Tag: Business in the Community

New South Leeds community Timebank set to launch

A new community mental health and wellbeing network has been set up for organisations working in South Leeds. The network brings together businesses, charities and services to share resources and skills for the benefit of South Leeds community. South Leeds Shares, which has been established by a range of partners

Asha celebrates another successful year

The Asha Neighbourhood Project held an open Annual General Meeting at the Building Blocks centre on the Wednesday 30 November 2016. The community, students and volunteers came to receive certificates, learn about Asha’s progress and share their volunteering stories and experiences. Asha Neighbourhood Project was founded in April 1985.  Over

South Leeds Roundup: Mechanical madness, a messy mile and a memory café

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week with a treat for old diesel engine aficionados. Down at Middleton Railway next weekend (17 & 18 September) they are hosting their Mechanical Madness Diesel Gala with

Local boost as Business Connector arrives in South Leeds

Voluntary sector organisations and charities in South Leeds are receiving a boost following the announcement that Lloyds Banking Group will be seconding a full-time Business Connector into the area. The Business Connectors programme, backed by HRH the Prince of Wales and Prime Minister David Cameron, is run by the charity

Asda needs its Hard Hat at Beeston Forum

Representative of Asda seemed under-prepared when they addressed the Beeston Community Forum on Thursday (5 February 2015). Representatives from Asda and their PR company, the appropriately named Hard Hat, had come to inform residents that work was underway on the new store on Old Lane which is due to open

Slideshow: Business volunteers Give and Gain in Beeston

  Volunteers from companies across Leeds decended on Beeston’s Cross Flatts Park on Friday (16 May 2014) for Give And Gain Day.   Give and Gain day is Business In The Community’s flagship event to promote the benefits of employee volunteering. Over 700 staff volunteered across Yorkshire on Friday and