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Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week 2018

  Chromosome and gene disorders can affect anyone anywhere and can be very different in each affected person. Some people with a rare chromosome disorder can have no symptoms and others, where there has been a gain or loss in chromosome material,  may have symptoms which include physical problems, health problems, learning difficulties and or […]


Going the extra mile for Friends for Leisure

Going the extra mile for Friends for Leisure On Wednesday 11th July, our Macclesfield youth group will be going the extra mile for Friends for Leisure by taking part in a sponsored walk. This session was requested by the group as they would like to help raise funds for the charity (which we think is […]


Hello John!

Trustee Profile: John Wilde Some of the young people from Crewe Youth group thought of some questions to ask John: What do you do to help FFL? To help FFL run smoothly , FFL uses a database. I’m learning how to develop the database and repair it if it goes wrong. I’m enjoying this but I […]


Volunteer Week 1st-7th June 2018

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering. Friends for Leisure have an amazing team of volunteers – who are truly brilliant, and we could not exist without them. […]


Good luck Liam

Hi all, This is Liam Read writing about my experiences with Friends For Leisure as I have left since I turned 21 recently. I have been going to Friends For Leisure for 16 years and I’ve enjoyed my time there. I’m so sad that I had to leave because it has been a big part […]


Walking with Friends

The members of our Macclesfield Youth Group want to do their bit to help raise funds for Friends for Leisure. On the evening Wednesday 11th July, they will be holding a sponsored walk. With the kind permission of the Kings School, they will be using the playing area to walk circuits.  Please would you help […]


Are you up for a challenge?

If you are an individual looking to raise funds for Friends for Leisure through a challenge, represent a company looking to offer your employees the trip of a lifetime, or you know someone who might like to help, have a look at what Global Adventure Challenges offers. They are here to listen, inspire, to support […]


Celebrating Volunteers’ Week!

Across the country, organisations are celebrating the wonderful commitment and work of volunteers. Friends for Leisure couldn’t operate without our volunteers, and there are no words to express our gratitude – except, Thank you! Here are some of the reasons our volunteers gave for volunteering…