Category Archives: News

The time HDSSG went intergalactic!!

This week Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group went intergalactic. Whilst scrolling through old photos I came across a fantastic picture of a budding astronaut – HDSSG’s Jack D and decided to send a quick tweet to Mr Tim Peake. You may … Continue reading

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WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY 2016

March 21st 2016 marks the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. In 2016 the focus of the campaign led by Down Syndrome International is: “My Friends, My Community” – The benefits of inclusive environments for today’s children and tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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2015 at Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group

WOW. What a year.    2015 has been another busy one at Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group. We have enjoyed lots of social activities at wonderful organisations such as Safe Anchor Trust, Leeds Donkey Sanctuary, Circus Starr, Artful Playground, Globe … Continue reading

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PCAN Conference 2015- Changes to SEN – What You Need To Know

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Wonderful Weekend With Lindley Community

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group had a tremendous time at the Lindley Community Group events last weekend. The weekend was blessed with perfect weather – a lovely sunny day for the carnival on Saturday and slightly cooler conditions for the … Continue reading

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Changing Places facilities at UK airports

    Fantastic  news for families travelling this summer. The Airport Parking Shop have created a blog post all about changing places facilities at a number of UK airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and a few others. As part of … Continue reading

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We need YOUR vote!

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group have been nominated at not one but three Huddersfield Sainsbury’s stores to become their Local Charity Of The Year! We are blown away by the response but to ensure we have a chance to win … Continue reading

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HDSSG do WDSD 2015

  Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group marked World Down Syndrome Day 2015 with a huge celebration day for all our members & their families. March 21st 2015 marked the 10th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. We invited our members … Continue reading

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Max gets grant to realise his business dream.

  20 year old Max Lockwood, is launching his own T-shirt design and printing business with support and a grant from the Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre. What makes this venture different from many other enterprises backed by the centre is … Continue reading

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HDSSG Announced As Official Charity Of Lindley 10k 2015

  Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group Announced as Official Charity of Lindley 10K 2015 Organisers of Lindley 10k 2015 have announced that  Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group (HDSSG) will be the charity running event’s principle beneficiary in its third year. … Continue reading

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Shabang! Spring 2015 family club dates!

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We need your vote!!!

HDSSG have registered with the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund to be in with a chance of winning £300 for our group to go towards our World Down Syndrome Day 2015 celebration event for our families. Could you spare a moment … Continue reading

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Shabang! Honoured at National Diversity Awards 2014

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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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Safe Places in Kirklees from Mencap

  The Safe Place scheme has just been re-launched as a vulnerable person scheme after 2 years of providing support to people with learning disabilities. Safe Places provides safe havens in busy public places for people to turn to should … Continue reading

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