News In Brief


Groundwork Bulb Bonanza 2013Bulb Bonanza

Groundwork Leeds are giving away 80,000 daffodil bulbs to groups around the city. The bulbs are to be planted in school grounds, community centres, youth clubs, roadsides, etc. Groups need to apply by 27th September, stating exactly where they wish to plant the bulbs. You can download the form here: Groundwork Bulb Bonanza 2013

Room Hire at Middleton Park FC

Middleton Park FC, based at the Cranmore & Raylands Community Centre, Cranmore Drive, Belle Isle, Leeds, LS10 4AW are looking for community groups and organisations to use our clubs building, a small charge of £10 per hour is charged all of which goes towards providing football in the community (they have no paid staff). Currently all daytimes and Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings are available.

The building has toilets, office, Bar, Kitchen and a large Hall with a smaller bar area off it. If you are interested in using our building, please contact Wayne Dixon Tel: 0785 231 1717 e-mail:

Asha Preschool

Asha Neighbourhood Project offer a friendly and homely Ofsted registered preschool for children aged 3-5 years. The preschool is open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30am to 2:30pm, during term time.

Asha is located at 43 Stratford Street, Beeston. For more information call in, or ring 0113 270 4600.

Job vacancies at Leeds Play Network

Leeds Play Network, based in Hunslet, work to enhance children’s play opportunities for children in Leeds. They are currently recruiting to the following posts:

  • General Manager’s Assistant
  • Short Break Activities Worker
  • Short Break Support Workers

Full details can be found on their website:

Get Creative at Potterdale Resource Centre

A new arts & crafts course is starting at Potterdale Resource Centre (next to Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre). The course runs on Mondays 12:30-2:30pm and Thursdays 10:30-1pm, starting on 23rd September. The courses are run by East Street Arts and St Anne’s. The course is free to anyone over 19 and in receipt of benefits. Call 0113 270 8673 for more information.