New Infastructure Programme from the National Lottery Community Fund

Strengthening and renewing infrastructure to be fit for the future The National Lottery Community fund is giving between 8 and 10 infrastructure organisations a package of funding, combined with on-site coaching and expertise provided by a Design Lab over 12 months. The Design Lab will be a dedicated team which will provide expert advice and practical support. […]

Feeding Communities Grant Scheme Asda Foundation (UK)

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Asda Foundation has created the Feeding Communities Grant Scheme to provide meals for those in need in the run up to Christmas. Charities, community interest companies, unincorporated clubs or associations, and other not-for-profit organisations across the UK can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to provide meals […]

Kirklees Youth Alliance successfully registered as an independent charity

After two and a half years of hard work, Kirklees Youth Alliance has been successfully registered as an independent charity Kirklees Youth Alliance CIO. Susan Greenwood, Development Manager for the newly formed charity said ‘While it is sad to be leaving the lovely TSL team, this is great news for local VCS youth organisations and […]

Small Grants Funding Supporting People In Crisis

Kirklees Council’s Local Welfare Provision provided Third Sector Leaders Kirklees with a grant of £16,000 during the first lockdown to use for emergency food supplies at the weekends when they are closed. They have now provided us with another £16,000 that can be accessed by groups supporting people to reduce financial hardship and building financial […]

Plea to protect community buildings as Kirklees charities see funds plummet during pandemic

During the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic, Voluntary organisations in Kirklees saw a plummet in their income. Our Chief Officer, Val Johnson, recently commenting for an article in the Examiner Live praised the many individuals and businesses who have come forward during the pandemic to offer their support. Read the full story below. […]

Bibliotherapy in practice: a person-centred approach to using books for mental health and dementia in the community

Words in Mind, run by Third Sector Leaders Kirklees, is a National Lottery Community Fund funded project that aims to bring people together through words, reading and reminiscence. The project recruits and trains volunteers throughout Kirklees to help set up and run therapeutic reading groups for people with dementia, mental health issues, isolation, loneliness and […]

Dalton Together Text Service

Dalton Together is a new partnership organisation that aims to strengthen the community in the Dalton Ward area of Kirklees by speaking up for the area, seizing opportunities to build a thriving community and working together to make a bigger impact. Ward Texting Service This free texting service ensures that local residents have access to […]

NHS North Kirklees and Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) online engagement event

The NHS North Kirklees and Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) online engagement event being held on Wednesday 2nd December at 10.15am – 12.00pm The online event is being held to give the public an opportunity to hear about; ·         the work that the CCGs have been doing since the last event in September ·         an update from Public […]

LAB Online – Free online wellbeing and employability workshops

Proper Job Theatre Co., a theatre company based in the North of England, deliver free online wellbeing and employability workshops to support and nurture individuals from the local community, through their unique LAB Project. The also run weekly online arts and wellbeing sessions to help build confidence, learn new skills and meet people. Here are just a […]