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Volunteers wanted

We have opportunities for people to help us in the following ways: Help growing food in your own space or through our partners’ spaces across Keighley. Help cooking, serving or talking to café customers We have a variety of volunteers who are able-bodied, have a disability or illness from different backgrounds and…

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Donating Online

Thank you for suggesting an online donation facility.  The link we had no longer works. Paypal uses can use our email address: welcome.project@btinternet.com alternatively donations can be made by cheque mase payable to ‘the Welcome Project’ and sent to Central Hall, Alice Street, Keighley BD21 3JD,

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Tackling Food Poverty

The Welcome Project has joined the Keighley Food Poverty Network and our Welcome Place Café allows those in poverty to eat with dignity alongside those who just want freshly made soup and can afford to donate. There is a stigma for many with receiving ‘hand-outs’ or ‘charity’ which is why…

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Video

Our young volunteer Lucy has made a video about the Welcome Place Café. You can view it here        

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Funding News

Sadly our funding has come to an end and we have had a couple of unsuccessful bids on our radio project and our Welcome Place Café. We have therefore decided to ask the public whether they would like us to continue to support the Keighley projects and if they are…

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News on The Welcome Place Cafe

The café will be starting to provide PAYF (Pay As You Feel) lunches starting in the beginning of April. We will be working with the Real Junk Food Project to intercept food that could otherwise end up in landfill. We will be looking for offers of help. Please let us…

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The Welcome Place Cafe

The Welcome Project are working with Keighley Volunteer Centre to provide a Welcome Place Café in the Temple Row Centre. In Welcome Project style, the café is cooperative and will rely on donations of time, food and friendship. We will have  bring and buy stall on site all of which…

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Keighley West Groups

The Welcome Project met with Cllr Smithies and Cllr Farley who have offered support to the CLICKs in Keighley West. We have just received £900 to run the groups in Brathwaite, Bracken Bank and a new one at Exley Head. The new group will be on Wednesdays 10- 12 at…

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I’m Still Me, Published today

A narrative from older people about integrated care is published today. It highlights what is important for ‘older people’ but I would argue that it’s what’s important for everyone! You can read it here

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New group at Sue Belcher

Thursday 27th November sees the start of a new CLICKs group at the Sue Belcher Centre in Bracken Bank. The group will run on Thursdays from 1pm to 3pm. We will be having a launch with lunch from 12 noon. Everyone interested in learning or sharing computer skills are welcome…