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Leeds organisation tackling male suicide celebrates 3 years and targets expansion

MINT (Men in Need Together), a Leeds-based mental health organisation, is celebrating 3 years of operations this month as it looks ahead with ambitions to expand its impact on men across 2022. The not-for-profit organisation founded by Josh Sturgeon in October 2018, following the tragic death of his close friend

Leeds Church teams up with supermarket to tackle half term hunger

LoveWorld Leeds and Morrisons step up to provide packed lunches for schoolchildren during the half-term break. LoveWorld Leeds, a non-denominational Christian church in Cross Green, has partnered with Morrisons supermarket in Hunslet to provide packed lunches for schoolchildren during the half-term break. The initiative is in response to the recent

Canal charity urges cyclists to slow down

The Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that looks after 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has launched an online campaign appealing for people riding bikes on towpaths to take it easy and slow down. A short (1½ minute) video and animation reminds all those visiting the

Another heated Holbeck forum: is there a way forward?

This week (Tuesday 11 September) saw the latest quarterly Holbeck Residents Forum, with discussion and presentations on a range of local projects – but the gathering was overshadowed by ongoing local anger about the ‘Managed Approach’, the sex work tolerance zone that lies just outside the community. The meeting –