SHINE is a community organisation working out of St Stephen’s Church in the heart of West Bowling Bradford.
SHINE stands for Social, Health, Inner, Natural and Economic wellbeing. We believe that people need to thrive in all these areas for a fulfilled life.
The goal of SHINE is to create a vibrant community-hub in West Bowling that reaches the socially excluded, brings the community together, and delivers a wide range of life-enhancing services and opportunities to people of all ages, faiths and ethnicities. It seeks to create a new story for West Bowling. A story that binds people together and helps restore our community in body, soul and spirit.
Our activities and projects have been growing for more than half a decade, and now we are helping over 200 men, women and children every single week.
SHINE WORDS IS COMING
Shine Words is a card game created to help young people who are new to West Bowling learn the key language they need to feel settled in their new home and to be able to express how they are feeling.
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Bradford
We were thrilled to be one of the Better Start Bradford projects in the Royal Visit on January 16th January 2020.
Impact Gamers 3-8pm. Free
Exercise for Women 7 - 8pm (Hall) £2 or £1 on benefits
Celebrate Recovery 1- 2.30pm booking essential
Journey Makers at St Stephen's School 3.15 - 4.30pm
Impact Gamers 3.45 - 5.15pm. Register www.impactgamers.net/reg
Community Tea 6pm
Zumba for Women 9.30 - 10.30am (Hall) £2
Creative Threads 11-1pm (Hall)
Gardening Club 10.30am
Welcome Group for Asylum Seekers 3.30 - 5.30pm. (Hall) Free
Job Search 9.30am - 2.30pm. Free
Storytelling for Under 3s 1-2pm (Hall) Free
English Chat 10-am - 12am. Booking essential (Hall) Free
Well Words 1 -3pm. Free
Exercise for Women 7- 8pm (Hall) £2 or £1 on benefits
Drop in advice 9.30 - 1pm. Free
Dots for babies & toddlers 9.30-11.00am. Free
Gamblers Anonymous 7-9 pm
Church Service 11.15am
We also run the Nurture programme. Please phone to enquire. 01274 738490
For more info about our groups click here
We have a Childrens Clothes Bank. Ask Children's Centre, school or Health Visitor/midwife to refer you.