Your Back Yard

Latest Projects

Intergenerational: Fun, Friends, Fitness

In Zoom to 3K, we want to take the best of our recent projects, and use intergenerational friendships to foster less isolation and more physical activity for those involved.

Windmill Hill Big Local Evaluation

We’ve been commissioned to evaluate the impact of the work done so far by Windmill Hill’s Big Local scheme, in order to give direction for the final few years of the partnership.

Digital Inclusion for Bramley Elderly Action

Bramley Elderly Action have commissioned ‘Your Back Yard’ to provide digital support for 30 of their members.

Men’s Film & TV Club

To get more men participating in online groups, ‘Your Back Yard’ are hosting a Film and TV club exclusively for older men.

Social Entrepreneurship Training

We provided training sessions for social entrepreneurs in the Wakefield area, covering everything from marketing to the legalities.

Feasibility Work for Windmill Hill

In October 2020, we were asked by the Windmill Hill Big Local to undertake a feasibility study into whether a renewable heating system or a community bike scheme could be potential major capital projects for Windmill Hill Big Local to pursue as part of their final plan.


Latest updates

Tech Tip No.1 – The Power of Podcasts
Tech Tip No.1 – The Power of Podcasts

Podcasts have been around for some time now, but it’s never too late to jump on the bandwagon! A podcast is an online audio recording show, similar to that of a radio show, that is available on-d…

What is a sustainable community, and what does it mean for you?
What is a sustainable community, and what does it mean for you?

Right now, the world is changing at a very fast pace, and one word you might hear being thrown about is sustainability… but how does sustainability relate to you and your community?! In every projec…

Just a quick hello!
Just a quick hello!

Hi everyone! My name is Lowri and I am joining the Your Back Yard team as a summer intern, over the months of July and August! Just to introduce myself… I have recently graduated from Leeds B…

Thinking of working for Your Back Yard? Here’s insights from a year-long uni placement
Thinking of working for Your Back Yard? Here’s insights from a year-long uni placement

Unsure whether the community regeneration sector is for you? So was our placement, Sydney, before she started. A year later, here’s what she had to say.

Bramley Walking Wanderers- ‘On the ball’ and in the press!
Bramley Walking Wanderers- ‘On the ball’ and in the press!

It was a pleasure having John Baron of Leeds Dispatched at our latest walking football game on Bramley park. Although he only spent an hour or so with the team, I think his words show that he understo…


What people are saying about us

“It was great fun day, and we enjoyed doing different activities in the park with our children. It gave us the opportunity to spend some quality time together, and have fun at the same time. All the activities were well planned and were very interactive.

Fathers of children from Brackenhill Primary School

“Tony has been an invaluable source of advice and energy in consulting with the community in Aberford as an integral part of developing our Master Plan. The work he has undertaken has meant we have been able to reach out to the whole community – adults, children, young people, businesses and community groups – in ways we simply do not have the skills to do ourselves.”

Parish Councillor and Chair of Aberford Master Plan Steering Group