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Aspire Community Benefit Society supports people with learning disabilities to have better lives through the provision of high-quality, person-centred, care and support services.

Our purpose is to enhance the quality of the lives of the people we support by empowering them to be as independent as possible. Citizenship is at the heart of our organisation.

We support people to make the most of their strengths and to take an active part in the communities in which they live. We want the people we support to lead fulfilling lives and to ensure they are safeguarded from avoidable harm.


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  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 1, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas

     

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  • Christmas Crafts
    All day
    December 2, 2021
  • All in this Together
    11:00 -12:00
    December 2, 2021

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? You can by joining Julie on her regular Zoom session to catch up with their news and share yours.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie Lill and she will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 2, 2021

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on Mixcloud on Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the fun! Also, don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

3
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 3, 2021

    Ailsa Ryder (Involvement Coordinator for the ENE area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services.

    This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news. If you want to join in, you’ll need a Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    10:30 -12:00
    December 3, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas 

     

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  • Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 6, 2021

    Do you love sport? Then why not join Ian on Mondays for the Sports Round-Up on Zoom? You’ll be able to talk about your favourite teams and there’ll be sports news, predictions and maybe even a sports quiz.

    Contact anyone at Hillside for a Meeting ID number and passcode or look at the Aspire Friendship Group on Facebook. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    December 6, 2021

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell, who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun. Click the links below to download the questions and answers sheets from this week’s quiz:

    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions
    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions with Answers

7
  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 7, 2021

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    They will bring you news from across our services, tell you about upcoming diary dates and there may also be a guest or two.

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and Passcode from one of the Involvement Co-ordinators. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    December 7, 2021

    Are you getting into digital or thinking about it? Not sure where to begin? Want to learn more about how others are getting online or share your experience with them? Then join this regular Zoom chat led by Julie Lill.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

8
  • Rock n Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 8, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas

     

9
  • All in this Together
    11:00 -12:00
    December 9, 2021

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? You can by joining Julie on her regular Zoom session to catch up with their news and share yours.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie Lill and she will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Christmas Crafts
    All day
    December 9, 2021

    This weeks Craft is : Scrap Ribbon Tree

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 9, 2021

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on Mixcloud on Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the fun! Also, don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

10
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 10, 2021

    Ailsa Ryder (Involvement Coordinator for the ENE area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services.

    This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news. If you want to join in, you’ll need a Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    10:30 -12:00
    December 10, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas

     

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  • Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 13, 2021

    Do you love sport? Then why not join Ian on Mondays for the Sports Round-Up on Zoom? You’ll be able to talk about your favourite teams and there’ll be sports news, predictions and maybe even a sports quiz.

    Contact anyone at Hillside for a Meeting ID number and passcode or look at the Aspire Friendship Group on Facebook. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    December 13, 2021

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell, who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun. Click the links below to download the questions and answers sheets from this week’s quiz:

    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions
    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions with Answers

14
  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 14, 2021

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    They will bring you news from across our services, tell you about upcoming diary dates and there may also be a guest or two.

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and Passcode from one of the Involvement Co-ordinators. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    December 14, 2021

    Are you getting into digital or thinking about it? Not sure where to begin? Want to learn more about how others are getting online or share your experience with them? Then join this regular Zoom chat led by Julie Lill.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

15
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 15, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas

     

16
  • All in this Together
    11:00 -12:00
    December 16, 2021

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? You can by joining Julie on her regular Zoom session to catch up with their news and share yours.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie Lill and she will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 16, 2021

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on Mixcloud on Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the fun! Also, don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

  • Christmas crafts
    All day
    December 16, 2021

    This weeks craft is : Paper Beads

17
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 17, 2021

    Ailsa Ryder (Involvement Coordinator for the ENE area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services.

    This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news. If you want to join in, you’ll need a Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    10:30 -12:00
    December 17, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas

     

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  • Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 20, 2021

    Do you love sport? Then why not join Ian on Mondays for the Sports Round-Up on Zoom? You’ll be able to talk about your favourite teams and there’ll be sports news, predictions and maybe even a sports quiz.

    Contact anyone at Hillside for a Meeting ID number and passcode or look at the Aspire Friendship Group on Facebook. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    December 20, 2021

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell, who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun. Click the links below to download the questions and answers sheets from this week’s quiz:

    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions
    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions with Answers

21
  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 21, 2021

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    They will bring you news from across our services, tell you about upcoming diary dates and there may also be a guest or two.

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and Passcode from one of the Involvement Co-ordinators. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    December 21, 2021

    Are you getting into digital or thinking about it? Not sure where to begin? Want to learn more about how others are getting online or share your experience with them? Then join this regular Zoom chat led by Julie Lill.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

22
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 22, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas

     

23
  • Christmas Crafts
    All day
    December 23, 2021

    This weeks Craft is : How to make paper

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    December 23, 2021

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? You can by joining Julie on her regular Zoom session to catch up with their news and share yours.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie Lill and she will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 23, 2021

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on Mixcloud on Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the fun! Also, don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

24
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 24, 2021

    Ailsa Ryder (Involvement Coordinator for the ENE area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services.

    This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news. If you want to join in, you’ll need a Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    10:30 -12:00
    December 24, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Christmas 

     

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  • Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 27, 2021

    Do you love sport? Then why not join Ian on Mondays for the Sports Round-Up on Zoom? You’ll be able to talk about your favourite teams and there’ll be sports news, predictions and maybe even a sports quiz.

    Contact anyone at Hillside for a Meeting ID number and passcode or look at the Aspire Friendship Group on Facebook. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    December 27, 2021

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell, who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun. Click the links below to download the questions and answers sheets from this week’s quiz:

    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions
    SSE Quiz [DD Month YYYY] – Questions with Answers

28
  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 28, 2021

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    They will bring you news from across our services, tell you about upcoming diary dates and there may also be a guest or two.

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and Passcode from one of the Involvement Co-ordinators. Once you have the details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    December 28, 2021

    Are you getting into digital or thinking about it? Not sure where to begin? Want to learn more about how others are getting online or share your experience with them? Then join this regular Zoom chat led by Julie Lill.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

29
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 29, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Disney

     

30
  • Christmas Crafts
    All day
    December 30, 2021

    This weeks craft is : Mini Pallet Coasters 

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    December 30, 2021

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? You can by joining Julie on her regular Zoom session to catch up with their news and share yours.

    The first time you want to join the chat, contact Julie Lill and she will give you a Meeting ID number and Passcode.

    Once you have the meeting details, keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 30, 2021

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on Mixcloud on Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the fun! Also, don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities page and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

31
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 31, 2021

    Ailsa Ryder (Involvement Coordinator for the ENE area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services.

    This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news. If you want to join in, you’ll need a Meeting ID and Passcode which you can get from a member of staff or any of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    10:30 -12:00
    December 31, 2021

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell Day Services, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode. Once you have the details keep hold of them and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game: Players Pick

     

     

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