Directory

Name Description
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 - HAPPY
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

Barnardos Bradford Listerhills Service
Baseball Softball UK

Development agency for baseball and softball in the UK, working on behalf of the British Baseball Federation (BBF) and British Softball Federation (BSF). BSUK's role is mainly centred on development programmes to increase and progress participation at junior and adult levels in baseball, slowpitch softball and fastpitch softball, including running coach education courses at various levels and a range of beginner entry programmes and activities. BSUK also runs events, looks for funding avenues, provides a central point of contact for the sports and represents the sport at the level of government agencies.

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.

Better Start Bradford

About Better Start Bradford
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.

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 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.

Bingley Child Contact Centre

<img style="margin: 5px 10px; float: left;" title="NACCC" src="http://www.naccc.org.uk/layout/templates/images/logo.png" alt="NACCC" width="115" height="64" />We provide a safe and secure environment for non-resident parents/grandparents to see their children. We can facilitate partners not wanting to meet and we provide a pre-visit for all concerned. The service is free but we require completed referral forms which can be obtained from the co-ordinator.

Bingley Little Theatre

Amateur theatre and community arts centre offering plays, arts events and hire of space for public and private events. Also houses Food Bank and provides facilities used by NHS Blood Donation Service.

Bingley Walkers are Welcome

Best Foot Forward!

Walkers are Welcome is a way to make sure more people ARE aware of the great outdoor opportunities that Bingley and the surrounding areas have to offer. Walking is a great way to improve health and also to increase footfall into the area, boosting the local economy.

Black Health Forum

The main aim of the Black Health Forum (BHF) is to work in partnership with the African / African-Caribbean communities in the Bradford district enabling them to become, confident and informed about Health and Social Care Services on offer. The BHF acts as a conduit for disseminating information and signposting services. It also supports African and African Caribbean groups that do not have a constitution in delivering health related projects.

The BHF was set up informally in May 2000, to look at health and social care issues relating to African/African-Caribbean communities and the services they receive. Due to the successful funding application made in 2001, to the then City Primary Care Trust, the BHF was able to go on to develop into a more formal structure with the ultimate goal of achieving our aim.

The forum is made up of health, social and voluntary sector workers, who share a common goal of reducing inequalities in health and social care for the African/African-Caribbean communities in the Bradford district. Over the years the committee members have changed, some have left and new ones have come on board and some old members have returned.

The forum continues to run on a purely voluntary basis. Over the past two years we have seen a significant increase in membership.

BLAGY (Bradford Lesbian and Gay Youth)

BLAGY is a safe space for young LGBTQ+ people. We have a varied programme of activities including; sexual health workshops, discussions, external speakers or sometimes we just cook some food and network together. Any LGBTQ+ people between the ages of 14 and 25 are welcome. Please call Jonathan or Verity on: 01274 395815 for more information or email: bradford@mesmac.co.uk

Bloomin' Buds Theatre Company

We increase access to opportunity, and to the arts for people from lower and working class backgrounds. We run weekly sessions in community centres as well as a variety of one off sessions, we do workshops in schools, community performances and professional theatre pieces.

Drama club - Rockwell Community Centres, FREE, Wednesday 4:00-5:30pm
Singing for Health Session - Rockwell Community Centre, FREE, Friday 10:30-12:00am

Contact us for details of other sessions.

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