Centre, which is a self funding branch of the National RSPCA responsible for raising their own funds within the local area.
Join in the fun and see the Mayor officially open a newly refurbished Play Area in
Shelf Hall Park with FREE face painting and refreshments for children.
Saturday 17 September 2016 – 12.15pm to 2.15pm
At Shelf Hall Park, Halifax Road, Shelf, Halifax, HX3 7NT
Artist Marguerita Evans will be creating a large scale piece of art using recycled materials with families or playschemes in this FREE event at Ogden.
The event runs for two days on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 July 2016
Although the event is FREE to attend, booking is essential and can be done by email to email@example.com or telephone 01422 284415 (Answer Phone).
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- Which day you’d like to attend.
- Attending full day or half a day.
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