Spring into action

April

Help Make Litter Traps…on Saturday 15th April, 10am – 12pm.
..out of natural materials to keep the river Holme clean. Turn up in suitable clothes at Thongsbridge Rec HD9 7RY, just past the cricket (not tennis!) club.  Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. 
Contact:
River Holme Connections 01484 925529
info@riverholmeconnections.org  website: river2015.org/rwp/

Be part of the trail team…every Weds (April-June)
Snip, saw, rake, paint. The Trans Pennine Trail workdays have something for everyone, help look after a valuable local slice of nature.
You can turn up on the day and choose how long you stay. Families are welcome.
tptcv.btck.co.uk/Workday
Every Wednesday during April – June
10am – 4:30pm 

May

Share your book chatty ideas  May 9 and 10
Drop in to suggest rhymes, poems or chapters that can be used to spark memories for local people with dementia.
May 9th 10am – 4pm
May 10th – 5pm – 8pm
At Volunteering Kirklees, 12 New St HD1 2AR
Contact: chris@vkirklees.org.uk 

Get Stuffing!  Weds 24
Spend an hour or two on Wednesday 24th, 10am – 4pm stuffing envelopes to get a mailout of helpful information ready to go to local carers.
Please contact: Elaine to check the time/location elaine.peaker@carerscount.org.uk
07436102743

Help children’s hospice run their run…Sat 20 May
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice needs help to put on a great event: a 3.5km run through clouds of powder paint. Be a marshal, help register runners or get cars parked. Saturday 20th May
Farnley Estates
Contact: 01484 411040
fundraising@forgetmenotchild.co.uk 

June

Help the doggies dash!    Sunday 4th
A fun fundraising event for RSPCA and Cancer Research at Beaumont Park needs helpers to cheer and help owners and dogs go the right way. Under 18’s can volunteer with parental permission. Sunday 4th June, from 10:30am.
Contact: Laura 079496 725207 laura.robinson@cancer.org.uk 

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