Day: 8 May 2012

Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire comes to aid of Beeston’s Cardinal estate

Ambitious plans to open a new community cafe and a hairdressers on the Cardinal Estate have been boosted by an unexpected source – Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire TV programme. Community campaigner Yvonne Crowther, who helps run the White Rose Residents Association, is looking to luanch two new social enterprises

Leeds empty homes pledge fund launches as Beeston conference looms

“Help us transform empty houses into family homes,”Leeds Community Foundation Chief Executive, Sally-Anne Greenfield has urged ahead of a Beeston conference to tackle the city-wide problem. Leeds Community Foundation is supporting Social Business Brokers’ ‘Call to Action’ on empty homes campaign by opening up a new empty homes pledge fund

MP Hilary Benn opens new Sphynx Square in Cottingley

[slideshow] Cottingley TRAC chair Robyn Holland writes about the work of the organisation – and the opening of the new Sphynx Square on the estate over the weekend. Cottingley has seen some changes over the past few months. The management committee at TRAC (Tenants and Residents Association of Cottingley) has