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23.09.2021 Newsletter

Sprout - activities for families with children with additional needs

Text 07845 415289 or email to book a place

Night Owls-Out of Hours Mental Health Support

Night Owls is a new mental health support service. It's available through the night 8pm-8am for children, young people, parents and carers across West Yorkshire. 




Night OWLS can help you if you...

  • feel you have nowhere to turn
  • feel you can't go on living
  • are in a crisis
  • are finding it hard to cope with life
  • are feeling angry, lonely, anxious or depressed
  • are feeling confused or finding it hard to think straight
  • are feeling unsafe
  • are caring for a young person
  • just want to talk


Call: 0300 2003900


Text: 07984 392700




Batley Sporting Foundation - winter/autumn timetable

Billy at the Crescent

This fantastic fundraising event for the Crescent CIC is coming to us on 15th OctoberSee below for details:

A fundraising evening with the one and only

Mr Billy Pearce

National treasure, and without doubt one of Britain’s most talented and best loved comedians & performers, Billy Pearce emerged from the fertile talent fields of Butlins in the mid 1980’s. Multi Award winner Billy, has won just about every comedy award going, including a British comedy award, Solo comedian of the year, and Best television comedy newcomer at the London Palladium.

Join us for a night of comedy , music and dancing.

Tickets £15.00

Please note this is strictly an adult only show.

Food available .

Raffle and Auction. 

Tickets can be purchased via PayPal:


Step by Step drop-in sessions

Step by Step is a free drop-in session, open to anyone who wants help and advice. 

Step by Step staff can help with:

  • Support to access financial assistance in times of crisis such as food banks and welfare services
  • Advice on benefits and housing support
  • Advice on training and volunteering opportunities
  • Computer skills and accessing the Internet
  • Writing a CV and offering help with interview skills
  • Accessing latest job opportunities in the area

This is not an exhaustive list; Step by Step provides support with any presenting issue and aims to resolve or signpost to relevant services.

For any further information, contact our office on 01484 431400

The LAB Project

Help improve your confidence, digital skills and employability with this digital LAB Project delivered by Proper Job Theatre Company

Designed for unemployed adults aged 19+, the LAB Project is a two week course combining team working, confidence building and communication skills, working towards participants delivering a drama workshop in a school during the second week.

There is also the opportunity for participants who complete the course will gain an accredited Level 1 Award in Progression.

This is followed by development of individual action plans, a tailored progression route for each participant and follow up sessions working alongside individuals for 6 weeks following the course.

For more information visit:

Activities for adults with autism and Asperger's syndrome

To find out more call:

07920 530366 or 01274 655956

or email or

Tell Tracy – Police and Crime Plan Consultation

 Tracy Brabin, the Mayor of West Yorkshire has launched a consultation to inform her first Police and Crime Plan.

The Mayor is urging everyone in West Yorkshire to get involved and #TellTracy about your policing and community safety priorities.

The consultation will feed directly into the new Plan which sets the strategic direction for West Yorkshire Police, community safety partners and commissioned services over the next three years.

An online survey, available in a number of languages, has been launched along with a host of other options to get involved.

To take part visit

The consultation will run until 19th November with the online survey closing for responses on 17th October.

BBEST Vacancies

There are 11 vacancies at BBEST schools currently open for applications:

  • Cleaner
  • Receptionist/administrative assistant
  • Lead teacher of Religious Studies
  • teacher of boys' Physical Education
  • Primary phase teaching assistant
  • Educational support assistant
  • Teacher Key Stage 1 & 2 (maternity cover)
  • Social, emotional, mental health & academic support worker
  • Teacher of English
  • Business support officer
  • Lunchtime supervisor

Visit for more information and to apply. 

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