January 29, 2020

We are excited to announce that we have been working on a card game called Shine Words that is designed to help children express themselves well when settling into a new area and to help them enjoy learning the vocabulary they need.

The cards can be used to play fun gam...

January 16, 2020

We were thrilled to be one of the Better Start Bradford projects in the Royal Visit on January 16th January 2020. Wonderful that the Duke and Duchess joined our Little Dots workshop, which uses music and play to support children’s social, emotional and physical develop...

January 16, 2020

Commenting on the Royal visit, Sarah Hinton, Shine Charity Leader, said: “The Shine project and St Stephen’s Church have been involved with Better Start Bradford since the beginning and we were very proud to show the Duke and Duchess our Little Dots project. The childr...

November 24, 2019

An opportunity to learn linocut methods, design and make your own Christmas cards and raise money for SHINE! From 11-4pm on the 24th November at Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre Knaresborough HG5 9AL. £40 per person, please pay by cash or cheque on the day. Lunch, coffee...

November 4, 2019

An opportunity to learn lino cut methods, design and make your own Christmas cards and raise money for SHINE! 11am-4pm on the 24th November at  Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre, Knaresborough HG5 9AL. £40 per person to include lunch, coffee and tea. Please book via email...

June 12, 2019

 Creative Threads, the Gardening Club and Refugee group have been working hard on creating a Sensory Garden in our grounds with bug hotels, recycling area, raised beds, veg patch, herbs and colourful mobiles and bunting to cheer up even the greyest of days. Our bunting...

October 16, 2018

Sarah has won another award, and well deserved for all her hard work for SHINE! This time she received the Community Hero Award at the Yorkshire Awards on the 14th October

September 6, 2018

 Shine recently held a farm day at St Stephens thanks to Leeds Round Table. What better way to enjoy nature in summer. The event was well attended throughout the day. Children loved being able to hold and stroke goats, alpaca and many other animals.

June 13, 2018

We had double vision this Wednesday at Shine with not one but two bishops visiting. We welcomed Bishop Toby from Bradford  and Bishop Helen-Ann from Ripon, who had a great time meeting everyone and even dressing up using our new heritage activity tables!...

June 2, 2018

And she received the award! Well done and well deserved!

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