Newsome Ward Community Forum meetings are re-starting on 10th March 2022. This will be a short meeting, with refreshments, where you can catch up with what’s going on in Newsome and reconnect with friends, neighbours and colleagues. We would love to see you there.

Thursday 10th March at 6pm, at Newsome High School, Castle Avenue, Newsome.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day 2022

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Seed Swap and Potato Day. This early Spring event features everything you need to get your food growing year off to a great start. Choose from 20 different varieties of seed potato, plus lots of vegetable seeds. There’s also seed planting and craft activities for children, food growing advice, stalls from community organisations, local volunteering opportunities, local food on sale, book stall, refreshments and a hot lunch served at 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 5th March 2022 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day

Make your own bird feeder

During the winter, especially with the storm, we’ve all been worried about the birds. One way you can help is to make sure they have plenty of food! That’s why Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Stirley Farm are excited to be running some Bird Feeder Making workshops this spring 2022 half term. There are different feeders you can make and the event is fun for all ages.

Adults £5, Children £3, Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children) £13.

Monday 21st to Friday 25th February 2022 from 10am to 1pm at Stirley Community Farm, near Hall Bower, Huddersfield HD4 6RP

Feed the Birds

Hall Bower Art Group

We’re an Art Group and a diverse bunch of friends. We welcome all, from complete beginners and hobby painters to experienced artists. Although we don’t provide any structured tuition, there’s always someone to help and advise. We generally meet every second Tuesday at Hall Bower Chapel in Newsome. It’s free to join and everyone is welcome.

If you’d like to find out more, simply come along to the next meeting. We hope to see you soon.

Hall Bower Art Group

Creepy Crawly Trail and Pumpkin Picking 2021

Discover the mighty mini beasts that have gardening superpowers on this family-friendly trail around Stirley Farm’s allotment and orchard.

Don’t forget to pick your spooky pumpkin before you head home! Fun for all ages.

Monday 25th October to Sunday 31st October 2021from 10:30am to 2:30pm

At Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane , Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 6FA.

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Full trail unsuitable for buggies – these can be left on the main farm while you’re walking round.

Organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Growing Newsome’s Autumn event 2021

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Autumn event. There’s lots of local food available to try and buy, including preserves, homemade cakes and a hot, two-course lunch served from 12 noon. Food growers can choose from six different varieties of garlic bulbs, plus onion sets, seeds and plants.

The event is on Saturday 16th October 2021 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Refreshments are available all morning. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Autumn event

Newsome Wild Open Day, 23rd October 2021

Newsome Wild is a new voluntary group forming to adopt a piece of unused land in the village. The hope is this land can be used to create a garden and outdoor space for the community as well as increase the biodiversity to support native and rehabilitated wildlife.
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This is an open day to meet and chat about the proposed ideas for the unused land and turning it into a community outdoor space.

Saturday 23rd October from 10am to 4pm at Newsome Scout Hall.

Newsome Wild Open Day

Share your views about the future of St. John’s Church in Newsome

The Local councillors for the Newsome ward – Karen Allison, Andrew Cooper and Susan Lee-Richards – would like to hear your views and ideas on the future of St. John’s Church in Newsome village.

We want to share with you some potential plans on how we can make best use of this fantastic community asset. 

Everyone is welcome to come along:

Saturday 9th October 2021, from 2pm to 5pm at St. John’s Church, Jackroyd Lane, Newsome, Huddersfield HD4 6JH

If you have any questions, please contact one of your Local councillors 

 

Primrose Hill play area – have your say

Kirklees Council are making improvements to the play area at Primrose Hill, near Primrose Hill Road, with funding from the Playable Spaces programme. They are interested to know what you think would improve this play area, whether you’re a regular visitor or someone who doesn’t use the park at the moment. Kirklees Council will use your feedback to help create a design which meets community needs. Please fill in the quick 5 minute survey by 9th August 2021.

Find out more:

Playable Spaces – Primrose Hill play area

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