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Newsome Ward Community Forum

We connect local people and organisations and we work together to improve our local area and provide opportunities for community participation. We run annual events such as Newsome Play Day and the Kiddies Christmas Party, and we look after greenspaces such as Hey Green Community Orchard. We have open meetings every other month.

Newsome Forum | @NewsomeForum | Newsome facebook group

Growing Newsome

We’re a community of food growers in the Newsome ward of Huddersfield. We run a Community Allotment that’s open to everyone and we organise annual events that bring people together, such as our Seed Swap and Potato Day in March, our Big Plant Swap in May and our Autumn Gathering in October.

Growing Newsome | @GrowingNewsome | Join our email list

Castle Community Hub

The Castle Community Hub offers activities and support for families and residents. The Hub building (next to Hillside Primary School) offers daily drop-in sessions during term time and a changing programme of one-off and short courses. At the Hub you can develop new skills, meet new people and make new friends.

Castle Community Hub | @castlecomhub 

Hall Bower Chapel

This independent chapel is a welcoming home to lots of community activities, including a Coffee Morning on the first Wednesday of the month, Light Lunches on the second Monday of each month, Chapel Ramblers on regular Monday mornings, Art Club, Flower Arranging, Almondbury Ladies Choir, annual Art Exhibition and lots more.

Hall Bower Sunday School | @HallBowerChapel | Hall Bower facebook

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. 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

Stirley Community Farm

Stirley Farm near Hall Bower is bringing back wildlife to farming, and working with local people to achieve healthy living and a healthy environment. There are events, a food growing training garden run by volunteers, the Cre8 Barn educational facility (available for hire) and a network of public footpaths. Open days on the first Sunday of the month.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust – Stirley Farm | @ywtstirleyfarm | Stirley Farm facebook

Berry Brow Carnival Committee

The aim of the Berry Brow Carnival is to bring members of the community together for a day of celebration, entertainment and lots and lots of fun. The committee work hard all year round to fundraise and to help develop the event.

Berry Brow Carnival | Berry Brow Carnival facebook

Newsome Scout Group

Preparing young people to take an active role in society. Weekly meetings of the different sections (one for each age group) and ongoing activities such as camping trips and the hugely popular annual pantomime. The Scout Hall may be available for hire during the day (Monday to Friday) and for part of the weekend.

45th Huddersfield (Newsome) Scout Group | Hall hire: 01484 316734 (Caroline)

Newsome Mills Campaign

Join the campaign to help secure a brighter future for the Newsome Mills site.

Newsome Mills Campaign | Join the campaign

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