Carol Singing in Newsome

Everyone is welcome to join in the carol singing in Newsome village on Friday 14th December 2018 from 2pm – or listen out for the singers.

Meet at Edale Sheltered Housing complex on Edale Avenue. The singers will be doing a tour of the village, ending at Castle Grange, then followed by refreshments.

Berry Brow Christmas Craft Fair

Come along to the Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 24th November 2018 from 10am to 2pm at Berry Brow Methodist Church and Community Centre, Birch Road, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 7LP.

Stalls include: gift boxes of homegrown jams from Growing Newsome, children’s gifts, handmade cards, jewellery and confectionery. There’s a small entry fee and refreshments are on sale, in support of next year’s Berry Brow Carnival.

Halloween party

Mon-Realm Tenants and Residents Association’s annual Halloween Party is on Saturday 27th October 2018 from 4pm to 7pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South, Newsome, Huddersfield HD4 6JJ. Disco and games, Lots to do, Tombola raffle and much more, Food and refreshments. Tickets are on sale now: £2.50 each.

If you would like tickets please contact Danni at Danni.jones@live.co.uk

Spa Wood Young Riverside Explorers

Join local charity River Holme Connections on the Riverside Way in Lockwood for a walk on the wildside. Discover the wildlife that lives above and below the surface of the River Holme, get rid of some alien invaders, try your hand at fishing and help us create some unique artworks.

Drop in or spend some time with us at this free half term event for youngsters and their families. Tuesday 30th October 2018 from 1pm to 3pm, meet at HD4 6AT.

Spa Wood Young Riverside Explorers

This event is one of the Kirklees Youth Alliance Events during October half term. It is part of an exciting new alliance of youth-focused organisations delivering positive activities across Kirklees. We will be asking young people about service provision to help develop a new community-based youth offer.

Autumn celebration event 2018

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Autumn Gathering 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. We also have stalls and activities, including crafts for kids. Food growers can choose from seven different varieties of garlic bulbs, plus onion sets, seeds and a selection of plants.

The event is on Saturday 6th October 2018 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Refreshments are available all morning. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Autumn Gathering

 

First Aid training, October 2018

There’s a free first aid awareness training session for adult volunteers, run by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, on Saturday 27th October 2018 from 9am to 11.30am at The Old Bakery, 1c Ruth Street, Newsome.

The session covers:

  • How to recognise a suspected heart attack.
  • How, when and why to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • How, when and why to place an unconscious breathing person into the recovery position.
  • How to recognise and deal with a choking situation.
  • How to deal with a suspected stroke (FAST).
  • How to deal with life-threatening or serious bleeding.

Place are limited and must be booked in advance. If you’d like to take part, please email Julie: julie.stewart-turner@kirklees.gov.uk

Organised by Newsome Ward Community Forum.

Community allotment – volunteers wanted

Growing Newsome are looking for more volunteers to join in at our local Community Allotment. From sitting down sowing some seeds in the potting shed to doing some digging or helping with DIY tasks, there’s something to suit everyone. It’s a great way to learn and to meet people, or just to spend some quiet time outdoors. Open every Sunday from 10am to 12 noon and other times too. Email: growingnewsome@gmail.com

Growing Newsome Community Allotment

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