News

Support from Sandbach Striders

Earlier this year, we were contacted by Cheryl Hutchins, Chair of the Sandbach Striders running club for adults, who had some marvellous news for us. Every year, the club holds a 10K run, with a family fun day, where they raise a considerable amount of money for charity. With the encouragement of one of their members, […]


One You Cheshire East Healthy Lifestyle Support

Healthy lifestyle programmes available: Taste for Life Taste for life will encourage more people to cook meals at home, from scratch, using basic ingredients. Courses are available to anyone who – Is a Cheshire East resident Aged over 18 years old Motivated and wanting to learn to cook from scratch and improve cookery skills and […]


Fundraising activities

There has been such a lot going on in the fundraising department recently, with more community events coming up. These are: Monday 4th December, from 6pm, out collecting with Santa in West Heath, Congleton – come and join us if you can, but give us a call first so we know to expect you.  01260 […]


What’s been happening at our activities recently?

In the past couple of months we have seen more new young people registering with Friends for Leisure, more young people attending an activity for the first time and many of our sessions being almost at full capacity. Across Cheshire East we have provided a variety of different sessions including a tennis session at Congleton […]


The Inclusion Pledge

The Inclusion Pledge In September, as part of our disability awareness sessions, we launched the inclusion pledge and asked schools, colleges and other organisations to get involved to #BeTheGameChanger. We regularly hear from our registered families about their child being socially isolated including not being invited to birthday parties and sleepovers, being bullied at school […]


What is 15UP?

15UP- based at New Life Church, Congleton, CW12 4EY (unless otherwise stated) £4 – bring extra for tuck shop 6:30pm to 8pm every other Thursday – term time only 15 Up is a group that has been going since April this year. It is specifically for young people over the age of 15 years and […]


Connected Communities newsletter

We’re delighted to see that our short article about the new partnership between Friends for Leisure and Everybody Sport and Recreation has been included in the November/December edition of the Connected Communities newsletter. Click the image above to see the full newsletter and read about what’s going on across Cheshire East as well.