Making Memories & Having Fun at WiSE

If you would like to meet new people, stay active and have fun, come along to our Chairobics and Aerobics class every Friday at Wetherby Social Club from 10.30 – 11.15, or aerobics from 11.15am – 12.15pm £2 for each class, or £3 to do both classes. With special thanks to our instructor Heather from Home Instead.

Line Dancing takes place every Thursday from 10.15am – 12.00pm at Wetherby Sports Association, (next to the Swimming Baths!) £3 incl refreshments. Everybody welcome.

** Please note the new start time**

The Elderberries Wed 18th September 1.30pm – 3.30pm, Wetherby Social Club £3 including refreshments. Come along and meet “Ping Pong Pete” the brains behind our new Ping Pong activity!

Knit One Purl Wise is on every Thursday from 1.30pm – 3.00pm in the Village Hall at Boston Spa. Informal knitting and crochet group where we work on our own projects with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Feel free to join us. £2 including refreshments.

Poetry is a very friendly informal group of people reciting poetry either their own or from other poets. Every other Thursday at Boston Spa Village Hall on Thursday 12th and 26th September from 2pm – 3pm. £2 including refreshments

Chatter and Batter is our fish and chip lunch club at Wetherby Social Club from 11.15am to 1pm on Tuesday 17th September. £5 including fish and chips, refreshments and a quiz!! Orders must be taken by 11.40am so be prompt and be hungry!

The Nightingales is an informal relaxed singing group that takes place at The Methodist Church, Bank Street, Wetherby. If you enjoy music and like singing along to songs from the 50’s,60’s, 70’s. Please come and join us. £3 incl refreshments on Tues 10th September at 10.30am

Our very popular singing session, The Rockin’ Robins, is on Wednesday 11th September and Tuesday 24th September at 1.30pm – 3pm. If you enjoy singing along to some great songs from the past, please come and join us at Boston Spa Village Hall. £3 inc refreshments.

Look out!! What’s coming up?!! Keep your eyes open for our new Ping Pong group, a great exercise class to improve coordination, balance, guaranteed to keep you smiling!! It starts on Wednesday 25th September at 2pm – 4pm. At St James Church, Church Street, Wetherby, LS22 6LP

Information and Advice

WiSE provides an information and advice service covering issues relating to older people and those who care and support them. This could be how to claim benefits, how to find care providers, signposts to suitable support services or help with form filling etc. Contact Nicola Tel: 01937 588994 or email

Carers Leeds

Are you helping a friend or family member due to their illness, disability, mental health issue or a substance misuse problem? Yes? – Then you are one of 74,000 unpaid carers in Leeds .If you have any questions or concerns, call Carers Leeds advice line Monday – Friday, 9am – 4.30pm (8am – 6.30pm on Wednesday) on 0113 380 4300.

The website can be found at Carers Leeds provides information, support and events, plus Carers Assessments, group sessions, outings, benefits and IT workshops and ‘drop ins.’ Email:

Did You know

Library at Home Service

Leeds libraries provide a free home delivery service to: people living in the Leeds City Council area (who pay their council tax to Leeds) who are unable to use a branch or mobile library, either temporarily or on a permanent basis carers whose caring responsibility prevents them from using the library have no family/friends/carers who are able to go to the library on their behalf, on a regular basis.

Library At Home Service customers have access to the same range of materials and services as users of branch and mobile libraries, and you can reserve items from any Leeds Library free of charge. When you apply for the service, they will visit you to talk about your needs and find out what you like to read and listen to. If you are eligible they can then choose books, talking books and other items for you according to your profile. Your books will be delivered every three weeks, either by one of their experienced Library At Home staff, or by one of their specially trained volunteers. They will do Their best to arrange your visit at a time that suits you.

Contact for further information

Telephone 0113 378 5005 or email

Don’t let a thief catch you out! Always remember ...

  • Keep doors and windows locked at all times – even when you are inside.

  • Don’t forget to lock the door behind you and remove the key from the lock.

  • Keep keys, cash and valuables out of sight and in a safe place.

  • Door chimes might deter a burglar from entering your property, but remember to always lock your door.

  • If you are outside gardening or hanging washing out, make sure doors and windows are locked.

The Wise Meet-up Monday ‘Memory Café’

Wetherby Methodist Church, 6 Bank Street, Wetherby

Over the Rainbow Care is hosting the Wetherby ‘Meet-up Mondays’ cafe every Monday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The cafe is there to offer a meeting point for carers and people experiencing memory loss where community and relevant support can be found.

This very specific cafe can cater for up to 20 people who qualify for this level of support. If you would like to be included in the help and assistance available at this cafe, in the first instance please contact: Over the Rainbow Care on 01423 223454 or 07899 420 452 or email:

Chat and Chips at Windsor Court

Friday 16th August at 12.30pm and every third Friday of the month thereafter. The Fish and Chips will be provided free of charge, all we ask is that you book in advance.

Windsor Court Care Home

Sandbeck Way

Wetherby LS22 7DN

Tel: 01937 586651


Are you feeling, stressed, lonely, anxious, or just want to be more active and/or meet new people?

Maybe you need advice on issues such as finances or housing?

If yes, Connect Well is the right service for you.

Connect Well is a social prescribing service working in partnership with primary care. Their aim is to connect people to services and activities in their community in order to benefit overall health and wellbeing.

Connect Well Wellbeing Coordinators are based within GP practices and provide 1-2-1 support over the phone and face to face. If appropriate they provide community visits.

How to access the service?

You can refer yourself to the service or you can be referred by a GP/other professional.

Tel: 0113 336 7612 or download the form from the website: and email to

The service is available to individuals aged 18 and over; who are registered with a GP in the North Leeds CCG area.

We’re open at Boston Spa Village Hall, High St. LS23 6AA

9.00am until 3.00pm Tuesday to Thursday

Delicious breakfast / brunch choices

We use local butchers and suppliers for our produce

The café has free parking at the rear of the village hall and FREE WIFI inside

Everyone is welcome to come to our café – our regulars, young mums with their children, cyclists and well behaved dogs. We have plenty of space for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Our friendly staff and volunteers look forward to welcoming you.

The café will be closed on Thursday 10th October 2109 for Annual Art and Craft Fair




Up to & including Friday 23 August Last date for booking: Normal 2 working days’ notice required

Tuesday 27 August to Monday 2 September Last date for booking: Thursday 22 August

Wednesday 4 September on-wards Last date for booking: Normal 2 working days’ notice required

We will take you to the shops, doctors, social events, or to visit friends and family. Give us a call whenever you need to get out and about. Our friendly volunteer driver service operates Monday to Friday and it doesn’t cost much to get you to where you want to go. To book a trip :please give us at least 48 hours’ notice

Please call WiSE Transport Booking Line Monday-Thursday between 10 am and 3 pm on 01937 222066

PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of both passengers and drivers there may be occasions where trips need to be cancelled because of bad weather however please be assured that we will always try to give as much notice as possible

Wetherby In Support of the Elderly

Tel. 01937 588994

One Stop Centre, Westgate, Wetherby LS22 6NL

Registered Charity No: 1163698 CIO (Foundation)

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