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Name Description
Airedale Olympic Cycling Club

We promote cycling in all its forms. We have regular road club runs throughout the week including Wednesday evenings, even during the winter. There is a beginners ride from Yeadon every Saturday morning at 09.30 as well as longer rides both Saturday & Sundays. The website & or Facebook group give good info on how to get involved and when rides are planned. <a href="http://www.airedaleolympic.co.uk">www.airedaleolympic.co.uk</a> We are a small freindly interactive club affiliated to both British Cycling & The Cycling Time Trial or CTT organisations. Aims:To develop the sport of cycling in all its forms. To provide for members, club runs that are both varied and interesting. To meet regularly to exchange ideas, and for provision of social activity. To ensure the use at all times of the highway code by members. The Club consists of ordinary members, all having an equal say in Club activities.

Airedale Quiz League

To promote quizzes in various pubs and put quizzes on a league basis. Meet at various hostelries around the region on Tuesdays at 8:15pm. Committee meet approximatley 9 times per year at The Sparrow, North Parade, Bradford. Membership open. Approx 200 members. AGM May/June.

Airedale Symphony Orchestra

The orchestra performs a wide orchestral repertoire to the highest possible standard, thereby encouraging people to become acquainted with and to appreciate good music. Four or more concerts are performed each year to large audiences. Meet at Guiseley School, Fieldhead Road, Guiseley, on Mondays 7:30-9:45pm. Membership open, but a high standard of playing necessary. Vacancies at present for bass and first violin. All ages are welcome. Approx 70 members. AGM Nov.

Airedale Writers Circle

Aims to promote, share and extend the knowledge of writing for pleasure and profit. Membership by application. Meet at Sight Airedale, Scott Street, Keighley on the 2nd Tuesday in the Month at 7.30pm. Approx 20 members.

Airienteers Orienteering Club

To encourage and promote the sport of orienteering in Bradford and Leeds. Membership open and by application. AGM Oct. Details on website.
Approx 200 members.

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon is worldwide and offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.
Alateen, a part of Al-Anon, is for young people aged 12-17 who have been affected by someone elses' drinking, usually that of a parent.
For details of meetings please contact the confidential helpline on 020 7403 0888, open 10am to 10pm every day or <a href="http://www.al-anonuk.org.uk/meetings/">find a local meeting</a>.

ALCHITA CARE LIMITED

Do you sometimes find yourself unable to juggle the demands of work, family, life and home? We at ALCHITA CARE LIMITED recognise that and exist to support people like you. Whether it be yourself or a family member who you are unable to provide the care and support for we do that for you.
Every member of our team is highly trained and fully insured including DBS checked to help with your everyday needs that we pride ourselves in providing efficient and affordable services to meet all your requirements. We specialise in caring for people with Alzheimer’s, parkinsons, physical disabilities and dementia. There is no job which is too small or too big, we assure you on a regular basis whether call outs or one offs, guaranteeing that we will be there for you.
We thrive in offering best support for all our customers and it can be you or your loved one and our aim is meeting your needs at a degree of accuracy regardless of any cultural and religious backgrounds. We also believe in equality and diversity and treat every individual with high degree of respect as well as understanding that not everyone is the same and nor are their requirements. We make a tailored plan which suits all the needs required as you customers likes.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Support group for alcoholics. National Telephone Number 0800 9177 650. You can use our website to <strong><a href="http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/AA-Meetings/Find-a-Meeting">find a meeting near you</a></strong>.
If unable to get an answer ring 01274 547547 (Samaritans).

Alcoholics Anonymous: Bradford

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Meetings are held in Bradford, Bingley, Saltaire and Shipley

ALL IN: Community Roller Derby

We created ALL IN to make sure that everyone who wants to, has the opportunity to play roller derby.

Through our work with ALL IN: Community Roller Derby, we take a whole systems approach to addressing geographic, financial, and cultural barriers to being part of this amazing sport. We offer one-off skate sessions and roller derby programmes to local community groups and organisations. Access to a team sport, particularly one which is female-led and empowering of all body types, helps build individual resilience, mental and physical well-being as well as supporting the growth of relationships and networks in the community.

All Saints Bingley Bell Ringers

Bingley Tower Bell Ringers
Practice Sessions every Tuesday evening 7.30pm - 9.00pm
The church bells are rung on Sundays between 9.45-10.30am for morning service and at other significant times. Practice is on Tuesday evenings.
Visitors are always very welcome at practices and there is no obligation to learn. Those interested in learning to ring church bells, or in visiting or joining in a practice session should contact the tower secretary.
We state anyone can learn to ring from 8-80yrs. It does not require a great physical strength.

All Saints Church Ilkley

The Parish of All Saints Ilkley is situated in a beautiful town in West Yorkshire on the banks of the River Wharfe, next to Ilkley Moor and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

All Saints Ilkley (ASI)
Is in the centre of town and is a large, vibrant evangelical church with congregations that play an active role within our local community. We are open for visitors every weekday, a source of historical and spiritual interest housing the remnants of three stone Saxon crosses.

We are fully embarked on a £1.3 million Church Development Building Project and with your support, we are hoping to start works this summer. Please visit our Church Development page

Our purpose - why do we exist ?
To help others and us in… Finding connections with God – Father Son and Holy Spirit

We have four diverse Sunday morning congregations ranging from contemporary to BCP, a large youth and children’s work, with many mid-week fellowship groups.

Our vision - what are we aiming for?
To see an ever-increasing number of people coming into an ever-deepening relationship with God, overflowing with His blessing to our community and beyond.

We are committed to mission, globally and locally, and we aim to give 10% of our budget to mission partners.

Our values - how do we do it?
Seeking and celebrating God’s transforming presence.

Being a loving and generous community.

Growing and sharing our life giving faith.

This is sought and celebrated through prayer and worship, being loving and generous and by helping people to grow and share the treasures that are found in the Christian faith.

Allerton Methodist Church

Methodist Church - place of worship.
Church Hall - available to hire out for community use.
We are a collection point for the Bradford Metropolitan District food bank.
Monthly Coffee & Chat the last Saturday of every month, 10am - 11.30am.
On the 3rd Wednesday of every month we have 'Tea and Talk' where over 60's can come and have a two course lunch for a donation rather than a set price, email to book a place.

Alzheimer's Society - Bradford Branch

We offer information, practical ideas and support (not personal care) to people with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers.

Dementia Advisor service
Anyone diagnosed across the district should be referred by the Consultant to this service , staff will contact and provide a 1-1 service giving information on all aspects relating to dementia , future planning and services available. This is a time limited service.

Dementia Support Worker Service
Staff will offer support and help as the condition progresses, from issues relating to the progression of the condition, accessing specialist help and talking through stressful situations to looking at alternative accommodation. Anyone can refer into this service.

We also offer a number of groups such as sing group, carers support group and Wellbeing Cafes - for more information ring 01274 586008.

Dementia Friendly Communities
We work with local communities and Businesses to support them to become more Dementia Friendly .

American Civil War Society Ltd

Re-enact battles, living history projects. Non-profit making organisation. Membership is �25 p.a. Re-enactments are staged between April and September at venues all over the country Approx 300 members

Amnesty International Bradford Group

Defending Human Rights throughout the world.
Activities include:
<ul style="list-style-type: undefined;">
<li>Raising awareness of human rights issues through events, campaigns, mailings and meetings</li>
<li>Working on Amnesty's campaigning actions</li>
<li>Liaising with other local campaign groups with similar attitudes to human rights</li>
<li>Working with neighbouring Amnesty International groups</li>
</ul>
The group meets at Soulspace meeting room, Desmond Tutu House, 2 Ashgrove, Great Horton, Bradford BD7 1BN on the 1st Wednesday of the month
You can contact <a href="https://www.facebook.com/BradfordAmnestyInternational">Bradford Amnesty International on Facebook</a>

Amnesty International Wharfedale Group

Wharfedale Amnesty meets every second Thursday of the month at 8pm in the Christchurch Cafe in Ilkley.

New members are always welcome. There is no membership subscription or fee for attending meetings.

We also run three letter-writing groups in Ilkley and Otley.

Anah Project

We provide safe and secure accommodation and support for lone black, Asian and minority ethnic women fleeing any form of domestic abuse or forced marriage, FGM, as well as 24 hour telephone line support for anyone needing advice - call 08459 606011.

Anand Milan Centre

We run a day centre for elderly people aged over 50+. We are a voluntary community registered charity which is non-profitable. Our all committee members (staff) are elderly, retired and volunteers. We provide healthy and nutritious hot meals including tea-time, some wonderful trips, some sessions including, exercise sessions, body massaging sessions, yoga sessions, and arts & crafts sessions etc.

Anand Milan Centre: Advice and Info

Advice & Info. Dementia and disability friendly.

Anand Milan Centre: Exercise

Mondays - exercise session free sessions.
Wednesdays massage sessions - varied times.
Dementia friendly.

Anand Milan Centre: Music and Dance

Music and lunch provided for £3.00, Dementia Friendly

Anchor Project Over 60's (The)

Lunch Club, outings, and other social events,all for over 60s, Mondays 11:00-1:15. Tiddlywinks Parent and Toddler group, Thursdays 9:45-11:15. Gardening workshops and local environmental projects - please contact for more information.

Anchor Trust

Anchor Trust is the largest not-for-profit provider of housing, support and care in England. Our purpose is to improve the lives of older people. We do this by providing a range of services valued by older people. Anchor Trust is made up of a number of businesses providing these services, including Anchor Homes, the largest not-for-profit provider of residential and nursing care in the sector. We were formed in 1968, when Anchor started life as Help the Aged (Oxford) Housing Association. Today, we employ 10,000 people and each week we provide housing and/or support to 50,000 customers.

Anchor Trust: Home Improvement Agency

Advice and assessment for home improvement work, including sources of grants, ways of raising finance, recommending contractors, supervising and signing-off improvement work.

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