Category: South Leeds

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

Social Enterprise gears up in its anniversary year

A Leeds charity which prevents homelessness is appealing to socially responsible businesses to help it celebrate the tenth anniversary of its social enterprise. Turning Lives Around (previously known as Leeds Housing Concern) established Clean Start in 2009 to provide a step back into employment for some of the most marginalised

Evening and weekend GP appointments now available

Patients in Leeds are now able to pre-book evening and weekend appointments with a GP, practice nurse or other healthcare professional. NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned the Leeds GP Confederation to work with local GP practices to offer additional appointments outside of normal GP practice hours. Improving

Art Life: South of the River | Family Funday Crafternoon

Julie Parkinson is a self-taught artist, currently in her final year of study for BA Hons Art Enterprise at Leeds City College. Parkinson’s practice has both a functional aspect creating dinner sets, glassware, vases etcetera . . . whilst also creating large scale interactive installations based around themes of mental

Art Life: South of the River | Mellifluous Arcana by Paul Walsh

After many years of working as a senior professional in the field of information science, Paul Walsh became frustrated by a job which he perceived to “produce nothing”. From this frustration came a period quite literally in the wilderness working as an environmental conservationist before finally returning indoors, and into

Uncertainty amongst local EU nationals as Settlement Scheme opens

The twists and turns of Brexit have been well-documented, but for now life continues as normal for local EU nationals from countries including Poland, Portugal, Romania, Greece, Latvia and Lithuania who call South Leeds home. The sight of European shops, restaurants, butchers and salons contributing to the daily hum of