What’s happening at BITMOs GATE In November

What’s happening in BITMOs GATE In November.

Specials this Month .

bitmo gateWe’ve got a parenting class on a Thursday morning- – and we’ll be promoting and supporting Financial Capability Week 14-20 October- again, details on Facebook…

Ashlyn is running a session to help people get the most out of their money on Wednesday 23 November. Please click link for more details. https://www.southleedslife.com/financial-capability-week-bitmos-gate/

We also have our annual Christmas Market at the GATE on Saturday 10 December, from 11am to 2pm.

Click link forv more details  https://www.southleedslife.com/bitmos-gate-christmas-market/

Each month we have a range of activities, events and courses available for FREE at BITMOs GATE, which is the new resource centre next to Belle Isle TMO’s housing office on Belle Isle Road.

November sees the GATE ramp up their activities and headlining this month.

For more information contact the GATE on 0113 3782190 or email gate@belleisletmo.co.uk

Here are some of the things happening in November.

Our computers are available to use for free between 9am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays. We also have Wi-Fi if you’d prefer to bring your own laptop, tablet or smart phone.


Health Trainer
Each Monday the GATE has appointments available. Katie will provide up to 8 confidential one-to-one sessions to help support and motivate you in achieving small goals to improve your health; this could be losing weight, starting to exercise, changing eating habits. Call Katie on 07736 892101 or email Katie.smith@healthforall.org.uk for an appointment

Julie’s Ancestry Online
ancestery (2)Discover your family history and uncover relatives with help from Julie.
Mondays 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm

Art Class
Get your creative juices flowing with John between 1pm and 3pm every Monday. All ages and experience levels welcome. Contact the GATE ON 0113 3782190 for more information

NEW Sewing Group
Learn how to make and mend between 12.30 and 3pm in the GATE with Medina and friends.

Energy Affordability Adviser
Fortnightly drop in servce running in . Come along to speak with Vicky, who will provide advice on all things energy related. So if you’re interested in comparing suppliers, switching suppliers or applying to an energy trust fund pop along on Mondays.


Functional Skills English
In partnership with WEA the GATE will host functional skills classes every Tuesday morning between 10am and 12.

Tasty Tuesdaystasty-tuesdays
In partnership with South Leeds Foodbank and the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust, BITMOs GATE serves a hot lunch – soup and a bread roll – every Tuesday 11am till 1pm… Tasty Tuesdays!

Leeds City Credit Union
Pop along to the information point for advice on all things Credit Union with Ashleigh and Julie. Find out about how to set up an account, access low interest loans and even how to save for christmas!
Every Tuesday from 9.30am until 11am.

Job club
BITMOs GATE aims to help you get on the path to employment! Support with job applications, CV writing, cover letters and interview skills from James on Tuesdays between 1pm to 4pm. To book an appointment drop into the GATE or email gate@belleisletmo.co.uk
Also contact the GATE for more information on the Second Chance programme, run by PATH Yorkshire.

Carers Leeds & Mencap Parents Group


Second Tuesday of each month 1pm to 3.30pm





Citizens Advice Bureau
If you need help and advice to resolve a problem, you can visit the Citizens Advice Bureau at BITMOs GATE on Wednesday andCAB logo Friday mornings. Appointments are required, please call 0113 3448367 to book an appointment.
Wednesdays & Fridays 9:30am to 12:30pm

Guitar in the Community
Free guitar lessons with John at the GATE. He’ll teach you how to read music and play chords for free in a friendly group setting
Beginners Wednesdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Improvers Wednesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Walk and Talk Group

Walking Group
Walking Group

Everybody welcome to join in – routes vary.

The group set off from the GATE at 12pm and arrive back in the GATE for a cuppa at 1.00pm.

We have now got Dementia Friendly Accreditation.



Computer Classes for Beginners
Learn how to ‘surf’ the internet, create an email account and send/receive emails. Classes can also include help using universal jobmatch, Microsoft Office and anything else you need support with! Starts again October 6th at 9.30am

My Device Drop-in
Need some help with your smart phone, laptop or tablet? Bring it the GATE and we’ll share useful hints and tips to get you making the most of your device.
Thursdays 11am to 12:30pm

GATE Work Club
Support with job applications, CV writing, cover letters and interview skills from Sue and James. No appointments needed. Thursdays 1pm to 4pm


Happy Friday Breakfast Club
Meet friends and have a natter over a free breakfastbreakfast-club
Fridays 9.30am to 11am

South Leeds Life – News Cafe
Come along and meet volunteers from South Leeds Life – one of the North’s largest blog sites. Share your news, ask about writing a blog or get help with Facebook or Twitter.
Fridays 9am to 11pm.

Help to Stop Smoking
belle isle smokingAmy will support you to become smoke free. Come along, no appointment needed.
Fridays from 1:50pm onwards.

For more information about upcoming courses and events, please email GATE@belleisletmo.co.uk
call 0113 378 2190 or text 07981 274 237