Author Archives Sue Wylie

  • We are currently recruiting to the following position:  COMMUNITY BUILDER (CARERS) Salary : £22,816 per annum pro rata (£13,690 actual) 21 hours per week (35 hours per week FT equivalent) Funded until June 2022 Closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 26 January 2021 / Interviews to take place on Wednesday 17 February 2021* [...]

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  • The latest City Unlocked ‘zine is now out, featuring a special cycling in Leeds supplement. Find some brilliant tips for cycling in Leeds – keeping warm, getting hold of a bike, learning to maintain your bike and good sites and social media accounts to follow. Plus a lovely, moving article from Ian, Men’s Engagement Worker [...]

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  • A practical, online, creative and  fun course involving discussion, tutor instruction, demonstration and practical crafting. Explore the value and possibilities of upcycling, sustainability and resourcefulness in craft. Learn about how a few simple adaptations, additions & techniques can transform household waste into fabulous, useful and beautiful items. In session one we will be making beads [...]

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  • Our useful monthly What’s On Guide is out for January! Download your copy here. Mindfulness, befriending, tai chi, men’s group, hearing loss group, gardening, wellbeing, socials and awareness and more! Photo by freestocks on Unsplash

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  • ‘Thank you so much, you have made me feel part of the Human Race’ The SWIFt Service in Leeds supports wellbeing and independence for people aged 50+ living with frailty or who have complex health issues and who are at risk of being socially isolated. At Feel Good Factor our SWIFt Wellbeing Co-ordinator Beverley Lock [...]

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  • As we have moved into the new local Covid restrictions we feel a duty of care to all our service users and have therefore taken the decision to continue to suspend all face to face groups (both indoors and outdoors). We will review this again following the next Government announcement due later in December. Our virtual [...]

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  • Our new regular ‘zine called UnLocked is packed with information and entertainment for everyone who is in Lockdown, particularly anyone at risk of (self) harm or suicide due to isolation.  We’ll distribute UnLocked safely, and leave copies with our Manbassadors in local shops that are still open. These times can be both worrying and boring – and [...]

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  • Coming soon… a free eight week Mindfulness Course for visually impaired people. The course will run via Messenger group call. Please contact Tracey Nicholls for more information on  07523515266.

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  • Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service supports residents of Leeds, aged 16 and over, who are living with a hearing and/or sight impairment.  The service is a partnership between BID Services (the national charity supporting people who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired or have a dual sensory loss), Age UK Leeds and the [...]

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  • Our new wellness online course starts 17th June for four weeks. Take part in cook-alongs, learn the latest recommendations for health and wellbeing, make new friends and take some time out for YOU. Four online weekly sessions to help you live well in lockdown via Zoom on Wednesdays, 1-2pm. For Zoom link details please contact [...]

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