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Anti-bullying week

Crewe Youth Group took part in an anti-bullying themed session for anti-bullying week. This year’s theme was respect so we talked about respectful and disrespectful behaviour. We practised having a few debates, focusing on disagreeing with someone respectfully rather than getting personal or shouting. We debated ideas such as ‘cats make good pets’ and ‘children […]


All about Jade

Hello – I’m Jade and I’m the Activity Coordinator at Friends for Leisure. I have been working at FFL since 2014, however prior to this I volunteered with the charity for 2 years. I coordinate all of our group activities, put risk assessments in place, put together our activity flyer and run CYG, Macclesfield youth […]


Self Care and Stress Awareness

This month, Friends for Leisure have been looking at self-care as it was self care week between 12th-18th November and National Stress Awareness Day on 7th November.  Macclesfield youth group kicked off the month with a yoga session. The group discussed stress-what it is, how does stress feel and ways that we can de-stress. The […]


Fundraising news

  Friends for Leisure were thrilled to receive a cheque this week for £1,348 from the Greggs Foundation Local Community Project Fund. This grant will fund another whole term of activities in early 2019 at our Friends of Falli drama group in Macclesfield. Thank you Greggs! We’d also like to thank St. Thomas’s Church in […]


Help us to help you

FRIENDS FOR LEISURE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU! We are planning on delivering some parent/carer information sessions in the future and would like your views on how these may look in order not to replicate other groups in the area. Please complete this short survey to help us plan sessions that will be accessible to […]


And the winner is…

The winning entry to our poetry competition has been chosen.  We asked you to create a poem that was linked to Friends for Leisure in some way, whether it be about friendship or your involvement in Friends for Leisure activities.  All entries were sent to Angela Marie James to vote for the winner. Angela is […]