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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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Online Activities

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  • 10.30 – Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    June 3, 2024

    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.

    Zoom ID: 82334483839

    Passcode: 1

  • 3.00 – Radio Hillside
    15:00 -16:00
    June 3, 2024

    Tune into Radio Hillside where DJ Chris, DJ Alan and DJ Wayne will be playing your favourite songs.

    This is an Interactive DJ session, tell us or type in the chat your favourite tunes.

    Zoom ID: 3284800747

    Passcode: 1

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  • 10.30 – CIC’s Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    June 4, 2024

    A weekly Zoom session with our CIC’s Team.

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

     

    Zoom ID: 3750761551

    Passcode: 2

  • 1.00 – Quiz Time
    13:00 -14:00
    June 4, 2024

    Lets share some fun and learn something new! Join in this quiz led by Julie Lill.

    Zoom ID: 3284800747

    Passcode: 1

    This is for anyone to join, all welcome!

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  • 10.30 – Dramarama
    10:30 -11:45
    June 7, 2024

    Join in much of the fun of SSE’s Dramarama group via Zoom! Watch their rehearsals or join in with singing, dancing and acting. Hope to see you all there!

    Zoom I.D: 87057826129

    Passcode: 1

  • 1.00 – My Tunes
    13:00 -14:00
    June 7, 2024

    Do you love music and want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? If so join Julie / Wayne on thier Zoom session playing this weeks top ten songs and sharing all your memories.

    These sessions are open to all across Aspire.

    Meeting ID: 87972072538

    Passcode: 1

  • 2.00 – Drumming To Music
    14:00 -14:30
    June 7, 2024

    Are you signed up to drumming with music?

    If not, sign up here or join in ten minutes early to get ready and registered with Sense with Zoom’s private chat feature during the session!

    Enjoy moving with Anne-Marie to upbeat music whilst practicing your drumming skills using wooden spoons, pens, or whatever you have at home! This session can be completed seated or standing. You will need a clear space around you.

    These sessions are open to all across Aspire.

    Meeting ID: 87678043548

    Passcode: 109439

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  • 10.30 – Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    June 10, 2024

    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.

    Zoom ID: 82334483839

    Passcode: 1

  • 3.00 – Radio Hillside
    15:00 -16:00
    June 10, 2024

    Tune into Radio Hillside where DJ Chris, DJ Alan and DJ Wayne will be playing your favourite songs.

    This is an Interactive DJ session, tell us or type in the chat your favourite tunes.

    Zoom ID: 3284800747

    Passcode: 1

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  • 1.00 – Quiz Time
    13:00 -14:00
    June 11, 2024

    Lets share some fun and learn something new! Join in this quiz led by Julie Lill.

    Zoom ID: 3284800747

    Passcode: 1

    This is for anyone to join, all welcome!

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  • 1.00 – My Tunes
    13:00 -14:00
    June 14, 2024

    Do you love music and want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? If so join Julie / Wayne on thier Zoom session playing this weeks top ten songs and sharing all your memories.

    These sessions are open to all across Aspire.

    Meeting ID: 87972072538

    Passcode: 1

  • 2.00 – Drumming To Music
    14:00 -14:30
    June 14, 2024

    Are you signed up to drumming with music?

    If not, sign up here or join in ten minutes early to get ready and registered with Sense with Zoom’s private chat feature during the session!

    Enjoy moving with Anne-Marie to upbeat music whilst practicing your drumming skills using wooden spoons, pens, or whatever you have at home! This session can be completed seated or standing. You will need a clear space around you.

    These sessions are open to all across Aspire.

    Meeting ID: 87678043548

    Passcode: 109439

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  • 11.00 – ***LD WEEK SPECIAL*** Picnic In The Park
    11:00 -14:00
    June 17, 2024

    Monday 17th June – Picnic in the Park
    Learning Disability Awareness Week |MONDAY
    17th June
    11am – 2pm

    Join us with your picnic in the wedding garden at Temple Newsam
    Celebrate with us with LIVE entertainment including Sky Fallers and Dramarama
    Watch as the winners of this year’s Aspire’s Got Talent are announced!
    Plenty to see and do with stalls from Aspire CBS and Partners

    Please bring your own food, drinks, chairs, tables, blankets and safe footwear

    * We would only cancel this event if the weather was really awful! Check the weather and bring raincoats, umbrellas and/or sunscreen!

    See the event poster here

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  • ALL DAY – *** Bake Off Special ***
    All day
    June 18, 2024

    Tuesday 18th June – Bake Off
    Learning Disability Awareness Week |TUESDAY
    18th June
    Online Event

    To enter upload a photo of your best bake on the above date ONLY
    Share this to your Aspire local area Facebook Group
    or Google “Facebook Aspire CBS Leeds Learning Disability Week”
    to share to our public Aspire CBS Learning Disability Week Facebook page
    Have you baked something worth sharing? Send us a photo!

    Winners announced online Tuesday 25th June

    See event poster here

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  • 11.00 – ***LD WEEK SPECIAL*** Big Sunflower Walk
    11:00 -14:00
    June 19, 2024

    Wednesday 19th June – The Big Sunflower Walk!
    Learning Disability Awareness Week |WEDNESDAY

    The Big Sunflower Walk!

    19th June
    From 11am

    Meet at Swinsty Reservoir car park at 11 am
    Please bring your own food, drinks, and blankets and WEAR A SUNFLOWER!
    Can’t make it? Join in by walking in your local area, park or garden!

    * We would only cancel this event if the weather was really awful! Check the weather and bring raincoats and/or sunscreen!

    Share photos to your Aspire local area Facebook Group
    or Google “Facebook Aspire CBS Leeds Learning Disability Week”
    for our Aspire CBS Learning Disability Week Facebook page

    Swinsty Moor and Fewston Reservoir car park (LS21 2NP) is at the southern end of the Fewston Reservoir Embankment. Please note there is a 2.2m height barrier that should be raised at time of entry. Please check their website for further directions.

  • 1.00 – ***LD WEEK SPECIAL*** Action Stations
    13:00 -15:00
    June 19, 2024

    Wednesday 19th June – Action Stations
    Learning Disability Awareness Week |WEDNESDAY

    *Aspire Customers Only

    Wednesday 19th June 1pm – 3pm
    ACTION STATIONS!
    Register by Wednesday 12th June

    For all the wonderful people we support, we
    are pleased to bring you Action Stations at
    Crossgates Community Centre,
    Maryfield, Avenue, Leeds, LS15 7TU.
    There are 50 places available so book early to
    avoid disappointment!
    To register your group or individuals email
    linda.massey@aspirecbs.org.uk
    With activities from sports to relaxation there
    really is something for everyone!

    • Parachute
    • Javelyn
    • Cricket
    • Netball
    • Egg and Spoon
    • Tennis
    • Foot Spa
    • Hand Massages
    • Relaxation

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  • 10.00 – ***LD WEEK SPECIAL*** Down Memory Lane
    10:00 -14:30
    June 20, 2024

    LD Week Special!

    Take a break with us at Armley Mills and travel down memory lane! We’ll be at Armley Mills Cafe and Cinema Room, LS 12 2QF!

    Please bring your own lunch. Hot drinks, juice and cake available on the day.

    Unwind with afternoon tea, music and sing-alongs in this vintage Victorian venue featuring LIVE performances and wartime sing-along with Dramarama!

  • 1.00 – ***LD WEEK SPECIAL*** Customer Awards – Invitation Only
    13:00 -14:30
    June 20, 2024

    Customer Awards – Thursday 20th June
    Learning Disability Awareness Week |THURSDAY

    Customer Awards
    INVITATION ONLY

    Invited guests to join us at John Charles Centre For Sport

    20th June
    1 – 2.30 pm
    Nominate by 24th May

    Download our nomination pack from our events section of our website and send it to:
    jodie.linley@aspirecbs.org.uk or by post to the Aspire Communications Team at:
    Aspire Community Benefit Society, Westfield Chambers, Westfield Business Park, Lower Wortley Road, Leeds, LS12 4PX

    Celebrate people with learning disabilities by nominating them today!

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  • 10.30 – Sports Round Up
    10:30 -11:30
    June 24, 2024

    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.

    Zoom ID: 82334483839

    Passcode: 1

  • 3.00 – Radio Hillside
    15:00 -16:00
    June 24, 2024

    Tune into Radio Hillside where DJ Chris, DJ Alan and DJ Wayne will be playing your favourite songs.

    This is an Interactive DJ session, tell us or type in the chat your favourite tunes.

    Zoom ID: 3284800747

    Passcode: 1

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  • 10.30 – CIC’s Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    June 25, 2024

    A weekly Zoom session with our CIC’s Team.

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

     

    Zoom ID: 3750761551

    Passcode: 2

  • 1.00 – Quiz Time
    13:00 -14:00
    June 25, 2024

    Lets share some fun and learn something new! Join in this quiz led by Julie Lill.

    Zoom ID: 3284800747

    Passcode: 1

    This is for anyone to join, all welcome!

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  • 10.30 – Dramarama
    10:30 -11:45
    June 28, 2024

    Join in much of the fun of SSE’s Dramarama group via Zoom! Watch their rehearsals or join in with singing, dancing and acting. Hope to see you all there!

    Zoom I.D: 87057826129

    Passcode: 1

  • 1.00 – My Tunes
    13:00 -14:00
    June 28, 2024

    Do you love music and want to chat with your friends from across Aspire? If so join Julie / Wayne on thier Zoom session playing this weeks top ten songs and sharing all your memories.

    These sessions are open to all across Aspire.

    Meeting ID: 87972072538

    Passcode: 1

  • 2.00 – Drumming To Music
    14:00 -14:30
    June 28, 2024

    Are you signed up to drumming with music?

    If not, sign up here or join in ten minutes early to get ready and registered with Sense with Zoom’s private chat feature during the session!

    Enjoy moving with Anne-Marie to upbeat music whilst practicing your drumming skills using wooden spoons, pens, or whatever you have at home! This session can be completed seated or standing. You will need a clear space around you.

    These sessions are open to all across Aspire.

    Meeting ID: 87678043548

    Passcode: 109439

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