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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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  • Line Dancing
    All day
    May 4, 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.

    Class 19 – with Caroline walk through

    Class 19 – with Caroline the dance

  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    May 4, 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. 46

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 4, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    May 4, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    May 4, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    May 4, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Rob’s Music Quiz
    All day
    May 5, 2021

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

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

    Music Quiz No. 27 – Actions

  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    May 5, 2021

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

    This week is: 9 to 5

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    May 5, 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
    May 6, 2021

    This week’s recipe is:

    Blueberry Muffins

  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    May 6, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Drama
    13:00 -14:30
    May 6, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    May 6, 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 R&R Bingo Cards

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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    May 7, 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).

  • Leeps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    May 7, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    May 7, 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
    May 10, 2021

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class
    This is:

    Class 28 Kate Perry

  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 10, 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
    May 10, 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
    May 10, 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 10 may 2021 – Questions
    SSE Quiz 10 may 2021 – Questions with Answers

     

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  • Line Dancing
    All day
    May 11, 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 20 – with Aiden walk through

    Class 20 – with Aiden Demo

  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    May 11, 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. 47

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 11, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    May 11, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    May 11, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    May 11, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    May 12, 2021

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

    This week is: The Electric Slide

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    May 12, 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
    May 13, 2021

    This week’s recipe is:

    Black Velvet Cupcake

  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    May 13, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Drama
    13:00 -14:30
    May 13, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    May 13, 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 R&R

  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    May 13, 2021

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

    This week is:

    We Go Together

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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    May 14, 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).

  • Leeps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    May 14, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    May 14, 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
    May 17, 2021

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class

    This is: Class 29:Bruno Mars

  • WNW Area Zoom
    All day
    May 17, 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).

  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 17, 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
    May 17, 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 17 may 2021 – Questions
    SSE Quiz 17 May 2021 – Questions with Answers

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  • Line Dancing
    All day
    May 18, 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 21 walk through

    Class Class 21 – demo with  Aiden

  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    May 18, 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. 48

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 18, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    May 18, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    May 18, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    May 18, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Rob’s Music Quiz
    All day
    May 19, 2021

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

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

    Music Quiz No.28 Toys

  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    May 19, 2021

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

    This week is: Stand By Your Man

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    May 19, 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
    May 20, 2021
  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    May 20, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Drama
    13:00 -14:30
    May 20, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    May 20, 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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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    May 21, 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).

  • Leeps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    May 21, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    May 21, 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
    May 24, 2021

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

    This is: Class  30: Music & Exercise – Rihanna

     

  • Sports Round-up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 24, 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
    May 24, 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).

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  • Line Dancing
    All day
    May 25, 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 22 with Aiden

    Class 22a (Walk through)

    Class 22b (Demo)

     

     

     

  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    May 25, 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. 49

  • CICs Catch-Up
    10:30 -11:30
    May 25, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    May 25, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Get Online Chat
    13:00 -14:00
    May 25, 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.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    May 25, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    May 26, 2021

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

    This week is: Black Velvet

  • Music & Meditation
    10:00 -11:00
    May 26, 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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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    May 28, 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).

  • Leeps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    May 28, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    May 28, 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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