Support St Augustine’s – Refugee week 19 – 25 June

Refugee week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and promotes better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. staugslogo

To mark this, the Mayor’s Charity, St Augustine’s Centre is hosting a fundraising get together at Pellon Social Club on Friday 16 June, featuring the Peace Works Ceilidh. There will be food, a raffle, stalls as well as dancing. £8.00 adults, £5.00 concessions and £15.00 for families.

Tickets on door or from St Augustine’s or Catherine. This event will kick start Refugee Week celebrations For more information visit St Augustine’s or contact Catherine Putz on 01422 342719.

Paid and voluntary opportunities at The Hive, Halifax – your skills are wanted!

Do you love cooking and baking?
Would you like to share your passion with others?hive
Can you spare a few hours a week?
We are looking for somebody to work with our clients to help them learn basic cooking and baking skills, if you can spare a few hours a week on a regular basis we would love to hear from you.
This is an unpaid position but out of pocket expenses i.e. travel costs may be payable.

Do you have a banking or accounting background or are you just good with figures?
We urgently need a treasurer to join our board of trustees, the role overseeing the organisations accounts, staff salaries (2 staff) annual financial audit and presenting a financial statement to the board at monthly trustee meetings, this role will require approximately 10 hours per month and is an unpaid position.

Keep fit
Are you a qualified instructor at Keep Fit, Zumba etc., we are seeking somebody who can provide a regular day time session to help get our clients more active, we wish to to discuss a range of possibilities with you as some of our clients will require chair based exercise whist others will be more active.
We are happy to pay on a sessional basis.

If you are interested in any of the above please ring Paul on 01422 323822 for an informal discussion

The 61st Halifax Charity Gala at Manor Heath Park

Gala day for The 61st Halifax Charity Gala is 10th June 2017 as always at Manor Heath Park!

We have a great day of entertainment lined up for you all this year. With lots of local talent demonstrating their stuff in the main arena. The Grand Procession has had the usual good response with many floats the Mayor of Calderdale and lots gala

We have the ever popular Baby Show organised and run by the very helpfull people at Calderdale NCT. Calderdale NCT will also be providing a baby changing and feeding station for all parents with young children.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here