Tag: Adam Ogilvie

Local heroes recognised at Tenfold Awards 2018

South Leeds was well represented at the recent Tenfold Awards, both amongst nominees and winners. Adam Ogilvie, who stood down as a Councilloor for Beeston & Holbeck in May, won a Special Recognition Award. Adam was the long standing co-chair of the Leeds Learning Disability (LD) Partnership Board. Kath Lindley Tenfold’s

South Leeds Roundup: Post Offices, Hawks and Bogus Callers

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. Over on the Cottingley TRAC Facebook page, they are trying to get their estate post office reopened. Councillor Adam Ogilvie has posted a template letter for people to send in support. Also, Groundwork have posted

Photo: Get to ‘The Point’ for jobs and skills advice

A new centre offering people advice on jobs and access to learning and skills training has been launched the at White Rose Shopping Centre. The Point, run in partnership between Leeds City Council, Leeds City College, Land Securities, Job Centre Plus and the National Careers Service, was opened by Beeston and Holbeck

Jobs skills and support on offer at White Rose Centre

A new advice centre is opening at the White Rose Shopping Centre to offer people in south Leeds support on jobs and access to learning and skills training. The Point will open on Thursday 11th October. It will offer a wide range of learning and skills opportunities including retail, hospitality, customer service and security. The Point

Storify link: South Leeds politicians on Twitter this week

Here’s a round-up of some of the tweets from South Leeds politicians using social media site Twitter this week. We’re featuring Hilary Benn MP, Cllr Kim Groves and Cllr Adam Ogilvie. Check out the link below: [View the story “South Leeds politicians on Twitter” on Storify]

Chinese Olympic swimmers make a splash in south Leeds

China’s Olympic athletes have begun arriving in Leeds as they begin their pre-Games training camp ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games – and they’ve alrready been making a splash at the John Charles Centre for Sport. Approximately 220 athletes, coaches and support staff will be based in Leeds over

Middleton Park councillor Kim Groves joins Twitter

Middleton Park councillor Kim Groves has joiined social networking site Twitter. You can follow Kim on @groves_kim. She joins Beeston and Holbeck councillor Adam Ogilvie (@adampoglivie)  and MP Hilary Benn (@hilarybennmp) on Twitter. For those who don’t know, Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories,

Scoop it up! Local councillor backs our campaign

A leading local councillor has backed our campaign to tackle dog owners who fail to scoop up after their pets in south Leeds’ streets and public places. Yesterday South Leeds launched our Scoop It Up campaign, which aims to try and educate people to pick up their pet’s dog muck – and

Holbeck prepares for ‘In Bloom’ judges with hard graft

A team of willing local volunteers including three ward councillors – Angela Gabriel, Adam Ogilvie and John Hardy – worked together to plant and hang spring baskets in Holbeck. Twelve floral hanging baskets were placed on the outer walls of St Matthew’s Community Centre. This work was in preparation for this