Hunslet residents are rallying to preserve the iconic St Mary’s church spire in the heart of their community. A public meeting will be held later this month, for others to find out more and get involved. The local Victorian landmark – on Church Street opposite the Penny Hill Centre –
Children’s author Jason Beresford spent the day with students at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to celebrate the launch of the Leeds Year of Reading in September.
Students transformed into superheroes for a whole school assembly before participating in interactive author-led reading and drama workshops.
Leeds City Council has declared a ‘Year of Reading’ across the city. The aim of Leeds Year of Reading is to promote and encourage a love of reading across the city and, in particular, to engage children and their families, from different communities and backgrounds, in positive reading activity to help generate a long-term love of reading.