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The Big Help Out: Monday 8th May

Lend a Hand. Make a Change.

To mark The King’s Coronation, thousands of organisations across the country are getting together to give us all the chance to help out in our own local communities.

You’ll find volunteering opportunities big and small, with something to suit helping hands of all shapes and sizes. Take a look at the list below to find an opportunity to help out in your neighbourhood!

If you need a bit of help with choosing or applying to be a volunteer, you can talk to Becky and Abdul from our Volunteering Team. They will be able to advise you and give you any extra support that you need. You can text, phone or WhatsApp them on 07776588691 or get in touch by email at volunteer@tslkirklees.org.uk.


Thread Republic’s Big Fabric Sort Out

Unit 3, The Piazza Shopping Centre, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2RS

Thread Republic need help with their ‘Big Fabric Sort Out’ at their textile hub, Unit 3 The Piazza in Huddersfield. Help sort out their fabric and haberdashery donations and find out more about their work. Join in any time between 10am and 3pm. Book your free place here: info@threadrepublic.co.uk.


Oakwell Hall Country Park – Volunteer Taster

The Visitor Centre, Oakwell Hall Country Park, Nova Ln, Birstall, Batley WF17 9LF

Find out more about the fantastic work of the Oakwell Park Volunteers and enjoy taster sessions in the garden, between 11am and 3pm. Book your free place here: oakwell.hall@kirklees.gov.uk.


Natural Kirklees Showcase – Beaumont Park

Beaumont Park Visitor Centre Huddersfield HD4 7AY

Find out about how you can volunteer at your local park or green space. Displays and information available at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre between 12pm and 4pm.


Find Out About Volunteering – Online Information Session

Looking to Volunteer but not sure where to start? – Find out all about volunteering in Kirklees and our role as the Volunteer Centre. This short online information session will be delivered at 10am to 10.30am or 3pm to 3.30pm on Zoom and will help you take your next step into volunteering. Book your free place here:


Brockholes Village Trust – Litter Pick

Brockholes Village Hall, Brockholes Lane, Brodkholes HD9 7EB

Meet at 9.30 at Brockholes Village Hall to join in with the Village Litter Pick. Litter pickers, gloves and bags will be provided (bring your own weeding tools if you like). Return to the hall for tea and coffee at 12 noon. Email: info@brockholesvillagetrust.org.


St Peter’s Gardens Tidy and Litter Pick, Huddersfield

St Peters Parish Church, Byram Street, Huddersfield HD1 1BU

10am – 3pm. Please bring your own garden tools or litter pickers. Tea and coffee will be provided. Bring a picnic lunch if you are planning to stay over lunchtime. Email: office@huddersfieldparishchurch.org.


Community Gardens Project – Food For All Team & Kirklees Museums & Galleries

Community Garden next to Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Batley

Find out about the new community gardens project, help prepare the site get involved and shape your community garden. Activities from 10am-1pm.


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