Next Generation is youth & community organisation, based in central Wakefield in the Lightwaves Leisure & Community Centre. Together with the local community, children & young people and a wide range of partners we aim to Dream, Believe, Achieve! More »
At Next Generation we organise all kinds of activities for children and young people. We have several boys and girls groups at Lightwaves. We use the leisure and sport facilities, and our YouthZone with computers, internet access, Xbox1, Nintendo WII, games, arts & crafts, pool and fussbal table and kitchen. On the Stanley Royd playing fields we do outdoor sport & play activities. We go out on trips, walks, visits and workshops to get some new experiences and to have fun. More »
Meetings are held for local people to discuss ideas, problems, developments with the aim to improve the quality of life in the area. Over the years we have worked on issues like improving green spaces, parking, litter, anti-social behaviour, new housing developments, and irresponsible landlords. Besides meetings we have a tradition of organising community celebrations, like Street Parties and sport events. More »
The Arts Cafe Our Arts Cafe Evenings take place in Wakefield and Pontefract with all sorts of creative activities to support mental well being. Try something new, reconnect with an old hobby or just take time out and relax with
Next Generation Boys Group provides sessions at Lightwaves on Wednesdays & Saturdays for 8 to 19 year olds. On both days we offer multi-sport sessions where you can play against other teams. Learn new exciting skills in a fun environment.
The housing development on Bar Lane will go ahead. There have been several issues with the consultation process: Residents are concerned about the lack of response to their opinions, and the lack of opportunities to voice them. This has been
At the last meeting on 18 November we discussed the Leisure, Recreation and Open Space Local Plan with Neville Ford, Wakefield Council’s Head of Planning. Residents made it clear that open space is scarce in our area, and that most
The next College Grove/Pinderfields community meeting is on Tuesday 8 September in Lightwaves at 7pm.