Linking local volunteers with local needs


Syston and District Volunteer Centre would like to announce that they have been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2019. We wish to thank all of our Trustees, Staff and especially our volunteers for all of their hard work and dedication that they have shown.


We are accepting volunteers for 2023.


We also would like to announce that we have been awarded The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee award for 2022. We wish to thank all of our Trustees, Staff and especially our volunteers for all of their hard work and dedication that they have shown.


We are grateful for any support


AAge Concern SystonYvonne Derrye: range of support services for the elderly
Allotment Society, SystonRichard Thorpet: 07973 443 945
Art Society, Birstalle:
BBaby Massagee:
Baldwin TrustCatherine Johnsone: charity offering narrowboat trips
Baptist Church, SystonAnthony Andersone:
Bark FoundationJoy Barke:
Barnardo’st: 0116 2769 242
Bereavement SupportM Oswine:
Bowling Club, Fossewaye:
Bowling Club, SilebyJane Eamese:
Bowling Club, SystonVal Foremane: systonbowling@btinternet.comOffering all ages opportunities to gain and develop skills, make friends and enjoy a year-round social programme in our clubhouse. Free coaching with equipment provided.
t: 0116 2609 635
Bowling Club, Thurmastone:
Broadway Gospel HallChristine Ciocae: gospel services. Parent/child Bible study. Women’s group meetings. Senior Citizens’ meetings
t: 07504 474 885
CCancer Self-Help GroupEileen Henderson60 Kenilworth Ave, Loughborough Leics LE11 4SJ
Chess Club, SystonBrian Galligane: briangalligan@ymail.comWeekly meetings in Syston. Participation in 4 local Leagues. Free instruction for beginners. Chess for fun.
t: 07305 374 531
Citizens Advice Bureaue:
Conservative Club, Systont: 0116 2605 775
Country Music ClubJohn Gallaghert: 07952 267 226
FFalcon Support ServicesJacqueline Saxelby-Smithe: services to the homeless and others in need including supported accommodation.
t: 07548 763 505
Family Activity GroupStut: 07970 034 597
Flower Club, BirstallGill Mortont: 0116 2601 997
Fosse Company of Archerse:
Fosse Fitnesse:
Friendship Group, SystonTrevor Cartere: tevhme@aol.comWeekly meetings offering respite care to carers and parents of those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Wide range of activities organised.
t: 07889 903 907
Furnley House FoundationStefan Furae:
GGamble Funeralse:
Games ClubBev Taylore:
Gardening Club, BrooksbyJosiet: 0116 2601 478
Grow, Give, LiveLouise Jaggarde:
HHappy Smilese:
Harry Machin Cerebral PalsySusan Fricker
Healthwatch LeicesterDulna Shahide: dulna.s@healthwatchll.comMonitoring local health and social care services
t: 07732 683 462
Heritage Healthcaree:
Home Instead, CharnwoodAmy quality home care services to help sustain personal independence
t: 0116 2216 5306
Homeshare Leicse:
Horace A Taylor FundClerk to the Trusteese: trustadmin@charity-link.orgOffering financial assistance to low-income residents of Syston and to local community organisations for projects beneficial to the local community.
t: 0116 222 2200
HotPod Yogae:
Indoor BowlsPalmert: 07506 109 549
Inter CareClaudia Coxone: supply aid to sub-Saharan Africa
t: 0116 2695 925
KKidney ResearchCarole Abrahame:
Kids Around Dogse:
LLadies’ Club, ThurmastonElsat: 07719 743 411
Liberal Democratic Party,
Lavender Clube:
Local History, SystonRay Younge:
Lonsdale MewsJenny Cartwrighte: jenny.cartwright@careuk.comResidential care home offering long-term and respite care services
t: 01509 278 900
MMADS GroupBev Johnsone: madsgroup@hotmail.comActive support services and weekly social meetings for people afflicted with mental health problems, anxiety or depression
t: 07763 731 855
Methodist Church SystonDaniel Jervise: services; coffee mornings; rooms for hire; baptisms, weddings and funerals
t: 0116 2692 752
Room hire: Trevor Solway
t: 07742 788 795
Model Railway Societye:
NNew Chapter Bereavement GroupLin Belle: Thurmaston-based group meeting weekly, offering advice and support following bereavement. Wide range of social activities organised.
t: 07886 492 240
NL BeadersA Bromleye:
NSPCCt: 0116 2347 200
OOver The Hill Walking GroupDave Goodert: 0116 2856 271
Oxfam, Syston
PPatient Participation Group, SystonGloria Blisse: gloria.bliss@GP-C82042.nhs.netPatient advisory body to County Practice, Syston.
Police Community Officerst: 101 and ask for Syston
Poppiest: 0116 2237 363
QQT Theatre Groupe:
RRadfield HomecareSona Bharkhadae: range of social care services. (personal, dementia, respite) for older people enabling them to remain in their own home. Medication supervision, domestic support, companionship through individual and group activities.
t: 0116 4810 520
Railway SocietyM Chapmane:
Rotary Club of Wreake ValleyFiona Pimme: wreakevalleyrotary@gmail.comActive support (financial/manpower) for local and international communities. New Members welcome.
t: 07594 0334 4774
Royal British LegionJohn Collise:
Rural Community CouncilCharlotte Siddons-Corbye: Lottery funded multi-charity employability project. Careers advice, on-line courses, business start-up advice.
t: 07515 899 108
SSailing Club, SystonJez Lewise: rsa.sailing@outlook.comOffering opportunities to sail competitively or informally. Learn-to-Sail courses for adults and juniors. Active social programme. Affiliated to NYI the national governing body.
t: 07740 643 969
Salvation Armye:
t: 0116 2541 846
Stroke AssociationJennifer Kinge:
Scouts, SystonChris Bodycote:
Senior Citizens Playgroup, ThurmastonPatt: 0116 2694 938
Singing for Fune:
Slimming World, BirstallHelent: 07949 123 898
Special Olympicse:
St Peter and St Paul’s ChurchTheresa Morgane:
Sue Rydere:
Sue Young Cancer CareCarl Waltere: and emotional support for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis. Services include befriending, counselling, complementary therapy, health and well-being activities.
t: 0116 223 0055
TTennis Club, Syston
Together Against Cancere:
Thrummy Drummers Dementia GroupMinisha Chauhane:
Town Band/Swing Band/Chris Moore FoundationEmma Gibsone: and swing bands offering lively performances. Full tuition offered to new players.
t: 07903 816 043 The Chris Moore Foundation offers financial support for the purchase of instruments and tuition for younger players.
Town Council, SystonCatherine Voycee: Town Council strives to make Syston a better place to live, work and visit. Responsible for parks and cemeteries.
t: 0116 2607 150
Twinning Association, SystonFiona Henryt: 0116 2693 221
Uu3a, Syston and DistrictClive Iliffee: sadu3achair@gmail.comOffering special interest groups covering a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities and interests to those no longer in full-time employment.
t: 07399 518 125
VVISTARayhana Brydsonrayhana.brydson@vistablind.og.ukWide-ranging assistance to people with sight loss or impairment
Volunteer Centre, Syston and DistrictAndy Sheltone: info@syston-vc.orgPromoting personal independence and community and family ties through the provision of subsidised transport and other volunteer-led services.
t: 0116 2607 888
WWatermeadRose Care Homee:
Watermead SingersCaroline Sharpee:
Women’s Institute, New Barkbye:
Women’s Institute, Soar Valleye:
Wildlife Trust, Leics & Rutlande:
Wreake RunnersDaniel Gadsbye: and friendly club. Bi-weekly meetings in Memorial Park. Runners of all ages and abilities welcome. Varied social programme. Supervised, structured training sessions.
t: 07958 400 433
YYoung at Heart GroupMrs J Jordane: social activities for the elderly and housebound. Hot meal provided. Transport can be arranged.

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