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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

What is Works Better? Works Better is an ‘into-work’ programme that helps people who want to get into work overcome the barriers that are stopping them. We recognise that a ...

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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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19 May 2021

In memory of Keith Loveday, our Loveday Membership recognises some of the people or businesses that have had a positive impact on the journey of the HD8 Network, whether they ...

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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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18 May 2021

When we think of funerals most of us think of them as sombre, solemn affairs, filled with grief, sadness and the colour black. The “traditional affair” of a funeral carried ...

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17 May 2021

Community Plus supports people of all ages to help them make positive changes to their lives – We can help you to : Reduce isolation and loneliness Build your confidence ...

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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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8 May 2021

It is our pleasure to introduce Gina and her Slimming World Club, run from the Workingman’s club in Scisset. I am sure there will be many amongst us whose waistbands ...

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6 May 2021

What is better than a new member? A renewing member! Please remind yourself about Philpott Financial and find out about the services that they provide.

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26 April 2021

The Federation for Small Businesses (FSB) has published a manifesto for the Mayoral Election being held on 6 May. The manifesto, which is being sent to the West Yorkshire Mayoral ...

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22 April 2021

I thought I would take the opportunity to introduce myself – my name is Craig Nettleton and I am the business owner of Auto Solutions, which is a Skelmanthorpe based ...

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19 April 2021

While building the new refreshed website, it was recognised that we also needed refreshed photography. John Steel has worked with us since the early days of the first website and ...

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31 March 2021

Monday this week was the first day that John Steel was officially allowed out to shoot.  So what better way to celebrate than going out and having a little personal ...

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25 March 2021

Please help Kirklees Council ensure that the Council’s new Learning, Skills and Employment Plan meets the most important local needs. Kirklees Council is developing a new Learning, Skills and Employment ...

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23 March 2021

Kirklees Council has launched a new, free, Start Up Business Programme.   Open to all businesses in the Kirklees area who have been trading for under three years and those thinking ...

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1 March 2021

GROW is a minimal waste store in Skelmanthorpe offering store cupboard essentials, eco homewares and self care products without the unnecessary packaging. Our ethos is to promote a relaxed shopping ...

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