WiSE up this August

Dates for your diary in August:

Look out for our new activity starting next month on Wednesday 25th September at 2pm – 4pm. Join us for a Ping Pong session at St James Church, Church Street, Wetherby, LS22 6LP.

Please pop into our WiSE Owl Café in Boston Spa Village Hall on Boston Spa High Street. Indulge yourself with our scrumptious selection of sandwiches and cakes! Opening times are Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 3pm.

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 10.30am – 12.00pm at Wetherby Sports Association, (next to the Swimming Baths!) £3 incl refreshments. Everybody welcome.

The Elderberries Wed 21st August 1.30pm – 3.30pm, Wetherby Social Club £3 including refreshments. Eric and Mort will be raising the roof with songs from the 50’s and 60’s.

Knit One PurlWise 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 1st, 15th and 29th August 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 20th August. £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 13th August at 10.30am

Our very popular singing session, The Rockin’ Robins, is on Wednesday 14th August and Tuesday 27th August 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 next month 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 benefits information, how to find care providers, details of suitable support services and help with form filling etc. Contact Nicola Tel: 01937 588994 or email nicola@w-ise.org.uk

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 https://www.carersleeds.org.uk/ Carers Leeds provides information, support and events, plus Carers Assessments, group sessions, outings, benefits and IT workshops and ‘drop ins.’ Email: advice@carersleeds.org.uk

WiSE Meet up Monday Memory Café, Wetherby Methodist Church, Bank Street

Every Monday afternoon 1.00pm-4.00pm If you would like to attend the Memory Café please call Meghan and/or Natalie prior to attending so that initial paperwork can be completed on arrival at the café. Telephone Number: 07899 420 452

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



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 www.w-ise.org.uk

One Stop Centre, Westgate, Wetherby LS22 6NL Registered

Charity No: 1163698 CIO (Foundation)

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