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Slaithwaite Meals on Wheels

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  1. A volunteer led organisation that cooks and delivers meals to older people in the following areas - Linthwaite, Marsden, Meltham and Slaithwaite areas, whilst also offering a friendly face and a chat.

    If you are interested in becoming a Meals on Wheels volunteer we work out of Slaithwaite Community Centre every Wednesday. There are numerous opportunities to volunteer - preparing and cooking the meals takes on average 2 1/2 hours each week, starting at 9.30 am or if you would prefer to volunteer as a delivery driver or drivers mate, then that starts at 11:45 and will take on average just short of an hour a week. We also have opportunities on the administration side if this is an area you would prefer, then please do get in touch. If we can do it, so can you!

    If you know of anyone who is in need of a nutritious meal delivered fresh to their door every Wednesday, then please do email us and we will be happy to help.

    Please see our facebook page for latest news.


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Slaithwaite Meals on Wheels

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  1. 17 January 2022

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  1. Slaithwaite Community Centre, Bank Gate, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5DL
    1. Wheelchair access needs to be arranged in advance -  please contact the venue for further details. Wheelchair access - by arrangement
    2. There is a toilet with some facilities for people with disabilities but it may not be suitable for everybody. Please contact the group if you need further information. Partially accessible toilet
    The Centre is built on a hill in the centre of the village. Wheelchair access is possible but assistance is needed to access the site and the building.

History

  1. Slaithwaite Meals on Wheels was set up by the local business women of Slaithwaite, otherwise known as 'The Calendar Girls.'

    After our success with the 'How to look good naked' Calendar and the money it had raised for local charities 'Waves' and 'Kirkwood Hospice' we believed there was always more that we could do to help.
    And so with a proposition from the BBC and a couple of well-known Hairy Bikers, 'Meals on Wheels' were born once again - but this time with a new concept!

    After all we know that a loving touch and a nutritious meal are most necessary to our health, vitality and well-being, and we aim to ensure Slaithwaite is the healthiest and vitalised place there is.

    It is so much more than a meal; it is a step towards a fabulous future... one potato at a time.