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Call to join the St Gemma’s Hospice Volunteer Team

St Gemma’s Hospice is a Leeds-based charity providing expert care and support for local people with life-limiting illnesses. The Hospice in Moortown has a fantastic opportunity for Day Services Driver Volunteers on Wednesdays or Thursdays. If you want to directly make a difference to patients living with a terminal illness,

Fighting for breath – communities call for clean air

Residents, schools and organisations across south Leeds are joining a growing movement calling for and working towards better air quality in our communities. Against the backdrop of events including the high-profile court case of Ella Kissi-Debrah (a nine year old Londoner whose death was arguably caused by air pollution), and

England honours for Hunslet Club boxers

Four Hunslet Club boxers – Ivan Hope Price, Ellis Price, Abby Briggs and Kayla Holdsworth – have been selected to represent England in 2019/20. Of the three categories within each age group, the Price brothers are both part of the top-level ‘Excel’ phase, which comes before the Challenge and Discovery

Cottingley Primary Academy students perform with MC Grammar

Children from Cottingley Primary Academy took to the stage on Monday 24 June to perform live with MC Grammar, who has recently featured on BBC Breakfast, This Morning and The Ellen Show after going viral for rapping The Gruffalo while reading to his daughter. The children are also participating in

Work starts on new affordable housing in Middleton

Construction of an 18-home development in Middleton by the housing association Leeds Federated has begun. Work on the site at the junction of Acre Road and Sissons Lane formally got underway as Middleton Park councillors Judith Blake and Paul Truswell attended a ceremony to mark the project. Leeds Federated says

Highways issues raised at Community Committee

Councillors took the opportunity of the Inner South Community Committee to raise a host of issues with a senior officer from Leeds City Council’s Highways department at their meeting last Wednesday (12 June 2019). Poor communications from officers was a recurring theme in the discussion. Cllr Kim Groves complained that