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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Big Plant Swap 2019

Everyone is welcome at Growing Newsome’s annual Big Plant Swap. You can choose from hundreds of vegetable plants, herbs, salads, fruit and wildlife-friendly flowers. There’s also seed planting and craft activities for children, food growing advice, local volunteering opportunities, stalls including local produce on sale, and a two-course lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 1st June 2019 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Big Plant Swap

Remembering Jean Sims

Anyone who knew Jean Sims is welcome to join Diane and Paul to remember and celebrate the life of their lovely mum. She will be missed by many in our community.

A Service will be held at 1.15pm on Thursday 16th May 2019 at Huddersfield Crematorium (Fixby Road, Huddersfield HD2 2JF), followed by refreshments at Highfield Funeral Service (West Croft, Trinity Street, Huddersfield HD1 4DT). All welcome – it’s helpful if you can let the family know whether you can stay for the refreshments by emailing Diane at: sims31@btinternet.com

Family flowers only. If you’d like to make a donation in lieu of flowers, please contribute to The Marsden Moor appeal. You can make a donation on the day or online (please say that your donation is in memory of Jean Sims). Thank you.

The Marsden Moor appeal

Could you be a Reading Friend in Newsome? Training is available

Are you interested in becoming a Reading Friend for a local school? Hillside Primary School, Newsome Junior School and Berry Brow Infants School are looking for new Reading Friends.

Reading Friends is a paired reading project which involves adult volunteers giving up an hour of their time per week to read with pupils in Kirklees schools.  During the hour, volunteers will support two pupils for the duration of a term (on average, 8 to 10 weeks).

Training is available, which generally takes place across 4 weeks (one morning per week). Volunteers will also be given advice about how to complete safeguarding courses online.

The training is free to participants who are aged 19+ and who are not employed by the school.This includes parents, relatives and community members.

If you’re interested in putting your name on the list for training please contact Helen Scally at Castle Community Hub:

Email: castlecommunityhub@kirkleeseducation.uk or call 07578 044989.

The training will go ahead if 10 people volunteer.

Newsome Forum meeting, 14th March 2019

The next open meeting of Newsome Ward Community Forum is on Thursday 14th March 2019 from 6pm in the community room at Newsome High School, Castle Avenue, Newsome HD4 6JN. This is our Annual General Meeting, where we hear a review of the year and elect our directors for the coming year.

We’ll also be finding out about the Place Standard, which is a way of helping to get conversations going about any place (it could be your street, neighbourhood or town), by using some simple questions.

Come along to find out more. Buffet from 5.45pm. All welcome.

Seed Swap and Potato Day 2019

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 planting and craft activities for children, food growing advice, local volunteering opportunities, local produce on sale, book stall, fairtrade refreshments and a hot lunch served from 12 noon.

The event is on Saturday 2nd March 2019 from 10am to 1pm at Newsome Scout Hall, Newsome Road South HD4 6JJ. Free admission.

Growing Newsome Seed Swap and Potato Day

National Careers Service

An adult careers adviser, who can see anyone aged 19 years and above, is available every Tuesday during term-time at Castle Community Hub. We can support you with CV’s, job searching, application forms and interview support, finding the right course for you, career route information etc. To make an appointment ring 01917 314750.

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