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KHL is a registered charity
Improving Health and Wellbeing in Keighley

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Breastfeeding

Visit our drop-ins…

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Young Parents

For advice and support…

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Food & Activity

For programmes and courses…

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Social Circle

For activities and sessions such as cross stitch, art, coffee mornings etc…

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About Us

Keighley Healthy Living is a local charity aiming to support the health and wellbeing of the Keighley community and surrounding areas. We offer a range of activities for all ages and are open to everyone living locally. Please see our Activity List for details of our weekly sessions and courses. We focus on four areas of support to help:

  • Adults and children maintain a healthy weight, learn how to cook healthy foods and keep active.
  • Mums to breastfeed through our weekly drop in’s, home visits and telephone support.
  • Young parents develop their parenting skills through our “Preparation 4 Parenthood” (12 week programme to support pregnancy),  follow up support and other activities.
  • Older people wishing to increase their social activities, increase skills and meet new people such as at our art group, cross stitch and luncheon clubs.

There are also volunteering opportunities for people who want to support our groups and activities.

Become a volunteer!

Please feel free to ring us, email or call in to our building on Scott Street if you would like further information. You can also find us on Facebook & Twitter

Registered Charity No: 1090543

Meet the Team

Hannah Lindsey

Hannah Lindsey

Business Development Manager

Julie Thomas

Julie Thomas

Breastfeeding Buddies Co-ordinator

Dan Brannan

Dan Brannan

Project Support Worker

Melanie Hey

Melanie Hey

Project Development Manager

Kerry Page

Kerry Page

Weight Management & Nutrition Co-ordinator.

Bev Dickinson

Bev Dickinson

Receptionist & Bookings Administrator

Flora Jennings

Flora Jennings

Young Parents Co-ordinator

Sara Bistucz

Sara Bistucz

Food & Nutrition Tutor

Our Trustees



Chair             – Isobel Scarborough

Vice Chair    – Pam Essler

Treasurer    – Susan Bartlett

Trustee        – Ann Cryer

Trustee        – Molly Driver



KHL Is Grateful To These Organisations For Their Support

Our Fundraising Targets 2016

These are our fundraising targets for 2015 and where we stand. Can you help us reach our goal? Whether its joining the team and becoming a volunteer or a small contribution to the fund. KHL really appreciates your support.

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Health & Beauty Course

Coming September at Rainbow Children’s Centre

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Intro to Exercise

healthy weight loss programme

Every Wednesday

 

Like to start or are new to exercising?
Not exercised for a while or would like to lose weight?
Like to find out about other sessions?

If so, please come and join our new exercise class for adults with a qualified instructor.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Games Morning

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Starting Monday 11th April at the Keith Thompson Centre. 10.00am – 11.30am every Monday.

At the games morning you can:
• Have a game of cards, dominoes and other favourites.
• Socialise over a cuppa.
• Get advice and support on a variety of services.
• Find out about groups in the local area.
• Relax with a magazine or paper.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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Craft & Chat

 

Come along and have a go at card making, creating planters, tea light holders and more! Cost £1 per session including all materials and refreshments. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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Keighley Elderly Initiatives Group

K.E.I.G is a user led umbrella organisation for older peoples groups in Keighley and the surrounding area. It is a forum for older peoples groups and organisations to highlight new initiatives, raise concerns and plan joint events. K.E.I.G disseminates information to groups, is able to consult with its membership and influence the wider district agenda around older peoples issues.

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Young People's Sexual Health Drop-in

A drop in session for young parents that provides information, and advice on a range of subjects such as staying safe, planning, options. Also available is contraception, HIV testing, Pregnancy testing Chlamydia screening.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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Young Chefs

Let your budding chef join us for a fun cooking class where they will make a healthy dish that can be shared with all the family.Young-Chefs-Standard

• We use the eatwell plate to teach children simple facts about nutrition.
• All of our recipes use healthy ingredients.
• Class taught by a qualified tutor

Classes available during school holidays!

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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Cooking Courses

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Tired of the same old lunches and dinners?

Then why not come along to our friendly cooking course?

We offer a variety of courses covering:

Not sure a cookery course is for you? Then, try a “taster class” with no obligation!

Morning, afternoon and evening courses available.

6 week course (each session 1 hour 30 minutes).

Costs: Only £20 for 6 weeks, and take your food home with you!

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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Room Enquiry Form

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Ministry of Food Cooking Skills

We are offering Ministry of Food cooking courses as part of Jamie Oliver’s national
healthy eating campaign. We are running eight-week courses on a regular basis.
They will teach you the basics of creating easy nutritious meals on a budget.
All ingredients are provided, classes held in KHL’s fully-equipped kitchen.
These popular courses get booked up fast so give us a ring to reserve your place now.

The introductory course costs £30.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Staincliffe Court Luncheon Club

The welcoming luncheon club at Staincliffe Court, Silsden, 12pm to 2pm,luncheon club
gives people who live alone the chance to enjoy a home-cooked meal in the company of others. Make new friends in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.

Costs just £4 for two courses.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Devonshire Drop-In

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Our Devonshire Drop-in allows people of all ages to meet for a couple of hours of fun, friendship and the chance to socialise with support, advice and information.

At the Drop-in you can:
• Have a game of cards, dominoes and other favourites.
• Socialise over a cuppa.
• Get advice and support on a variety of services.
• Find out about groups in the local area.
• Relax with a magazine or paper.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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F Plan - For adults with learning needs

Young people with disabilities or learning difficulties are invited to get fit
and have fun on our F-Plan course on Thursdays, 9:30am to 10.30pm.
Weekly sessions include a work-out at TruGym in Keighley with a qualified instructor.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Farish House Luncheon Club

The welcoming luncheon club at Farish House, South Street, Keighley, 12pm to 2pm,luncheon club
gives people who live alone the chance to enjoy a home-cooked meal in the company of others. Make new friends in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.

Costs just £4 for two courses.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Wellbeing Cafe (Monthly)

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Keighley’s Wellbeing Café provides support to older people with mild to moderate mental health needs and their carers. We meet for a few hours of fun, friendship and the chance to socialise, with entertainers, support, advice and information.

At Keighley’s Wellbeing Café you can:
• Be with your partner and be yourself for a few hours.
• Share your experience with others in a similar situation.
• Get advice on the services available.

The Wellbeing Café is held on the Third Monday of each month from 1:30pm until 3:30pm at Central Hall, Alice Street, Keighley, BD21 3JD. Costs £2 per session.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Walking Groups

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We are currently looking to start a regular walking group around the Keighley area. If you are interested please click the enquire now button below and enter your contact details and availability.

 

If you would like to join our waiting list…

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Health Weight Support

Do you want to lose weight or need help to maintain a healthy weight?

Then why not join our drop-in sessions for advice from nutritionists and weight advisors in a friendly and informal setting.

Only £2.00 per session
Mondays: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
(For over 18’s)

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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Garden Maintenance - Monthly

Garden Maintenance

We have a garden maintenance group which meets every second
Tuesday of the month,9.30am to 11.30am. Volunteers are welcome
to help with seasonal jobs, such as planting, weeding and general tidying.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Cooking For Healthy Weight

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Would you like to improve your cooking skills and knowledge around cooking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight?
We are running five session cookery courses which show you how to cook delicious and adaptable low fat, sugar and salt recipes.
Courses start at different times during the year, if you are interested in attending please ring the number below to find out more or register for a place.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Art 4 All

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A friendly group for the over 50s who are interested in art such as painting, drawing and other creative crafts. All levels of ability are welcome! The sessions take place on Tuesdays from 10:00am – 12:00pm and cost £3.00 per session. The cost includes materials and refreshments.

If you would like more information…

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Teen Treasures

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Having a baby can be a momentous and life-changing experience. Before the little one makes an appearance into the world, pregnant girls can join Teen Treasures to help them enjoy the journey.

This is a friendly and informal weekly group where expectant girls work together to create colourful and unique scrapbooks.

They decorate and lay out their special books with their thoughts and expectations in the run up to motherhood and save mementoes of their baby’s first year. It can include a variety of items – their birth plan, a piece about the birth, cards and letters they received when baby was born, baby’s hospital bracelet and photographs of baby’s “firsts”.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Cross Stitch Group

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Interested in joining a group of friendly Cross-Stitchers with an experienced tutor?
Then come along and join us from 1.00pm until 3.30pm every Tuesday.
No experience necessary, just come along and have a go, first week free!
The weekly cost is £3.50 for materials and refreshments, beginners are always welcome.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Preparation 4 Parenthood

Preparation For Parenthood

Are you under 20 and pregnant? Or are you a young father-to-be and your partner is under 20?

P4P is a free 12 week ante-natal program designed to give first time young parents increased confidence, knowledge and skills in parenting.

We will give you information on how to: have a healthy pregnancy, prepare for a baby, prepare for birth, budgeting and practical skills, plan for the future….. and lots more!

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Cook & Wean

Cook and Wean

Are You Pregnant? Or do you have a baby aged between 0 and 6 months?

KHL are offering free weaning and cooking courses for mums, dads and carers with babies aged between 0 and 6 months who will soon be starting on solid foods.

Includes:

– When to wean and how to get started
– Eating well and nutrition advice
– Practical sessions on cooking weaning foods
– Family Meal Planning and budgeting
– You are welcome to bring your baby with you (help provided)

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Breastfeeding Buddies

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Breastfeeding Buddies Drop In Groups – Our drop in groups provide a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where you can feel safe to ask for help, information and support around breastfeeding. Come along to meet other mums and babies in an informal setting. Refreshments and a listening ear are always at hand.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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h.a.l.o (Healthy Activity Lifestyle Opportunity)

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Do you want support to lose weight OR to lead a healthier lifestyle?

Our healthy lifestyles course will help by enabling you to change habits and behaviours that affect body weight, health and well being.

 

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

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Riddlesden Excercise Group

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REG (Riddlesden Exercise Group) is a very popular, gentle exercise group for the over-50s. Mary Cuthbert, a fully qualified fitness instructor, shows people how to do a variety of exercises, many of which are seated.

The exercises are usually done to music in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Sessions are on Mondays, 10.40am to 12pm (except Bank Holidays), at Riddlesden United Reformed Church, Barr Lane, Riddlesden, Keighley.

It costs £3.00, including refreshments.

If you are interested or would like more information…

Please contact KHL on

01535 677177 or click here to send a message ENQUIRE NOW  

 

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