Dates for your diary

If you, or someone you know, would like to meet new people, we offer a wide range of activities and groups. Our team of volunteers provide support and can assist with transport if required. There is a small charge for some activities. Transport can be provided and is charged at £0.45 per mile.

To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Jen Sonley on 01423 813095 or

Harrogate area

Monthly craft group
Where: Harrogate Community House, East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR
When: Meets the first Thursday morning of each month, 10.30-12
Cost: £1 plus £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving  service if required

Thursday 6th June
Thursday 4th July
Thursday 1st August
Thursday 5th September
Thursday 3rd October
Thursday 7th November
Thursday 5th December

‘Oaks and Acorns’ inter generational group
Where: Woodlands Methodist Church Hall, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, HG2 7SG
When: Meets monthly on a Thursday morning 10.30am- 12pm
Cost: Suggested donation £3 plus £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required

Thursday 16th May
Thursday 20th June
Thursday 18th July

‘Here to HELP’ sessions
Bilton Health & Wellbeing Hub, 69 Bilton Lane, HG1 3DT, 01423 226303
When: Meets monthly on a Tuesday morning, 11am-12pm
Cost: Free of charge, £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required

Tuesday 4th June
Tuesday 2nd July
Tuesday 6th August
Tuesday 3rd September
Tuesday 1st October
Tuesday 5th November
Tuesday 3rd December

Launched in January 2019, our ‘Here to HELP’ sessions offer a chance for a chat over a cuppa. Feel free to bring along any questions you may have about where to turn for information for community activities or support.  No need to book, just turn up on the day or let us know if you need transport.

Ripon area

Here to HELP 
When: 10.30-12.30 Monday to Friday
Where: Ripon Community House, Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon, HG4 1LE
Cost: Free of charge. £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required

Would you like to know what’s happening in your local community, where to turn for support or maybe you would like to meet new people or try a new activity? Our Ripon staff are ‘Here to HELP’ each weekday morning for queries. Why not pop into Ripon Community House with any questions you may have. The kettle’s always on and there is no need to book, just turn up on the day.

Weekly craft group
When: 1.30-3.30 pm every Thursday
Where: Holy Trinity Church, Kirkby Road, Ripon, HG4 2EY
A chance to have a catch up and participate in craft activities at our informal group.
Cost: Free of charge. £0.45 per mile for voluntary car driving service if required

For more information or to make a referral to the service please call 01765 645915 or email





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