Who are we?

The Bridge Project exists to 'Invest in young people so they feel valued and accepted, empower young people to live up to their potential and inspire young people to dream!'
We are a Christian charity based in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire and we work in Tadcaster and the surrounding villages.


What do we do?

We do this through providing a wide variety of children’s, youth and family activities including work in the local secondary school and two primary schools. We run a twice weekly youth drop-in and weekly primary aged club, parent and toddler groups, summer holiday club and various trips through out the year.

Our Staff

Kate Ellarby

Kate is our Team Leader and has been employed by the Project since October 2018. As well as supporting the staff team, she leads the Young Leaders volunteer scheme and the youth club.

Kate is passionate about supporting young females to improve their self-esteem and to help them fulfil their full potential.

Sharon Masterman

Sharon Masterman is our Community Worker and has been employed by the Project since May 2014. She is passionate about prayer and encouraging people.

Sharon has a heart for families and runs several weekly groups aimed at parents and children. She also heads up our over 50's group, Time for Tea.

Lynn Bell

Francis Maddan

Clive Bell

Kirsty Buckle

The Trustees


The trustees meet approximately six times a year and their role is in planning, governing and supporting the work of the Bridge Project. The staff workers attend the trustees meetings, with each worker linked to a trustee who will act as line manager, meeting with him/her regularly for support and encouragement, and carrying out job reviews and appraisals.

Trustees also visit the office from time to time or drop in on the evening events that have been organised, taking an active interest in the continuing development of the work of The Bridge Project Tadcaster.

For anyone who would like to read through our Safeguarding policy. Please click on the file below to download a PDF version of the policy.

Safeguarding Policy


Awards for All - Lottery

Sporos Trust

Liz & Terry Brammal Foundation

Garfield Weston

Ed De Nunzio Charitable Trust

Charles Hayward Foundation

Rural Ainsty PCC



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