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Autism Hub - Keighley

The Autism Hub is a fun and informative weekly drop in session, the aim of which is to provide information, guidance, signposting, peer support and mentoring for adults with an Autism Spectrum Condition who live in the Keighley district . Participants will get the opportunity for group discussion with peers, guidance and information from our experienced staff team and other professionals, together with an opportunity to engage in 1:1 support to explore more personal issues. The session topics will be discussed and agreed in advance by the members who attend.
The Autism Hub will provide and facilitate the following:
• Confidence building
• Friendships and building social networks
• Post diagnostic support with peers and facilitator
• Aspirational mentoring of younger adults
• Guest speakers from other services/those with specific experiences
• Preparing for employment

AWARE - Airedale and Wharfedale Autism Resource

AWARE supports parents, carers, siblings, professionals and interested parties in the care and support of those with an autistic spectrum condition. Open to anyone involved with a person with an autistic spectrum condition, or who has an ASC diagnosis themselves. We have a monthly newsletter and meetings with speakers on relevant topics, also an extensive library on autism. We run youth clubs, a holiday scheme, monthly trips scheme for 12 - 16s and over 16s and other children's activities.
Children's activities mainly based at Addingham Youth Centre.
Membership open to anyone, not exclusive to those living in Airedale and Wharfedale. We don't insist on children/young people having a diagnosis before joining.

Baildon Community Link

Baildon Community Link is a community centre which runs a variety of activities for all ages: Social Activity Days, Youth Club, a Thursday Cafe, Seniors' Active Exercise, Seated Exercise, Rag Rugging, Monday Afternoon Women Singers, Painting, Games afternoon (Bridge), Parkinson's group, Rainbow Guides and Yoga.

Baildon Community Link: Social Activity Days

Social Activity Days for older people living in Baildon.

Baildon Cricket Club

Member of <a href="http://www.bradfordcl.com/clubs_baildon.html">JCT 600 Bradford Cricket League</a>. Currently run 4 Senior Teams and 4 Junior Teams. League matches played every Saturday and some Sundays with cup matches also played Sundays. Very active Junior Under 15, Under 13, Under 11 and Under 9 sections. Licensed clubhouse with excellent catering facilities refurbished in June 2015. High quality facilities for viewing, all are welcome.

Baildon Imagination Library

We are a small charity of 5 trustees, all unpaid volunteers, established in 2015 with the aim of getting more children enjoying to read, parents and guardians to read to them, to develop a love of reading for life and imagination. We’d also like to help improve literacy levels and ensure children are ready for school.
If you live in BD17 with a child or children under 5 you can register free here for them to receive a free book posted to them every month until their fifth birthday - just follow the link that says "Can I register my child?" http://imaginationlibrary.com/uk/

Baildon Orchestra

Meets at Baildon Community Link, 35 Cliffe Avenue, Baildon on Thursday evenings at 7.45pm to 9:45pm. Plays classical and light music.
We try to maintain an orchestra with strings and standard woodwind, 2 flutes, 2 oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets. We have given concerts of light music-show selections, Gilbert and Sullivan, light classics free of charge for pensioners groups and the Arthritis Care Association and others.
The aim of the orchestra is to promote the experience of playing music live and enjoying it. We are open to anyone who can show a basic competence in playing an instrument.

Bankfoot Partnership

To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for education and training, recreation and other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the conditions of life of those for whom the facilities are provided.

Barnardo's

Delivering a wide range of services for vulnerable children, young people and their families.

Growing up is a challenge for everyone, but for some it's more difficult than others. We offer practical and emotional support so that young people can enter adulthood with the confidence they need to achieve their full potential.

Nobody knows better than children and young people what their lives are really like. We're here to listen to them and help them get the support they need. We're serious about that.

Whether in the home, at school, online or in the local community, we support children and young people who have been abused and help them feel safe again. And we reach out to children at risk of harm, giving them the long-term support they need.

Barnardo's Employment, Training and Skills (ETS) Yorkshire

Barnardos ETS Yorkshire is a training provider who delivers Study Programme for 16-19 year olds. We offer courses in • Level 2 and 3 Sport • Level 2 Business • Maths, English and ICT up to level 2• GCSE Maths and English • Help with getting a work placement • Traineeships
Office open 8.30- 4.00pm

BD4 Community Trust

We work with pre-school aged children and their parents or carers (BD4 Family Project), right through to our senior outreach project for the over 55’s (GEMS Project). We provide various activities, groups and parenting courses for families to attend together, to learn, grow, meet new people and have fun.

BD4 Community Trust: Family Project

The work of BD4 Community Trust is currently split into two projects, BD4 Family and Gems, each of which contributes to improving the quality of life for the residents of East Bowling in Bradford and beyond. It has become a well-respected organisation providing high quality services to young and old within the BD4 area.

BD4 Community Trust: GEMS Project

The work of BD4 Community Trust is currently split into two projects, BD4 Family and Gems, each of which contributes to improving the quality of life for the residents of East Bowling in Bradford and beyond. It has become a well-respected organisation providing high quality services to young and old within the BD4 area.

BEACON (Bradford Ecumenical Asylum Concern)

BEACON provides hospitality and practical support to asylum seekers in Bradford and the surrounding area through four projects:
McKenzie Friends - volunteers provide legal support to asylum seekers who do not have access to legal representation
CHAT Phoenix House - refreshments, a listening ear and signposting for people waiting for hearings at Phoenix House Immigration and Asylum Tribunal Hearing Centre in Bradford on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings
CHAT English Club - a free English conversation club open to all non-English speakers wishing to improve their spoken English
Hosting Project - accommodation for destitute asylum seekers in volunteers' homes

If you would like to make a donation to BEACON, you can do so here:
https://www.give.net/20118943

Beacon Bradford - Chat English Club

CHAT English Club provides free English conversation classes at the Touchstone Centre every Wednesday morning 10am - 12noon.
CHAT is for asylum seekers, refugees and all non-native English speakers to practise their English with native speakers, and learn through fun interactive activities. Free tea, coffee and snacks are provided.

Beamsley Project

The Beamsley Project is a small registered charity that provides self-catering accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales for groups/families with additional needs. Our specialised facilities allow us to cater for everyone's needs, however complex.
Our Centre sleeps up to 30 guests over 10 bedrooms and our cottage sleeps up to six people over three bedrooms. The Beamsley Project is for all people with disabilities and their carers regardless of age, gender, faith or sexuality. We allow you to tailor your holiday to suit your individual needs.

BEAP: Bangledeshi Centre Women's Daycare

Bangladeshi older people's services. Social day centre for women.

Beckfoot and Bingley Tennis club

Four red shale courts, with teams in a friendly League, the Bradford Parks league and the Wharfedale League.
Social tennis encouraged. Social tennis is on Wednesday evenings.
All standards and ages welcome. Membership by application, see website for membership fees, season runs April to October
AGM January. Approx 45 members

Ben Rhydding Bowling Club

The only flat green bowls club in the Bradford area, it is part of the Ben Rhydding Sports Club, situated on Countance Way Ilkley, LS29 8AW.
The season is April to September, weather dependent. Club play is on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, 1.45- 4.00pm, Tuesday evenings 5.45pm. All are welcome but flat soled shoes must be worn. Coaching can be given to novices and bowls are available to borrow.
League matches are played on Wednesday afternoons and Friendlies on Sundays.
Do come and give it a go!
Membership open.

Ben's Place

A specialist West Yorkshire wide support service for male survivors of sexual violence. Online counselling for survivors of rape.

Better Start Bradford

About Better Start Bradford
*STILL HERE TO HELP*

We're still providing lots of support for families in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton this autumn and winter, despite current restrictions

We work with families to give children the best possible start in life in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton through a range of innovative projects to support them through pregnancy and the earliest years of their children’s lives.

Led by Bradford Trident, we are funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, using National Lottery funding, for 10 years (until 2025). Working with local partners, we aim to leave a lasting legacy for children, families and the whole area.

Our vision for the future:
Children across our part of Bradford and beyond have the best possible start in life, in terms of their health, wellbeing and life chances, forming the cornerstone of strong, happy communities.

Our mission:
To work with families and partners to improve the life chances of children in our part of Bradford, through a comprehensive programme focused on improving health, social and emotional development and communication, and to share lessons from this to promote wider change.

Stay safe everyone.

BHT Early Education & Training

BHT Early Education and Training is a registered charity established in 2003 to support the social, intellectual and physical development of children.

We offer excellent, reputable childcare and nursery education, After School and Holiday provision, and a communication and language development programme with a wide variety of training for parents, carers and professionals. Alongside our own internally funded services, we are commissioned to deliver a host of other projects for external agencies.

Bingley Art Society

We are an art group that meets weekly (apart from around Christmas, the New Year and Easter)
We meet at Cardigan House, Ferncliffe Road, Bingley on a Thursday night between 7.30 pm and 9.15 pm.
Our members use a mixed variety of mediums and are happy to share their knowledge and methods. We have workshops and demonstrations throughout the year.
Visitors and new members are welcome

Bingley Belles

Bingley Belles is a Cycling UK affiliated group. We are a women's community cycling group.

Based in Bingley, West Yorkshire, we cycle for pleasure, fitness and wellbeing along canal routes, off road and some quiet roads. Our routes are from 5 to 15 miles, ranging from beginner level to the more challenging routes. We usually start and finish in Bingley.
We do have bikes which you can borrow if you don't have your own and can arrange lessons for you with a professional cycling instructor (there is a charge for the lessons). If you would like to relearn your cycling skills and build confidence, we can help.
Guided, social and cake & coffee rides. Meet new friends. Non-competitive, friendly, inclusive women’s club. Please contact us if you would like to join us. We would love to hear from you.

Bingley Camera Club

A club for all levels of photographers, any age and experience. We have talks and practical evenings, slide and audio-visual evenings, including digital photographs.
We meet September to May, Monday evenings, 7.30pm at Cardigan House, Ferncliffe Road, Bingley BD16 2TA.
Come and give us a try, for friendly company, help and advice. We would welcome any new members at any time of our season.

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