About Laura Hinks

Laura joined the St Augustine’s team in October 2016 as Office Administrator supporting the team in the office with administration, finance and business needs. Laura has experience in delivering various projects and events, most recently as Office Manager and Project Coordinator for Marketing Halifax. Her studies and extensive employment background have allowed her to take on some really exciting opportunities within the arts, community and educational environments which in turn led to her travelling & teaching English abroad in Australia and South Korea. She loves being a part of the St. Augustine’s family and now looks after Communications and Engagement.

Using the arts as a tool to bring about changes in people’s lives – Into the Blue

Into the Blue is a performance of music, dance and poetry inspired by the plight of local Refugees and Asylum Seekers The stories of people seeking refuge living in Calderdale; their harrowing journeys, their thoughts of home, their arrival in the UK; the uncertainty many families live with on a daily basis. For these people the reasons for flight may be very different, but their feelings are always the same: feelings of helplessness and fear, resilience and hope. An afternoon of passion, struggle and, above all, HOPE! Featuring the combined creative talents of: - Performing arts students from Calderdale College - [...]

By | 2018-01-17T14:03:05+00:00 18th January, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments

Food Needed for Refugees – Together We Grow

Together We Grow (www.togetherwegrow2.org.uk) and Rochdale Community Partnership are sending two containers to the refugee camps at Lesbos in Greece this month. The first will go on 21st and the second on 31st but we will need any donations by Friday 19th and Sunday 28th January. If you prefer to give cash that is fine too as it will enable us to buy pallets of food at a discount price. Here is a list of what is needed: Rice (any Pakistani basmati) Dahl's: Red split lentils Mansoor whole Red and white kidney beans Channa Dahl Butter beans Tinned: Chopped tomatoes [...]

By | 2018-01-12T13:39:11+00:00 16th January, 2018|News|0 Comments

Brunswick Centre HIV Testing at St. Augustine’s Centre

Today is National STI Awareness Day #nationalstiawarenessday Don't forget... FREE HIV TESTS AT ST. AUGUSTINE'S CENTRE The Brunswick Centre will be at the Centre offering free, rapid and confidential HIV tests On Tuesday 30th January 2018 at 12 noon to 1.30 pm (If it is your first test with us we will also give you £5, if a repeat test you just get the free test) Info: Anne Glew anne@thebrunswickcentre.org.uk Mobile: 07703 187 976

By | 2018-01-10T15:52:40+00:00 14th January, 2018|News|0 Comments

Raffle and Tombola Prizes – Can you help?

Can you help us gather together some Raffle and Tombola Prizes? As you may already know we will be kicking off our 50th Anniversary Celebrations with a Ceilidh on Saturday 27th January: Can you help us gather together some Raffle and Tombola Prizes? If so please contact Denise on 01422 352492 Your help will be greatly appreciated!

By | 2018-01-10T14:00:35+00:00 11th January, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments

HUMAN FLOW at Hebden Bridge Picture House

HUMAN FLOW - Panoramic Document of the Global Refugee Crisis at Hebden Bridge Picture House Thursday 11th Jan 7.45pm Shot across an astonishing 23 countries, Human Flow is artist Ai Weiwei’s panoramic document of the global refugee crisis. Filmed with awe-inspiring breadth but never losing sight of individual human stories, this is a visually arresting work with a profound compassion for its subjects. Making extensive use of drone photography, it depicts the plight of the 65 million people currently displaced in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Mexico and Turkey. And – straying beyond the headlines – [...]

By | 2018-01-10T10:45:52+00:00 10th January, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments