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ABOUT US

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2018 - Launches new Volunteer Car Service.

 

2020 - Covid Response coordinators in Kirklees and awarded Highly Commended UK Community Group of the Year Awards 2021

2021 - DDC moved to new Denby Dale Head Office and opened new charity shop and Community Pantry in Skelmanthorpe.

2022 - DDC provides Covid Vaccination Transport for NHS and Ukraine Family Transport for council.  Launches Cost of Living Community Response projects following fuel crisis.

2023 - DDC launches new Veteran group, and supportts it to become an independent charity. Moves Transport office to Kirkburton and wins UK Compassionate Charity of the Year 2023

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OUR BRANCHES

DDC Headquarters, The Kirkburton Hub - Riley Lane, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, HD8 0RZ

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DDC Charity Shop & Activities - Springfield Mill, Norman Road, Denby Dale, HD8 8TH

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Emley Dementia Group, Emley Community Centre, Upper Lane, Emley, HD8 9RJ

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Mirfield Dementia Group, Mirfield Community Centre, Water Royd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG

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The Kirkburton Hub - Riley Lane, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, HD8 0RZ

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Time Together Charity Shop, 53 Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, HD8 9DA

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Skelmanthorpe Community Pantry, Elm Street, Skelmanthorpe, HD8 9BH

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Finance Department - Springfield Mill, Norman Road, Denby Dale, HD8 8TH

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Marsden Memory Cafe

Mechanics Hall, Peel Street, Marsden, HD7 6BW

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2004 - The Denby Dale Centre was established by members of the Denby Dale and Lower Cumberworth Methodist Churches. It was born out of concern for people who are socially isolated, for various reasons, in our rural area. The aim was to reach the 43 communities that make up South Kirklees. 

2005 - DDC was registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee

 

2007 - DDC was registered as a Charity

2016 - new Chief Officer, Paul Jones redesigned how the charity operated, dividing it into three sections, Activities, Transport and Places, in line with the aims of the charity.

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