The Economic Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry into the economics of Universal Credit and invites written contributions to its investigation. The deadline for submissions is 29 February 2020.
A new ESOL course, offered through the Talk English programme, starts on Thursday March 17th from 1.00 – 3.00pm at Paddock Village Hall, West View, Paddock Huddersfield HD1 4TX. For further information please contact paddock Community Trust on 01484 431400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Over twenty people took part in a basket-weaving session at Paddock Social Club on February 19th. The event was organised by Paddock Community Trust, Community Learning Works, Kirklees Council and Growing Works who led the activity.
The Wednesday afternoon ESOL session at Huddersfield Library has been temporarily moved to 9.30 – 12.30 until March 27th.
#kirkleeswelcomes are launching a Friday Dominoes Social Club at Huddersfield Library from 11 – 3pm. All welcome!
Friday March 15th
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Entry Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programme aimed at those who have little literacy knowledge or experience in English. Every Thursday until end of March.
Thursday, February 28th 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Paddock Village Hall
Telephone 01484 431400
Please if anyone has any size 9 men’s, size 5 and 7 women’s waterproof
shoes they’re not wearing anymore please donate to Dash. There are a lot
of wet feet out there in this horrible weather.
Drop ins are Thursdays 9.30-1.30 Paddock Village Hall.
Our next Democracy Workshop will be held on
Friday 1st March 2019
Women’s Centre, Huddersfield
10:00 am – 12:30pm
DASH is moving to Paddock Village Hall on February 7th. The new correspondence address is
Paddock Village Hall,
DASH welcomes asylum seekers to TWO weekly drop ins:
Tuesdays 9.30-12.30 for Casework, Housing, Education, Health and Referrals 30 New North Road, Huddersfield HD1 5JU
Thursdays 9.30am-1.30pm for Casework, Housing, Education, Health, Referrals, Food and Friendship
Paddock Village Hall, West View,Paddock, Huddersfield, HD1 4TX.
Please note DASH does not provide legal advice, but we can help you find a solicitor.
English Classes (ESOL):
Mondays and Thursdays
10.00am – 12.00pm
Gledholt Methodist Church, Trinity Street, Huddersfield HD1 5QX
(Preschool children welcome)
Levels: Pre-entry, 1 and 2
30 New North Road, Huddersfield HD1 5JY
(Sorry, no children)
Levels: Pre-entry, 1 and 2
ESOL students at Paddock Village Hall enjoy a Christmas Craft session.
Enjoying a creative Christmas craft Welcome to Kirklees social club at Heckmondwike Primary School.
Our first Welcome to Kirklees Mentor network meeting is set for Wednesday, 12th December at:
Support 2 Recovery, 4- 7 Brook Street, Huddersfield HD1 1EB. 10am – 1pm
For more information please telephone 01484 431400 or email email@example.com
A new course starts on Friday 30th November at Huddersfield Town Library. See details below:
Paddock Community Trust will be holding a Table Top Sale at Paddock Village Hall on December 14th to raise money for DASH, Volunteers Together and The WomenCentre.
A Save Food Save Money session was held at Paddock Village Hall on November 12th, giving attendees ideas on how to produce cheap, healthy family meals. The group also found out about basic food safety and went away with fridge thermometers to ensure their food was being stored correctly. The group made a 2-course meal, which fed the whole group, for less than £3! The workshop was a joint venture between Kirklees Council, Sainsburys supermarket, Community Learning Works and Paddock Community Trust.
Paddock Community Trust hosted a Syrian Celebration event on October 29th at Paddock Village Hall with activities for families and children along with a meal prepared by the group.
A new Talk English course launches at Paddock Village Hall on Thursday October 25th from 9.30 – 12.00pm. For more information please contact Paddock Community Trust 01484 431400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kirklees Directory of Services and Organisations providing support for asylum seekers and refugees is now available to view and download on our Information page.
Want to know what to do with the vegetables that are hiding at the back of your fridge? Your fruit are not looking at their best and wondering what you are going to do with them? Well don’t throw them away. Come along to Paddock and join in a workshop to make your leftovers in to tasty meals, meet new friends and enjoy a free lunch.
Monday, November 12th 11am – 1.00pm
Paddock Village Hall, West View, Paddock, Huddersfield HD1 4TX
Telephone 01484 431400
How did the UK develop as a democracy?
How were voting rights given to most UK adults?
Learn how the Suffragette Movement struggled for the right to vote and improve the standing of women and workers.
Our free workshop explores the importance of taking part in a democratic society and how the freedoms we enjoy today were fought for.
October 1st 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Paddock Village Hall, West View, Huddersfield HD1 4TX
For more information or to book a place please contact: email@example.com or telephone 01484 431400
Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of newly arrived migrants and their families in Kirklees?
Provide the support to help them feel welcome and get the help they need?
#kirkleeswelcomes is a new programme aimed at helping migrants settle in the local area. Paddock Trust is now recruiting volunteers to help new arrivals as Welcome Mentors.
If you would like to take advantage of this unique opportunity Paddock Trust is holding one-day training events for interested volunteers taking place on:
Wednesday September 26th
9.30 – 3.30pm
Venue: Jo Cox House, Batley WF17 5DS
Wednesday October 10th
9.30 – 3.30pm
Venue: Paddock Village Hall
West View, Paddock, Huddersfield HD1 4TX
(lunch is provided and travel expenses are available)
Our induction, training and ongoing support and development will equip you to have a fulfilling experience as a Welcome Mentor with the Welcome to Kirklees Community Mentor Programme.
If you would like more information or book a place on the course please contact Paddock Community Trust on 01484 431400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org