Developing You – a pre-employment support course is starting in Holbeck in the last week of September. Developing You is a free, ten-week course which aims to help people become happier, healthier and move closer towards employment. It gives customers the opportunity to learn about themselves and the next steps
The speed of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan took many people by surprise, and there must come a time when we look back and reflect on what happened so we can learn the lessons. But for now we have to deal with the sadness and fear these events have created.
We have been distributing copies of the September newspaper to venues around LS10 and LS11 yesterday and today (Thursday 2 September 2021). Copies are available from various food shops including Beeston Co-op, Middleton Asda and Dewsbury Road Tescos as well as many small neighbourhood shops, charity shops, Community Hubs and
As I write this at the end of July, I was shocked and saddened to hear that six people in Yorkshire, within the five days of hot weather, had lost their lives by drowning. Fortunately for us, none were from Leeds and, therefore, we do not have grieving families in
If you are an active social media user and are members of any South Leeds groups, you will have seen discussions about how irritating road works can be and the inconvenience is infuriating. Browsing down my timeline I then spotted a post about how a path was resurfaced in another
During the school holidays we often see an increase in calls for service to police and also a rise in anti-social behaviour (ASB). This year has followed a similar pattern and we have seen an increase in ASB in particular in the Middleton ward. We are working hard to tackle
Get Set Leeds Local has loved bringing together partners this summer to deliver three fantastic community events at Cross Flatts Park and Holbeck Moor. It was great seeing the parks buzzing with activities. At Holbeck Moor, over 20 local and city organisations came together to provide fun taster activities. Both
A new local scheme is taking off to give all school pupils in south Leeds dedicated classes on political awareness during their educational career. In July the Year 5 students at Park View Primary Academy in Beeston Hill participated in a pilot session – with several other schools looking to