Festive waste and recycling collection arrangements announced

With over a thousand tonnes of extra black and green bin waste expected to be produced and over a million bins to be emptied across Leeds during the festive period, the council’s refuse service will be doing all it can to ensure bin collections continue to run smoothly. Collections will take

Disability not inability: #IDDP22 Access all areas

In the 29th year of noting Disabled People Worldwide, International Day of Disabled People 2022, this year we focus on access and in this article, it will particularly focus on community. When you think about disabled people and access your mind might immediately go to, ramps and lifts, but it

Local history: Leeds School Board

Education for working class children was definitely not a priority, they were expected to contribute to the family income by working, begging, or stealing. Factory owners sometimes provided facilities to educating the children working for them and these children became known as half-timers – half a day working and half

Kyle Asquith Foundation supports local child bereavement centre

In 2013, Cockburn School student Kyle Asquith waved goodbye to his mother on his way to school and, a day later, he passed away following a fatal brain haemorrhage. His organs were donated and they saved the lives of five people. Students, teachers and Kyle’s family set up the Kyle