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Weekly News - 8th January 2024

Welcome to our weekly newsletter and a very Happy New Year to you all!

This week we have Online Yoga for 16+Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+ and Smilers (Ages 8-18) with 'Made with Music', before the rest of our groups start up the following week. 

The Sunshine 10X Challenge raised just over an incredible £13,000 for Sunshine & Smiles, thank you so much to all of our challengers and everyone who sponsored them!

The University of Leeds are looking for volunteers for their Chronic Illness & Disability Project, and the deadline for volunteering is this Wednesday 10th January. 

As always we are available by telephone and email for advice, support and signposting – please don’t hesitate to get in touch at any time.

Weekday: 07442 332678

Weekend: 07472 320168 

Email: adminteam@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

Sunshine 10X Challenge Wrap-up

The Sunshine 10X Challenge raised just over an incredible £13,000 for Sunshine & Smiles, thank you so much to all of our challengers and everyone who sponsored them!

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Thank you to Estelle Packter

We'd like to give a big thank you and to Estelle Packter who decided to forego birthday presents and asked people to donate directly to Sunshine & Smiles instead.

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21 Co. - Don’t Miss Us!

We're absolutely delighted to be featured in a new book by Leeds-born author, Kim Revill.

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Session & Event Booking Reminder

If you plan to attend one of our sessions, please could you be sure to book your place(s) on the appropriate Bookwhen page, so we know how many people to expect at each event.

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Northern Ballet Inclusive Dance Performance

Northern Ballet dancers and dancers from their Ability course for adults with additional learning support needs joined forces in a pioneering dance film

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​​VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Learning by Experience for First Year Medical Students

The University of Leeds are looking for volunteers for their Chronic Illness & Disability Project

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Adult siblings of people with Down syndrome research project

An opportunity to take part in research on the experiences of adult siblings of people with Down's Syndrome. 

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Golf Day in aid of Sunshine & Smiles

Leeds Knights Supporters Club have arranged a golf day to support Sunshine & Smiles

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What's on this week

Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 8th Jan 2024 - Fri, 12th Jan 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Made with Music for Smilers and Youth (ages 8-18)

Made with Music for Smilers and Youth (ages 8-18)

Next date: Sat, 13th Jan 2024, 11:15-12:15

Join us for musical fun followed by coffee and a chat

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 15th Jan 2024 - Fri, 19th Jan 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 15th Jan 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

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Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 16th Jan 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 17th Jan 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 17th Jan 2024, 18:30-19:30

Cricket will be back at Meanwood Cricket Club this week, weather depending.

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Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 20th Jan 2024, 11:15-12:15

A fantastic and fun music session for ages 2-8, followed by time for refreshments and a chat

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 20th Jan 2024

Our next family swim session

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Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 21st Jan 2024, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 22nd Jan 2024 - Fri, 26th Jan 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 22nd Jan 2024

Ruth's Speech & Language Groups

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Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 22nd Jan 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

Find out more
Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 23rd Jan 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Ducklings

Early Development Group - Ducklings

Next date: Tue, 23rd Jan 2024, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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