Park Life: Richard Smyth on being writer in residence at Middleton Park

It’s a complicated place, this. I like complicated places – and the fortunate thing is, it turns out that all places are complicated, if you look at them closely enough. Looking closely was what I was here to do: to look closely, and to share what I saw. More than

Social media campaign shows how Leeds gets together

Viral campaign shines a light on the small acts bringing people in Leeds together Charities, community groups and organisations across Leeds have been taking to social media this month to celebrate the fantastic things they do to bring people in Leeds together. The #TogetherLeeds campaign, which is officially supported by

When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

It might still be November, but Christmas is definitely on its way and communities around South Leeds are preparing to switch on their own local Christmas Lights. Here’s a full rundown: Hunslet Carr Hunslet Carr Residents Association and Hunslet Carr Primary School invite you the lights switch on at the

Serious superbugs mark antibiotic awareness week in Leeds

From a superbug jitterbug and school lessons to ward rounds and GP surgery visits, activities are taking place across Leeds to mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week (18-24 November 2019). The week aims to increase awareness of antibiotic resistance as a global problem, and to promote best practice among the general

Holbeck comes together to support rebranded organisation

St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck was packed on Friday afternoon (15 November 2019) as Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) unveiled its new identity as Holbeck Together. Members and service users were joined by partner organisations, funders and local councillors for a celebration of the organisation’s work to date and to