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Help back into employment with Raising Aspirations

The Raising Aspirations Project is aimed at unemployed individuals and families living in South Leeds. Particularly those furthest away from the job market, or who may have recently lost employment due to the impact of Covid-19. During the pandemic Raising Aspirations have directly helped over 40 people get into education,

Get playful with dens at home this week

South Leeds families are invited to participate in a new ‘Love to Play’ festival this month – with free giant den-building kits and more available locally, to help them do so. The festival – run by acclaimed Leeds-based ‘Playful Anywhere’, between 10-17 April – is aiming to inspire people across

Writing inspired by Middleton Park

‘Everywhere’s in the Middle of Everywhere’ is a story written by Richard Smyth, an award-winning writer and TLS journalist. The story, reproduced below (beware of strong language), is the product of Richard’s tenure as a Writer in Residence in 2019 at Middleton Park. Richard’s residency was supported by Friends of