Kirklees College Students Seek Practical Placements

Are you a charity or community group needing help with building, decorating and practical help? Students from Kirklees College are looking for practical placements with local charities and community groups.  As well as the students working in a commercial setting, the College also support them working on community projects. Most recently they had a group […]

Local Democracy Week – “If you’re part of mutual aid, you’re part of local democracy”

As part of Local Democracy Week our colleagues at Kirklees Council are running an event called “If you’re part of mutual aid, you’re part of local democracy”. This is for all local groups or organisations who have supported our communities during Covid-19. By being active citizens in your local place you are part of your […]

#BeMoreDigital Fundraising Day

Charity Digital, set up to help charities be more digital, are holding a free virtual event on 15 October 2020 9am-1pm to help charities navigate an exciting era of digital fundraising. The event will consist of 10 sessions across 2 streams and will allow charities to hear how other organisations are adapting to the new fundraising environment – […]

Free online creative activities for mental health | HOOT from home

We’re HOOT Creative Arts and we run creative activities that help people to look after their mental health and wellbeing. Our Adult Mental Health and Creative Arts programme, which you might know better as Out of the Blue/OOB is now available to your service users online through our brand new online portal: HOOT from home. […]

Covid19: Job Support Scheme

What is the new Job Support Scheme? The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce. The scheme will open on 1 November 2020 and run for 6 months. The company […]

New NHS COVID-19 App & QR Code for your venue

The new NHS COVID-19 app, now available to download for free in England and Wales, is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from coronavirus.  The app will help the NHS understand where and how quickly the virus is spreading, so it can respond quickly and effectively. The app helps the NHS track […]

Match It! Funding Information

One Community have been standing together with the community during the Coronavirus Crisis. They have distributed over £500,000 of grant aid locally and they have now launched and new programme of support called Match It! They will match any donation you receive online between 1st November 2020 and 31st January 2021 (that means with gift […]

VCS Resilience Survey September 2020

How is your organisation if faring with the continuing and changing restrictions? We are, once again, working with Voluntary Action Leeds and several local universities to get a picture of the whole sector across Yorkshire and Humberside, and we will receive any data for Kirklees, which will help us identify the key challenges, speak up […]