Make the Most of You! Online course starting in October, available to people 19+ in Calderdale

C&K Careers have created a new online course of workshops, helping you discover your interests and strengths that can help you in finding the right job for you.

The workshops include a range of activities covering topics such as; Personality types, Learning Styles, decision making skills, mindfulness, techniques used to be kind to yourself and employability.

Sessions are aimed at adults in Calderdale, 19+ who want to do something different and want to find out what work and education options are there for them.

The sessions run on Tuesdays and Thursdays between Tuesday 6 October – Thursday 15 October, 10am -12pm, delivered over Zoom.

Internet access required and a digital device (phone, tablet, laptop).

If you can’t view the course description below, download it here:
Make the most of You_At Home Sept, Oct, Nov


C&K Careers
T: 01484 242000
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Ward Forum Grants still available – Deadline Tuesday 31st March 2020

If you have an idea for a project that is going to benefit your local community and need a small grant of up to £500 then please apply. The criteria for the grant is quite varied but it must benefit the community, it is preferred that your group has a constitution and bank account, but if you haven’t you still may get funding.

If you have an idea for a project in your area and want some advice then please contact Tony King on 0300 555 0266 or email

One thing you must do is make sure you put as much information on the application form, many projects will not be funded due to poor application forms.

The deadline for the 2019/2020 applications is Tuesday 31st March 2020 so it is advised that you act fast if you would like to apply.

However if you would like a grant before the deadlines please submit your application and include why you need the grant before the deadline.

Good Luck!

To apply for the grant please use the link below;

The stars were out tonight in North Halifax at the 2019 Neighbourhood Awards

North Halifax Partnership is pleased to announce the 2019 North Halifax Neighbourhood Awards Winners.

Our annual Night of the North Halifax Stars honours the local people, groups and organisations from Illingworth, Ovenden and Mixenden whose contribution to their communities makes a real difference.

This year’s awards ceremony was held at Trinity Academy Halifax on Friday 29 November and saw a packed venue of guests come together to recognise and celebrate the hard work and dedication of our North Halifax Stars and nominees.

With entertainment from The Magpie Movers, Threeways Gymnastics, Project_Twelve:31 Girls Group, Orange Box Choir and Callum Butterworth, it really was a fantastic night to remember.

Click below for information about all this year’s award winners below:

North and East Halifax Friday Flyer 29 November 2019 – OUT NOW!

Click here to view the latest Friday Flyer…

New this week;

  • Our night of the Stars is Here! November 29th
  • King Cross Christmas Lights switch on Friday November 29
  • Ward Forum Grants still available … Apply before 30 November 2019
  • New Venue plans for Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge – Come take a look!

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Projects Administrator – North Halifax Partnership

37 hours per week
£18,135 pa
Fixed term to July 2020

North Halifax Partnership is a community-led charity with a purpose to support individuals from cradle to grave, and to carry out activities which relieve poverty and disadvantage, promote health and wellbeing, and strengthen communities.

We deliver children’s centres and family support services; a Staying Well service to tackle loneliness and isolation; Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative help people into employment and training, provide youth activity and diversionary projects and deliver activities that make the community safer, cleaner, greener and more cohesive.

We are looking to appoint an individual with a strong customer focus to provide friendly and efficient administrative support and help ensure the smooth running of the projects of the Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative (OMI) and Staying Well programmes.

The role involves:-

  • Providing a friendly welcoming service to service users and stakeholders
  • Assisting with the organisation’s internal communications through administration of databases, triage of enquiries and preparing documents for meetings.
  • Undertaking service evaluation surveys over the telephone
  • Maintaining appropriate records and data standards to ensure information is organised and evaluated effectively in adherence to the Data Protection Act.

It is essential that you have at least 1 years’ experience delivering excellent customer service working in a paid or voluntary capacity for an organisation with a lot of direct customer contact.

Please email completed applications to

For more information about this role, please contact Vicky McGhee on 0300 555 0266.

Closing date 12 noon Wednesday 18th December 2019
Interviews to be held week commencing 6th January 2020.

North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.

A Busy Couple of Weeks Ahead for Macmillan!

There is lots going on with Macmillan over the next fortnight, which you are very welcome to get involved in.

  • Christmas Singing group December 12 at 4.30pm
  • Health and Wellbeing Event December 3rd at 10am
  • Thinking Ahead Course, last session December 5 at 9.30am
  • Macmillan Health Walk December 5 at 12.45 pm
  • First Steps Cancer Programme December 6th at 9.30am
  • Christmas Special Macmillan Coffee time support group December 11 at 2pm

Our Christmas special singing group is in two weeks on election day, 12th December, at 4.30pm in the chapel, HRI. Why not warm up those vocal chords and come and join us?

Tuesday December 3rd is our all day Health and Wellbeing Event for people at the end of treatment at the Southwood Club Halifax from 10am until 2.30pm.  If you are at the end of treatment, please contact us to book on and come and find out how you can support yourself moving forward.

Thursday December 5th is our final session of the Thinking Ahead Course for people with incurable cancer – which is going really well and people seem to be benefiting from the course. Course starts at 9.30am.

We also have our Macmillan Health Walk round Greenhead Park on Thursday December 5th, meeting at 12.45pm and then having a coffee in the cafe afterwards.

On Friday December 6th we have our First Steps Cancer Programme, 9.30 til 12pm for people who have been diagnosed with cancer in the last few months, as well as family members. You need to phone Heather Milner on 01484 343490 to book a place for that please.

Lastly we have our Christmas special Macmillan Coffee time support group for anyone affected by cancer and family/friends meeting at the Watermill Pub, Halifax, 2pm til 3.30pm on Wednesday 11th December. Join us for a coffee and food if you would like to order anything.

For further details please read our newsletter.

Macmillan Cancer Information Service
Macmillan Unit CRH – 01422 222709
Greenlea Unit HRI – 01484 343614
Mobile – 07554415564

The Illingworth Messenger – December 2019

There’s lots going on in and around Illingworth and the December 19 / January 20 edition of the Illingworth Messenger contains details of events, activities, services, local news and much more!

Don’t forget the Illingworth Moor Methodist Church – Christmas Fayre on Saturday 30th November and much more.

Read the latest messenger here…

If you would like something advertised in the Illingworth Messenger, items can be handed in to your church representative, dropped off at Illingworth Moor Good-As-New Shop or emailed direct to Irene Mulhall at