NCVO have a number of free recorded webinars that can be accessed through their website including: Governing during a pandemic: What are the key thing trustees need to be focused on? Assessing health and safety risk in uncertain times Board leadership: Supporting your charity through the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic Making decisions in […]

Comic Relief: Capacity Grant

These grants of up to £1k will help support small community organisations to become stronger and more robust, both during and after the COVID-19 crisis. The capacity building grants will support a wide range of activities, such as: Developing better organisational governance through training of your trustees, Reviewing or updating your policies and procedures to […]

Kirklees is in Tier 2 (High): But you can still run activities & services!

What does this mean for your group or organisation? Kirklees went into Tier 2 (High) of the Government’s new lockdown system from 1 minute past midnight on Wednesday 14th October. The good news is that the rules aren’t that different from the local lockdown ones that we already had in Kirklees, and so if you […]

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

#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 – […]

Call out for ‘Creative Voices’ to take part in a special Festival project

The Huddersfield Literature Festival and Words in Mind are offering free online workshops leading to a musical and spoken word performance event at next year’s Festival. Preserving mental health has been a challenge for many during the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, the Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF), in partnership with TSL Kirklees project, Words in Mind, is […]