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The Newsome Ward has lots of active community organisations, including local groups, sports clubs, churches, scouts, tenant associations and lots more.
We also have a community forum that helps all the groups to share information and promote their activities.

Local groups
Newsome Ward Community Forum

St. John's Church Hall, NewsomeBuildings and facilities

Looking for a venue or just want to find out what’s available in your area? Here’s a list of community halls, churches, clubs and other venues, play areas, allotments and sports facilities in the Newsome Ward. Kirklees Council also provide a map of facilities nearby.

Community venues
Where’s my nearest? (Kirklees Council)

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Community equipment

Some organisations have equipment that is available for other groups or residents in the area to use. We’ve started a list of the local organisations who have told us that they’re willing to share their equipment, including details of who to contact.

Community equipment

group of golden pound signsFunding sources

Are you looking for funding for a community group or project anywhere in the Newsome Ward? Have a look at our funding page for information about potential sources of funding in Newsome and the wider Kirklees area. There’s also an online funding search that you can use to find grants, trusts and other funders from further afield.

Funding sources

SkillsNewsome Ward Timebanking logo

Timebanking is a way of exchanging time, resources, energy and ideas between organisations, groups and individuals. Newsome Ward Timebanking helps people in our area to share their skills. We all have something to share – have a look at this list of skills that local residents have offered to share so far…

Skills (Newsome Timebanking)

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