Online safety

We’ve received an email newsletter from the NSPCC that talks about online safety and social media. Click this link to see it.

Work Taste

We have been learning about the Rossendale Trust’s Work Taste programme. Many of the tenants at the trust, near Sutton, expressed an interest in spending some time in a real working environment, so the Work Taste initiative was set up to make it happen.  People who join the programme have one-to-one support from one of […]

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?