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Friends of Clarence Holmfield and Thornes Parks

101 Thornes Road

Friends of Clarence Holmfield and Thornes Parks provide a voice to speak up for the three parks. It works to ensure that the parks are well used and provides a safe and enjoyable experience for all park users.

Friends of Fitzwilliam Station

The aim of the Friends of Fitzwilliam Station is to engage with the community including schools and businesses in Fitzwilliam and surrounding areas to promote and improve Fitzwilliam Station.

Friends of Friarwood Valley Gardens

01977 795074

43 Newgate

Friends of Friarwood Valley Gardens is a voluntary community group aiming to preserve and enhance Pontefract's Valley Gardens as an excellent urban green space.

Friends of the Community


Friends of the Community is a group of like-minded women who meet on a Monday. Its aim is to bring the community together without discrimination and promote a sense of togetherness, wellbeing and encourage conversations that would not normally happen, in an environment that is welcoming.

Friends of Walton Colliery Nature Park

Friends of Walton Colliery Nature Park is a group of volunteers, with a small management committee, who support the forestry and parks teams in caring for the local nature park.

Fusion Housing Limited

01484 353150

Pearl House
10 John William Street

Fusion Housing provides housing advice, housing support services and learning opportunities to people in Kirklees. It is the lead partner in a Fair Chance Partnership scheme which aims to improve accommodation and work outcomes for young homeless 18 - 24 year olds by offering innovative and intensive support. The Fair Chance Scheme works with clients in Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield.

Future Years

01274 725451

13 - 17 Sunbridge Road

Future Years is the forum on ageing for Yorkshire and Humber. Its aim is to represent the views of older people to influence policy makers and service development to take into account the views and needs of older people.
Who they work with: Older people

Gentle Steps


c/o St George's Community Centre
Broadway, Lupset

Gentle Steps is a self-help support group for people with dental phobias. It helps people to gain confidence, share experiences (not compulsory), share tips and knowledge.
Type of work: Health

Glasshoughton Community Forum

01977 511234

The Glasshoughton Centre, Leeds Road
WF10 4PF

Glasshoughton Community Forum provides healthy living, learning and leisure activities at its community centre in Castleford.
Type of work: Community centre

Glasshoughton/Redhill Environment Action Team

Glasshoughton/Redhill Environment Action Team (GREAT) exists as an environmental action team for a defined area in Glasshoughton and Redhill. The group also provides two children's fun events in August and at Christmas. These events involve children attending with their parents.

Grace's Place


5 Brookdale Avenue

Grace's Place is a community, non-profit making company set up to provide person-centred day services, in the founder's home, for adults with a variety of disabilities.

Grange Park Bowling Club

Ledger Lane

Grange Park Bowling Club is a crown green bowling club supporting members in bowling. It holds open events for non-members to get interested in the sport. Afternoon tea events are held throughout the summer season.