Author Archives Sue Wylie

  • We’ve announced a second wave of Big Lottery Funding for their partnership project Healthy Lives, Healthy Homes (HLHH) which focuses on the increasing health needs of older Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) people in Chapeltown & Harehills. Corrina Lawrence, Chief Executive of Feel Good Factor says: ‘After working in this specific area for the past [...]

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  • Working in Partnership with Care & Repair Leeds and Leeds Black Elders Association we’re so excited about launching the next phase of our Healthy Lives Healthy Homes project very soon. This project aims to improve health and wellbeing, provide positive activities for people with dementia and other long term conditions and provide information and support [...]

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  • One of our service users, Jackie, tells us in her own words what it means to be part of Feel Good Factor… I just was aware of Feel Good Factor about 10 years ago when I decided to do a Community Health Advisors Course led by Jackie and Zobi. I found the course fascinating, full [...]

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  • This recruitment has now closed. We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Sensory Impairment Development Worker (BME Communities). Full information and and a pack can be found here. Closing date for applications is 12 noon Thursday 27th April 2017 Interviews to take place: Friday 12th May 2017 [...]

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  • Get moving with Zumba, Soca and Dance Fitness, or get crafty with knitting, crafting or skin care, or get out with walking or gardening. Whatever you do, just do it! Download your Feel Good Factor guide here!

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  • The Orion consortium has been successful in securing £347,000 per year for the next three years from Leeds City Council Public Health to provide a Locality Community Health Development and Information Service known as Better Together. The partners consisting of Feel Good Factor (lead and accountable body), Space2, Zest – Health for Life, Shantona and [...]

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  • Aromatherapy Course starting Monday 24th April 2017, 1pm– 3pm at Feel Good Factor. This is an eleven week course. Come and join us and learn how to use aromas, oils and scents to heal the body and rejuvenate the mind. Fee £77.00 or funded places for people on income related benefits. Skin Care the Natural Way Fed up [...]

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  • We’re delighted to have received funding from Celebrate! Funding released through Big Lottery Fund for our Carnival Fever project, bringing between 150 and 175 people together to celebrate the richness and diversity of our community.   Activities will include: Cuisine – traditional Caribbean cooking – encouraging people from all backgrounds to attend and learn how [...]

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  • Our latest exercise regime is Soca Fitness! Family friendly Soca classes are held on Wednesdays between 5.30pm – 6.30pm at the Reginald Centre in Chapeltown. An aerobic workout that uses Caribbean and African dance steps to provide a fun, exhilarating workout. This fitness workout provides you with a calorie-burning, cardio workout that also utilizes weight [...]

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  • ‘The Encore scheme certainly has had a positive impact on my health and wellbeing. I wouldn’t normally afford the opera but you have literally the feel good factor feeling afterwards. I come out singing the songs!’ On Tuesday 21st January a group of FGF service users visited the Grand Theatre in Leeds to see Opera [...]

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