Month: November 2013

Leeds Fed are helping you get online with the HUGO family

  Yesterday (28 November 2013) Leeds Federated Housing Association launched the HUGO project to help people use computers and the internet. The launch set the tone for the project by including live blogging, tweets, fun games and competitions. We even had a flashmob of break dancers. Storytelling is a great

Cottingley youth work suffers setback after thieves ransack youth centre

  Voluntary work for the community in the Cottingley area has suffered a large setback following a break in to Cottingley Community Centre. On 21 November thieves broke in to the centre, situated on Cottingley Approach and ransacked the centre, stealing all valuable items they could find. Cottingley Youth Project,

Hamara Centre hosts Islamophobia debate

  Young people who no longer use the name Mohammed in their job applications and don’t refer to Beeston in their address. Women being verbally abused and having their hijabs (headscarves) pulled off in the street. These were the real examples of Islamophobia today in South Leeds that Hanif Malik,

South Leeds Roundup: Hunslet, HUGO and the Hawks

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. It doesn’t matter whether you think you are an art lover or not, it’s big, it’s new and it’s on our patch so go down and enjoy yourself. The Tetley is opening

Apply now for jobs at new Middleton Aldi store

  Recruitment has started for the new Aldi store at Middleton Park Circus which is due to open in March 2014. South Leeds Life has seen job adverts for Store Assistants and Store Assistants, although these are not yet on the Aldi, or Employment Leeds websites. Both posts are for

In Brief: Christmas at Café Me’n’u, Youth work jobs and Area Committee

  Christmas on the Cardinals Yvonne Crowther who runs the social enterprise Café Me’n’u on Cardinal Road in Beeston is appealing for help. She will be opening the café on Christmas Day for lonely older people on the estate and serving them Christmas dinner. She has support from volunteers to

Owners of empty homes urged to get advice and win a prize

  Leeds’ Empty Homes Doctor service is offering empty home owners the chance to win prizes of up £500 towards the cost of bringing their empty properties back into use. The prize draw has been launched as part of this year’s National Empty Homes Week. Owners who get advice from