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...

July 1, 2017

With your help we have been able to raise the £60,000 we need to introduce a new floor and heating system at St Stephens Church. This funding will help create a number of new community spaces and best of all it will warm.

From music nights, to jumble sales to cycling u...

March 1, 2017

Shine working in partnership with St Stephens launched the Warm the Heart fundraising Campaign. We invited the community to join us to toast marsh mellows around a fire pit as a very fun way to highlight the ongoing need to get a heating system. 


January 15, 2017

This week saw the return of the Release Course, Tuesday 9.30 -11.

The programme helps people struggling with an addiction or difficult situations in their life. To support the course we are also giving one to one support.

January 9, 2017

Creative Threads moved to its new home St Stephens Community Hall as the club had out grown its home in church. The group nears completion on the mosaics and textiles for the Mustard Tree screen.

January 2, 2017

Shine spent the week working in partnership with Inn Churches and St Stephens Church to provide hot meals, toiletries and somewhere to sleep to all the homeless people of Bradford. Teams of volunteers each day gave time to cook a hot evening meal, talk and offer suppor...

November 7, 2016

Last week a number of local children took part in woodworking activities at Shine. The group produced nesting boxes that looked like terraced houses, an air hockey table, a subbuteo football table with matching chairs and bird feeders.

October 31, 2016

On 31st October 2016 Shine held its 3rd annual Light Night Party. The party is a positive response to halloween, encouraging greater community and great fun. The party was welcome to all children from Bowling and by working with regular partners TLG Journey Makers we w...

August 1, 2016

The summer holidays were very busy at Shine but thankfully we had a lot of friends join us from St Pauls Church, Letchworth. They helped us run a whole week of children's activities based on Egypt. We had an exciting week, on the Saturday there was a family BBQ for all...

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