Find out what other physical activity opportunities there are across BwD
Blackburn Rovers Community Trust
Blackburn Rovers Community Trust offer all members of the local community access to the highest quality programme of grassroots football, education, inclusion initiatives and awareness projects to encourage off-field participation, success and enjoyment.
A local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. We want everyone to be able to love later life.
Care Network Blackburn - Learning Disabilities & Autism Service
Care Network delivers a number of projects for people with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, and Autism in Blackburn with Darwen.
Bangor Street Community Centre - What's On
Bangor Street Community Centre hosts a range of activities focusing on health, fitness, community cohesion, senior citizens and youth engagement.
Working with and enabling communities to improve their quality of life and be more resilient.
Bureau Arts Centre
The Bureau is an artist led arts and community centre in the heart of Blackburn, and offer regular and one-off activities.
BwD Council have invested in a 12 month programme of free leisure sessions, including gym-based, swimming and cycling sessions.
Creative Football supports adults with mental health and wellbeing challenges through the power of football. They offer a number of football initiatives including Blokes United, Girls United and the Social Inclusion Football League, alongside several ‘Just Play’ sessions.
Ways to stay connected
Many people are using video chat to stay in contact with their friends.
FaceTime, Whatsapp and Skype are just some of the video calling platforms that can give you and your loved ones some such needed face-to-face contact.
Houseparty is a popular face-to-face social networking app which allows you to communicate and have fun- you can even play a variety of games with your friends in the app.
Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can be a very powerful space for people to feel connected to others.
If these online options are not suitable, befriending services can arrange for a friendly volunteer to call you for a chat.
Links and Apps
To sign up to Facebook, please follow the link below to get started.
Skype makes it easy to stay in touch
To sign up to Twitter, please follow the link below to get started.
Age UK Befriending Services
For more information about Age UK’s Befriending Services, or if you would like to get in touch, or complete a referral form, please follow the link below.
Simple Group Chat and video calling.
The face to face social network.
For personalised support, information, motivation or guidance to look after your emotional and physical health call The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037 or email email@example.com
Phone lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday