Climbing England’s highest peak – Scafell Pike in the Lake District – is a challenge at the best of times, but Ellis Robinson from Belle Isle is taking it to a new level. Ellis has set himself the challenge of climbing it as many times as possible in 24 hours.
This weekend (6-7 May 2022) local children’s charity Kidz Klub Leeds are running the length of the Leeds Liverpool Canal in 24 hours! A team of 15 runners will be relay running to achieve the127 mile challenge in just 24 hours. The team will be setting off from Liverpool’s Stanley
An arts and crafts fundraising afternoon was held on Sunday 3 April 2022 at St Luke’s Church on Malvern Road in Beeston. The event was the brainchild of 8 year old Dorothy Brewer, who is in Year 4 at St Luke’s Primary School. After hearing about the situation facing refugees
Staff and residents at a Hunslet retirement development are celebrating after they walked more than four million steps in a virtual walk challenge. Staff members were joined by residents to help complete the mammoth virtual walk from MHA Assisi Place to Assisi in Italy, where the development is named after.
On Sunday 20 March 2022, at The Holbeck in South Leeds, hundreds of dancers will take part in an 8-hour challenge to raise funds to support families affected by brain tumours. Eight local dance instructors will be teaching a beginner-friendly 50-minute dance session, with short breaks in between for refreshments,
The community in Middleton is rallying round the family of 6 year old Carson Pratt who has suffered a brain tumour. A fundraising day has been organised to support the family as Carson goes through further treatment to tackle the cancer. Carson’s symptoms started on Christmas Eve when he complained
Would you sit at home in your lounge surrounded by rubbish…? If not, why is there so much rubbish on our streets? We live in the midst of a real contrast between beauty and deprivation: we want to see less drug paraphernalia, dumped sofa’s and rubbish on our doorstep, we
Leeds Hospitals Charity are encouraging supporters to put their best foot forward this summer as part of their latest fundraising challenge, ‘Step For Your NHS’. On average, a nurse walks 10,000 steps per 12-hour shift, so the charity is encouraging the people of Leeds to make their steps matter as
The Friends of Middleton Park have launched a Go Fund Me page to help pay for a tree sculpture in the park. Chair of the Friends, Alan Shaw, explains: “When the Friends learnt from the Council Estate Officer for the Park that one of the trees by the lake needed
To see your child die before your eyes and not be able to stop it is every parent’s worst nightmare and it’s struck Gabrielle Green from Beeston. Her daughter Kadiee grew up like any other happy young girl, but two years ago Gabrielle noticed she was struggling to get up