We are passionate about making the River Holme a better place for people and wildlife. With the help of dedicated volunteers, we work to improve biodiversity, tackle invasive non-native species, clean up green spaces, educate people about the importance of river ecosystems and improve recreational opportunities for the whole community. We work with people and groups from across allsectors of society to help improve our local rivers and green spaces.
Community activities as part of Jo Cox’s legacy. Aim to tackle loneliness and to bring people together. We organise and run several annual events as part of the Great Get Together with the Jo Cox Foundation. Locally, these include community events, such as Cake on the Cobbles in Batley, the Batley Iftar, support for the annual Jo Cox Way bike ride from Spen to London, Step Into the Future, which is an event to bring schools together in June, and our headline event Run For Jo which takes place at Oakwell Hall. People ae encouraged to sign up for a 6.5k or 2.5k run on or help organise the event that also includes activities, stalls and a mascot race.
Supporting the health and well-being of parents and children in the kirklees area with guided walks and meditations that encourage learning about our environment, suitable from newborn
We are a Facebook community group, which exists to promote the enjoyment & care of the natural environment in Huddersfield.
We are a student led group working to achieve the college's green agenda to reduce carbon emissions and plastic waste, and improve biodiversity on site. We planted 300 trees last year and this year the students would like to plant 30 more trees on site but we need access to tools to do this.
To promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment in the village of Honley and the surrounding area and, in particular, to hold and maintain the Magdale Fields, Honley in perpetuity.To provide facilities and activities for the recreation and leisure-time occupation for the inhabitants of Honley, regardless of age, sex or of political, religious or other opinions. To further such purposes by the provision of grants according to the charitable laws of England and Wales. The provision and maintenance of a village hall for the use of the inhabitants of Kirklees without distinction of political, religious or other opinions.
The Holme Valley Climate Action Partnership network supports local organisations in carrying out climate actions as part of the Holme Valley Parish Council's Climate Emergency Action Plan to become carbon neutral by 2030. This network has been set up by HoTT, the Parish Council and more than 30 other local organisations. An associated community business called ‘HVCAP’ has been founded; a not-for-profit charitable community business company, incorporated as a CIO, to facilitate local climate action, including fund raising, campaigns, and ‘demonstrator’ capital projects. Its aim is to raise awareness, enable participation, share good practice, and demonstrate what can be done through concerted
Growing Works nurtures healthy lives outdoors, working within the community to support families and individuals by making positive changes in their lives. By connecting people with their environment and providing supportive activities we can help to improve health and wellbeing and enable our participants to build relationships and access support. We provide outdoor, social opportunities in therapeutic gardening, healthy cooking and eating, nature crafts and bushcraft. Services include Bud, open for all sessions for 18 years plus and Sprout, whole family fun sessions with SEND/SEMH or Young Shoots for teenagers with SEND/SEMH to build skills and independence.
Grow to School CIC operates in the education sector creating sustainable pathways to increasing access to the outdoors, enhancing educational experiences and outcomes for children.
To promote the benefit of the residents by associating together the said inhabitants and the statutory authorities, voluntary and other organisations in a common effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for conditions of life for the said inhabitants; in particular, but not exclusively by the preservation, promotion, support, assistance and improvement of Beaumont Park. To promote such other purposes as may from time to time be determined. The Charity will be non-party in politics and non-sectarian in religion. The area of benefit shall be primarily but not restricted to the town of Huddersfield in Kirklees, and the surrounding area.