New funding from the Coop

Friends for Leisure is delighted to have been chosen to receive Cooperative Community Funding from Macclesfield. With the launch of the new membership package, if you are a member of the Coop (which costs £1), and buy Coop own-brand goods, you will receive 5% back and 1% will go to the charity of your choice. […]

Support from Keele University students

A few weeks ago, we were contacted by a group of students at Keele University, who are the committee for the Athletics Union. They were planning a long bike ride around 18 universities and wanted to know if we would like them to donate their sponsorship money. Of course, we were delighted and said yes! […]

Kooth – someone to talk to online

For someone to talk to online, you can go to You can see their leaflet here.

Cheshire East substance misuse service

Cheshire East Substance Misuse Service – Young Persons Service Cheshire East Substance Misuse Service is part of Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust providing support to all residents of Cheshire East. The Young Persons section of this service caters for anyone under age 25 and has recently gone through an exciting redesign with CWP […]

CE Parent Carer Info and Support Service newsletter

Please click the image below to see the Cheshire East Parent Carer Information and Support Service newsletter for May 2017.

Survive Art Exhibition display items wanted

Survive, a small charity which supports the survivors of abuse (14+), will be holding an art exhibition in October in Crewe. If you’re interested in displaying a piece of your own artwork, please go to survivorart

Life is better for young people who are involved in helping others

We have just received a grant from the Youth Social Action Fund, as a result of signing up to the iWill and Step up to Serve project. The money will be used to provide an extensive and very useful programme of training for our young volunteers over the next 12 months. It will also help […]

The hunt is on!

We have 49 disabled boys and young men registered with us who would like their own “buddy” or friend, and would like this to be a male volunteer. So we have launched #TheManHunt. Do you know anyone who might be interested?

New activity flyer is available

The new flyer showing all the activities from April to July has been sent out to all our young people and families. You can see it by clicking the picture below.

Videos about autism

The Scottish government has produced a series of videos about autism. Below is one with practical ideas for supporting people with autism. If you view this on YouTube, you will see links to a range of others: Introduction to autism Diagnosis and identity Communication – pre-verbal and verbal Sensory issues Coping with change Social skills […]