British Science Week 2021 Community Grant Scheme

This scheme offers £500-£2K grants to community groups that work directly with audiences who are traditionally under-represented and currently not engaged in science activity including: people from ethnic minorities people with low socio-economic status, including people disadvantaged in terms of education and income people with a physical or mental condition or impairment people living in a remote […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Covid19: New measures for hospitality sector

The government have put in place new measures to address the rising cases of coronavirus in England. Do the new measures affect my business? The government have outlined the new measures that businesses must adhere to: Businesses selling food or drink (including cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants), social clubs, casinos, bowling alleys, amusement arcades (and […]

Covid19: Job Support Scheme

What is the new Job Support Scheme? The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce. The scheme will open on 1 November 2020 and run for 6 months. The company […]