Welcome to Communities Together
Communities Together (CT) is a not for profit organisation based in Huddersfield, supported and run by over fifty two volunteers. Established in 2006, the main aims of the organisation are to support communities and other organisations in ethnic minority (Indian sub-continent mainly but not exclusively) engagement, message delivery of statutory and non-statuary bodies, support active engagement with hard to reach communities, maximise reach and provide consultancy services to other organisations including the voluntary sectors. CT also has strong links and works closely with schools, colleges, universities and businesses in the Yorkshire region and beyond and provides literacy, numeracy, IT and media literacy training to members of the community. Recently Communities Together has been supporting the Intensive support programme for Birkby with The Yorkshire Sports Foundation and is also a community hub during the Covid 19 Crisis for the areas of Birkby, Hillhouse and Fartown. Find out more about our projects by clicking on the projects tab.
CT carries out on average thirty events per year from very large concerts, festivals to small business network meetings. CT clients include The Universities of Huddersfield and Leeds, Kirklees College, Odeon Cinema Group, Mumtaz, Bombay Stores, WTJ Insurance Services, Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, MOD, NATO, NHS, West Yorkshire Police, Yash Raj Films, ITV, ECB, Huddersfield Giants and Huddersfield Town Football Club. and numerous small businesses.
CT is also the licence holder of Radio Sangam, a community radio station regulated by OfCOM. In the first two years of operation, Radio Sangam (RS) has become the most followed Asian radio station in the UK, only surpassed by the BBC Asian Network, it broadcasts through FM, DAB, a dedicated app and through the internet. The station is actively heard in fifty-two countries around the globe and has achieved many firsts and won several awards. The station made history last year when it was the first British broadcaster to broadcast live Premiership football and Rugby league matches in ethnic minority languages live from the games. RS is the first port of call for actors, singers, record labels, social media celebrities and Bollywood and Pakistani ‘A’ list film actors and actresses when they are promoting their product and or creation. CT and RS work closely with a number of Asian Satellite TV channels and national ethnic minority newspapers as partners in editorial and partnership production work.