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 […]

Huddersfield Town Foundation October Camps

5-11-year-old children of all abilities are welcome to attend, whether they regularly take part in physical activity or would like an introduction to a range of sports and games (important to note that it is much more than just football!). All Town Foundation coaches are Fully FA qualified, Child Safeguarding and Emergency First Aid certified […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kirklees College Students Seek Practical Placements

Are you a charity or community group needing help with building, decorating and practical help? Students from Kirklees College are looking for practical placements with local charities and community groups.  As well as the students working in a commercial setting, the College also support them working on community projects. Most recently they had a group […]

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 […]

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 […]