Park and Warley weekly digest 5.7.21

With so much going on we couldn’t wait for our next newsletter so here is a quick update of latest opportunities in Park and Warley that you might be interested in.


Health and Safety at Work – Level 2 Accredited – BOOK NOW!

Halifax Opportunities Trust is offering training on Friday 9th and 16th July*, 9.30-2,30pm at Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane, HX1 5ER.

To book a place please ring Jo on 07891 956062 or email

*You must attend both days of the course in order to achieve the certificate. Space are limited and booked on a first come first served basis. Free to eligible learners – for more information ask at the time of booking.


Free childminder training available

Are you interested in becoming a childminder? Calderdale Council is currently funding training places to help Calderdale residents take the next step towards a career in childminding. For more information, email


Let’s Talk Trade

Could you and your business be part of Calderdale’s Global Future? Join Calderdale Council for a free, virtual discussion on Tuesday 20 July at 10am and get expert advice on how to trade with India as a new market. Click here to register for the online event….


Budget like a Boss! with help from Noah’s Ark

Do words like debt, balance, finance, budgeting confuse you? Would you like to take charge of your money for good? Noah’s Ark have put together a two half-day course that will show you exactly how you can do that.

On 12th & 19th July at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre (Hopwood Lane, Halifax).

Sessions start at 9.30AM until 1.00PM. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Reasonable travel expenses paid.

To book a place, contact Andrew, Lesley or Kelly on 01422 364664. Or email


Test and Trace support payment

You may get financial assistance of £500, if:

  • You have been told to self-isolate and meet the eligibility criteria;
  • or you are a parent: who needs to look after a child; and has been asked to stay home by their school or childcare provider from 8th March 2021 onwards.

You can find out if you are eligible for a self-isolation one off payment here:


Join St Augustine’s Board of Trustees

Would you like to join a diverse community, help shape the future and support people seeking sanctuary in Calderdale?

St Augustine’s is looking for 5 new, voluntary Trustees with passion and commitment. They welcome people from a wide range of backgrounds, particularly those with lived experiences of the asylum and refugee system as well as knowledge of other specialist areas including:

  • Human Resources and/or the law
  • Social enterprise/business development
  • Communications or campaigning
  • Fundraising or finance
  • Safeguarding

Being a Trustee at St. Augustine’s involves a minimum of eight hours a month, including 6 Board meetings a year.

Interested? Email or call 07394 937663 or visit


Our Park and Warley Project Newsletter

Our  Inclusive Economy Project newsletter is a place to hear the latest news, and to share opportunities for people and businesses in the Park and East Warley areas.

The next newsletter will be out on 20th July. If you would like to promote a service or event, please send us our information by 14th July. Email


Park and Warley Project Steering Group

We are looking for local residents and businesses to get involved in our project and help us shape the future of Park and Warley. Our next steering group in on Thursday 2nd September at 2pm – please join us if you would like to know more about the project and have your say on what it needs to achieve. The project steering group is only one way you can get involved. If you have an idea about what is needed to make your local area thrive, then please get in touch!

Email us at


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