Tag: empty properties

Beeston empty homes conference looks to social ventures

More than 100 people came together at the Greenhouse, Beeston for a Leeds Empties ‘call to action’ event to explore how to bring back into use some of the 5,000 long-term empty homes across the city. Organised by Leeds-based social enterprise Social Business Brokers, the event saw TV architect and Government

South Leeds Links: Holbeck in Bloom, Aire Valley Homes and Lakeside Centre photos

Hello South Leeds! Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s making the area tick on blogs and websites in the area. “In only its second year the dedicated and enthusiastic In Bloom group is making a clear impression in Holbeck through it’s wide ranging environmental activities. The organisational abilities of its members

South Leeds Links: Youth Hub, Jubilee tickets and Hunslet TRA

Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s making South Leeds tick on the area’s blogs, websites and news outlets. Our friends at the Voice of Holbeck blog  say tickets for their jubilee event next month are going quickly – and they also preview their next community meeting. The Friends of Middleton

Leeds empty homes pledge fund launches as Beeston conference looms

“Help us transform empty houses into family homes,”Leeds Community Foundation Chief Executive, Sally-Anne Greenfield has urged ahead of a Beeston conference to tackle the city-wide problem. Leeds Community Foundation is supporting Social Business Brokers’ ‘Call to Action’ on empty homes campaign by opening up a new empty homes pledge fund

Beeston meeting aims to tackle Leeds-wide empty housing problems

Leeds-based social entrepreneurs Gill Coupland and Rob Greenland are aiming to tackle the number of empty houses in Leeds with an event at Beeston’s The Greenhouse next month. Gill and Rob were inspired to start the project after moving to Beeston. On their super new ‘Leeds Empties’ blog, they write: