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Jigsaw (Bury): An Overview

Jigsaw (Bury) is a registered charity, based in the borough of Bury, comprised of two sub-groups: Jigsaw and Jigsaw Link. We are a member-led organisation, aiming to promote fun, freedom and independence for disabled people. We work to prevent social isolation, improve the self-esteem of our members and increase community integration.

Jigsaw is a sports and social group for young disabled people, aged between 13 and 30. We aim to support our members to enjoy an active social life, to reach their sporting …

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Trustee Recruitment – Treasurer

Trustee Recruitment – Treasurer

Jigsaw (Bury) is a registered charity, based in the borough of Bury, comprised of two sub-groups: Jigsaw and Jigsaw Link. We are a member-led organisation, aiming to promote fun, freedom and independence for disabled people. We work to prevent social isolation, improve the self-esteem of our members and increase community integration.

The Board of Trustees is currently looking for applicants to join the Trustee Board in the position of Treasurer as the incumbent is having to step down due to health issues.

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Jigsaw & Jigsaw Link Needs Survey

Jigsaw & Jigsaw Link Needs Survey

Calling all Jigsaw & Jigsaw Link Members! We need your help!

Please take 10 minutes of your time to help plan the future for Jigsaw by completing the Jigsaw & Jigsaw Link Needs Survey! The questionnaire has vital importance to help Jigsaw secure future funding.

Download the survey here:

Jigsaw Members Needs Survey 2017

Need Analysis Survey- Jigsaw Link 2017

To request a copy of the survey please contact the Jigsaw Office on 0161 253 6853 or email jigsaw@bury.gov.uk.

Thank you for your support!

 

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Trustee Treasurer Advertisement

Trustee Treasurer Advertisement

Jigsaw (Bury) is a registered charity, based in the borough of Bury, comprised of two sub-groups: Jigsaw and Jigsaw Link. We are a member-led organisation, aiming to promote fun, freedom and independence for disabled people. We work to prevent social isolation, improve the self-esteem of our members and increase community integration.

The Board of Trustees is currently looking for applicants to join the Trustee Board in the position of Treasurer as the incumbent is having to step down due to health issues.

For more information please view …

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Jigsaw Volunteers – Annual Evaluation

Jigsaw Volunteers – Annual Evaluation

Calling all Jigsaw Volunteers!

If you haven’t done already, please can all Jigsaw Volunteers complete the ‘Annual Evaluation Form’ for Jigsaw and return to the Jigsaw Office by 10 AM on Wednesday 8th November 2017.

Form can be found here: ANNUAL Evaluation Jigsaw Volunteers 2017

Please email your completed form to: jigsaw@bury.gov.uk

Thank you for your support!

The Jigsaw Team

 

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Bendrigg Trust 20/10/17 – 22/10/17

Bendrigg Trust 20/10/17 – 22/10/17

Jigsaw stayed at Bendrigg Trust for 2 nights from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October 2017.

Located in Cumbria, Bendrigg Trust Outdoor Residential Centre is a residential activity centre specialising in high quality activities for disabled people. Bendrigg Trust provides a wide range of adventure activities, led by highly qualified and experienced Tutors, for all ages and abilities. Outstanding indoor facilities compliment their beautiful outdoor venues and provide opportunities for active participation in all weather conditions. Activities include; climbing, abseiling, caving, canoeing, …

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The Pitch – Vote for Jigsaw!

The Pitch – Vote for Jigsaw!

VOTE for your local Community Projects – make a difference!

You are invited to an exciting community event to VOTE for the Community Project you believe will have a positive impact on your local community.

Date: Tuesday 25th July 2017

Time: 5.30pm

Venue: The Longfield Suite, Prestwich

Applications from a range of groups have now been received, NOW we need YOU to vote – putting you at the heart of the decision making process. Each applicant will give a short 3 minute pitch and you will mark your ballot …

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Bury 10k – Team Jigsaw!

Bury 10k – Team Jigsaw!

Jigsaw is a sports and social group for young disabled people, based in Bury. Our aims are to promote fun, freedom and independence; support people to enjoy an active social life, help people reach their sporting potential and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

A team of 8 including Jigsaw Office Staff, Group Leaders & Trustees have signed up to a team challenge – to run/walk the Bury 10K on Sunday 17th September 2017 with the aim to raise as much money for Jigsaw!

The team includes;

Ellen Smith – Jigsaw …

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School Games Volunteers: Opening ceremony with Street Shakers

School Games Volunteers: Opening ceremony with Street Shakers

Street Shakers would like to invite you to represent Street Shakers Dance and Sports clubs at this year’s Greater Manchester Level 3 School Games competition on Wednesday 5th of July 2017.

Street Shakers are going to dance in the Opening Ceremony at Sport City at 10am with a special tribute performance for the victims of the Manchester terror attack this May. All volunteers will be provided with a commemorative t-shirt to celebrate how we as a community stand together. You will sing along to Oasis song …

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The Infusion Ball 20.05.17

The Infusion Ball 20.05.17

Jigsaw would like to thank The Heroes Project for inviting us along to The Infusion Ball that took place on Saturday 20th May 2017 at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester.

The evening kicked off with a prosecco drinks reception followed by a delicious 3 course gala dinner. We enjoyed fabulous entertainment featuring a Michael Buble & Barbara Streisand tribute act and music from the legendary inclusive club night ‘Frogtastic’!

The evening was a great success – the entertainment and food was fantastic! Our group was made to feel …

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