Raise awareness about the dangers of high/low blood pressure on your health and provide advice on how to improve this through a healthier lifestyle.

Held free blood pressure testing stations across Huddersfield and Dewsbury for 800 people. This showed an overall 26% of those tested had high blood pressure with limited knowledge or understanding of the health implications. People said they appreciated the lifestyle advice provided in the leaflets and the majority said they would follow it.

We want to overcome social isolation and mental health, by empowering communities to participate more in community life and understand family health related illnesses/issues.

We started off with International Women’s Day, we organised a ‘Feel Good’ event, this encouraged women to sign up to a variety of projects, including a befriending scheme and social activities to help overcome social isolation and mental health. This empowering tool for communities to participate more and become more aware of community issues, and learn what they can do to support them.

That we need to build relationships, trust and enter in dialogue with people to develop with them further sustainable health and wellbeing interventions. Engage the community through developing a healthy lifestyle through physical activities.

We held fitness sessions in the community, working in partnership with local community groups to engage members, giving them the tools to feel more confident in improving their health and wellbeing. Members commented “I feel a lot better about myself”,“I have started appreciating the track round the sports field and using it more.”

Hello, welcome to Involve

Involve is a tool to help Kirklees Council and local public services, to plan and share community involvement work - like public events, surveys and consultation.

You can use it to find past, present and future involvement across Kirklees. Involve will tell you what's happened since the work has taken place as well, so you can see what difference getting involved has made.

You can use the calendar below to see what's happening, including things you can get involved in yourself.

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Engagement

 
Activity between November 2017 and April 2018
TitleNovDecJanFebMarApr
Support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Safer Communities Fund
Consultation on school admissions arrangements for school year 2019/20
Healthy families Ravensthorpe survey
Council budget challenge 2017
Be part of the Kirklees e-panel!
A new specialist adult autism service - what do you think?

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Our framework for involving communities

We believe involving communities is fundamental for shaping effective services and supporting positive outcomes. The aim of this framework is to set out our common partnership approach to involving communities in Kirklees.



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