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Safeguarding workshops at Asha

Asha Neighbourhood Project in partnership with the West Yorkshire Police delivered a series of Safeguarding Awareness workshops for local women, service users and volunteers. The workshops empowered them with the  knowledge of their rights and local issues in order for them integrate, improve their English, improve confidence to access universal

Edward Woffenden – a Leeds Pal from Beeston

Edward Woffenden, Private 15/1003, 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment Leeds 11 was, and still is, essentially Holbeck and Beeston. It had been a prosperous area during the 19th Century, with a lot of manufacturing, including John Marshall’s Mill and Matthew Murray’s Foundry, but by the beginning of the 20th Century