Tag Archives: down syndrome

Lindley 10k supports HDSSG

  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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Lets Fly Away With Shabang!

We are so super excited for the premier of Shabang’s  latest ‘all inclusive’ film – Let’s Fly Away. We have our boarding cards, do you? Follow the link by clicking the poster below to get your FREE tickets. Then climb aboard … Continue reading

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We didn’t bank on topping the poll! HDSSG accept cheque from Yorkshire Building Society

Yesterday we went along to Huddersfield’s New Street branch of Yorkshire Building Society for a cheque presentation after the public voted us first in their charitable foundation poll. Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group were presented with a whopping £500!   We … 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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Lego Learners Launches at HDSSG

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group expand their programme of educational opportunities for their members as they launch a Lego Learning programme! With the help of local charity Fairy Bricks, HDSSG offer a structured learning programme using the hugely popular Duplo … 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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ABILITY – A dance programme for adults with learning disabilities from Northern Ballet –

Ability is an exciting new one day dance course specifically created for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities. The course will enable people to train, create and perform alongside professional dancers in our state of the art studios in … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s Market St. & HDSSG Family Fun Day

Join us on Sunday 10th August at the Ukrainian Social Club, Edgerton, Huddersfield for a fantastic Family Fun Day! Tickets are available from Sainsbury’s Market Street store or by emailing HDSSG at a cost of £3 per adult – kids … Continue reading

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‘The Actor’s Studio’ – actor training for people aged 18+ with a learning disability.

  Dark Horse Theatre has a few places remaining or the right candidates for  ‘The Actor’s Studio’ – actor training for people aged 18+ with a learning disability. Dark Horse are an Arts Council National Portfolio organisation and a national … Continue reading

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Charity Sale on July 9th – Grab a bargain!!

Our post 16 social enterprise initiative – KromaZONE21 – are hosting a charity sale at the Greenfields Family Centre in Dalton, Huddersfield, to raise funds for their project. KromaZONE21 aims to give our young people meaningful work experience and expand … 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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DJ with a difference – get down with Ruben’s Retro Disco!

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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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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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