Tag: Groundwork

A new day dawns for Trentham Park

Local residents marked the regeneration of Trentham Park in Beeston at an official relaunch event on Saturday (17 August 2019). Under sunny skies, local residents completed a ribbon-cutting ceremony, children played with the new equipment and everyone treated themselves to free ice cream. It followed the installation of a new

South Leeds Roundup: Art exhibitions, new kerbs and parkour videos

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Hunslet at The Tetley art gallery where a new exhibition is opening. If you’re free on Thursday (2 February) evening 6-8pm why not pop along to

M&S are Sparking Something Good in South Leeds

Four local community groups are to benefit from a company’s staff volunteering a day’s labour. These are not just any volunteers, these are M&S volunteers. Beeston in Bloom, Lady Pit Lane allotments, Skelton Grange Environment Centre and Friends of Stank Hall Barn will all be supported in their work this

The next generation of environmental leaders

Young people in South Leeds step up to create a brighter, greener future Environmental charity Groundwork is delighted to be one of more than 30 organisations who have signed up to inspire the next generation of environmental leaders across Leeds following a £33 million pound investment from the Big Lottery

Cottingley’s community orchard takes shape

Cottingley residents plant first 50 trees of half mile long community orchard With 1,200 residents on the Cottingley Hall estate, a small orchard wasn’t an option as far Cottingley in Bloom volunteers were concerned; they set their sights on something far more ambitious – a half mile avenue of fruit