School’s Out! October Half Term – Online Programme for all children and young people

Kirklees Youth Alliance are running a week of FREE creative activities in association with Cosmia Festival. All activities are free and they are open to all school age children and young people. Please note that booking is required for the majority of the sessions. A lot of these sessions are particularly aimed at secondary school […]

New Sessions Added to Youth Central

Learn about fitness, wellbeing and post-16 careers options… New sessions and activities are being added to Youth Central – the new online digital youth centre for Kirklees where young people can learn and develop with other young people – all the time. Alongside live sessions on everything from mental health, to physical wellness and personal […]

New online platform for young people in Kirklees

A new collaboration between Conscious Youth, Kirklees Council and Kirklees Youth Alliance will see the launch of an online virtual youth centre from 25th May. ‘Youth Central’ that will host live and recorded Zoom sessions, live chat and online activities for young people aged 12-19. It is a space designed for them to have instant […]

Local Charities and Businesses Team Up to Support Vulnerable Young People

Kirklees Youth Alliance (KYA), part of local charity TSL Kirklees, has teamed up with The Children’s Art School to provide 350 art packs to young people in Kirklees. The packs include art supplies for various creative projects, and also include a ‘Growing Pack’ from local enterprise, Grow to School. They are being delivered fortnightly to […]

Climate Change Emergency Youth Meetings

Have your say and make sure local decision makers listen! Kirklees Youth Alliance with support from Kirklees Council is organising 7 meetings for young people aged 10-18 across Kirklees to have their say about the climate and environmental issues.  As well as meeting other like-minded young people, they will have opportunities to take part in […]

Successful launch for Healthy Holidays 2020

Kirklees Youth Alliance (KYA) has received council funding for their Healthy Holidays 2020/21 programme. The funding will help local holiday clubs with provisions needed to combat ‘holiday hunger’ in Kirklees. This was highlighted at the Healthy Holidays 2020/21 launch event. The event, which took place at Northorpe Hall, Mirfield, provided a networking space for Healthy Holiday […]

Announcing KYA School's Out Healthy Holidays Programme 2020

Launching this year’s programme, review of last year’s programme & new targeted provision Review of Healthy Holidays 2019 Last year’s pilot KYA School’s Out Healthy Holidays programme was a huge success and we’d like to thank everyone involved. We held a series of review events at the end of last year, but in case you […]

Kirklees Youth Alliance: Winter Networking Meetings

There’s never been a more exciting time to be in the community youth sector! It would be lovely to see you at one of our Winter Network Meetings taking place over the next 3 weeks. You can find out how to be more involved with KYA, hear about our plans to become a stand-alone organisation […]