Council’s bid to improve access

Kirklees Council wants to hear from voluntary and community sector organisations about how they can improve access to hiring spaces. Cheryl Reid, Active Citizens and Places Officer at Kirklees Council said: “We recognise the valuable role that our voluntary and community sector organisations play in engaging and supporting individuals, families and communities. “Our aim is […]

All Praises For Migration Team

The TSL Kirklees Migration Team was shortlisted for the Kirklees Inclusion and Diversity Awards at John Smith’s Stadium on 20th February. The team were nominated for their tireless work and commitment towards their This Way For English scheme. It aims to help improve English language skills for asylum seekers and refugees, and provide a support […]

Council pledges to tackle loneliness in Huddersfield

Kirklees Council will be investing £142k into local community groups and organisations, in a bid to tackle loneliness and isolation. The funding will be used to help groups and organisations within the Almondbury, Dalton and Newsome wards. It will be used to help these groups build their capacity and increase their access to outdoor areas. […]

New Report Looking at the Value That the Third Sector Brings to Kirklees

TSL Kirklees have published a new report called ‘Ready, Agile and Able… How The Voluntary And Community Sector Adds Social Value to Life in Kirklees. It highlights some of the great work that goes in our communities that make a real difference to people’s lives, and matches it to the Council’s 7 Shared Outcomes, and […]

Third Sector Help Needed on 'Poverty-Proofing the School Day' Project

Appeal to groups interested in co-designing & co-producing a new initiative to help identify and reduce disadvantage in school-age children Sean Hurry, Policy and Strategy Consultant at Kirklees Council has asked for help and input from local third sector organisations on developing a new project. This is at a very early stage, but he would […]

Growing Great Places: Community Crowdfunding Workshops

Advice and support on running your crowdfunding campaign with up to £5k available from Kirklees Council Growing Great Places is a new community crowdfunding programme to support citizens and organisations who have great ideas for making our local places even better. As part of this programme Kirklees Council is running two free community workshops in […]

An Invitation for the Third Sector to Join the Council's Integrated Systems Leadership Events

Build relationships with other people in your locality and connect to the Kirklees 7 Shared Outcomes and Health and Wellbeing Plan All organisations welcome. Lunch included. Steve Brennan, Kirklees Place Programme Director would like to invite representatives from the third sector to take part in the lastest workshops in both North and South Kirklees, designed […]

Introducing Here For You

TSL Kirklees is managing a new unique pilot, called Here For You designed jointly with Job Centre Plus and Kirklees Council to provide intensive support to claimants that are far away from entering work to support them on their journey to learning and employment. Here For You is being managed by our Community Learning Manager, […]

Batley 150 – inspiring local community involvement

Opportunity for voluntary & community groups to share info about their services & activities Tue, 22 October 2019 18:30 – 20:30 Batley Town Hall Discover Batley’s democratic heritage. Hear from councillors and young citizens. Find out how you can make a difference in Batley today. Batley has celebrated 150 years since since the foundation of […]

Celebrate World Mental Health Day at our AGM

Hear from Kirklees Council, Director of Public Health & West Yorkshire & Harrogate Health & Care Partnership, Director of Mental Health Programmes Thursday 10th October, 2pm It’s that time of year again when we invite you to the TSL Kirklees AGM.  This year it’s also World Mental Health Day and so as well as reviewing […]