Spring has Sprung – cancelled

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have cancelled all events at Stirley Farm until the end of April 2020, due to the coronovirus outbreak.

Nature needs a little helping hand after the long winter to start building new homes for their families. Come along and have fun making nesting stations for birds and hotels for bees to take home with you! Light refreshments available. Suitable for 5 years +

Price (standard £4 / £6 per child) – adults free.

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 2020 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane, HD4 6FA.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Spring has Sprung – 21st March

Spring has Sprung – 22nd March

Seed Swap and Potato Day 2020

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 30 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, fairtrade refreshments and a hot lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 29th February 2020 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day

Sunday School 206th Anniversary

The 206th Hall Bower Sunday School Anniversary service will be followed by a tea. This, being the third Sunday in the month, will be one of Hall Bower’s United Services as part of the Newsome Churches Together.

Sunday 21st June 2020 from 3pm at Hall Bower Sunday School, High Lane, Huddersfield HD4 6RL.

Helping in Schools course

Would you like to gain a level 2 qualification in Support Work in Schools and Colleges and gain experience of volunteering is a local school? This course seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding the those working in schools or colleges will need. It covers: Child and young people development, equality and inclusion, safeguarding, professional communication, how do schools and colleges work

Starting Monday 2nd March 2020 and running for 14 weeks, from 9.30am to 2.45pm at Castle Community Hub, Headfield Road, Newsome HD4 6LU.

Contact Rose to find out more. Email: rfarrar@qea.org.uk or tel. 07880 565459.

 

Growing Great Places crowdfunding workshop

Growing Great Places community crowdfunding workshop
Tuesday 28th January 2020, 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

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

Huddersfield and South Kirklees workshop – register now

 

New Year’s Day 2020 free bus service

Timetables are available now for the New Year’s Day Free Volunteer Bus Service linking Berry Brow, Newsome, Huddersfield and HRI. The free service is run by the Green Party and this will be the 27th year it has been available to help people get around on New Year’s Day.

New Year’s Day buses

Who Can I Vote For?

Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 12 December 2019 for voting in the General Election. Check out this useful independent website from Democracy Club for all the info about your local candidates and where to vote:

Who Can I Vote For?

Don’t worry if you’ve lost your polling card – so long as you’re registered to vote, you can just go along to your local polling station.

Festive Gift Making

Join in with these Yorkshire Wildlife Trust sessions this festive season to make and create some homemade natural gifts for all the family.

We’ll be making Beeswax candles, orange pomanders, weave your own Christmas wreaths and more… there will be something different on offer each weekend in the run up to Christmas!

Sundays 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December 2019 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane , Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 6FA.

Basic refreshments will be available – Tea, Coffee, Cake and Hot Chocolate!

Suitable for All ages – we will have activities and crafts to suit everyone this season!

Price: Each session is £4 for YWT members or £6 for non-members, per person.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust events

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