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Additional 16 Seater Minibus

From September our new 16 seater minibus was  visable on the roads of Leeds.  The Department of Transport Community Transport Fund provided this in order to  increase our capacity and comfort for our members.  Below are some of the photos of the handover.  This took place at Iveridge Hall, Oulton, Leeds.  Thank you to the staff at Iveridge Hall for their kind hospitality.

New Mini Bus

New UsersHand over of Mini Bus

Details about our upcoming events and latest news can be found here.

Are you looking for something rewarding and fun to do? Well look no further:

We have now taken receipt of our second minibus.  This means that we are able to spread our wings further afield and offer our services to the wider community.   We would welcome new drivers to drive for us.  If you would like to make a difference and put a smile on someones face. then please take a look at  the link below.  Press ‘ctrl’ key on the link below if you are unable to access the link directly.

Volunteer drivers 2

Our October Social Club  programme is available to view on our Social Club Page.  Take a look and join in the fun.

If you would like to join in this fun and meet new friends then all you need to do is call 0113 2889000 and speak to a member of our team.   See below one of our New Users:


Welcome to The Elderberries, they have been on their first trip with FDM.   They enjoyed it so much they have booked again!


Fundraising Update

The Next Coffee Morning or Tea and Scones!

Image result for images of coffeeWe would like to thank Mark and his family from the Hare & Hounds, Rothwell for kindly agreeing to host a coffee morning on Thursday 6th October: See Social club programme for details of timings.

Easter 2016 Fundraising

Congratulations to all the winners of the FDM Easter Raffles – The Easter Hamper was won by our Social Club member Ada. The Staff & Patrons of the Hare & Hounds Pub in Rothwell held a “Pick the Wining Number” Raffle with a Giant Easter Egg being won by the Armitage Family from Rothwell.  The Rothwell & District Seniors Club held a raffle and the winner of the Giant Easter Egg has kindly donated it, on behalf of the Seniors Club, to Hannah House in Rothwell.

The total amount we have raised was £120 and this money will be used by FDM to continue the work we do in supporting the local communities.  The Trustees would like to say a Big Thank You to everyone who supported FDM.

Sainsbury’s Bag pack

On Sunday 3rd April 2016 trustees and volunteers from FDM were Bag Packing at Sainsburys, Colton.  In total a massive £210.53 was raised in just 2 hours.  Further fundraising events and bag packs are planned for later in the year and if you can assist in any way (just a hour of your time would be greatly appreciated) then please contact the FDM office on 0113 2889000 for more details.

 FDM Newsletters

Please click on the links below to access our Newsletters.





FDM NEWSLETTER – July August 2016

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