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Wakefield Jazz

07808 595619

Wakefield Sports Club
Eastmoor Road

Wakefield Jazz at Wakefield Sports Club is a weekly club open to all, presenting the best in regional, national and occasionally international live modern and contemporary jazz on Fridays.

Wakefield Music Collective

01924 695060

Wakefield Music Collective promotes live music through events, festivals and concerts. The events include brass band concerts, Clarence Park festival, and other concerts held at the Bandstand, Clarence Park in Wakefield. It also presents a four day Blues Festival in Wakefield city centre. It also has campaigned and raised funds to restore the Bandstand in Clarence Park.

Wakefield Naturalists' Society

The society promotes an interest in the natural history of the Wakefield area.

Wakefield Neighbourhood Network

c/o St George's Community Centre
Lupset, Wakefield

Wakefield Neighbourhood Network is a network of individuals, community groups and local workers in and around the Lupset area of Wakefield. We share information, resources and work together on projects which help local residents to improve their health and wellbeing and improve the local area.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Outward Bound Association

The Wakefield Outward Bound Association's aim is to identify and support young people from Wakefield to attend either a one or three week adventure based course in an Outward Bound Trust centre. The Wakefield Outward Bound Association raise and find funds to help towards the cost of courses for local students, and where certain criteria apply, gain discounts for low income families. It works with schools and youth groups to identify potential candidates to attend the courses.

Wakefield Parent Carer Forum

The organisation is the official Parent Carer Forum for Wakefield and works alongside NHS Wakefield CCG and Wakefield Council.

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group

01924 828564

3 Chandlers Close

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group helps and supports sufferers, carers and the families of those living with Parkinson's disease.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Rural Arthritis Care

01924 251544

11 Painthorpe Lane
Hall Green

Wakefield Rural Arthritis Care is a support group for people with arthritis, their carers and family. We provide a monthly meeting on the first Thursday of every month, when we provide speakers and instructors on a variety of subjects and leisure activities. We also organise outings and events.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Scouts

Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society. Wakefield Scouts offers Scouting for male and female young people aged between 6 and 25.

Wakefield Sea Cadets

01924 372519

Thornes Wharf
Thornes Lane

Wakefield Sea Cadets is a uniformed youth organisation whose primary aim is to inspire young people aged 10-18 through nautical adventure and challenge to help give them a head start in life based on the traditions and skills of the Royal Navy. Its secondary aim is to provide facilities to support other community organisations and groups to improve the wider society of Wakefield for all.

Wakefield Street Kitchen

Charitable organisation providing food, clothing and support to the homeless and all those in need.

Wakefield Talking Newspaper

01924 201000 (answerphone)

35 Peterson Road

Wakefield Talking Newspaper records and distributes the Wakefield Express each week to approximately 200 registered blind and partially-sighted people on both CD and audio tape. The service is completely free.