A Welcoming Winter Walk

Join the Castle Hill Ranger for a refreshing winter walk on the eve of the Winter Solstice, which marks the longest night and shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The walk will be 5 miles. Free.

Friday 20th December 2019 from 12 noon to 3pm.

For the walk you will need good footwear, warm clothing and waterproofs. There will be some slopes, rough terrain and a number of step-over stiles. Meet at the top car park on Castle Hill. Sorry, no dogs except assistance dogs. Organised by Kirklees Council.

Victoria Tower, Lumb Lane

Local Democracy Week 2019

Local Democracy Week is a way of helping people to have a voice and be actively involved in the things that really matter in our local communities. There is a free programme of free events throughout October, including a discussion about councillors, opportunities to hear from our young citizens, exhibitions and a talk about the benefits of parish councils.

Local Democracy Week events

Autumn celebration event 2019

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 six different varieties of garlic bulbs, plus onion sets, seeds and a selection of plants.

The event is on Saturday 12th October 2019 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Refreshments are available all morning. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Autumn Gathering

 

Great Get Together lunch

Newsome Tenants and Residents Association invite you to get together for a free Community Lunch:

Saturday 20th July from 12 noon to 1.30pm at Newsome Scout Hall.

Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ

We take inspiration from Jo Cox’s quote,

“We have more in common than that which divides us.”

Contact : Jan Siddall on 01484 431708.

Summer Celebration (church fundraiser)

Summer Celebration with South Huddersfield Churches Together.

Come and enjoy Sop Sandwiches and other refreshments. Raffle.

From 2.30pm to 5pm on 27th July 2019 at 2 Hillside Crescent, Newsome

Donations of desserts or cakes welcome. Please bring your own chairs.

There will be no charge but donations will be welcome. 

Fundraiser for the churches.

Contact: 07740 425093

Newsome Play Day 2019

Come and join the fun at Newsome Play Day. Lots of activities for children aged 0 to 12 and their families.

Activities include: Slip Slide, Arts and Crafts, Make a Kite, Story Walk, Circus Skills and Sports.

It’s always a great fun day. Please remember to bring suitable outdoor clothing and bring along your lunch and drinks.

Newsome Play Day is on Wednesday 7th August 2019 from 11am to 4pm at Castle Community Hub, Headfield Road, Newsome HD4 6LU.

Organised by Newsome Ward Community Forum.

You might like to have a look at our Play Day 2018 photo gallery to see what fun we had last year.

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Growing Great Places – crowdfunding workshops

Growing Great Places is a new community crowdfunding programme to support citizens and organisations who have great ideas for making our local places even better. Kirklees Council are pledging £50k of funding over the next year, plus advice and support to help you run a great crowdfunding campaign.

You might have a little idea that can have a big impact by bringing a place together. Or you might need some help growing support for an ambitious project that’s just getting started.

If you’re interested in finding out more, register now for one of these free community crowdfunding workshops, hosted by Spacehive, where you can:

– Learn about the programme and how you can get involved

– Hear about the funding available and the process to apply

– Learn about what makes a great crowdfunding project

– Get tips and advice on running a successful crowdfunding campaign

South Kirklees workshop – register now

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 6pm to 8pm
Main Hall, Meltham Carlile Institute, Huddersfield Road, Meltham HD9 4AG

North Kirklees workshop – register now

Tuesday 25th June 2019,  6pm to 8pm
Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road, Dewsbury WF12 8DG

 

 

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