Belle Isle

Record number out for BITMO GATE Walk and Talk

Record number out for BITMO GATE Walk and Talk

Belle Isle TMO Well done to Ken Ingram who seems to be inspiring a walking revolution in Belle Isle….we had a record number of people on the walk yesterday – 13 and a half including the dog! Setting off from the GATE at 12 and heading towards Middleton Park in the bright sunshine – is […]

SNAPS open new sessions at Broomfield

SNAPS open new sessions at Broomfield

Special Needs And Parent Support (SNAPS) opened their second site at Broomfield SILC school last weekend (13 May 2017). The charity now in its 14th year provides specialist therapies to children with additional needs and much-needed support for their families and this is the first time the charity has expanded beyond its original home at […]

On our way to the Lord Mayor’s tea party

On our way to the Lord Mayor’s tea party

Belle Isle TMO Ken was invited for afternoon tea with the Lord Mayor, and chose to take fellow GATE volunteers Steph and Gerry with him. We hope that you have a lovely afternoon; you all deserve a treat. Ken says: “We all had a fantastic time. The hour allowed us turned into two and a […]

Chris enjoying breakfast at the HFBC

Chris enjoying breakfast at the HFBC

Belle Isle TMO Chris Simpson (BITMO’s Chief Officer) sampled the delights of the Happy Friday Breakfast Club in BITMO’s Gate last Friday morning (19 May 2017). Chris said that he was really pleased to see the that HFBC was doing so well. The Breakfast Club runs every Friday morning from 9-11am offering a cooked breakfast on a […]

SNAPS open in Broomfield (Belle Isle)

SNAPS open in Broomfield (Belle Isle)

New Saturday sessions at Broomfield SILC with SNAPS! SNAPS is a registered charity that provides Saturday leisure support services for children with additional needs of all kinds, and their families. To find out more get in touch with Emma on 07738 287024 or email *protected email*   Scridb filter

Auditions for actors in Belle Isle play

Auditions for actors in Belle Isle play

Red Ladder Theatre Company in partnership with Belle Isle TMO are staging His Masters Voice by Belle Isle writer, Tony Gaughan in the GATE Resource Centre, LS10 3QH on Friday 9 June 2017 from 6.30pm. We are looking for two actors to play the lead roles – one male and one female (playing age between 50-60). Auditions to be held in the GATE Resource Centre […]

Care home continues to ‘hengage’ with local school

Care home continues to ‘hengage’ with local school

A South Leeds primary school has a flourishing relationships with Nesfield Lodge Care Home, as children join the home for a weekly HenPower session, working on hen-inspired activities with the home, its residents and their hens. The 44-bed home has a long-standing relationship with Sharp Lane Primary School, who have been visiting the residents and […]

BITMO’s GATE volunteers visit Leeds Civic Hall

BITMO’s GATE volunteers visit Leeds Civic Hall

Please see slideshow at the top of the page. Gerry, Stephanie and me were invited to the Civic Hall by the Lord and Lady Mayoress for afternoon tea. This was after they came along to the Cuppa for Dementia day at BITMO’s GATE. The Civic Hall was built and opened in 1933 and took over […]

Lifeboat – a play about survival comes to South Leeds

Lifeboat – a play about survival comes to South Leeds

Lifeboat tells the true story of two girls, Beth Cummings and Bess Walder, who survived the torpedoing of the ship that was evacuating them to Canada in 1940. With a minimal set and just two actors, the play relies on the actors’ skills and Lois Mackie and Amy McGregor certainly deliver. They tell the girls’ […]

SNAPS to hold open day in Belle Isle

SNAPS to hold open day in Belle Isle

SNAPS (Special Needs and Parent Support) is a wonderful Leeds charity that works with children with disabilities and their families. We offer affordable Hydrotherapy and Rebound therapy sessions on Saturdays and access to group activities such as Boccia, music therapy, dance, story telling and free play in a safe environment. The children, parents and siblings […]