Tag: community groups

New network will support South Leeds community groups

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

South Leeds groups discover Community First

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.

Funding Opportunities For South Leeds Community Groups

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,

Greenfingered? Mad about flowers? Cottingley in Bloom could be for you!

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 Beeston Hill Residents Voice is mothballed, just how can we communicate?

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,

Mapped: Check out our map of South Leeds community groups and services

[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

Come on South Leeds groups, apply for some cash!

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

Reminder: Get help with your Community First grant application

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