Places to go for young people Workshops

Help shape the development of a ‘Places to go for young people’ strategy for Kirklees. Kirklees Council are holding 2 workshops to help shape the development of a ‘Places to go for young people’ strategy for Kirklees. This follows the commitment from Kirklees Council in 2019 to invest in a programme of facilities and activities […]

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 […]

The Jo Cox Foundation to ask the public to share experience of the impact of Covid-19

The Jo Cox Foundation in Batley and Spen is launching a new conversation project to understand the issues local people are facing because of the pandemic. The ‘Community Makes Us’ project will invite people from across Batley and Spen to get involved and share their experiences whilst meeting others from across the area in a […]

1,000th Covid Shopping Trip Delivered

As the Denby Dale Centre approached the end of the six-months of delivering special services for people isolating or shielding because of the pandemic, and do not have their own network of support. The shopping service was introduced first, been seen as the more urgent than dog walking or phone buddies, and had it’s first […]

Free COVID-19 resources for service users

We have put together a some shareable COVID-19 resources for services users including information about Test & Trace and Child Isolation Guide for parents. Click on the links below for more information. Health & Wellbeing Support leaflet School Child Isolation Guide for Parents Test & Trace leaflet

Free tool for charities tackling financial issues

Bates Wells, a charity and non-profit legal firm, has created a decision tool to support charities facing financial difficulty due to Covid-19.  The free guide can be used by charities and social enterprises to help them through next steps on insolvency, merger, collaboration, cost cutting, and raising finance. The tool provides tailored guidance on what […]

Free Resources for Groups: Covid19 Outbreak Reporting Cards & Keeping Kids Safe Online

Reporting a Covid19 Outbreak Action Cards Click on the button below for downloadable resources for reporting a Covid outbreak. The “small and large gatherings” section contains resources for community settings.  Action Cards Download individual cards: Arts, heritage & culture venues Business event venues Children’s activities Cinemas, theatres, comedy & music venues Community activities & hobby […]

Covid19: Third Sector Resilience Survey

Tell us how you’re doing and what support you need… At TSL Kirklees, we’re working hard behind the scenes to support you and make sure that you have all the help you need.  We want you to continue to offer your vital services and survive the current challenges of our communities being in lockdown. Please […]

Giving back to local charities

Lloyds Bank have set up the Lloyds Bank Foundation (LBF) to help small charities achieve their goals. Charities with an annual income of £25,000 to £1 million, with a proven track record of helping people, can receive funds based on their primary needs. LBF partners with small charities across the country, and provides long-term funding, […]