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

Library to host festive storybook spectacular this Christmas

Visitors to Leeds Central Library can take a spellbinding step into an enchanting storybook world this Christmas thanks to a series of immersive live performances. From Saturday 10 December 2022, the library’s atmospheric Room 700 will be the setting for Libellule Theatre’s magical production of The Storymaker’s Apprentice throughout next

Call to share air pollution experiences

The South Leeds Alliance for Clean Air is appealing to families living in LS11 with children suffering with respiratory illnesses to share their stories. The call follows last month’s article in South Leeds Life showing the dangerously high air pollution in South Leeds. According to official government data Beeston and

MP’s Notebook: Boundary changes, Huntingdon’s disease & Holbeck Together

The BBC is planning to make cuts to local radio which will mean that we lose distinctive Leeds content for significant parts of the day. Although BBC Radio Leeds will continue to have its own dedicated local programmes from 6am to 2pm on weekdays, after that time programmes will be

Remembering Verona McShane at Cockburn John Charles Academy

Cockburn John Charles Academy held a week-long celebration in memory of teacher, friend and colleague Verona McShane who passed away on 25 November 2020. The student council, alongside Verona’s family have been instrumental in establishing a charity, The Verona McShane Foundation, to support families in the Leeds area who may