Month: January 2016

‘Social Prescribing’ tackling social isolation in South Leeds

Connect for Health, a local NHS-funded service to improve health and wellbeing for people living in South and East Leeds, has found that social isolation is proving to be the biggest factor affecting health and wellbeing – affecting over one third (37%) of the people the service has worked with

Health grants for South Leeds organisations

NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced that 14 local projects will benefit from its Third Sector Grant Scheme, to help improve health and wellbeing in the South and East of the city. Leeds South and East CCG is responsible for funding and managing health services

Beeston’s new primary school is opened

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Judith Chapman and local MP Hilary Benn were amongst the guests as the new Lane End Primary School was officially opened in Beeston on Friday (22 January 2016). The planting of a tree (a time capsule is to follow once its contents are complete)