Tag: Charity

Hunslet shopkeeper on a Christmas mission: can you help?

Hunslet shopkeeper Steve Barron is inviting the community to help him collect warm clothes, to be shared out amongst people who are homeless in Leeds this Christmas. Steve runs Leasowe Stores and Cafe in Hunslet Carr, and – despite himself suffering multiple break-ins in the past months – is looking

Youth fundraiser for Sierra Leone trip this week

South Leeds youth charity re:establish are this Friday (14 December 2018) holding a fundraising party for their latest trip to Sierra Leone in west Africa – and everyone’s invited. The event runs from 7pm at Dewsbury Road Social Club in Beeston, and will feature live music and a DJ, food, open mic,

Hunslet Club triumph in Charles Stanley charity football tournament

An impressive ten teams took part in this year’s Charity 5-a-side football tournament, raising funds for The Hunslet Club. The event, which took place on Sunday 27 May 2018, was organised by the Leeds office of Charles Stanley Wealth Managers and featured teams from Leeds’s accountancy, legal, banking and marketing

M&S White Rose team jump at the chance to help Cancer Centre

Six colleagues from the M&S White Rose store in Leeds are taking to the skies this March, all in the name of charity. On Sunday (25 March 2018) team members from Leeds White Rose M&S, Megan Duffy, Megan Reynolds, Ellie Watling, Wesley Crowther, Michael Bell and Paige McCullen will take

South Leeds charity wins social impact award

Hunslet-based furniture re-use and café charity SLATE’s work has been recognised by Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) at their recent awards ceremony. The annual Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) awards took place on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at Burton Street Foundation in Sheffield. The Social Impact

Beeston community rallies round to make Annie’s garden wheelchair friendly

When a friend’s daughter lost her leg, Helen Wright knew what to do and went into full on fundraising mode to make her garden accessible. Annie was diagnosed two years ago with an aggressive form of cancer (osteosarcoma) in the bones and muscles of her leg. Her treatment has included