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02Mar
2017
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Easter Fun Lunch

Happy Hands will be having an Easter Fun Lunch Thursday 30th March. Parents are invited to join us for Story Time at 12 and then we can share lunch. After lunch we will all be able to try out some Easter Activities.  

08Jan
2017
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Happy New Year and Welcome Back from all at Happy Hands We will be re-opening on Monday 9th January 2017. Hope you have all had a peaceful Christmas and are ready for Spring.  

03Nov
2016
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Happy Hands Christmas Fair 2016

It is that time of year again! On Saturday 26th November between 10am and 2pm come down to St John’s Church and prepare to get festive. Thank you to all that came to our Christmas Fair. It was a great day and got us...

05Oct
2016
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Craft Lunch

Craft Lunch Thursday 27th October at 12.00 We are inviting all Happy Hands parents to join us at Story Time and bring a packed lunch for themselves and their children. After lunch there will be the opportunity to make play dough, cloud-dough and gloop…and,...

19Sep
2016
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Happy Autumn

Autumn Term has started at Happy Hands We have had a good start to this new year. Numbers of children is looking good, but we still have some places available. The weather has been kind so far and we have had lots of opportunities...

09Nov
2015
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Happy Hands Christmas Fair 2015

Happy Hands Christmas Fair: UPDATE THANKS TO ALL WHO SUPPORTED OUR CHRISTMAS FAIR We raised a staggering £ 896.00 Saturday 28th November  10am-2pm Come and enjoy our Fair and help raise money for Happy Hands. We will be offering games and activities, Cake Stall,...

07Sep
2015
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40th Anniversary

Happy Hands is celebrating with a weekend of events for our 40th Anniversary Friday 18th September 7.30 a reunion party for anyone connected to Happy Hands (past or present) Saturday 19th 3-5.30pm Messy Church with a 40th Anniversary theme Sunday 20th 10.30 Thanksgiving Service...

06Sep
2015
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Autumn Special

  For our 40th Anniversary, Happy Hands has a special offer of extra sessions at a reduced rate. Book three or more sessions for £10 rather than £12

02Sep
2015
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Stephen Barlow’s Marathon

Stephen Barlow & Stone Circles Ultra   Stephen will be running the Stone Circles Ultra Marathon on 4th October to raise money for Happy Hands. It starts in Derbyshire and finishes in Shropshire, a distance of 87km/54miles with an ascent of 1115m. Please sponsor...

28Aug
2015
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Places available

Welcome back Happy Hands will re-open for the Autumn Term on Thursday 10th September. We have places available on all sessions at the moment.  

21May
2013
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Share-a-Story Session

Share-a-Story Session – May 21st   We enjoyed our time with Janice from Leyland Library. We shared some books with her and got to vote for our favourite.

24Sep
2012
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Kiddivouchers Service

We’re Now Registered! Childcare Vouchers – An employee benefit available to all eligible working parents Once an employer is registered with us, eligible working parents can exchange up to £243† a month (£55† a week) of their gross salary for childcare vouchers. The exchanged...

04Sep
2012
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Brand New Hall Floor

Many thanks Bill Whyte Floorcoverings we are really thrilled with our new hall floor! Thrilled with our new hall floor from Bill Whyte Floorcovering!

10Jul
2012
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Signalong

Signalong – July 10th   Ann has completed a Foundation course in Signalong and is cascading the skills to the rest of the staff. The children have really enjoyed learning signs this term and have proved to be much quicker at picking it up...

12Jun
2012
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Visit from Lancashire Fire Brigade

The latest recruit!               A serious business………               sometimes               Lancashire Fire & Rescue visited with their fire engine. The children really enjoyed exploring ‘Jupiter’ and...

01Jun
2012
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Visit From Jungletrex

Visit From Jungletrex – June 1st We really enjoyed Grumbleboots and his Horrible Hex-Travanganza. We helped him make a potion for King Smellypants from snail slime, cockroach antennae, snake’s tongue, scorpion claw and skunk’s trump. We all agreed it tasted delicious!

30Mar
2012
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Easter Service

30th March 2012 Easter Service Our Easter Service this year took place as part of St John’s Mission week. We had a short service in church where the children told in song and drama the story of Sensible Sheep who listen to the Shepherd,...

27Mar
2012
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Visit from Community Police Officer

Visit from Community Police Officer – 27th March 2012 We enjoyed our visit from PC Paul Connell. He showed the children a DVD about the police and their vehicles and animals. Then they got to try on his jacket and listen to his radio....

08Mar
2012
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Barnardos Toddle Waddle

We had a great time toddle-waddling for Barnardo’s and raised £296.00 in sponsorship.In addition St John’s is donating £60.00 from the Pantomine. Thanks to all who took part.

22Jul
2011
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Blue Streak Arts

Blue Streak Arts July 22nd To celebrate the end of another school year, we have invited a local group for provide a participatory workshop for the children, which will be followed by a buffet lunch for parents, staff and children. Spin a yarn will...

06Jun
2011
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Fire! Fire!

On Monday June 6th we had our annual visit from our lovely fireman and their appliance. As usual this proved to be a big hit with the children. They got to see the firemen get into their uniforms and talk about what to do...

26May
2011
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Toddle Waddle

Happy Hands and Chatterbox joined together to do a sponsored Toddle Waddle in aid of Barnardo’s on Thursday 26th May. Apologies, children’s faces have been retouched for child protection purposes.

06May
2011
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Committee – First Aid – Outdoor Play Area

Happy Hands Committee We would like to welcome our new Committee formed in March after the adoption of our new constitution which has put us on a more professional footing. The Committee consists of a mixture of staff, parent/carers and church members. Our Chair...

05May
2011
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Jungle Trex

Chris Lusby of Jungle Trex came to Happy Hands on Thursday May 5th and we went on an amazing adventure. Chris is a trained actor, animal lover and a gifted storyteller. He took us on a journey to the Amazon rainforest with songs, actions...