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

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