Risk Assessments

Basic Sample Risk Assessments

Basic Sample Risk Assessments

Sample Risk Assessment

Dynamic Risk Assessment

Policies

Policies

The policies below are those for Natural Kirklees and will be reviewed on an annual basis. Your group may benefit from using these as examples and you are welcome to download, amend and adopt them as you wish.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports

At the end of each Financial Year (30th September) Natural Kirklees have their accounts examined by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) before being approved by the trustees and then submitted to the Charity Commission. You can view our accounts here for each year since we became a CIO.

Natural Kirklees Annual Report 2021

Natural Kirklees Annual Report 2020

Natural Kirklees Annual Report 2019

Natural Kirklees Annual Report 2018

Other Risk Assessments

Other Risk Assessments

Sample Hazardous Substances Risk Assessment

Sample Machinery Risk Assessment

Sample Manual Handling Risk Assessments

Sample Public Events Risk Assessments

Sample Slips and Trips Risk Assessment

Sample Water Damage Risk Assessment

Sample Wildlife Survey Risk Assessment

Sample Work At Height Risk Assessment

Construction Risk Assessments

Construction Risk Assessments

Sample Dry Stone Walling Risk Assessment

Sample Fencing Risk Assessment

Sample Footpaths & Steps Risk Assessment

Sample Mortared Wall Risk Assessment

Sample Timber Structure Risk Assessment

Ground Maintenance Risk Assessments

Ground Maintenance Risk Assessments

Sample Manual Gardening Risk Assessment

Sample Felling Wind Blown Trees (under 15cm) Risk Assessment

Sample Hedge laying Risk Assessment

Sample Scything Risk Assessment

Sample Tree Planting Risk Assessment

Vegetation Clearance Using Hand Tools Risk Assessment

Group Management Risk Assessments

Group Management Risk Assessments

Here you will find sample risk assessments that relate to the managing of your group.

Sample Covid Risk Assessment (thanks to Friends of Caulms Wood)

Sample Covid Safe Working Procedure

Sample Cyber Risk Assessment

Sample Fire Risk Assessment

First Aid Risk Assessment

Sample Fraud Risk Assessment

Sample Lone Working Risk Assessment

Sample Safeguarding Risk Assessment

Sample Security Risk Assessment

Sample Work Place Related Violence Risk Assessment

Sample Young Persons Risk Assessment

Risk Directories & Checklists

Risk Directories & Checklists

Construction Project Property Risks – Risk Directory

Covid Safe Working Checklist

Cyber Risks – Risk Directory

Data Protection – Risk Directory

Environment Management Checklist

Environmental Liability – Contaminated Land – Risk Directory

Environmental Liability – Water Pollution – Risk Directory

Fire – Risk Directory

Fraud – Risk Directory

General Data Protection Regulation Checklist

General Workplace Inspection Checklist

Health _ Safety Enforcement – Risk Directory

Liability Claims Defence Checklist

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment (LOLER) Checklist

Safeguarding Checklist

Security – Risk Directory

Unoccupied Buildings – Risk Directory

Unoccupied Buildings Checklist

Volunteer Management – Risk Directory

Water Damage – Risk Directory

Winter Weather Checklist

Winter Weather Precautions – Risk Directory

National and Local Government Advice

National and Local Government Advice

We will post any local or national government advice documents here for your group to download.

Invasive plants covered by legislation in the UK and Ireland

Government Response – The Future of Public Parks

Friends Movement -The Way Forward

Natural Kirklees CIO Information

Natural Kirklees CIO Information

Here you will find each year’s accounts for Natural Kirklees since its incorporation in 2017 and other documents such as it’s constitution, application forms for trustees and information about the role of trustee.

Natural Kirklees Charity Registration

Natural Kirklees Constitution

Natural Kirklees Role of a Trustee

Trustee Nomination Form

Small Grant Application Form

Small Grant Application Form

Here you will find the Small Grant Scheme Application Form. However, we have closed the scheme for this year. We will publicise, via our newsletter and Facebook, should we be able to offer a scheme next year.

Natural Kirklees Small Grant Scheme Application Form

Volunteer Coordinator Meetings

Volunteer Coordinator Meetings

In this section you will find the minutes of the Meetings Natural Kirklees hold with Kirklees Council Volunteer Coordinators, the most recent first. In 2022 we resurrected the quarterly meetings with the VC’s to exchange views and resolve any matters that arise. 

Natural Kirklees & Kirklees Council Volunteer Coordinators Meetings

27th July 2022 Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

27th April 2022 Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Quarterly Meetings

Natural Kirklees Members Quarterly Meetings since 2017

In this section you will find the minutes of the Members Quarterly Meetings, the most recent first. In normal circumstances there are 3 meetings a year, the fourth being the AGM. The meetings are used to exchange information and for members to connect with each other and share experiences.

Natural Kirklees Members Quarterly Meetings

2pm Wednesday 27th July 2022 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Wednesday 27th April 2022 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Wednesday 26th January 2022 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Thursday 5th August 2021 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Thursday 8th April 2021 held on Zoom

2pm Thursday 26th September 2019 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Thursday 6th June 2019 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Thursday 21st March 2019 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Thursday 27th September 2018 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

2pm Thursday 28th June 2018 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Thursday 15 March 2018 2pm at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Thursday 28th September 2017 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Thursday 22nd June 2017 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Trustee Meetings

Natural Kirklees Trustee Meetings since 2017

In this section you will find the minutes of the Natural Kirklees Trustees meetings, the most recent first. The Trustees meet as and when there is something to discuss and decide upon, e.g. the sign off of the year end accounts. The meetings are specifically for the trustees but we may invite other interested parties to join us when relevant, e.g. for expert advice. 

Natural Kirklees Trustees Meeting

13th May 2022 Teams Meeting

21st March 2022 Teams Meeting

22nd February 2022 Teams Meeting

12th January 2022 Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Friday 30th July 2021

Thursday 4th March 2021

Wednesday 28th October 2020 Zoom Meeting

Wednesday 16th September 2020 Zoom Meeting

Thursday 20th August 2020 Zoom Meeting

2nd November 2021 Zoom Meeting

Friday 3rd April 2020 Zoom Meeting

Wednesday 29th January 2020 53 Henley Avenue, Thornhill

Wednesday 13th November 2019 15 Delves Wood Road

Wednesday 17th April 2019 15 Delves Wood Road

Thursday 31st January 53 Henley Avenue Thornhill

Wednesday 31st October 2018 10 West Moor View, Honley

Wednesday 18th July 2018 15 Delves Wood Rd, Beaumont Park

Wednesday 11th April 2018 15 Delves Wood Rd, Beaumont Park

Wednesday 17 January 2018 15 Delves Wood Rd, Beaumont Park

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Advice for new groups

Advice for new groups

If you want to set up a new group or formalise an unconstituted one, you will find our sample constitution here to download and amend to meet your groups requirements.

Helpful Guide to New Groups

Natural Kirklees Recommended Draft Constitution

AGM Meetings

AGM Meetings

In this section you will find the minutes of the Annual General Meetings, the most recent first. Natural Kirklees is a registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation, its members being the various groups who wish to join us. In the latter part of each year we hold an Annual General Meeting to discuss the work we have undertaken during the past year, our aspirations for the coming year, elect trustees and report on our finances. We also incorporate the equivalent of a quarterly meeting.

Natural Kirklees Annual General Meeting

2pm Wednesday 17th November 2021 at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Natural Kirklees Annual General Meeting

7pm Thursday 19th November 2020 held on Zoom

Natural Kirklees Annual General Meeting

2pm Thursday 29th November 2019 held at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Natural Kirklees Annual General Meeting

2pm Thursday 29th November 2018 held at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Natural Kirklees Annual General Meeting

2pm Thursday 30th November 2017 held at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre

Natural Kirklees Extraordinary General Meeting

2pm on Thursday 3rd August 2017 held at Beaumont Park Visitor Centre