Local children’s home rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted

A local South Leeds children’s home, Fountain House, has received an Outstanding Ofsted rating following a recent inspection. The home, run by Five Rivers Child Care provides children with specialist care, education and therapy. The home is a very specialised location for children who have experienced trauma, abuse or neglect

New initiative to find and develop Leeds entrepreneurs hailed a success

A specially tailored course designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs in Leeds with the skills and knowledge to start up their own sustainable business has received high praise from the first group of participants. Steps to Business, organised by Unity Enterprise – the not for profit subsidiary of Leeds-based housing association

Beeston bedmaker increases investment in US operation

Luxury British bedmaker Harrison Spinks has invested in a new distribution centre in Los Angeles – its first ever US facility – which will stock four of its most popular British-made mattresses for clients across North America.   The 180-year-old, fifth-generation family business, which manufactures all its handmade 100% natural mattresses and beds in Beeston, has

New climate action funding launched for local groups

A pioneering grants fund with £150,000 to give to local Leeds-based organisations and groups opens today (15 March 2023). In partnership with the National Lottery Climate Action Fund, Climate Action Leeds, Leeds Community Foundation and Together for Peace, the fund will award grants of up to £5,000 to local organisations,