Month: May 2014

Use your vote on Thursday

  Thursday 22 May 2014 is polling day for the local elections and the European elections. A third of Leeds City Councillors will be elected on Thursday, including one for each of our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park. We will also be electing a

Top Tips for Caring for Someone with Dementia

Living with dementia is incredibly difficult for those who are affected by it and also for their family and friends. As the person’s mental capabilities begin to decline, they can feel scared and vulnerable and may require increased levels of help and support. There are a number of things that

Slideshow: Business volunteers Give and Gain in Beeston

  Volunteers from companies across Leeds decended on Beeston’s Cross Flatts Park on Friday (16 May 2014) for Give And Gain Day.   Give and Gain day is Business In The Community’s flagship event to promote the benefits of employee volunteering. Over 700 staff volunteered across Yorkshire on Friday and

South Leeds Roundup: Eddie Waring and the Waterfront Festival

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Let’s start this week in Hawkshire with news that the Hunslet Hawks have partnered with Gibbs and Dandy Pudsey to fund the clubs important work in the community. They are also hosting