Albany Academy has a long and successful history in engaging with the local community. They have developed opportunities and social activities focused on leisure, health and career development. Workshop and taster courses have been held in various topics which include digital photography, healthy lifestyles, cooking, DIY, numeracy, literacy, ICT, holiday Spanish, first aid and community events.
Due to the success of the schools community programme they have been able to secure funding for projects that improve people’s health and wellbeing. The school aims to support family bonding and social events that bring members of the community including BME and disability groups together.
For more information about the activities on offer please see the timetable: Click Here
South Ribble Borough Council introduced the Leisure Card to help improve residents participation in leisure activities who are on a low income, receipt of benefits or in other specific categories. Residents of South Ribble who purchase a Leisure Card are entitled to discounts on a wide range of leisure facilities at South Ribble Leisure Centres, on production of the card.
The Leisure Card can be purchased at Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre, Leyland Leisure Centre, Penwortham Leisure Centre and South Ribble Tennis & Fitness Centre. The card is valid for up to three years from the date of issue.
Who can join?
A Leisure Card is available to any resident of the Borough of South Ribble aged 14 years plus and who falls into one of the following categories:
B) Student in Full Time Education(i.e. at least 15 hours and not in any paid employment)
C) Disabled (Residents under 16 years old are eligible within this category)
E) Aged 60 Years and not in full time employ...
A new football group has been set up in Leyland for people within mental health service and progress housing tenants. The aim for the group is to become independent in the long term. The FA have agreed to give the pitch free for 6 weeks and after this there will be cost depending on the amount of people we have interested, most likely £3.
The group is on Tuesdays 11.30am-12.30pm at Lancashire FA in Leyland (turn up approx 15mins before)
If you would like to attend or have any questions please contact David Murphy on: 01772 773600