Category: South Leeds

News, events, and comments about South Leeds as a whole

Candidates announced for May’s local elections

The candidates for the 2021 Leeds City Council elections, and the West Yorkshire Mayor election have been announced. We’ve published full lists of the candidates on separate pages for Beeston & Holbeck ward, Hunslet & Riverside ward and Middleton Park ward and for the West Yorkshire Mayor. We’re writing to

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,

10 Years of BasementArtsProject | Celebrate by taking part

On Friday 2 April 2021 BasementArtsProject turned 10 years old. Our first ever project was ‘This Is Our House‘ by artist Kimbal Bumstead. As we threw open our kitchen door on that warm April evening 10 years ago, little did we know that we would be creating a project in