Support for Isolated People in Greenhead Ward

Community Skills Centre have funding from the National Lottery Coronavirus Community Support Fund for a support worker Community Skills Centre (a TSL Kirklees Community Learning partner) have been really successful in securing funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund. This is helping us to provide support for all […]

Re-Opening Community Buildings Webinar

How to open up in a safe and practical way to assist communities through recovery Tuesday 14th July, 6.30pm (on YouTube) Community buildings across Kirklees are vitally important hubs for our communities which enable social, mental and physical support to our residents. The re-opening of these buildings in a safe and practical way is key […]

Eat Well, Stay Well -Birkby & Fartown

Thornton Lodge Action Group in partnership with Masoom Care and Gup Shup & Chai are pleased to announce the launch of a new service “Eat Well, Stay Well” for the residents of Birkby & Fartown. If you are aware of anyone who falls into one of the categories below and reside in the above-mentioned localities, […]

Find Out More: National Lottery Coronavirus Community Support Fund

National Lottery Funding Officer talks to TSL Kirklees Members Mitchell Etheridge, who is one of two National Lottery Regional Funding Officers dealing with Kirklees and Calderdale, attended our TSL Kirklees Members’ Meeting in June to tell us more about the National Lottery’s Coronavirus Community Support Fund and answer our questions. Here’s a summary of the […]

Focus on Local Kirklees Funding

Emergency Funding for Organisations and Individuals During Covid19 During the current pandemic, there are a number of ways you can access local emergency funding to help you support people in your community, either as a concerned and pro-active individual, as a new or established group or as an established organisation.  We don’t know how long […]

Guidance for Re-Opening Community Facilities

New Government Guidelines for Community Centres, Village Halls, and Multi-Use Community Facilities The guidance for community buildings is changing Saturday 4th July.  Until then community centres could be used for a permitted activities only: essential voluntary activities and urgent public support early years childcare indoor markets From 4th July, however, it’s at the discretion of […]

5 Days to Apply: Emergency Funding for Small Children’s Charities

Covid 19 – Extraordinary Home Office Funding for Vulnerable Children’s Charities: Deadline Extended Applications to be sent to West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner by 12pm, Monday 6th July 2020. West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit has been allocated £285,168 to provide small/micro charities (with an income of less that £100,000 per year) who work with […]

New Funding for Work with Over-70s

Persimmon Community Champions Persimmon are making 60 donations of £1000 each, every month to groups supporting the over-70s who are vulnerable and need support at the present time. All you need to do is complete the online form, telling us why your group or charity, which works with or supports the over-70s, deserves our donation. […]

TSL Kirklees Helps Kirklees Council Deliver Covid19 Co-ordinated Community Response

TSL Kirklees has been integral in helping Kirklees Council set-up and co-ordinate its Covid19 Community Response.  TSL Kirklees is a charity and membership organisation that represents charities, community groups and social enterprises in Kirklees and offers free networking, training and support.   Chief Officer, Val Johnson said, ‘We were in an ideal position to help […]