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
St Luke’s CARES charity shop are running their popular Retail courses at their Dewsbury Road charity shop starting on Tuesday 11 June 2019 and will run on a Tuesday and Wednesday every week until 24 July 2019. The free course runs over seven weeks on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-2pm.
Mrs Beeston’s Cookbook reported in South Leeds Life in March aims to capture the rich diverse cuisines of south Leeds. Contributing to the blog requires sending your recipes via email, however not everyone can access the internet or has an email address so the opportunity to meet people face to face
The choices for birthing in Leeds have opened up to more appealing options as I discovered in my role as Chair of the Maternity Voices Partnerships (MVP) at Women’s Health Matters. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has opened its doors to the new Alongside Midwifery Led unit (AMU) at the
Wednesday 21 November 2018 marked 100 years since the Qualification of Women Act enabled women to stand for parliament. As part of the #50:50 Ask Her To Stand campaign I was nominated by a friend to attend and stand for elected office along with 200 other women. I’ve not been
The people of Holbeck basked in the limelight of the Northern Monk Brewery event space in the Old Flax Mill to showcase a collection of photographs on Friday evening (12 October 2018). The project called ‘This is our Home’ which has helped produce a 2019 calendar, took place over several months
I am looking out of a window onto a busy Dewsbury Road in Beeston on a sunny Friday morning. Sat by the table with a mug of coffee I’m chatting away with Patricia Anderson who’s home I am in. “I love this view, she says.. you get to see everything;
Tots, Tea and Toast is an ever growing, popular children’s group which runs in the heart of Beeston. Welcoming families with children from 6 months to school age, the group takes place inside St Luke’s church on Malvern Road in Beeston every Tuesday 9.30-11.15 am. Group organiser Abbie says the
Talented Tom Crosby is a professional Mixed Martial Artist based in Middleton, who is fast becoming a well known figure of the local community for representing the sport nationally. Not only is this man winning gold away from home, but by day he is a childminder at Crosby’s Little Angels.
On the closing day for applications here’s an entry for the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards, submitted by Baby Week which celebrates newborns and the services that support them and their parents. For details of how YOUR community group can enter please click here. The deadline for entries is 5pm