Building College’s construction taster promotes lifelong learning

Energy and regeneration specialist Equans held an interactive trades taster day at Leeds College of Building to promote exciting and varied construction careers. Hosted at the College’s South Bank Campus, the event aimed to inspire young people and adults currently unemployed, looking to upskill, or considering changing to a career in

Free food on your doorstep: who’s in?

Do you fancy free healthy food, on your doorstep, year round? Could you work with your neighbours to make it happen? Residents in Hunslet, and across south Leeds, are being encouraged to get onboard with the growing ‘Incredible Edible’ movement – a national programme supporting people to grow food in

St Luke’s CARES upcycling competition a great success

Friday 3 November 2023 saw the finale of the local ‘Upcycling Competition’, which invited residents from across South Leeds to transform unwanted household items into something new. Organised by St Luke’s CARES and Our Future Beeston, as part of the larger ‘Save Money Save the Planet’ campaign, the competition saw

Local business calls for Government support for switch to green energy

Hunslet-based LVF Packaging has called on the Government to incentivise manufacturers and other high energy users to switch to renewable forms of energy. The thermoformed packaging specialist, which already produces most of the electricity it requires to operate on a 24/7 basis through a solar power installation and a low

Celebration of early childhood kicks off this November in Leeds

Parents, babies and professionals will be taking part in events across Leeds to celebrate Baby Week, a weeklong celebration of early childhood, from Tuesday (14 November 2023). Celebrating differences, understanding cultures, and taking inspiration from art, play, and self-identity are the core ideas running throughout the week, with this year’s