New community safety wardens coming to a local area near you!

 Fifteen new community safety wardens who will soon be patrolling the streets to help keep Calderdale safe, clean and green started their training this week. The Council has increased the number of its wardens to provide a more visible presence in local areas, to help people feel safer and keep the borough looking its best. Keeping Calderdale’s communities safe, clean and green.

Have you got any football boots kicking around? Donations wanted at St Augustine’.!

We need trainers for our football sessions – can you help?

Are you having a wardrobe clean up?

Have you come across your old trainers?

Why not give them a second life and let our football team make good use out of them?


If you would like to pass along your pre-loved trainers please get in touch.

Call St Augustine’s Centre on  01422 352492 or email


Job vacancy: Senior housing & support officer with Happydays UK.

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Senior Housing & Support Officer

Happydays UK are looking for a highly organised, compassionate and driven Senior Housing & Support Officer, with experience and knowledge, to deliver high quality person centred services to residents of our group homes in Calderdale and surrounding districts.

Hours:  30 hours per week (to start), includes some weekend and evenings

Salary:  £12.75 per hour, plus agreed expenses

Deadline for application Submissions: 27th October 2017, 5pm

Interviews will be held: 2nd November,  1 – 6pm

 How to apply?

Please email and request a job pack. This will include an application form to be completed with two personal referees. CV’s are not required.


Park Ward Heritage Festival 2017 – Step back in time through west central Halifax

Step back in time through the streets of west central Halifax, rich in history and grand buildings…

Park Ward Heritage Festival: Half Term Activities

Monday 30 October: Views from Wainhouse Tower: Wakefield Gate, Off Skircoat Moor Rd, Halifax HX2 7EN. Free Entry, Tours from 1pm to 3pm.The 253 ft Wainhouse Tower was originally commissioned as a chimney for the local dye works by John Edward Wainhouse in the late 19th century. The structure was never actually used as a working chimney and as such, is regarded by many as one of Britain’s finest follies. An opportunity to see Park Ward and further afield from a great Height. N.B. Please wear suitable footwear. There are 403 steps to the top of the tower.

Wednesday 1 November: Park Heritage Tour 1, Lister Lane – The Gibbet. Meet at Lister Lane Cemetery, Halifax HX1 5LF. Tour starts at 2pm. A guided tour by David Glover. Free

Saturday 4 November : Park Heritage Tour 2, King Cross – QRNC. Meet at the St Paul’s Spire, King Cross Road. Tour starts at 2pm. A guided tour by David Glover. Free

 Also taking place….

Half term at The Piece Hall
Saturday 28th October :
Face Painting: The Learning Studio or Courtyard . 10.30am – 12.30pm & 13.00pm – 15.00pm (Drop-in) Cost: £3. Come and have your face painted – select a spooky design!

  • Museums at Night Family Tour :Tours will meet at the Welcome Centre Time slots: 4.30pm, 5.30pm and 6.30pm Cost: Family ticket £20 (2 adults and 2 children) or £6 per person (places are limited, includes a special spiced Georgian hot chocolate!). Meet characters from The Piece Hall’s past for an enchanting mysterious .  Hear some of The Piece Hall myths and ghost stories.  Bring a torch and wrap up warm!. Booking Essential

Wednesday 1st November:
Workshop Wednesday – The Big Draw at The Piece Hall in The Learning Studio
Times: 10.30am – 12.30pm & 13.00pm – 15.00pm (Drop-in), Free
local artist Jake Attree for some BIG Drawing activities around The Piece Hall. No need to book – just turn up!

To book or for more info go to



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