Month: December 2014

Distributing hot dinners to older people on Christmas Day

The Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust (CBFT) distributed hot dinners to older people in South Leeds on Christmas Day. Quote, Margret Bingham.  “This will be the third year that CBFT have supported socially isolated older people on Christmas Day. As well as a turkey dinner, they will be delivering a curry

Sowing seeds and trees at Me ‘n’ U

Olympic Torch bearer, Secret Millionaire personality and Hamara community award winner Yvonne Crowther is busy running her cafe on Cardinal Road in Beeston. The cafe has been open over a year now and is a hub for locals to enjoy food and a chat. It was funded by the secret

Housing regeneration shows great progress in first year

sc4L, the consortium that is delivering the housing regeneration scheme currently transforming Holbeck and Beeston Hill have released figures showing their progress over the last 12 months together with a newsletter for residents. The figures show that they have completed refurbishments to 373 properties (including Little London) and demolished nine

Fayre Share hampers support families in need

Health Visitors from Parkside Community Health Centre were preparing to deliver Christmas hampers to 100 South Leeds families in need this morning (23 December 2014). The hampers are organised by local charity Fayre Share At Christmas, run by Beeston resident Christine Thornton. A range of fundraising activities is undertaken by