Month: November 2017

Help for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Leeds

RETAS is pleased to have received funding from the Leeds Community Foundation for the expansion of our Welcome to Leeds Drop-in services, which helps to facilitate the settlement of refugees and asylum seekers who have recently moved into the area. In order to reach out to a greater number of

Holiday Hunger affecting over 30,000 schoolchildren in Leeds

Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council is launching Holiday Hunger Campaign to support healthy holidays for children across the city.  Holiday Hunger is of increasing national concern and is a real problem for those who already rely on free school meals.  In Leeds it has become an

Free digital course to help jobseekers find work

Hunslet-based adult training provider in2wrk will be delivering a free workshop designed to help unemployed people in Leeds find work. Speaking ahead of the course that takes place in December, Jack Johnson, in2wrk’s spokesperson, explained how the city’s jobseekers would receive tangible benefits just by attending the free workshop. “There’s

When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

As we head towards December it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as South Leeds prepares to switch on its Christmas lights. Here’s a run down of events around the area: Middleton Thursday 30 November, 4pm at Middleton Park Circus. Carol singing with children from local primary schools. Hunslet