Tag: Cardinal estate

Church to help jobless get work-ready

  A church is set to run free clubs to help people in South Leeds get back into work. Members of Mosaic Church in Beeston wanted to help equip their local community to find employment in tough economic times so underwent specialised training from UK charity Christians Against Poverty. Now

Why it’s all about Me ‘n’ U on the Cardinal estate!

What do you get when you mix good food, a sprinkling of entrepreneurship and a large dollop of old fashioned community spirit? Cafe Me ‘n’ U – that’s what! The new cafe on Beeston’s Cardinal estate is the brainchild of resident Yvonne Crowther and is the result of the £17,000

Secret Millionaire: South Leeds’ community spirit shines through

In case you missed it, south Leeds was on telly last night! Channel Four’s The Secret Millionaire programme visited the area, spending time with Yvonne Crowther on the Cardinal Estate and the Dazl Dance group in Middleton. If you missed it, you can watch it again here.As usual, it was

Dazl provides another reason to watch Secret Millionaire

Remember how yesterday South Leeds Life revealed how two new social enterprises on the Cardinal estate in Beeston had received some cash courtesy Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire programme? Well Middleton-based dance group DAZL (Dance Action Zone Leeds) are also featuring on the same programme, which is due to be aired

Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire comes to aid of Beeston’s Cardinal estate

Ambitious plans to open a new community cafe and a hairdressers on the Cardinal Estate have been boosted by an unexpected source – Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire TV programme. Community campaigner Yvonne Crowther, who helps run the White Rose Residents Association, is looking to luanch two new social enterprises

South Leeds Links: Holbeck and Beeston both ‘In Bloom’, Middleton Park latest and Belle Isle’s new meeting

Good morning, south Leeds! Here’s what’s been making South Leeds tick this week on local blogs and websites… Holbeck in Bloom blog features some photos and a report from yesterday’s Yorkshire in Bloom judging – and features Beeston in Bloom and Holbeck in Bloom groups together with the Yorkshire in

South Leeds links, Thursday March 22: Mounted police in Middleton and Belle Isle

Here are some links to stories which have been making south Leeds tick this week… The Friends of Middleton Park have organised a litter pick for this weekend and also update readers on progress on the park’s big revamp. The YEP follows up on a story we featured a couple

South Leeds Links: March 15 2012 roundup

Good morning, South Leeds. Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s been making south Leeds tick on other news sites and blogs. The YEP reports on the queen of the Cardinal estate in Beeston, Yvonne Crowther, and her bid to turn a hair salon on the estate into a community cafe