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Crewe Breakfast Club

Our Crewe Breakfast Club has been up and running since September 2018. You can enjoy a sausage or bacon bap and a drink (coffee, tea or soft drink) whilst chatting and playing games with your friends.  WHERE? What’s Happening on North Street Cafe, North Street, Crewe, CW1 4NJ WHEN? Every other Saturday (term-time) 10am-11:15am COST? £4.50 Dates: -26th […]


Job Vacancy at Friends for Leisure-Activity Coordinator

A full time activity coordinator is required to take the lead in organising, delivering and evaluating youth groups and other group activities for disabled children and young people aged between 5 – 21.  Are you passionate about working with young people? Do you want to make a difference? Are you organised and motivated? Applicants should […]


Fundraising News

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY  The Prince of Wales pub on Lawton Street in Congleton is kindly holding a Quiz Night on Sunday 10th February 2019 @ 6pm in aid of Friends for Leisure. Come test out your general knowledge over a local beer, all for a good cause! Teams can be up to 6 […]


Staff Profile-Hannah (Project Worker)

Hello-I’m Hannah and I’m one of the three Project Workers at Friends for Leisure, supporting young people and their families in Crewe and the surrounding areas. I have been working at FFL since June 2014 and have previously worked with young carers and in primary education after qualifying as a primary school teacher in 2011. […]


Prince’s Trust Team Programme

The Princes Trust has been working in partnership with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service since 1993 looking to break down barriers for young people not in education, employment or training aged 16-25. The Team Programme course is 12 weeks long and includes a residential trip, interview skills, work placements, team projects and challenges etc designed […]


Christmas Fundraising

We are thrilled to announce that our carol singing at Handforth Dean Retail Park raised just over £550 for Friends for Leisure! Thank you to everyone who donated so generously. We hope you enjoyed our singing!   If you missed it, here is a little taster featuring a very special celebrity Jason Manford who sang so beautifully!  https://www.facebook.com/JasonManford/videos/189143682031742/ If […]


Thank you to our volunteers

Our volunteers are simply amazing – and here at Friends for Leisure we can’t believe how lucky we are. We try our very best to thank our volunteers as often as we can, and even more so at Christmas time. They truly are just wonderful! Our volunteers help us in so many ways; we have […]


CAMHS Out of Hours Advice Line

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) has launched a new out-of-hours advice line for people living in the Cheshire and Wirral area. The advice line is open to everyone (children, young people, relatives, teachers, other professionals) and allows people to talk to a mental health professional if they are concerned or would like […]


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 […]