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Current activities

Listening to BirstallListening to Birstall

16th September to 4th October 2019

There are activities in Fieldhead, Birstall, Cambridge Road and Nova. Organised by Birstall and Birkenshaw ward councillors, local volunteers and Kirklees Council staff. Come along to a drop-in event, request a home visit or take part online.

Ask Shelley Ask Shelley

8th to 24th October 2019

Can we ask you about life in Shelley? Look out for local volunteers and staff from Kirklees Council out and about in Shelley. You can come along to a drop-in event, request a home visit or take part online. Organised by Shelley Village Association.

Ask MelthamAsk Meltham results event

9th October 2019

Over 700 people took part in the Ask Meltham conversations, supported by a team of 30 local volunteers. Come along to this drop-in event to see the initial findings and learn what happens next. Organised by Meltham Town Council.

The Big Local Conversation in AshbrowThe Big Local Conversation

July to October 2019

The Big Local Conversation started at Deighton Carnival on Saturday 29th June. There are activities in Deighton, Sheepridge, Bradley, Fartown, Fixby and Cowcliffe. Organised by the Ashbrow ward councillors and volunteers from local organisations.

Upcoming activities

Look out for Ask Honley, starting in October 2019, organised by Friends of Honley Community.

See all Activities 

Our PlacesOur places

Want to find out what’s been happening in local places and see what people said about their place? On this page you can find all the places where people have got involved so far, listed by Neighbourhood and by Ward. We will add the latest results to this page as we get them.


We’re working with citizens and colleagues to make sure that everyone has a stake in the place where they live, work or visit. Read our latest blogs to find out more about how citizens, local organisations and Kirklees Council are working together in our places.

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