Tag: children and young people

New text number for young people’s mental health crisis service

West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership and voluntary sector partner Leeds Survivor-Led Crisis Service (LSLCS) have announced that the text contact number for their NightOWLS service will change from Monday 22 April 2024. The new text number from 22 April is 07984 376950 (charges may apply). People can also call

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Summer holiday activity roundup

South Leeds Life has pulled together details of as many activities as we could find going on locally during the school summer holidays. Many are free; some charge a fee, although this is often subsidised; some have age limits; some need parents to stay; some have limits on numbers; many

South Leeds ‘teen time travellers’ up for award

A youth-led project from South Leeds has been shortlisted for a prestigious Museum and Heritage Award. The Teen Time Travellers project has made the last five in the education initiative category out of hundreds of submissions across the country. The award recognises educational projects which have inspired participants and created

About a sports coach called Rocky

I wanted to write about Rocky, who I meet at my cooking club at Middleton. Rocky – real name Stephen Whitehead of Health For All‘s Ace project – helps the kids so much to do sport, he is very good. He is a good caring man and without people like him to help they

South Leeds Superstar 2012

Never mind Britain’s Got Talent, The Voice and X Factor, it’s time for South Leeds Superstar! The popular talent contest for young people is returning for 2012. Auditions are being held at schools across the area and there is also an open community audition taking place on Friday 1st June

Hunslet skatepark ramps up for future success as social enterprise

An event is being held to celebrate the launch of a new skatepark social enterprise in south Leeds Hunslet-based The Works Skatepark Charity has taken official ownership of the Leeds Skatepark Company. The skatepark covers 35,000 square foot and boasts professional and bespoke ramps and is used for BMXing, skateboarding, rollerblading and scooter