19 Sep 2017

Just past the halfway mark in Bradford

We have just moved past the halfway mark in our project with Bradford Council and Born in Bradford auditing the facilities and stakeholders in contact with 5-14 year olds across 5 wards. So far, we have thoroughly researched all the active stakeholders across a variety of sectors, including faith groups, sports clubs, schools, businesses and […]

5 Sep 2017

Bramley Fall Healthy Living Park

Our new Healthy Living Park is underway in Bramley, Leeds and so far it has been a great success! After a fantastic programme in Haw Hill park, Normanton since July, we have started a new programme over in Bramley, with lots of interest. We kicked off with multi-sports, where over 40 young people attended, yoga […]

17 Aug 2017

New project at YBY with Bradford council!

Your Back Yard recently won a tender to work with Bradford council and Born in Bradford on how to get more children and young people, including their families, more physically active in Bradford. We are excited to be part of such a fantastic and large-scale project, as well as being able to work alongside these […]

16 Aug 2017

Halfway in Haw Hill park

We have reached the halfway mark in our Healthy Living Park in Haw Hill park, with fantastic results! So far we have had roughly 500 people taking part across all our activities over the last month, from Zumba to Crown Bowling! We have revised our timetable slightly now we know what works best and what […]

3 Aug 2017

We are Quality!

This week we furthered our current progress at YBY and we have officially been awarded a Quality For Health level 1 certificate! This means that we have been acknowledged for our organisational policies, procedures and practices in delivering quality services! We are delighted achieved this milestone quality standard! Fantastic news for us, onwards and upwards!

2 Aug 2017

This week so far at Haw Hill park…

So far we have had a fantastic week (commencing 31/07/17) at Haw Hill park running various Healthy Living Park activities! On Monday there were over 100 people who came to the family fun day on, organised by Wakefield Council. We also had over 25 people on Monday doing Zumba! 25 people came to bounce-fit on […]

25 Jul 2017

Haw Hill Healthy Living Park

We kicked off our Healthy Living Park in Haw Hill Park, Normanton, this week with a fantastic Zumba class! A variety of different sporting activities are being run the park throughout summer, from yoga to football. All of our sessions will be led by qualified coaches, are open to all ages and most importantly, are […]

21 Jul 2017

Community Centre Week 2017!

The role of the community centre is to provide a focal place for members of the community to meet, with over 4 million people using community buildings each week. The establishment of the community centre came after the First World War, parallel to the development of new social housing. The purpose of the community centre […]

7 Jul 2017

Our Projects… An Update!

We currently have three new and exciting projects at YBY in Bradford, Doncaster and Bramley. Visit our ‘Projects’ page on the website for more information… http://www.yourbackyard.org.uk/projects/ In Bradford we will be undertaking surveys in Wibsey park and with surrounding households in order to understand the public’s use of the park and create an action plan for […]

5 Jun 2017

Orienteering in the rain-What a great sport!

Fantastic orienteering session today in People’s Park with the children from St Mary’s school Halifax! Despite the horrendous weather, more than 100 kids, from, years 1, 3 and 5 had a great time, taking part in 3 separate sessions. The reason for trying out orienteering was we (myself and Lisa Foster, KS2 leader from the […]