Two sources of important funding for groups and individuals in need in South Leeds have deadlines coming up which such groups should be aware of. Firstly, Community First Grants, convened by Health For All, are available for a range of projects that meet the five community priorities of: providing positive activities
Dozens of community groups from South Leeds headed to the Civic Hall on Wednesday for an evening of celebration. The event was organised by the Councillors of our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, City & Hunslet and Middleton Park. Groups that had received funding from the Inner South Area Committee
Sorry, that should be “South of the River”. You see no newspaper or blog gets it right all of the time. South Leeds Life has made a couple of minor errors this week. The first was mine. I wrote up our public meeting about Stank Hall Barn and said it
Calling all community groups and organisations who operate in the City and Hunslet ward! Small grants between £250 and £2,500 are available from the Community First programme before March 31. The ward has a pot of cash of almost £40,000 to spend and local groups are being encouraged to apply
Beeston resident Ken Burton reflects on the class of 2012/13 at Beeston History Class… Some 11 years ago Mary Payne and myself attended a talk at the old Beeston Library (now the Community Centre) entitled ‘Richard III was he as bad as we thought’. This led to Mary suggesting that
The South Leeds Life Group met this afternoon to discuss how the blog is developing. The biggest news was the report back from the Blog North Awards which were handed out in Manchester on Wednesday night. South Leeds Life was shortlisted in the City or Neighbourhood category, but unfortunately lost
Representatives from local community groups discovered how they could apply for grants of up to £2,500 at a special support event held at The Hunslet Club last night. Community First aims to support local projects, while promoting a sense of community ownership and encouraging communities to help themselves and others.
Community Groups in South Leeds are reminded that there are funding opportunities for eligible work with upcoming deadlines and information sessions. Firstly, Community First Grants in City & Hunslet Ward… Secondly… The Metcalfe Smith Trust in Leeds was established in 1867 by a Victorian banker and benefactor, John Metcalfe Smith,