​​​​​Grange Moor Community Association

Grange Moor Matters

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

(February 2021)

 

The Coronavirus Pandemic has meant that our activities have been closed down since the middle of March last year with none of our regular events and activities taking place

 

As we move forward in February mass vaccinations have started and are progressing really well, leading to some optimism that we may see some resumption of “normality” during the year

 

 This could mean we may be able to consider re-starting the events and activities currently suspended at some point this year   

 

Coffee @ The Pavilion

Knit & Natter

Family Race Day

Community Litter Pick

Shuttle Eye Number 2 Shaft site clear up

Our New Lunch Club

Community Association Meetings

 

With other village groups and activities also may be able to re-start too

 

Grange Moor Brass Band

 

Coffee & Kids @ St Bartholomew’s Church

(Maybe open when schools go back in March – check then)

 

Grange Moor Bowling Club

 

Grange Moor Car Boot Sales (with hopes for this in the Summer 2021)

 

 

GRANGE MOOR LUNCH CLUB 

(Fish & Chip Teas delivered to your home)

 

Whilst we have not been able to entertain you with a meal out at one of great local restaurants as they remain closed, and likely to remain closed for a while longer, we have managed to provide food from our Lunch Club funds by means of our “Community Fish & Chips” take away Fish & Chip tea delivered to your door by our volunteers

 

We provided 5 of these meals in 2020 delivering 231 meals with 125 home deliveries during the year

 

Sadly, the latest Lock Down in January forced us to pause these deliveries for a short time whilst infection rates dropped, but we are delighted to tell you that we resumed our deliveries on Thursday 18 February with delivery of 58 portions to 26 homes

 

We know how much you have appreciated these meals, so hope that you will now be able to continue to receive these much-loved Fish & Chip teas from our very own Grange Moor Fisheries who provide such great support for these meals  

 

We have plans to deliver our Fish & Chip teas on the following dates

 

Thursday 25 March – Primary Recipients – Families

We will be really pleased to include those families who may be having a particularly tough time lately

 

Thursday 29 April – primary recipients – Supermarket workers (and their families

 

It is not our intention to exclude anyone from these meals, and whilst we give some “primary recipient” status at each meal, no one should feel excluded by this. We particularly welcome nominations from residents for others who, they feel, would welcome the delivery of one of the Fish & Chip teas.  

 

Thanks to resident nominations we are now reaching a wider range of our residents, who we hope can enjoy and appreciate the meals we are offering

 

This has only been only possible thanks to the grants we have been able to secure, and donations from local business and residents

 

The Community Association would, therefore, like to thank the following for their help and assistance in providing financial support for The Lunch Club and  our Community Fish & Chips

 

 

Kirkburton Parish Council and our local Parish Councilors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the kind donations from residents of Grange Moor, for which we are very grateful

 

Gary Folkes & Alexandra Walker

Grange Moor Garage Ltd

Interior Good Direct Ltd (Jubilee Way)

Jeff & Dot Linley

Tony & Isobel Lyons

Pennine Autos Ltd

David & Margaret Shaw

Streakers, hairdressers

2 anonymous resident donations were also received

 

 

We have funds to keep us going for the foreseeable future, but more donations and grants will be required to maintain this great Community initiative going later into the year, so if anyone out wants to help please get in touch with lour secretary

 

 

 

KEY COMMUNITY CHOIR

 

The Key Community Choir is still getting people together to sing, despite lockdown still being in place. Choir will resume face to face as soon as it is possible to safely do so, but for now we still meet via Zoom, on the first Tuesday every month and new members are always welcome. There is no cost at all and everyone says that the singing is great for their emotional wellbeing as well as enjoying seeing their choir friends.

If you are interested then feel free to get in touch by emailing keyofgofficial@gmail.com

 

Graeme and Katie-Jo, who run the Community Choir from right here in Grange Moor, also do a 2 hour livestream music show every Saturday night on Facebook live. This is a fun filled live show and everyone is very welcome, as are requests. Many in the village already enjoy the weekly shows and if you want to join them simply check out @keyofgofficial on Facebook.

 

AND LOOKING AHEAD TO EASTER

 

EASTER EGG TRAIL HUNT

 

I would like to make an Easter egg trail/hunt again this year around the village the week before Easter. There were lots of lovely comments on Facebook last year. So look out for lots of eggs on trees, walls, fences and lamp posts!!!! And look out for a treat from the Easter bunny on Easter Sunday near one of the eggs on the trail. More details will be put on the Grange Moor Community Face book page nearer the time.

 

Thanks to Heidi Genty for this