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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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  • Baking
    All day
    July 1, 2021

    This week’s recipe is: Mini strawberry and lemon cheesecakes

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    July 1, 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.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    July 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: Disney

     

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  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    July 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 the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 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’.

     

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  • Music & Exercise
    All day
    July 5, 2021

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This is: Class 34 – Beyonce

  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 5, 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.

  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    July 5, 2021

    Caroline Terry (Involvement Coordinator for the WNW area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW 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).

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    July 5, 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 05 July 2021 – Questions
    SSE Quiz 05 July 2021 – Questions with Answers

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  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    July 6, 2021

    Dean from LYPFT creates all the symbols for the communication bank. His quiz sheets test your knowledge of the symbols. How many do you recognise?

    Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:

    Image Quiz Sheet no. 54

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 6, 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
    July 6, 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.

7
  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    July 7, 2021

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine

    This week is: Dancing Shoes

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    July 7, 2021

    Life is very different at the moment, and we can all get a bit stressed. So why not enjoy some peace and calm by joining Gwilym’s Music & Meditation session?

    The first time you want to join in you’ll need to contact Gwilym, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID and Passcode.

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

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  • Baking
    All day
    July 8, 2021

    This week’s recipe is: Burgers and Wedges

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    July 8, 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.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    July 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: Musicals

     

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  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:20
    July 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 the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 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’.

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  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 12, 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.

  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    July 12, 2021

    Caroline Terry (Involvement Coordinator for the WNW area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW 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).

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    July 12, 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 12-July-2021-Questions

    SSE Quiz  – 12-July-2021-Questions and answers

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  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    July 13, 2021

    Dean from LYPFT creates all the symbols for the communication bank. His quiz sheets test your knowledge of the symbols. How many do you recognise?

    Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:

    Image Quiz Sheet no.- 55

  • Line Dancing
    All day
    July 13, 2021

    Join Aiden & Caroline and learn to line dance. Each week Aiden or Caroline will teach you some new steps to get you scooting around the floor to some great music

    This is:

    Class 28 – with – Aiden Walk Through

    Class 28 – with – Aiden Demo

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 13, 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
    July 13, 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.

14
  • Robs Music Quiz
    All day
    July 14, 2021

    Can you name the tunes in this week’s music quiz?

    This week the theme is Retro. Click the link below to see the video:

    Music Quiz No. 32- Retro

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    July 14, 2021

    Life is very different at the moment, and we can all get a bit stressed. So why not enjoy some peace and calm by joining Gwilym’s Music & Meditation session?

    The first time you want to join in you’ll need to contact Gwilym, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID and Passcode.

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

15
  • Baking
    All day
    July 15, 2021

    This week’s recipe is: Mini Apple Pies

     

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    July 15, 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.

  • Rock n Roll Bingo
    11:31 -15:00
    July 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: TV Themes 

     

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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    July 16, 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).

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    July 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 the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 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’.

    This week is: DJ Cally

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  • Music & Exercise
    All day
    July 19, 2021

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This week is: 35-Taylor Swift

  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 19, 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.

  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    July 19, 2021

    Caroline Terry (Involvement Coordinator for the WNW area) is hosting weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW 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).

  • SSE Quiz
    13:30 -14:15
    July 19, 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 19-July-2021- Questions 

    SSE Quiz 19-July-2021 – Questions with Answers

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  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    July 20, 2021

    Dean from LYPFT creates all the symbols for the communication bank. His quiz sheets test your knowledge of the symbols. How many do you recognise?

    Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:

    Image Quiz Sheet no. 56

  • Line Dancing
    All day
    July 20, 2021

    Join Aiden & Caroline and learn to line dance. Each week Aiden or Caroline will teach you some new steps to get you scooting around the floor to some great music.

    This is: Class 29 – Until the Dawn Walk Through

    This is: Class 29 – Until the Dawn demo

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 20, 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
    July 20, 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.

21
  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    July 21, 2021

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.

    This week is: Walking On Sunshine.

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    July 21, 2021

    Life is very different at the moment, and we can all get a bit stressed. So why not enjoy some peace and calm by joining Gwilym’s Music & Meditation session?

    The first time you want to join in you’ll need to contact Gwilym, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID and Passcode.

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

22
  • Baking
    All day
    July 22, 2021

    This week’s recipe is: Flapjack Biscuits

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    July 22, 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.

  • Rock and Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    July 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: Players Picks 

     

23
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    July 23, 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).

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  • Music & Exercise
    All day
    July 26, 2021

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This is: Class – 36 Girls Aloud

     

  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 26, 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.

27
  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    July 27, 2021

    Dean from LYPFT creates all the symbols for the communication bank. His quiz sheets test your knowledge of the symbols. How many do you recognise?

    Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:

    Image Quiz Sheet no.-57

  • Line Dancing
    All day
    July 27, 2021

    Join Aiden & Caroline and learn to line dance. Each week Aiden or Caroline will teach you some new steps to get you scooting around the floor to some great music.

    This is:

    Class: 30  – Rio Walk Through

    Class: 30  – Rio Demo

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    July 27, 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
    July 27, 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.

28
  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    July 28, 2021

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.

    This week is: On The Beach

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    July 28, 2021

    Life is very different at the moment, and we can all get a bit stressed. So why not enjoy some peace and calm by joining Gwilym’s Music & Meditation session?

    The first time you want to join in you’ll need to contact Gwilym, Tim, Caroline or Ailsa and they will give you a Meeting ID and Passcode.

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

  • Robs Music Quiz
    All day
    July 28, 2021

    Can you name the tunes in this week’s music quiz?

    This week the theme is [XX]. Click the link below to see the video:

    Music Quiz No. [XX – Theme]

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  • Baking
    All day
    July 29, 2021

    This week’s recipe from the ENE community bases team is for: Chicken Korma rice and naan

  • All in This Together
    11:00 -12:00
    July 29, 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.

  • Rock n Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    July 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
  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    July 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 the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 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’.

     

     

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