Month: November 2014

Ambers Autism Awareness Diaries November 2014

  *Ambers Autism Awareness Diaries November 2014. As written by her Mum Christine Robinson Twinkle.  Photographs used with kind permission of Christine. Edited by Kenneth Ingram. 7 November Autism traits when reading them are pretty rigid, but Amber proves every day that the textbook although good for learning about autism isn’t

South of the River: Communication breakdown

There was an interesting theme running through Wednesday’s Inner South Community Committee and that was the importance, and the difficulties, of communication. A number of issues came up in the discussion group I was part of. ‘Why aren’t there any evening activities at the Youth Hub?’ – well there are,

Councillors on Community Committee agree project funding

The Inner South Community committee met last night (26 November 2014) at Leeds Civic Hall. The first half of the meeting was a workshop discussion about the Families First programme, focussing on employment, crime and anti-social behaviour and support for families in turn. A recurring theme was the need for

South Leeds Roundup: Cake, crafts and a community clean up

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week at the Hunslet Club where it was presentation night for the U7, U8 and U9s rugby teams. Coaches, volunteers and parents were thanked with the most amazing

Mystery posters attack City & Hunslet Councillors

A spate of mystery posters appeared on lampposts in Beeston and Hunslet overnight (Sunday 23 November 2014). The anonymous posters accuse local ward members Elizabeth Nash, Mohammed Iqbal and Patrick Davey of being conspicuous by their absence in the ward. In response Councillor Elizabeth Nash said: “At least one of