Category Archives: Community

New Victim Support Hubs open in Dewsbury and Batley

We are working in partnership with Victim Support to develop specialist hubs dedicated to supporting victims and witnesses of crime in Dewsbury and Batley. The new hubs will join Brian Jackson Centre in Huddersfield in providing a valuable resource for victims through regular drop-ins and pre-arranged appointments. Key priorities The hubs are funded by the Police Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire. Supporting

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Briefings to help places of worship to apply for security funding

Stop hate written on a chalk board

The Government has recently announced that they’ve opened a third round of their Places of Worship Protective Security Funding scheme. The scheme offers funding for security measures to protect against hate crime and we’re helping local Faith groups to apply. To help groups with the application process, we’re running a series of briefings on Monday 16 July. The Government launched the scheme

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Feeling organised? Kirklees school term dates for 2019/20 have been set

school holidays

Our Cabinet have now agreed the 2019/20 term dates for Kirklees community and voluntary schools. As with the 2018/19 dates, we’ve worked hard to make sure holidays line up with neighbouring areas wherever possible. Below are the main term dates but please remember that schools will set their own training dates on top of these, so always check the specific

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7 things you might not know about refugees

food map - refugee week

18 – 24 June is refugee week, a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. There are a lot of things said about refugees in the media, below are 7 facts that may challenge the way you think about them: An asylum seeker is someone

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