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Annual General Meeting 12/10/2014

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group invite members/parents/carers old & new to our Annual General Meeting on Sunday 12th October at Greenfield’s Family Centre, Dalton. The venue is child friendly so please do bring little ones! We will also provide drinks … Continue reading

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HDSSG celebrate the Grand Depart – be involved!

Calling all members & your families!! Hundreds of hand prints needed by 1st June… To celebrate the Grand Depart cycle race passing through Huddersfield weekend of 5th and 6th July, HDSSG  are creating a pallet sized piece of artwork using … Continue reading

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Fundraising raffle at HDSSG!

One of our mums has been very busy organising a fabulous raffle to raise funds for HDSSG. There are some great prizes up for grabs and we would like to thank the businesses and organisations that have donated prizes to … Continue reading

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Ultra12 – 12 days, 12 counties, 12 ultramarathons!

In 2014  Tony Holland and Steve Major are going to run 12 back to back Ultramarathons in the UK. This will be achieved by running 50 kilometres in each of the twelve UK regions over a 12 day period. Steven … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire firefighters raise thousands for HDSSG

  Firefighters from across West Yorkshire took part in one of the biggest events in the emergency services calendar  – the annual MJ Quinn UK Firefighters Sailing Challenge. Huddersfield Watch Commander Darren Bagley has led West Yorkshire’s sailing team since … Continue reading

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World Down Syndrome Day 2013!

21st March 2013 marks the 8th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. A global awareness day which has been recognised by the United Nations since 2012. Shabang Inclusive Learning, based at The Watershed in Slaithwaite and Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support … Continue reading

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Budding Boden models

  Boden was one of the very first retailers to use a child model who had Down Syndrome, Thea Shiers and her sister were part of a winter campaign for the clothing company. Now we have seen more models rocking their … Continue reading

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HDSSG’s Ruben R stars in Cbbc show!

This February Huddersfield’s very own superstar Ruben R starred in a new series of Cbbc’s ‘My Life’ in an episode titled ‘Breaking Free’ The fabulous and multi award winning MARKTHREE MEDIA  were behind the production of this great documentary which follows three young people … Continue reading

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HDSSG’s young adults have sweet success!

Our young adults and their parents served up coffee and cakes at the United Reformed Church in Moldgreen this weekend. Parents from our group supplied the cakes whilst our members including Joanne & Zoe (pictured left) brewed the coffee, sold the cakes … Continue reading

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Duke Of Edinburgh Awards for HDSSG members!

Some of our members were presented with their Duke of Edinburgh awards  at Huddersfield Town Hall this week!  We would like to congratulate Jack (pictured left), Zoe and Hugh who received their bronze awards.     Also a huge well done … Continue reading

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