Author: Lucy Potter

I have lived in Leeds for the past 15 years and Beeston for the last ten years. I am a mum of two children and passionate about my community. I have worked as a family support worker in Holbeck and Beeston and was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2014 to research family support in the states and Brazil. Since returning I have been actively involved in the community volunteering and now work as a trainer at St. Luke's CARES charity and have founded the first Baby Week in Leeds (2016 & 17) implemented from Semana do Bebe in Brazil (UNICEF 2010)

St Luke’s trainees visit incinerator

Trainees from St Luke’s CARES Retail and Warehouse course visited the Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility (RERF) on Friday 26 August 2022. Veolia’s RERF, situated in East Leeds, is a large wooden dome structure standing 42 metres high and 150 meters long and can be seen from various points in

A healthy homemade Polish experience

Thinking of where you can find hot, quick, healthy, homemade food? Beeston’s Café n Diner is situated in the heart of the busy Dewsbury Road. Cooking and serving authentic, traditional Polish meals is proprietor Basia, together with her daughter Nicola. Basia beams a wonderful smile, and her passion for food radiates from

Baby Week returns for it’s fourth year

Baby Week is back for the fourth time this November (2-9 November 2019) with the theme ‘Making Connections: Bonding healthy brains and wellbeing for all’ A full breakdown of the activities and fantastic calendar of events in the city you can find here. There’s lot of activities happening around south