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Yorkshire charities’ collaboration helps over 400 people stay socially connected

Huddersfield-based Yorkshire Children’s Centre (YCC) has partnered with Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees (C&K) to deliver a telephone befriending service for the district’s most vulnerable people, as well as an app to help manage demand. Since the service was set up – during the start of the

Hospice launches Light up a Life appeal this Christmas

Wakefield Hospice is inviting everyone to remember a loved one this Christmas by dedicating a light on the Tree of Lights for its annual 'Light up a Life' appeal. The hospice will send supporters a personalised card for each dedication, and each name will appear in the Book of Christmas

Huddersfield charity secures £100,000 grant from Barclays

Sudden the charitable service based in Huddersfield, has secured a £100,000 grant from Barclays to support its efforts to help people and communities most impacted by COVID-19. Sudden is a service for people who have been bereaved by a death that happened unexpectedly, from COVID-19, an undiagnosed medical condition,

Grant boosts Wentworth Woodhouse’s plan for ground-source heating

Rotherham stately home Wentworth Woodhouse is going greener and warmer. Thanks to a £331,200 grant, its Preservation Trust can forge ahead with plans to replace its old and inadequate gas central heating with a house-wide system powered by a ground-source heat pump. A large portion of the funds, received

Topping out ceremony at Leeds charity's latest development

A topping out ceremony has been held at longstanding Leeds charity, St George’s Crypt’s second purpose-built development that will offer a home to people who have previously struggled to maintain a tenancy as they prepare to live independently. The development, which has been designed by Leeds based Brewster

Charity invites public to sleep on sofas to highlight hidden homeless

West Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets is encouraging residents, businesses, and families to participate in a lockdown-friendly fundraising event, where they spend the night on their sofas or floors to highlight the underreported issue of sofa surfing. Named ‘Simon’s Big Sofa Surf’, the event will be held on

64 local businesses join forces to raise £181,107 for Hospice

A group of supporters and volunteers from Calderdale have teamed up to support Overgate Hospice in Elland during the Covid-19 outbreak. Over 64 businesses and business people have donated to an appeal, raising over £180,000 since May. As the impact of the crisis on the Hospice was shared with