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Join the Clarke family on their next walk!

You are invited to join the Clarke family on another one of their beautiful countryside walks, this Saturday 29th June. Pick up will be from St. Augustine's Centre at 4pm. The walk will be a medium walk; it will be 3-4 hours long (including a stop for food), for fairly fit walkers. They will bring sandwiches, just make sure you wear suitable clothes, good shoes and bring lots of enthusiasm and energy! The maximum number of people will be 20, so please make sure you are on time and ready for pick-up from St. Augustine's Centre at 4pm. For more [...]

2019-06-25T10:01:46+01:0025th June, 2019|News|

Do something WONDERFUL!

St. Augustine's Centre is now a listed charity on wonderful.org. Any donations made through the website will be given in full; there are no processing fees, meaning that every single penny will go towards supporting those who use the Centre (including Gift Aid)! Why don't you do something #wonderful this #fundingfriday and make a donation to St. Augustine's Centre? Follow the link to find our page and make a donation: wonderful.org/charity/staugustinescentre

2019-06-21T11:39:43+01:0021st June, 2019|News|

Thank you!

We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who came to our Refugee Week Party yesterday, and especially to those who helped out! Events like these remind us how lucky we are to be surrounded by wonderful people and organisations in Calderdale. A group of some of our fantastic volunteers cooked and served a delicious meal (and everyone helped clear up afterwards!), we had stalls and activities from The Artworks, The Piece Hall, Sister's United, Cricket Asylum, the Industrial Museum  and Sail Suleman, and a drum circle thanks to Raph and Rudy. It was lovely to see the Mayor, [...]

2019-06-21T10:55:05+01:0021st June, 2019|News|

Thank you!

A HUGE thank you to Judy and her team at People & the DALES for another fabulous day in the Yorkshire Dales. Seven of us from St. Augustine's Centre were very lucky to be given the opportunity to go to Grassington for their 10th birthday celebrations. There were presentations in the village hall, an amazing lunch provided by a local group, followed by a lovely walk through the hay meadows. As always everyone has a wonderful time - made even better by the warm, sunny weather! Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to be involved!

2019-06-20T12:57:59+01:0020th June, 2019|News|

Happy World Refugee Day!

20th June is World Refugee Day! There have been lots of events around Calderdale celebrating Refugee Week, we hope you've managed to catch some of them! Come and join us at the Centre for some food and music, from 3pm today. The sun has even come out for us!

2019-06-20T12:44:33+01:0020th June, 2019|News|

Can you help out at the St. Augustine’s Centre Nursery?

Volunteers wanted for the Nursery sessions: Mon-Fri, 9:00-12:00 and 12:30-3:30 We are hoping to recruit volunteers to support the Nursery staff team in a lively multi-cultural Nursery dedicated to the provision of high quality care. The position includes working with children aged between 2 and 4 years following the settings policies and procedures and... Supporting the Staff team in the provision of play activities following the Early Years Foundation Stage Guidance. Interacting and playing alongside the children following their themes. Safeguarding and promoting the well-being of the children and their families. Assisting the staff in the provision of routines promoting [...]

2019-06-17T12:37:33+01:0017th June, 2019|News|

You’re invited!

    Don't forget: it's the Sisters United AGM and Lift the Ban campaign (with St. Augustine's Centre) next Monday. Follow the link to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/calderdale-refugee-week-celebrate-support-lift-the-ban-tickets-62579834971?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing  

2019-06-05T16:20:13+01:0014th June, 2019|News|

We hope to see you there!

We'll be at Sister's United's AGM and Lift the Ban campaign! Follow the link to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/calderdale-refugee-week-celebrate-support-lift-the-ban-tickets-62579834971?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

2019-06-05T16:16:31+01:0012th June, 2019|News|
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