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Help to get ready for Universal Credit

Help to get ready for Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) is a massive change implemented by the UK Government to how people receive six existing benefits. These are being rolled into one monthly payment. These changes will have an impact on how and when people are paid. The benefits being incorporate into UC are: Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related Employment Support Allowance Income Support […]

Community Cleansing in South Leeds

Community Cleansing in South Leeds

This post has been written by the Stop Stourton Park & Ride Campaign So Leeds City Council push on with the proposed Park and Ride in Stourton despite the massive opposition locally. I think we need to look at why this obsession when in real terms it’s a drop in the ocean of the transport […]

‘Show Racism The Red Card’ Event

‘Show Racism The Red Card’ Event

The Asha Neighbourhood Project in Beeston hosted a hate crime awareness event on Friday 19 October as part of Hate Crime Awareness week, the second one of its kind organised by Asha, in support of the ‘Show Racism The Red Card’ campaign; an annual campaign used to raise awareness on the topic. Some attendees from […]

Better care and support needed for bereaved parents

Better care and support needed for bereaved parents

There are calls for more bereavement midwives to be employed in hospitals to improve care being given to parents and families after a miscarriage or the death of a baby. Charlies-Angel-Centre Foundation  has figures that show just three hospital trusts in the region employ the equivalent to a full time bereavement midwife. The rest employ someone […]

Messy Church comes to Hunslet

Messy Church comes to Hunslet

Local children, families and carers are invited to join the new Messy Church in Hunslet on Monday 22 October 2018. There will be a selection of Super Hero themed arts and crafts, games, a creative bible story and a FREE meal for both children and adults. Everyone is welcome and all activities are FREE OF […]

Middleton Community Group relaunches

Middleton Community Group relaunches

Many people will have fond memories and some frustrating memories of the old Middleton Community Group meetings, allowing local people to have their voice heard and fighting for improvements to the Middleton area. Lead by the late Dot Mounteney alongside other hard working residents, the group disbanded some years ago and since then parts of […]

Breakfast celebration in Holbeck

Breakfast celebration in Holbeck

The Parks and Countryside team based in Holbeck were invited to breakfast at The Holbeck by volunteers from Holbeck In Bloom. The breakfast was a thank you for the hard work the parks team had done through spring and summer. Their efforts contributed to Holbeck In Bloom being awarded silver gilt at the Yorkshire In […]

Hunslet Club Parkside’s remarkable achievement

Hunslet Club Parkside’s remarkable achievement

Hunslet Club Parkside finished off a brilliant season with victory in the Kingstone Press National Conference League Grand Final by 26–18 over West Hull at Featherstone Rovers’ L D Nutrition Stadium on Saturday afternoon (6 October 2018).The win confirmed their position at the top of the amateur Rugby League game. Earlier on in the day […]

Sign up now for south Leeds ‘Junk Food’ scheme

Sign up now for south Leeds ‘Junk Food’ scheme

Acclaimed Leeds charity ‘The Real Junk Food Project’ (TRJFP) are set to establish a year-round ‘freegan’ box scheme in Beeston, which will see good quality ‘junk’ food delivered into the community each week – and they are now calling for local people to sign up to make it happen. This will give south Leeds residents […]

Air quality around Elland Road Park and Ride

Air quality around Elland Road Park and Ride

New figures released show that air quality on Elland Road near the Park and Ride is improving and traffic into Beeston is unaffected despite public concern that the scheme would attract more cars and reduce air quality. Leeds City Council analysis shows that the level of dangerous nitrogen dioxide in the air has actually fallen […]