All life is now online, whether it’s breakfast or battles, and to be heard is to be media savvy. As the chair of a number of organisations, and also running my own business in the modern internet world, I realise the power of online media isn’t to be underestimated.
South Leeds residents will tonight come together to form a support network to encourage new and existing community groups to continue and expand. South Leeds Community Network aims to help community groups access information to support their activities, showcase local projects and bring groups together to share their work and ideas
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,
Calling all community groups in the City and Hunslet ward! Grants from £250 to £2,500 to support local community groups are still available for local groups to apply for after the first round of money allocated to the the ward was undersubscribed. But groups will have to hurry – the Community First panel meets
Residents on the Cottingley Hall estate with an interest in flowers, gardening or vegetables are being encouraged to help spruce up the area by joining the Cottingley in Bloom group. The group’s next meeting will be on June 18 in the Cottingley Towers community room at 2pm. All welcome to
As ‘master’ of the website for the Beeston Hill Residents’ Voice group, today I mothballed the pages, writes local resident Alison Neale. At the start of 2012 the residents’ association ceased to be. Attendance had dwindled week by week and officials frequently outnumbered residents until, for a variety of reasons,
[googlemaps http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=208104848291920538910.0004a635bd22fe31716e3&ie=UTF8&t=m&source=embed&ll=53.750284,-1.54654&spn=0.015531,0.000343&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Our map of local community groups and organisations in Soiuth Leeds is proving very popular. Since we launched it a few months ago, dozens of local groups have added their details to the map, which has been viewed more than 1,500 times so far. The latest group to
There’s been a steady flow of applications from local community groups in South Leeds for pots of money from the Community First oprgramme – but more applications are still welcome. Lisa Huntley from ReNew has sent South Leeds Life the following information: “Applications are coming through steadily and the closing
CALLING ALL COMMUNITY GROUPS! DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR GRANT APPLICATION TO COMMUNITY FIRST? Community First is a government programme which provides small grants from £250 up to £2,500 to community groups in our area. A panel of local people and councillors has been established in order to consider