Directory

Name Description
Wilsden Badminton Club

Social and league badminton. Membership by invitation and by application. Meet at Bradford Grammar School opposite Lister Park on Wednesdays (Juniors 6-7pm, Seniors 7-10pm) from Sept til the end of April. AGM May. Approx 30-40 members.

Wilsden Gardening Association

To provide for the interests of all members in their gardening activities and to supply materials when needed. Membership open. The committee meets at Wilsden Conservative Club on the third Monday of each month at 7.45pm 'Hut' shop open Sundays as follows: 10:00am-12:00noon February-July. 10:00am-11:00am July-autumn. AGM February. Approx 200 members. We hold three annual events: 3rd Sunday in May - Spring fair 3rd Sunday in September - main show

Wilsden Squash Club

Membership by application. The club plays both squash and racquet ball and anyone of any age interested in these sports is welcome. Located behind Wilsden Village Hall. Facilities available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Members have their own keys to the club. Telephone bookings after 7:00pm. Coaching available. Licensed bar 7:00pm-11:00pm Mon-Fri. AGM May.

Wilsden Women's Institute (WI)

To give countrywomen the opportunity of working together, to improve and develop the conditions of country life, putting into practice the ideals for which it stands-fellowship, truth, tolerance and justice. To educate, entertain and enhance the lives of all women. Meet at Trinity Church, Wilsden, on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 pm. except bank holidays. AGM held in March. Approx 60 members.

Windhill Advice Centre

Please telephone 01274 588831 to book an appointment.
Windhill Advice Centre Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday open 9.30am to 3pm.
Outreach sessions:
Monday at Owlet Children's Centre 9.30am to 1pm
Tuesday at St Anthony's Primary School 9.30am to 1pm
Wednesday at Bolton Woods Community Centre 9.30am to 1pm

Windhill Cricket And Athletic Club

Bradford Division Cricket and Members' Club.
Junior and adult cricket teams
Membership by application, AGM November.
Approx 250 members.
Lounge and bar available for functions.

Women's Refuge

At Refuge, we believe that no-one should have to live in fear of violence and abuse. On any given day Refuge supports more than 6,000 clients, helping them rebuild their lives and overcome many different forms of violence and abuse; for example domestic violence, sexual violence, so-called ‘honour’-based violence, human trafficking and modern slavery, and female genital mutilation.

Womenzone Aerobics

Women 16 and over only. Costs £2 per session, free for those with Womenzone gym membership. Referral information available all day on Mondays.

Womenzone Community Centre

Womenzone aims to promote health and well-being and create fairer access to services for women and children in the local area. We take a community development approach, seeking to support women to capitalise upon and build their own strengths for the benefit of their families and communities. To this end we:
• Engage more women in community activities,
• Encourage women to have a voice and have a fresh and varied thinking and perspective,
• Enable women to find their inner confidence and;
• Empower women to start their journey by nurturing their ideas and mentoring women to achieve their goals.

Woodroyd Nursery

Our purpose built nursery has been specifically designed to ensure that all children have access to as many different experiences as possible whilst developing an age appropriate level of independence.
Each piece of equipment has been chosen with care and thought from the scientific and cultural activities to the dinner plates and children's peg labels.
Each area is designated to create a warm, secure and exciting space for children to explore and learn.
Monday-Friday, 8.00 am - 6.00 pm Weekend Closed

Workers' Educational Association

The WEA in Yorkshire & Humber was established as a voluntary organisation in 1910 and has provided part time courses for adults for over 100 years. Our courses are open to everyone over the age of 19.

The WEA's vision is to achieve: "A better world - equal democratic and just - through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society". The WEA is a democratic, membership organisation. It is one of the country's largest registered charities.

We take a learner-centred approach that is responsive to local needs and which contributes to high rates of success and retention. Nationally we provide around 12,000 part-time courses each year, reaching over 80,000 adults of all ages and educational backgrounds. We also have a special mission to help adults who are socially or economically disadvantaged.

Workplace Wellbeing
Worth Valley Young Farmers Club
Wrose Adventurers Association

Wrose Adventurers is an association set up for young people aged between 11 and 25, with Asperger’s syndrome or high functioning autism. We are a small and friendly group, based at Highcroft Youth Centre in Wrose, Shipley. Our members come from all over the Bradford District, to have fun, play games and socialise. We meet on Wednesday evenings 7-9pm when members can socialise in a safe setting and join in activities such as pool, arts & crafts, board games or just chill and listen to music and use laptops. We also organise occasional trips to bowling, laserzone and to eat out at local restaurants. Our group exists to relieve stress and advance the education, social and mental wellbeing of young adults with autism (and related conditions) and their families and carers. Our informal social skills club is supported by experienced staff and a dedicated group of volunteers. We are managed by a parent-carer committee, and rely on small voluntary sector grants to keep running. We have a member subscription which is currently £3 per session, which members pay on the night. Wrose Adventurers welcomes new members, and is always happy to hear from new volunteers to work with the group. Our ethos is to provide a relaxed, safe and happy atmosphere to enable our members to enjoy themselves, and feel at home.

Wrose Methodist Church

Various activities, such as Wrose Buddies (Monday PM, monthly) for people who are housebound or suffering from dementia, Bingo (Tuesday PM), Drop-in (Wed AM), Lunch Club and dance (Wed PM), or Spanish classes (Thurs AM)

WY Trading Standards: SAFER Project

The SAFER Project (Scams And Frauds Education for Residents) is a Lottery-funded project running until summer 2021. From 2012 to 2018 the SAFER Project provided Scams & Frauds and Doorstep Crime workshops to West Yorkshire residents aged 55+ to enable residents to spot scams.
From the Summer of 2018 to Summer 2021, the SAFER Project now focuses on delivering workshops to age groups 12+ offering 5 different workshops across West Yorkshire. These workshops are available to residents in priority neighbourhoods and there are no limitations to how many are delivered.
The workshops are cost free and also available to sensory impaired and learning disability groups. All of the workshops run between 45-50 minutes and can be tailored to your specific group's type. Partner training is also available.
We are able to deliver these throughout the week, including evenings and weekends.
Summary of our interactive workshops:
Scams & Frauds: focusing on common scams covering social media, online, email and postal scams. We discuss tactics used by scammers and provide real life examples and topics such as money muling.
Consumer Savvy: discussing consumer rights, guess the counterfeit/ genuine product activity and explore the risks of the fake market.
Doorstep Crime: discussing doorstep callers, their tactics, how to avoid them, loan sharks and how to spot them.
Savvy Savings: key skills in budgeting/ money saving, explaining APR and the scams surrounding these subjects.
Energy Savvy: energy saving tips and the scams to watch out for.

Xplore (Westcliffe Road Christian Church)

A Church based after school club for children of school years 1 to 6.
Held at Westcliffe Road Christian Church.
Thursday evenings during school term time 6.15pm to 7.15pm.

YHA (England & Wales) Ltd

To help all, especially young people of limited means, to a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside and appreciation of the cultural values of towns and cities particularly by providing youth hostels or other accommodation for them in their travels and thus to promote their health, rest and education

YMCA Bradford

YMCA Bradford Mission

YMCA Bradford is part of a worldwide inclusive Christian Movement working with people of other religious faiths and those of none to transform communities so that all young people truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Ethos & Values of the YMCA

We seek out – ways to transform your life and believe in the equality of all people

We welcome – you, and offer you the space to feel secure, respected, heard and valued.

We inspire – you to nurture your body, mind and spirit

We promote – the development and growth of the YMCA impact

We serve others – by committing ourselves to the well-being of your community

Yorkshire Agricultural Society

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) invests over half a million pounds per year supporting and promoting…

Organise educational events for children and families
Sponsorship of events and conferences
Award small grants
Promote careers in agriculture
Develop skills and experience of those already in the industry
Knowledge transfer
Support the agricultural industry

Yorkshire and Humberside Asbestos Victims Support Group (SARAG)

SARAG provides information, advice, assistance and support to anyone in the locality whose life is affected by asbestos related disease; and works to raise general awareness and increase understanding about the hazards of asbestos, asbestos related diseases and the issues facing sufferers. SARAG aims:
• To provide a free and confidential, quality advice and information service for all people in the locality whose life is affected by asbestos related disease.
• To advocate on behalf of those affected by working in partnership with other groups that share our concerns by raising issues facing those affected and seeking to effect relevant policy change.
• To facilitate mutual support and enable people whose life is affected by asbestos related disease to meet one another to share experiences.
• To produce and disseminate appropriate information to the wider general public that increases understanding about asbestos related diseases and the continuing hazards of asbestos.

Yorkshire Archaeological Society

Headquarters at Claremont houses extensive library and archives on the history and archaeology of people, places etc. in the historic county of Yorkshire. Library and archives open to the public by appointment. There are three publishing sections - Parish Registers, Record Series and Wakefield Court Rolls. The YAS publishes a journal each year. There are five special interest sections to the society - Prehistory, Roman, Medieval, Industrial and Family History. Each section has a programme of lectures and its own publications. Family History Section, Medieval Section & Parish Registers also have websites dedicated to their interests. Disabled visitors are advised to phone ahead so parking space can be reserved for them (parking is limited.)

Yorkshire Archery Association

Individual archery clubs have open membership. Each club offers beginners sessions at minimum cost. Group aimed at: 8yrs+. No upper age limits. Parent Organisation is Grand National Archery Society/Archery GB.
The purpose of the Yorkshire Archery Association is to promote and support the sport of archery in Yorkshire.
The YAA is the county affiliation body for clubs in Yorkshire.
The YAA represents Yorkshire's archers at the regional and national levels.
The YAA is affiliated to the Northern Counties Archery Society and Archery GB (the Grand National Archery Society).
The YAA has the largest number of affiliated clubs of any English county organisation.
The YAA organises several tournaments each year including the indoor and outdoor county championships.
The YAA selects and manages the Yorkshire county teams.
The YAA maintains records of the highest scores achieved in the various disciplines of archery practised in the county.
The YAA presents awards in recognition of service to archers and clubs in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers

To promote ringing for divine service. To cultivate the art of change ringing and to encourage recruitment and instruction of ringers. To promote good fellowship; to obtain the cooperation of church authorities in the maintenance of bells and ringing rooms.
Membership by election.
Meeting various, as advertised in `The Ringing World' or on <a href="http://www.campanophile.com">www.campanophile.com</a>
AGM May.
Approx 1900 members.
Aimed at those wishing to see the continuation of the art and science of English church bell ringing. Age 11+ (varies by area).

Yorkshire Band of Hope Union

The Yorkshire Band of Hope Union is a charity founded in 1865, specialising in alcohol and drug awareness and are based in Huddersfield West Yorkshire.

We work across the Yorkshire region and sometimes further field. Our educators are trained to run interactive drug and alcohol sessions in primary and high schools, youth and children clubs. We also run drug and alcohol awareness courses for professionals and parents groups. The Yorkshire Band of Hope Union have a Christian ethos and foundation, we work with people of all faiths, belief and ethnic backgrounds.

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