Month: September 2013

South Leeds Based Charities Seek Votes To Win £3,000 Each From Lloyds Bank

Two South Leeds based charities are seeking public voting support to win £3,000 each to benefit the local community. The Hunslet Club and the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust are lucky enough to have been shortlisted to each win the impressive sum from the Lloyds Bank Community Fund. If they win,

South Leeds Roundup: Floods, Fans and a Fowler diesel engine

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Leeds City Council are consulting on their flood risk strategy. Whilst much of South Leeds is securely on hills we do have waterways running through the area. The press release is illustrated

Lots to do at Skelton Grange Environment Centre this autumn

  Our friends at Skelton Grange Environment Centre have been in touch about some the great events they’ve got coming up this autumn … We have some fantastic events coming up at Skelton Grange Environment Centre during October which we would love you to come along too with friends and

Middleton and Beeston men fined for littering

  The council is warning litter louts that a range of council officers can and will enforce the law if caught dropping rubbish. The advice comes as a man from Middleton was prosecuted having failed to pay a fixed penalty notice for littering issued by a council dog warden. Having

MacMillan Charity Coffee Morning in Cottingley

  On Friday morning, Cottingley Community Centre will be part of the world’s biggest coffee morning as they support the Macmillan cancer charity. This will be the ninth year that Cottingley Community Centre, with the help of The Church in Cottingley, has hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning. When I first

Community workshops to help make your money go further

  Do you need help with money matters? Can you spot a scam? Do you know your consumer rights? Help is at hand. West Yorkshire Trading Standards are offering courses to community groups across South Leeds. The Financial Fitness Leeds project covers a range of topics through interlinked, practical workshops

Church to help jobless get work-ready

  A church is set to run free clubs to help people in South Leeds get back into work. Members of Mosaic Church in Beeston wanted to help equip their local community to find employment in tough economic times so underwent specialised training from UK charity Christians Against Poverty. Now