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Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Fun and easy going, no dancing experience is required- sessions are simply a great way to socialise to good music, whilst boosting your physical and mental health at the same time. To register interest please contact Debbie in the office on 01937 588994, or via email on debbie@w-ise.org.uk

WiSE unveils events line up ahead of covid restrictions removal

WiSE unveils events line up ahead of covid restrictions removal

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) has unveiled a glittering line up of glorious in-person events in one of the biggest signals yet that the worst of the pandemic is over. WiSE hopes the activities- which begin just days after all Covid-19 restrictions are removed in England- will give a new lease of life…

Leeds charity’s figures highlight frontline role during city’s pandemic fight

Leeds charity’s figures highlight frontline role during city’s pandemic fight

A Leeds charity says it has made its 4,000th wellbeing call, as it catalogues the thousands of interactions it’s made to keep older people safe during a pandemic plagued 12 months. The phone calls to isolated, older people are on top of more than 400 deliveries of food and medicine, 370 information and advice sessions…

Leeds line dancer’s lockdown lifeline for isolated older people praised

Leeds line dancer’s lockdown lifeline for isolated older people praised

A lifelong line dancer from Leeds has been lauded for charity lockdown lessons which have given a vital lifeline to dozens of isolated older people from across the city. Julie Clarkson, from Churwell, had been delivering weekly exercise classes for Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) for two years, before having to suspend face-to-face…

Figures highlight staggering strength behind social support return

Figures highlight staggering strength behind social support return

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly’s (WiSE) has unveiled the staggering statistics behind the restoration of its best loved activities- helping to cut social isolation after almost two years of lockdowns and shielding. The figures include 900 coffees, 768 cups of tea and 432 scones served to 1,629 visitors to the charity’s popular WiSE Owl…

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Our Activities Activities Timetable For a full list of our activities, visit https://w-ise.org.uk/calendar/ Monthly activities list Click on the pdf to view our full activities list for January. If you would like to receive a printed copy of our activities schedule each month,please contact activities@w-ise.org.uk with your contact details. WiSE Owl Café Open every Tuesday,…

Ollie ‘beaks’ off competition to claim owl naming contest win

Ollie ‘beaks’ off competition to claim owl naming contest win

A Wetherby wordsmith has won a cunning competition to name a charity mascot bringing cheer to older people at events across the parish. Diana Greenwood’s 1960s television inspired suggestion of ‘Ollie Beak’ beat off competition from more than 50 entries to scoop top prize in the Wetherby in Support of the Elderly (WiSE) contest. Other…

What a hoot! WiSE’s pub prize offer for naming of new owl mascot

What a hoot! WiSE’s pub prize offer for naming of new owl mascot

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly is looking for clever clogs wordsmiths to come up with a cunning name for the latest edition to its team- an owl! WiSE is launching the wide-eyed mascot as a way of celebrating the return of face-to-face activities after long months of lockdown. Now it wants people to give…

WiSE’s volunteer call as plans afoot for return of face-to-face work

WiSE’s volunteer call as plans afoot for return of face-to-face work

Wetherby in Support of the Elderly’s longest serving volunteer has backed calls for more people to come forward to support its work, as plans to restore core services for older people gather pace. WiSE says it wants more people like Jacqueline Heseltine to consider volunteering with them as it plans to reintroduce some face-to-face activities,…

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