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HDSSG – Sainsbury’s Charity Partner of The Year

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group are thrilled to announce we have been voted Sainsbury’s Market Street Charity Partner Of The Year! Our nomination came from HDSSG dad, Chris Scott, who works in the branch and who’s daughter Mia accesses our … 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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Easter Special ‘Little Stars’

  HDSSG bring you this stay & play session open to any child with an additional need and their siblings. For the Easter Special we will be making Easter bonnets and cards! Don’t forget your picnic lunch!

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Insight into learning disabilities invitation

 

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It is now even easier to help HDSSG with JustTextGiving!

We are now registered with JustText Giving from Vodafone – making donating to HDSSG even more simple! Just follow the instructions in the image below and you can  help us to continue to offer opportunities, activities and support to over 40 … Continue reading

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DJ with a difference – get down with Ruben’s Retro Disco!

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Contact A Family workshop for parents/carers- 26.03.14

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Quiz Night Fundraiser

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A look back – 2013 for HDSSG

  What a year we have had –  we are thrilled to have welcomed new members to HDSSG – Gabriel, Sophie, Katy and Rueben. SO many exciting things have happened to our group and our members over the last 12 months, here’s a … Continue reading

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Shabang 2014 calendar OUT NOW!

Shabang! Inclusive Learning is thrilled to launch its new calendar for 2014 with a difference. Shabang! is an arts charity working in Slaithwaite near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, specialising in designing and delivering creative projects for children with additional needs … Continue reading

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Max’s Media Experience

  You may already be familiar with Max from seeing his brilliant blog ‘Living Life To The Max!’ right here on our website. You may also know he’s been doing some brilliant work placements, including his latest as part of the ‘Bridging … Continue reading

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HDSSG FUNDRAISER 29/11/2013

After the great success of the Body Shop Fundraiser we held last year, our events coordinators Nicola & Renata have planned another! This time  introducing 2 more local businesses (coincidently run by parents of our members) who are donating a … Continue reading

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Huddersfield BOK Swimmers excel at the Special Olympic Games, Bath 2013

    Our Borough Of Kirklees Special Needs Squad based at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield; their amazing coaches and families returned triumphant from the Special Olympic Summer Games today. Jack Drennan, Aisling Connelly, Zoe Rank, Ruben Reuter, Joanne Kempley, … 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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Huddersfield Swimming Champion Stars In Coca Cola Ad

  Huddersfield’s Joanne Kempley is a World Champion swimmer. She swims with the Borough Of Kirklees additional needs squad and along with 6 other team mates will be representing Yorkshire & Humberside later this month in the  Special Olympics GB … Continue reading

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