• This group was set up on Facebook in response to people asking the questions on social media about where to buy their Christmas presents this year .

    Join in the conversation and help people locally find out about the presents and provisions available this year, locally.

    Obviously please keep coming back to the HD8 Virtual High Street and recommend it to others that you meet elsewhere!

    Ask to join the group here

  • Community Catalysts CIC work across the UK to try and ensure that people who need care and support can get help in ways, times and places that suit them, with real choice of attractive local options. We help local people use their energies and talents to deliver sustainable community micro-enterprises that can support other local people, creating jobs and volunteering opportunities.

    The Kirklees Community Micro-Enterprise Project is currently being delivered in partnership with Kirklees Council. The programme aims to stimulate the growth of community micro-enterprises, providing a wide range of care or help at home for people whom need it.

  • The Welcome Centre - Food Bank not just for Xmas

    The Welcome Centre are open for donations at our Lockwood centre only Monday to Friday from 10.15 am to 1.15 pm until 24th December.

    If you need help from our foodbank visit the website to find out how to get a referral www.thewelcomecentre.org

     

    The Welcome Centre provides food, toiletries and other essentials alongside a one-to-one advocacy, guidance and support service tailored to people’s needs.

    The number of people using food banks across the UK has risen from tens of thousands to millions since 2010.

    There are many factors contributing to the rise of food poverty, including national welfare reforms, the rise of zero hours contracts, and struggling local economies.

     

    Donations centre – to drop off donations for the Welcome Centre

    Unit 10-11 Queens Mill Industrial Estate, Queens Mill Road,  Lockwood, HD1 3RR

    Open Monday to Friday 10.15am-1.15pm

     

    Main centre address is – 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1QB

  • Nurse Rachel Devereux
    Nurse Rachel helps busy people overcome stress and overwhelm through gentle conversational coaching.
    Her aim is to help you achieve health and happiness by creating a stable understanding of life.
    Whether you are worried about health, struggling with key family relationships or busting a gut at work Rachels approach can help you reassess and make life work for you.
    Health assessments and blood testing service available.
    Currently offering blood tests for COVID-19 Antibodies email hello@racheldevereux.com for more information.
  • At slinglibrary we help you understand which baby carrier is right for you.
    We have 100’s of slings to try and hire, or can help you expertly fit your own carrier.
    Each week a bump-baby session runs to go through safety and comfort.
    Suitable for pregnancy and up to 5m.
    If you have been before then join us for our drop in, where you can get 15mins of trying on and fitting advice.
    Hire fees from £6.50, deposit £40.
    We’re more than just a hire service, we are a great place to meet other parents and find local support too.
  • Aiming to connect: PEOPLE, relieve: LONELINESS & ISOLATION, improve: QUALITY OF LIFE, by providing ACTIVITIES, TRANSPORT & PLACES TO MEET to promote fulfilled lives!

     

    Call us on 01484 860077, to book your place or register for help for:

    • Shopping Services,
    • Shopper Bus,
    • Volunteer Car Service,
    • Urgent Shopping Help,
    • Food Fund,
    • Cooked Meal Delivery,
    • Dementia Support Group,
    • Volunteering, Training Centre,
    • Telephone Befriending,
    • Dog Walking,
    • Prescription Collection,
    • Webchat Group,
    • or to speak to our Customer Service Helpline.

  • clayton west baby and toddler group

    Baby and Toddler Group for children 0-5 years old.  Friday’s 1-3pm at Clayton West Darby and Joan Club.

    £1 under 1’s, £2 for over 1’s and £1 for siblings.

    Range of crafts and other entertainment provided.  Singing and Snacks each week for the little ones, with tea and coffee available for the adults.

    Well kitted out baby area, with lots of sensory toys. As well as role play and small world toys.

    Parents, Grandparents, Carers and Childminders all welcome.

    No need to book, just turn up.

    For more details please visit their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/ClaytonWestToddlers/

  • Thonk Forensic paw print Kit

    Think Forensic Christmas KitsThis Christmas our experts have put together an assortment of unique kits you cannot buy of the high street.  With something suitable for all members of the family here’s a little snapshot.

    • A Pawprint Kit for the Pooches – £10.99
    • Crime Buster Fingerprint Kit (children) – £6
    • Spy Kit (children’s) – £6
    • Festive Forensic Kits (adult) from £20

    CSI Experience gift vouchers from £35 (10% discount for HD8 residents available)

    View and buy these presents and more on the Think Forensic shop

    More Information about Think Forensics

    Think ForensicExperts in crime scene and forensic investigations. Our dedicated crime scene centre in Skelmanthorpe is not only the hub for our business it also provides a stimulating and exciting venue for a whole host of events such as:

    • Corporate/team building
    • Parties for both children and adults (adults bring your own alcohol)
    • Schools workshops
    • Organisations and clubs
    • CSI Experience for individual members of the public
    • All of which are hands on fun experiences around the world of forensics and CSI. We have rooms to hire and are happy to tailor any of our programmes to suit.

    In addition to the events we run at our centre we also operate nationally visiting schools, colleges and universities around the country, hosting corporate events and product launches.

    We are one of the most innovated companies you would ever meet.