Transformers North is a social enterprise that was set up with the purpose of engaging and empowering vulnerable adults. The group currently comprises of 13 adults ranging in age from late teens to seventy plus. Becky Houlding runs the group and provides a safe and nurturing environment for individuals to work at their own pace on a wide range of practical activities and projects.
It’s a great way for young and old to work together, sharing and learning new skills, doing something that is both productive and rewarding.
Crow Nest Park:-Dewsbury
Tending the flower beds, taming vegetation in the walled garden and bulb planting in the rockery
Learning new skills, passing on expertise and creating Herb Boxes to sell at the Summer fair.
“……providing training and opportunities to acquire new skills and confidence.
We offer the chance for people to participate in positive experiences by enhancing and creating amazing outdoor and indoor spaces for the benefit of communities and individuals, boosting participant’s confidence, self-esteem, mental and physical well-being and enhancing employability skills for those seeking employment.”
Working together on projects of all sizes, enhancing the environment and supporting the local community.
“Amazing what you are all doing thank you for all your help”
Wilton Park: – Batley
This autumn the team worked at the top end of Wilton Park, cutting back areas of dense laurel.
They assisted the Friends of Wilton Park clearing out the ditches & drains and finished off the year with a spot of bulb planting.
“Transformers North The guys are pretty amazing on the best of days (not that I am bias) but today they did a fa job despite the downpour and even happily continued after lunch!!..
…..very proud of the group and all they achieve.
Well done ”