Local charity SNAPS has launched a new football club on Sunday mornings for children with additional needs and their siblings. Use of pitches for the new club has been kindly donated by the Hunslet Club and interest from families has been overwhelming. 22 children have registered to come to the
White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a day of disability drop-in sessions next Tuesday (13 November 2018) to coincide with the UK’s first day dedicated to accessible shopping: Purple Tuesday. Purple Tuesday, which is coordinated by disability organisation Purple, has been endorsed by the government and is being supported by
White Rose Shopping Centre is this week (3–7 September 2018) hosting Ross Care’s Disability and Independent Living Awareness Week, promoting wellbeing among those living with disabilities in Leeds. The event includes daily workshops and demonstrations, mobility scooter healthcare checks, and expert support and advice. Partners include: KYMCO Healthcare Royal National
Next month (September 2018) sees the launch of a new free community programme, for people aged 50+ in south Leeds to have a go at different forms of creative art and music. The project – called the ‘Togetherness Project’ – is being run by acclaimed arts charity Purple Patch. It is
South Leeds residents speak out about “nightmarish” and unfair disability rulings Hundreds of south Leeds residents have been hit with recent changes to welfare systems for those unable or less able to work. And whilst the national government claims it’s fighting benefit fraud, growing numbers of people are rising up
SNAPS (Special Needs and Parent Support) is a wonderful Leeds charity that works with children with disabilities and their families. We offer affordable Hydrotherapy and Rebound therapy sessions on Saturdays and access to group activities such as Boccia, music therapy, dance, story telling and free play in a safe environment.
Hilary Benn MP, visited Holbeck-based social enterprise, People Matters (Leeds) CIC recently, to find out about their new enterprise project Nourishing People, which trains people who live with a disadvantage and have little or no experience of work to manufacture and sell wholesome snacks. The project is set to expand