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.

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:

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

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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.

BEAP Community Partnership

Community centre based in mannnigham Bradford. Services offered:
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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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=""></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.