Author Archives Sue Wylie

  • Our latest what’s on is OUT.  Find out the who, what, where and when with all FGF activities and get a heads up about new activities and groups on the horizon. Download your copy of October’s What’s On guide here.

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  • We are looking for a volunteer to head up our Walking Group. As a volunteer walk leader, you’ll be helping people in your community to get active and healthy, providing vital support that they otherwise might not get. Plus you’ll stay active, develop your leadership skills, get to know your local area and meet lots [...]

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  • We are proud to be part of West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s campaign Root Our Racism. Following a review in 2020 into the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities and the disproportionate effect on ethnic minority communities and staff, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership have now launched an anti-racism movement with [...]

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  • Were you, or anyone in your household, shielding during lockdown? If you were you can access additional support, if you are: • Feeling stressed, anxious or need emotional support • Feeling lonely or isolated • Wanting advice on health, housing or finance issues • Looking to find out about local groups and activities • Seeking [...]

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  • Do you live in Harehills or the local surrounding area? Would you like a break from your caring role? Join today and … Share your knowledge, skills and talent Start a new hobby or group activity Meet new friends Share ideas of what you would like to see in your community Clink the link to join [...]

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  • Tough times can hit us hard. Find some headspace at our inclusive and welcoming mindfulness course. This eight week Mindfulness Course for wellbeing is presented by Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service and Leeds Mindfulness Co-operative. The course starts at Feel Good Factor on Monday 4th Oct 10.30am – 1pm. Priority will be given to [...]

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  • Some of our Saturday Social Club members recently enjoyed a residential trip to the Northern College in Barnsley to study Stress Management and Stress Awareness. They selected the courses to help manage their levels of stress and learn new coping skills, mechanisms and techniques. Shabana Kosar, Choices Co-ordinator says: “The aim of the trip was [...]

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  • Our Community Builder Hiesha has come up with a quick, simple and tasty idea to offer a little respite to carers. Hiesha is working in the Harehills area to support carers from ethnically diverse communities as part of Connecting Communities. The aim of this work is to enable carers to access activities and provide them [...]

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  • The groundbreaking Leeds project, Manbassadors, which reaches out to isolated people to support their mental health with a simple intervention of bite size support on a very local level, is celebrating two years of success with a Poem Portrait Exhibition led by Space2 on lampposts across Harehills, in East Leeds. There’s a story in the [...]

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  • Our latest what’s on guide is now out! Mindfulness, fitness, gentle exercise, workshops and the usual favourites – we’re really looking after you this month. PLUS some of our activities are starting to meet up in real life, so please do check for more information. Download your copy as a PDF here.       [...]

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