White Rose Shopping Centre is celebrating World Mental Health Day on Thursday (10 October 2019) with an exhibition of poetry written by James McInerney. The poems, selected to promote mindfulness, introspection, and the act of sharing kindness, will be displayed across the floor of White Rose’s Central Atrium. Visitors are
Morrisons supermarket in Hunslet is to introduce a quieter hour for customers who would benefit from a calmer shopping trip. Designed to help customers who currently struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping, it will take place every Saturday in the Church Street store from 9-10am.
Cottingley Community Centre was busy on Saturday afternoon (30 September 2017) as they opened their new Sensory Room. The room is kitted out with various objects to stimulate different senses. There is a panel with various textures, made from carpet tiles; light strings; lights that change colour and shapes; seating;
A gala night for Hunslet-based charity Leeds Autism Services held on Wednesday (15 March 2017) raised £500 for their work. The evening, which looked to raise awareness of autism and the charity itself was hosted within The Light. The event gained support from Vue Cinema, which screened the documentary, and
Hilary Benn MP, visited Holbeck-based social enterprise, People Matters (Leeds) CIC recently, to find out about their new enterprise project Nourishing People, which trains people who live with a disadvantage and have little or no experience of work to manufacture and sell wholesome snacks. The project is set to expand
A new service for adults on the autistic spectrum and their carers opens this week at the Vale Circles centre in Beeston. The service will begin on Thursday 3 March and run every week 2-7pm at Vale Circles on Tunstall Road in Beeston. It is focussed on autistic adults and
A Middleton family has launched a fundraising campaign to give their autistic Leeds son a safe bed to sleep in. Eight-year-old Linus Harrison, from Middleton, has severe autism, which means he has the mental age of a two year old, still has to wear nappies and is unable to communicate