Tag: charity fundraising

Beeston school battling for a new playground: can you help?

The parents, kids and staff at St Francis of Assisi Primary School in Beeston Hill are valiantly battling away to get a new playground by the end of the year, and are making great progress – but they need your help! This week saw their latest after-school table-top sale (pictured),

Duftons raises £20,000 for children’s cancer charity

Between Monday 17 – Friday 21 September, Duftons Plumbing and Heating Supplies held a Charity Trade Week, in aid of Candlelighters, a children’s Cancer charity who support children and their families throughout Yorkshire who are affected by Childhood Cancer. Their incredible fundraising saw colleagues participate in head shaves, pie face

Charity cycle ride for healthier lives next month

Local people from across south Leeds are next month (Sunday 23 September 2018) undertaking a charity cycle ride from Hunslet to Castleford – and everyone’s welcome! The ride will set off from Hunslet Library in the morning, follow the canal and River Aire towpaths along to the Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve

Last chance to sponsor epic hiker Dean

Hunslet man Dean Hall, accompanied by friend Karl Blackburn, last week successfully completed an epic 24 hour hike from Leeds to Scarborough, raising money for the Martin House children’s hospice – and it’s not too late to contribute. As previously reported, Dean and Karl set off from the hospice itself

St Joseph’s clubbing together for charity and the community this month

St Joseph’s Catholic Club in Hunslet are this month holding two big community events: a family-friendly Easter Day party, and a charity tribute gig raising money for St Gemma’s Hospice. The Easter party, 2pm-8pm on Sunday 16th April, will feature a traditional Easter Bonnet parade, music, games, and more; entrance