Our The Friendly Benches
Our The Friendly Benches can be found across the country, from Chester to Cornwall, here's some further information on each one.
The Friendly BenchⓇ Bottesford
Our very first The Friendly BenchⓇ, located in Bottesford, Leicestershire, this The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed and led by The Friendly Bench Bottesford Community Group and is the focus for activities and events that bring the whole community together, including 'Blokes, a brew and banter' get togethers, Blossoming Friendship intergenerational project and afternoon teas.
This The Friendly Bench is located at Granby Drive, Bottesford, Leicestershire NG13 0BT
The Friendly BenchⓇ Ipswich
Located in the Castle Hill area of Ipswich, The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed by the NWIpswich Big Local Trust who focus on bringing together those in their community who have been suffering social isolation due to physical and mental wellbeing issues, encouraging them to meet and get involved with activities outdoors at The Friendly BenchⓇ.
This The Friendly Bench is located Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DG
The Friendly BenchⓇ Rugby
Located in Hillmorton, Rugby, The Friendly Bench is managed and run by Hillmorton and East Rugby Community Together Group who are bringing people of all ages and abilities together through arts and crafts events, coffee mornings, seated exercise classes and drama and music performances.
This The Friendly Bench is located on High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby, CV21 4EE
The Friendly BenchⓇ Rotherham
Located in Kiveton and Wales, Rotherham, The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed by Alana's Caring Cakes, a community group who focus is bringing people across their community together, particularly younger members, to offer support and encouragement to those with mental wellbeing issues. The Friendly BenchⓇ will support their Mental Health Ambassadors in the community to widen their reach across the community.
This The Friendly Bench is located outside Kiveton Park Library, Wales Road, Kiveton Park, Sheffield, S26 6RB
The Friendly BenchⓇ Chester
Located in the heart of Countess of Chester Country Park, Chester, The Friendly Bench is managed and run by Friends of Countess of Chester Country Park who are a very active group who bringing people of all ages and abilities together through nature-based activities, including gardening, nature trials and wellbeing walks.
This The Friendly Bench is located in Countess of Chester Country Park, Chester, CH2 1UL
The Friendly BenchⓇ Bury
Located in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed by Corrie Gardeners Community Group, a resident led community group who works to bring their whole community together to tackle social isolation, loneliness and to offer practical support to those with physical and mental wellbeing issues.
This The Friendly Bench is located at Coronation Gardens, Radcliffe, Great Manchester, M26 3XS
The Friendly BenchⓇ Howdon
Located outside Howdon Community Hub in the heart of Howdon, Wallsend The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed and run by Family Gateway charity who support children, young people and their families across the North East to help them overcome a variety of problems by providing support and services including youth and crime diversion, education and schools, mental and physical wellbeing.
This The Friendly Bench is located at
Howdon Community Hub, Denbigh Ave, Wallsend NE28 0PP
The Friendly BenchⓇ
Located in the town centre and heart of Halesowen, The Friendly BenchⓇ is our managed by Halesowen BID a not for profit business who's focus is to make their town an 'inclusive community' particularly for those who have dementia, autism and physical disabilities.
This The Friendly Bench is located on Hagley Street, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3AS
The Friendly BenchⓇ Brandon
Located in the town centre of Brandon, Suffolk,
The Friendly Bench is managed and run by Brandon in Bloom who are a very active group who bringing people of all ages and abilities together to tackle loneliness and social isolation through nature-based activities and gardening.
This The Friendly Bench is located on Bury Road, Brandon, IP27 0BU
The Friendly BenchⓇ Culdrose
Located in the heart of the Royal Naval Community at Culdrose Community Centre, Helston, The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed by the Royal Naval Family People Service who's focus is to support naval families, particularly younger members of their community, who experiencing loneliness and social isolation through nature based activities and social events.
This The Friendly Bench is located outside Culdrose Community Centre, Hibernia Road, Helston, TR13 8DJ
The Friendly BenchⓇ Burbage
Located in the centre of Burbage, Leicestershire,
The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed and run by Burbage Community Library who's focus is to bring people of all ages together to tackle loneliness and social isolation. The Friendly BenchⓇ will be a hub for intergenerational activities run by Burbage Community Library, as well as other community clubs and societies.
This The Friendly Bench is located on Church Street, Burbage, Leicestershire, LE10 2DA
The Friendly BenchⓇ Boston
Located in a busy residential area in the heart of Boston, The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed and run by Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service and local residents who want to bring older people, those with limited mobility and younger people together to build a more connected community and help tackle loneliness and social isolation. The Friendly BenchⓇ is a hub for activities open to all ages and abilities and is successfully building connections with other community groups, societies and organisations across the town.
This The Friendly BenchⓇ is located outside Ancaster Court, Broadfield Lane, Boston, Linolnshire, PE21 8DP
The Friendly BenchⓇ Thetford
Located in Thetford, Norfolk
The Friendly BenchⓇ is managed and run by Charles Burrell Centre who's focus is to support and provide opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to learn and share skills whilst building friendships and reducing social isolation. The Friendly BenchⓇ will be a hub for intergenerational activities run by Charles Burrell Centre, as well as other community groups and organisations.
This The Friendly BenchⓇ is located outside Charles Burrell Centre on Staniforth Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 3LH
The Friendly BenchⓇ
Located right outside of their day centre, The Friendly BenchⓇ Tonbridge will be lead and managed by Tonbridge Baptist Church who will organise The Friendly Bench events and activities for people of all ages and abilities. Working in collaboration from other community groups The Friendly BenchⓇ Tonbridge will be a hub to re-engage with their community and help reduce social isolation and loneliness.
This The Friendly BenchⓇ is located outside Tonbridge Baptist Church, Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge, Kent TN10 3HZ
The Friendly BenchⓇ Northwich
Northwich Town Council and Northwich Care Community will oversee The Friendly BenchⓇ Northwich, which is located in the beautiful Vickersway Park. Working with local organisations including mental health support groups, care services school and care homes, The Friendly BenchⓇ Northwich will serve as a central hub for reconnecting with the community, while also addressing social isolation and loneliness.
This The Friendly BenchⓇ is located in Vickersway Park, Vickers Way, Northwich, CW9 5PG