BBest Community

Newsletter 23.06.2021

Ways to Wellbeing

Online workshops starting tomorrow 24th June. 

Email: or call 07909 993203.

PeerTalk Batley - new time and venue

As from Wed 7th July, the peer support group will meet at Jo Cox House, 90 Commercial Street, Batley, WF17 5DS every Wednesday at 11am – 12.30pm (until then, we continue to meet on Wednesdays, 1.30 – 3pm, at The Community Room at Batley Parish Church, Stocks Lane, Batley, WF17 5ED)

MACK Studios dance classes


Hopeful Families

For more information please contact: Jo Birbeck on 07526 178179 Email:

Community Support During the Pandemic - online survey

If you are able to spare 15 minutes of your time, please complete the following questionnaire to help government understand the experiences of support during the pandemic and to identify if any further support would be helpful. It is completely private – no names are required.

For further information or to access the questionnaire please click:

Mental Health and Lockdown

The last 15 months have been incredibly hard for so many people. The mental health charity, Mind, state that more than half of adults and over two thirds of young people said that their mental health has gotten worse during the periods of lockdown and restrictions. If you come across someone who you think would benefit from mental health support then please see the below PDF.


 Pop-up vaccination clinics

 Pop-up vaccination clinics are still taking place across Kirklees. 

This Kirklees Council website has the most up-to-date information:

Kirklees Local Offer

Do you know about Kirklees Local Offer? Their website is the place for information about support, services and activities for young people (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Kirklees.

BBEST Directory

Our own BBEST Directory is the Communication HUB for Batley and Birstall Community. Please feel free to browse and explore our directory; click on the image below to open in a new page. 



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