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Our Youth & Community Projects

Next Generation runs a range of youth and community projects for the benefit of local people.

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This is my story… now tell me yours!

Young people from Next Generation are collecting stories that tell the history of the Pakistani community over the past 70 years.

Sarah Combham speaking with Najeeda

I would stand in the street watching the older kids play during the summer. In particular, I would watch the 4 Ahmed brothers who lived directly opposite our house play cricket in their back garden.

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Sajid shared his story, now share yours.

News & Events

Help Raise Money for Food Parcels

1st April 2020

Buy a Meal for 5 People Lightwaves Community Trust in partnership with Next Generation are doing a fund raiser with The Grand to help raise money for food parcels for people in Wakefield who are having to socially isolate.What we would like you to do is buy a meal for 5 people, which you pay and click […]

Volunteers Needed

27th March 2020

Lightwaves and Next Generation Leisure and Community Centre are coordinating a volunteer response to the needs of our community and working alongside the Local Authority, NOVA, NHS and other partners in the Voluntary Sector in response to the current COVID19 pandemic. Can you volunteer? Could you volunteer to:– Chat to people on the phone who may […]