Category: South Leeds

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

Council to refresh child poverty strategy as Universal Credit cut bites

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to renew their commitment to tackling child poverty in Leeds at next week’s Executive Board meeting, with a focus on the Leeds response as numerous national covid response schemes come to an end. Leeds City Council’s ambitious strategy, Thriving, first launched in 2019,

BasementArtsProject present My Kingdom For A Croissant: an exhibition by Nicholas Vaughan

This raucous collision of ideas inspired by theme parks, Brexit, Gulliver’s Travels and all overseen by Mayor Larry from Jaws, looks at cultural and racial stereotypes and how migration and racism have become key players in the ongoing culture wars.

The black heritage of Holbeck

For Black History Month, we asked Joe Williams from Heritage Corner to share what he had discovered about Black history in Holbeck. Delivering hidden history is a privilege and never static. Heritage Corner engages the public in Yorkshire’s local histories whilst sharing enthusiasm toward wider connections. The narratives of Leeds’