Tag: community development

Health improvement project targets poorest 10%

A new way of delivering interventions to improve the health of the poorest ten per cent of Leeds will use expert knowledge and community expertise to change lives for the better. Focussing on the areas of the city which have the ten percent of most deprived neighbourhoods, ‘Better Together’ is

Improving engagement for Families services – From the USA and Brazil to Beeston

Lucy Potter is a family support worker, community activist and Mum from Beeston in Leeds. She was awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to investigate how the Children’s Services in Leeds could improve parental engagement for hard-to-reach families in urban areas of social deprivation. Lucy’s travels took her to New

Leeds Fed Housing To Invest £2m Improving Lives And Communities

  Leeds Federated Housing Association, the social landlord with a thousand properties in South Leeds, has launched a new team to drive forward its investment in communities. The new Social Investment Team, headed up by Karen Hayward, will coordinate projects that provide added value to Leeds Fed’s neighbourhoods. This could