Tag: Big Lottery Fund

Taste of the Wild at Skelton Grange

  Wild leaf salad with a fruit vinaigrette dressing, accompanied by home baked nettle seed bread and followed by elderberry and almond tart anybody? This Saturday (20 September 2014) Craig Worrall of Edible Leeds will be leading a Wild Food Walk around Skelton Grange Environment Centre’s beautiful wildlife area. Berries

New Lottery fund to support community enterprises

  Community groups are invited to find out more about the National Lottery’s new funding to back community enterprises across the country at an event being held at Hillside in Beeston next Friday (5 September 2014). ‘Power to Change’ is a £150 million Big Lottery Funded initiative which will open

Skelton Grange thanks its volunteers with the Lord Mayor of Leeds

  This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) and to celebrate Skelton Grange Environment Centre in south Leeds has lots of volunteering opportunities going on. Three of the days are being led by Skelton Grange’s current team of dedicated Volunteer Officers as they teach Leeds primary

Fancy running South Leeds Youth Hub? Now’s your chance!

Fancy running a £5 million flagship next generation youth centre in Belle Isle? Well, council chiefs are hoping to offload the running of the much-vaunted – but underused – youth facilities, which opened two years ago. They’re looking for “not for private profit” local organisations to take the lease on

20,000 people and counting visit Skelton Grange Environment Centre

Staff and volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre have given 20,000 people from across Leeds and Yorkshire Access to Nature since April 2010. Skelton Grange Environment Centre in South Leeds is celebrating the fact that it has received well over 20,000 visitors to the centre since 2010 as part of