Free school uniforms at Morrisons supermarket in Illingworth

Morrisons supermarket in Illingworth has teamed up with the YMCA Free uniform service, and have set up a free uniform rail in their store to help out struggling families in need of school uniform.

Morrisons in Illingworth

The uniform rail can be found against the wall after exiting the self service tills, besides the book exchange shelf.

You don’t need to go through the shop floor, simply walk towards the café area.

The uniforms offered there are FREE, just help yourself.

Illingworth Ward Forum Monday June 13th

You are invited to attend the Illingworth Ward Forum, Covering Illingworth, Holmfield, Bradshaw and Ogden area

Monday 13 June 2022 – 3.00pm start

At Beechwood Road Library Beechwood Road Halifax

Download Illingworth Forum Agenda
Illingworth & Mixenden Joint Ward Forum Minutes – 24 March 2022

We want to hear you views about your neighbourhoods, We want to hear how you see work, shopping, education and leisure in the future.

All your thoughts will inform the planning that the Council is starting with businesses, health services, educational establishments and all our key partners, but most of all local people.

For further information please contact: Email:

We look forward to seeing you there

St Malachy’s Primary School collected an impressive 19 bags of rubbish!

Yes!!! We collected 19 Bags full of rubbish!

Year 5 pupils from St Malachys Primary School Picked up litter from around the Bank Edge Road & Turner Avenue South area on Monday 23rd of May 2022.

The pupils were supported by North Halifax Partnership’s Ward Link workers Karen Scanlon and Dan Marham and Community Warden Lee Ackroyd.

A Junior Warden scheme will start this September at St Malachy’s primary and year 5 pupils will have the opportunity to join.

Keep an eye out for more fantastic work in your neighbourhood by these young people!



Moorside Junior Wardens Bag It Up Again !!

This week the Junior Wardens from Moorside Community Primary School helped with the #springclean at Brant Avenue and Moor Lane Park in Illingworth.

The Wardens collected 8 big bags of litter from around the area With Karen Scanlon & Dan Marham from the North Halifax Partnership.

We would like to thank the junior wardens, as well as Karen and Dan for helping with the unpleasant littering.


Christingle Service at Illingworth Children’s Centre

The Illingworth Challengers are holding this year’s Christingle Service on Sunday 6 December, 4:30pm at Illingworth Community Children’s Centre, Occupation Lane, Illingworth.

For those of you who don’t know Challengers kids club is held every Thursday, 6:00pm-7:30pm (term time only) at Whitehill Community Academy, Occupation Lane, Illingworth, and is for all children aged 5 to 11.

Challengers Xtra for children aged 4 to 11 years meets on Sundays, 2:00pm-3:30pm​.

Special events are held including discos, showcases, sleepovers and roadshows.

Lots of fun is had at Challengers every week including fun games, dancing, singing, winning prizes and lots more.

There is a weekly subscription charge of 50p.

The Out of Darkness Street Dance Team meet every Saturday, 11:00am-12:30pm at Halifax Elim Church.

50p per person for children aged 6 years upwards.

Everyone welcome

Friends for Life – Mother and daughter event!

FREE Event!

An evening of soap-making and chat for teenage girls and their mums (or a special aunty, grandma or friend) – Refreshments included

Wednesday 4 July 2018 from 6pm
Illingworth Children’s Centre, Occupation Lane, Illingworth, HX2 9RL

*Peer pressure and society*  *Friendships and healthy relationships* *Online safety, grooming  and staying safe* 

Booking only: Call Karen on 07434 702896 or email

Nominate your 2018 North Halifax Stars!

Celebrating the stars of our local communities in Illingworth, Mixenden and Ovenden since 2009…

Yes, it’s that time again for us to celebrate the individuals and groups who strengthen and improve our communities and the lives of the people who live within them at the North Halifax Neighbourhood Awards.

The North Halifax Neighbourhood awards are all about celebrating the local talent, hard work and community spirit that goes on within our neighbourhoods of North Halifax.

Is there a group or individual you feel makes a positive difference in your local area?… Then give them the recognition that they deserve… Nominate today!

Keep an eye on our blog, Facebook and Twitter accounts using the hashtag #nhna2018 for updates.