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Name Description
BBA Singers

REA Scandinavia Trust is a community centre formerley for retired employees of BBA Group Plc, but now run by ourselves for any elderly people. BBA singers is part of the organisation whose object is to entertain at retirement homes/hospitals/churches singing 4 part songs from the shows, solos, monologues. We meet at the centre Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm. Concerts are free, donations to cover expenses. Membership by application. Approx 20 members. AGM January.

BD1 Brass

To develop young players and provide entertainment for the local community.
Membership open. Approx 30 members. AGM June.

Beamsley Project

<img src="http://www.beamsleyproject.org/content/homepage/rotator_images/public_11... alt="Outside the Beamsley Project" width="750" height="258" />

The Beamsley Project is a small registered charity that provides self-catering accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales for people with disabilities. The Beamsley Project is for all people with disabilities and their carers regardless of age, gender, faith or sexuality.

Beanstalk - West Yorkshire Branch

<img style="float: right;" title="Beanstalk - Read, Grow, Succeed" src="http://www.divabradford.org.uk/media/29017/beanstalk_logo_s_cyan.jpg" alt="Beanstalk - Read, Grow, Succeed" width="250" height="130" />Beanstalk is a national children's literacy charity. The West Yorkshire branch supports more than 430 children through the dedicated support of nearly 150 volunteers in 60 primary schools in Bradford, Keighley and Leeds.
Our Trained Reading Helpers work with three children, one-to-one, twice a week for 30 minutes each. They aim to inspire children and improve their confidence by giving them choices, making the sessions fun, and providing every opportunity to succeed. Our volunteers can be anyone aged 16+ who likes children, enjoys reading and is able to commit to helping 1.5 hours, 2 afternoons per week for at least 12 months. Our target group is children aged 5 to 11yrs.
Volunteers can find out more and apply on-line at <a href="http://www.beanstalkcharity.org.uk">www.beanstalkcharity.org.uk</a>, or request an application form. When we receive your application we will contact you by phone to discuss it further. We may then invite you to a face-to-face interview, and will ask you to provide references and information to complete an application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The welfare and safety of children is our priority.
Placement in a school is dependent on successful completion of an initial full day's training, satisfactory references and a DBS certificate. Trained Reading Helpers receive further training and support from our Volunteer Coordinators, and travel expenses are paid up to a limit of five miles each way.

BEAP Community Partnership

Community centre based in mannnigham Bradford. Services offered:
Advice
Older people services - befriending and daycare
Ready Set Play - early years project
Active Health
Male Domestic Abuse Service - Men Reaching Out
Talk English Classes
Miscarriage Project
Shapla Sports Initiaitive
Bangla Bantams - Multicultural Supporters Group

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

Beehive Poets

Tp promote the appreciation of poetry in all its forms and to stimulate literary activity in the Bradford district and beyond. To draw on the full cultural diversity of the city. To assist and promote the dissemination of members work, through readings, and the production of pamphlets and anthologies Membership open Meet: The New Beehive, Westgate, Bradford <span class="_Xbe">BD1 3AA</span> on Mondays at 8.30pm AGM January Approx 20 members

Monthly programme:
First Monday - Poetry readaround.
Second Monday - Visiting poets read.
Third Monday - Poetry readaround or talk by a member on contemporary poetry.
Fourth Monday - Poetry Workshop - constructive criticism of members work in progress. Participants should bring 6 copies of poems for consideration.

Behind Closed Doors
Belle Vue O.S. Badminton Club

We are a competitive badminton club and are members of the Bradford and District Badminton League. We have 10 teams: 4 mixed, 4 mens, 2 ladies competing at all levels in the league. We have senior and junior members. Subs are: seniors �90 and juniors �30. Visitors are welcome on three occasions before deciding whether or not to join. Open to players who wish to play in the Bradford league - all levels of ability and anyone aged 13+ with the necessary skills, male and female. Club nights are: Bradford Girls' Grammar - Wed 7.30pm - 10.00pm Zara Centre (Belle Vue School, BD9 6NA) - Fri 7.30pm - 10.00pm. At the Zara Centre we play club games. Anyone interested can turn up on any Friday night, and for further information on this you can contact the club secretary.

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 Rhydding Hockey Club

Promotion of mens and ladies hockey for juniors, colts and senior members. Membership by application. Meet at Ben Rhydding Sports Club, Coutances Way, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, on Saturdays and Sundays. AGM May. Approx 160 members.

Ben Rhydding Sports Club
Ben Rhydding Tennis Club

Grass court season April to Sept/Oct.
Membership by application, new members always welcome. Visitors welcome.
Meet at Ben Rhydding Sports Club, Coutances Way, Ilkley. Social tennis available in Bradford parks on Sunday afternoon.
1 men's team.
Croquet available.
Approx 24 members.

Best of Friends Line Dance Club

Teach line dancing to people of all ages. Intermediate class: Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire on Wednesdays, 7.30pm to 10.15pm. We dance to all kinds of music - country, pop, Irish etc. Membership open. Full details on website.

Bevan House Wellbeing Centre

Bevan House Wellbeing Centre is part of Bevan Healthcare social enterprise. Bevan Healthcare provides a NHS General Practice services designed to meet the needs of people who are homeless or in unstable accommodation and those who have come to Bradford as refugees or to seek asylum.
The Wellbeing Centre provides a range of services aimed at supporting this service user group. Our services cover addiction recovery, education, advice, nutrition, parenting, self care and social prescribing. We aim to help people and communities make a real difference to their health and wellbeing, with the hope that they will live longer and healthier lives that are full meaningful and active.

Bingley 5 Rise Frocks

Bingley WI was established on 14th October 2013. We are a group of women from Bingley and surrounding areas who meet on the 2nd Monday of every month at The Surburban Bar, Market Street, Bingley from 7.30 - 9.30pm.
We aim to provide friendship & fun, work for the community and learn new skills. We have speakers or workshops/events each month.
If you'd like to come and see what we do just email us <a href="mailto:membershipbingleywi@gmail.com">membershipbingleywi@gmail.com</a>. As a guest you can attend up to 3 meetings for �3 a meeting. We hope to see you soon!

Bingley Amateur Operatic Society

We have presented Musical Theatre in the town since 1921.

Each year we present a Stage Musical in June and November and a Pantomime in the Spring.

Our Rehearsal Rooms are at 5 Ferncliffe Road, Bingley and we perform in Bingley Arts Centre.

Bingley Amateur Swimming Club

Bingley ASC is a leading swimming club in the local area and is a voluntary org. run by parents and other volunteers. There is no age restriction (min. or max.) but a minimum ability is required. We co-ordinate our activities with 'Learn to Swim' and 'Performance Squad' sessions offered by other providers.
Our pool side is well staffed by qualified teachers and coaches and swimmers of all abilities will receive a warm welcome. You can swim to compete or just socially.
We endeavour to make sure it is fun. Members also enjoy a varied social programme. Students at local colleges/universities are welcome to gain coaching experience with us either as part of their course or as a volunteer.

Bingley and District Local History Society

Aims to promote interest in the history of Bingley and the surrounding villages. Membership open. Approx 120 members. Meets at Church House, Old Main Street, Bingley. Bi-monthly from September to May on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm, please check our website for more information which includes details of current <a href="http://www.bingleyhistory.co.uk/calendar.html">events</a>.

Bingley Angling Club

Membership costs �32.00 and �7 entry fee. Under 16s �12.00, ladies, senior citizens �17.00 and registered disabled �20.00 (no entry fee for these categories). AGM November (2nd week)

Bingley Badminton Club

Playing badminton socially and competitively. Teams entered in Bradford and District League (mens, ladies, mixed). Suitable for ages 14-75 who have had some previous experience of badminton. Friendly club with some social events. Guests can come on 3 occasions before deciding to join.
We play at the Zara centre on Monday nights.

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 Civic Trust
Bingley Flower Club

Membership by application. Approx 120 members. Meets at Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley usually on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm. Meetings usually take the form of demonstration by visiting flower arranger followed by tea and coffee in the lounge where members meet and can buy from the Sales Table. Outtrips organised about once a year.

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