Month: June 2016

South Leeds Roundup: The Bridge, Bats and Badges

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 in Holbeck where the team from The Bridge centre won the Fair Play Final in the football tournament which was part of Leeds Learning Disability Week. Congratulations

Pupil power as Hunslet Carr gets new playground

Pupils at Hunslet Carr Primary School were put in charge of the recent upgrade to their playground facilities. Members of the School Council explained to me how they had been charged with choosing new equipment for the school playground. They talked to their classmates about what the children would enjoy

Self help group for young people mental health issues

A new group offering ‘peer support’ is being set up by and for young people suffering from mental health issues. Celine Bickerdike approached Middleton-based charity Health For All with the idea after suffering herself. “After I left school, I hoped to work in the political field, but a number of

New website will help refugees in Leeds

LASSN launch – a website to help asylum seekers and refugees in Leeds Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network (LASSN) are launching an online directory of services for refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds, as their contribution to Refugee Week, which starts today (Monday 20 June 2016). The website called