11 November 2021

If you venture up to Upper Denby this week, you will be able to admire the work of a group who have been meeting each week, spending hundreds of combined ...

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29 October 2021

The ninth annual bonfire is organised by Shelley Community Football Club (CFC) in partnership with Stafflex who sponsor the stadium, Stafflex Arena. Unfortunately the event was cancelled last year due ...

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12 July 2021

Parent Sanctuary are a community interest company set up by three mums from West Yorkshire. During lockdown, they experienced the difficulty of parenting young children without the usual activities on ...

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8 July 2021

Residents of Clayton West are fighting to save a Grade 2 listed, former Baptist Chapel built in 1840, from developers and make it into a thriving community centre. A small ...

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22 June 2021

We have been informed that Denby Dale Community Library is open as follows – Safe browsing MONDAYS 1pm to 6pm and FRIDAYS 10am to 1pm. Bookable IT Sessions MONDAYS 1, ...

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14 June 2021

As part of the Great Get Together weekend, Parent Sanctuary this week will visit Stanedge Tunnel, with a walk along the canal and to the river to skim stones. Parent ...

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10 June 2021

This summer we were planning on celebrating #GardensofHD8 Do you think this is something you might like to get involved with? Over the last year or more, we have all ...

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10 June 2021

New Denby Dale Train Walks During lockdown Denby Dale Walkers are Welcome Group devised 10 new walk trails, all linked to Denby Dale station and a train ride. These new ...

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7 June 2021

Shelley Junior parkrun have just restarted after a long spell out of action so it’s quite big deal to be back on again (also, coincidentally, the weekend of our restart ...

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24 May 2021

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Kirklees who own or rent buildings in our local places can apply for a grant to recover lost income due to Covid-19 lockdowns ...

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18 May 2021

Share it with The Welcome Centre food bank. If you find yourself with a surplus of fruit and veg grown on your plot, The Welcome Centre would be delighted to ...

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10 May 2021

Denby Dale charity who coordinated the local Covid Community Response has moved it’s Head Office and Transport Office up a hill for a commanding view of Denby Dale and the ...

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24 November 2020

We literally went live in under a week, following an after meeting conversation and so we are proud of our outcomes so far. But now we need you to make ...

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22 April 2020

As many of you will know, Sunday 26th April was supposed to be the London Marathon but instead it’s now the 2.6 challenge day. The Huddersfield Giants Community Trust are asking ...

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10 December 2019

Cancer does not take time off over Christmas and so the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust’s Christmas appeal ‘Fuel the Sleigh’ aims to spread a little cheer to young people ...

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14 June 2019

The HD8 Network is more than just our networking events.  (But these are really wonderful and you really should come)   At our Meetups we have a laugh, but also have ...

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22 February 2019

Spring Festival is an annual 3 day celebration of traditional music, song and dance. The event started in 2007 and has developed a national and international profile as well  as ...

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9 December 2018

With the Main centre – for visitors and parcel collections is Lord Street, Huddersfield and the Donations centre – to drop off donations – on Queens Mill Industrial Estate, Queens Mill Road,  Lockwood, ...

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15 November 2018

This Christmas, throughout the UK, nearly 500 teenage cancer patients will be waking Christmas morning in a hospital bed far from home, family and friends. Please be a Secret Santa ...

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30 June 2018

If I had a top 5 top thing, to celebrate our 5th anniversary, I would have to pick my favourite surprise organisations … Number one – Boom, it has to ...

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