Linking local volunteers with local needs


AAge Concern SystonYvonne Derrye: range of support services for the elderly
Allotment Society, Syston
BBaldwin TrustCatherine Johnsone: charity offering narrowboat trips
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
Broadway Gospel HallChristine Ciocae: gospel services.  Parent/child Bible study. Women’s group meetings. Senior Citizens’ meetings
t:  07504 474 885
Buddy Bags
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 Bureau
FFalcon Support ServicesJacqueline Saxelby-Smithe: services to the homeless and others in need including supported accommodation.
t:  07548 763 505
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 Foundation
Healthwatch LeicesterGemma Barrowe:  gemma.barrow@healthwatchll.comMonitoring local health and social care services
t:  07732 683 462
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
Home Instead, CharnwoodAmy quality home care services to help sustain personal independence
t:  0116 2216 5306
IInter CareClaudia Coxone: supply aid to sub-Saharan Africa
t:  0116 2695 925
LLonsdale 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 SystonAlan Talbote:  alan.talbot345@gmail.comChristian services; coffee mornings; rooms for hire; baptisms, weddings and funerals
t:  0116 2692 752
Room hire: Trevor Solway
t: 07742 788 795
NNew Barkby WI
New 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
OOxfam, Syston
PPatient Participation GroupGloria Blissgloria.bliss@nhs.netPatient advisory body to County Practice, Syston.
Police Community Officers
QQT Theatre Group
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
Rotary Club of Wreake ValleyFiona Pimme: support (financial/manpower) for local and international communities.  New Members welcome.
t:  07594 0334 4774
Royal British Legion
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 Army
Stroke Association
ScoutsChris Bodycot
St Peter and St Paul’s ChurchTheresa Morgane:
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 Cancer
Thrummy Drummers Dementia GroupTina0746 593 8146
Town Band/Swing Band/Chris Moore FoundationEmma Gibsone: and swing bands offering lively performances.  Full tuition offered to new players.
t:  07903 816 043The 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
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
WWatermead SingersCaroline Sharpee:
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 Jordan2 Broadway, Syston LE7 1GAWeekly social activities for the elderly and housebound.  Hot meal provided.  Transport can be arranged.

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