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Growing Great Places – community crowdfunding drop-ins, March 2021

Growing Great Places – community crowdfunding drop-ins, March 2021

Got a great idea for making your local place even better? Want to connect with others who can help make it happen and raise funds to get your idea off the ground? Come along to one of our drop-in sessions in March to find out how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Online workshops: How can more people come together to make local places better?

Online workshops: How can more people come together to make local places better?

Do you feel able to make your local place better? Please come to our online workshops to share your experiences, listen to other people’s stories and make new connections. Together we’ll improve our understanding of how we can measure people’s confidence in their own ability to change things in our local places – to have influence as active citizens.

Meet your councillors – sessions for local schools

Meet your councillors – sessions for local schools

We’re offering a safe and flexible one hour session that will help children and young people to learn what local councillors do, share how they feel about life in their local place right now, and explore opportunities to work together with councillors on community projects.

Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

The Creating Kirklees project from West Yorkshire Archive Service will make thousands of never-before-seen archives available for you to explore, thanks to a £40k award from The National Archives.

Caulms Wood Outdoor Classroom – connecting people through nature

Caulms Wood Outdoor Classroom – connecting people through nature

Many more of us have come to realise just how vital our local green spaces such as parks and woodlands can be for our health and wellbeing, and for our sense of belonging. We’re pleased to be able to join local people in pledging our support to a new outdoor classroom in Caulms Wood near Dewsbury.