What's happening in BITMOs GATE

Each month we have a range of activities, events and courses available for FREE at BITMOs GATE, which is the new resource centre next to Belle Isle TMO's housing office on Belle Isle Road.

For more information contact the GATE on 0113 378 2190 or email gate@belleisletmo.co.uk


Our computers are available to use for free between 9am to 5pm Mondays to Fridays. We also have Wi-Fi if you’d prefer to bring your own laptop, tablet or smart phone.


Julie’s Ancestry Online

Discover your family history and uncover relatives with help from Julie. Mondays 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm.

Art Class

Get your creative juices flowing with John between 1pm and 3pm every Monday. All ages and experience levels welcome. Contact the GATE on 0113 378 2190 for more information.

Energy Affordability Adviser

Fortnightly drop in service running on Monday 15th and 29th of the month. Come along to speak with Vicky, who will provide advice on all things energy related. So if you're interested in comparing suppliers, switching suppliers or applying to an energy trust fund pop along on Mondays.

Drop in – Talk Cash Wise

Learn how to surf the internet, create and use an email, create social media accounts and job hunt. Delivered by James and Philip the classes run weekly between 9.30am and 11.30am


Beginners Computer Classes

Weekly drop in available with Ashlyn, BITMO Financial Inclusion Officer. She can help with all sorts of money matters, from benefits to debt, budgeting and beyond. Mondays between 4pm & 5pm and Thursdays between 2pm & 3pm. No appointment needed.

Job Club

Get support with job searching, CV writing, cover letters and general careers guidance on Tuesdays between 1pm and 4pm with James. To book an appointment contact the GATE team on 0113 3782190

Tasty Tuesdays

Free soup and a bread roll available in the GATE from 11.30 till 1pm, supported by the South & East Leeds Food bank and served up by Billy, the soup supremo!


FREE Guitar lessons

Returning on Wednesday May 17th, beginners between 6.30pm & 7.30pm, Intermediate between 7.30pm and 8.30pm. No need to book, just come along!


Jobs Day – Thursday May 18th

Every third Thursday of the month it’s the BITMO Jobs Day – drop in between 9.30am – 4pm for help and support getting into work from local agencies and organisations.

Citizens Advice

Book an appointment to see an adviser on Thursday mornings between 9.30am and 12.30 by calling 0113 3448367


Happy Friday Breakfast Club

Meet friends and have a natter over a ‘Pay as You Feel’ breakfast cooked by amazing Steph and Gerry - Fridays 9.30am to 11am.

South Leeds Life - News Cafe

Come along and meet volunteers from South Leeds Life - one of the North’s largest blog sites. Share your news, ask about writing a blog or get help with Facebook or Twitter. Fridays 10am to 12pm.

Connect for Health

Keen to get more active or try new something new? Connecting you to local services and groups, they will be available in the GATE fortnightly on Fridays between 9.30am and 11am. Available on 5th & 19th May.

Green Doctors

Offering drop in advice around keeping warm and saving money on your energy bills, the green doctors will be promoting their Warmth for Wellbeing Service among other things between 9.30 and 11am on the 12th and 26th May.

Help to Stop Smoking

Amy will support you to become smoke free. Come along, no appointment needed. Fridays from 1:50pm onwards.

For more information about upcoming courses and events, please email GATE@belleisletmo.co.uk call 0113 378 2190 or text 07981 274 237