17 September marked two years since I moved to Acre Court, in Middleton. So I thought would have a catch-up, what’s happened over that time. I came back to live in Middleton after living in Belle Isle for four years, in sheltered housing, run on behalf of the council by
With men’s mental health finally getting on to the agenda, a new play, The Parting Glass from Red Ladder Theatre Company, is a welcome addition to the debate. Leeds writer Chris O’Connor has developed his prize winning play The Life And Soul from a one man show into a two
Red Ladder’s new play The Parting Glass, exploring men’s mental health and the culture of silence that can prevent men from opening up about their experiences, is coming to South Leeds as part of a Yorkshire tour. Jim’s always been a bit of a character – cracking jokes, telling funny
Tenants in Belle Isle are being asked if they want the Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation (BITMO) to continue managing council housing in the area. The independent, not for profit organisation has managed council housing in Belle Isle since 1991 (originally as an Estate Management Board). It has a board
Next Saturday (6 July 2019) it’s the Belle Isle Gala! Climbing wall, inflatables, farm animals, fire engine, ice cream van, Punch & Judy, The Beach – sandpit and deckchairs, Paula’s tea and scones, mobile library, food, stalls and more. Saturday 6 July, 11am-2pm. Windmill Primary School. See you there!
There will be a free theatre event at BITMOs GATE this Saturday (18 May 2019). In June there will be a performance of the play “Black Teeth & a Brilliant Smile” at BITMOs GATE. It’s about the life of Bradford-born playwright Andrea Dunbar, who wrote “Rita, Sue and Bob Too”.
I’m retiring from the BITMO’s GATE Walk and Talk as Walk Group Leader, as soon as a new leader can be found. Don’t worry, I won’t leave until a new Leader is found. I would like to thank Carla Yeomans and Peter of BITMO’s GATE and all the walkers over
Local charity Speak With IT are launching an exciting new project, the Aphasia* Choir, and would like to invite you to the launch on World Voice Day, Tuesday 16th April at the The GATE community resourse centre, Aberfield Gate, Belle Isle, LS10 3QH. The launch event is running from 1-3pm
On the Wednesday 13 February 2019 we held the annual Valentine`s Day Event at The Gate in Belle Isle. We raffled a cake which was made by myself. The cake raffle raised an amazing £50 which was decided by the attendees to be donated to the Food Bank. I used
Anyone living in Belle Isle who is affected by Universal Credit, or who wants to find out more about it, is invited to a meeting next Tuesday (18 December 2018) at BITMOs GATE community resource centre. The meeting, at 11am will include a briefing from BITMO staff and a question