Tag: Hamara Healthy Living Centre

New grant programme launched to support small groups

Today (22 February 2024) a supportive new programme has been launched in Leeds aimed at capacity building for small, not-for-profit groups. The fund, which is a partnership between Forum Central, Leeds Community Anchor Network (LCAN) and Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) will see up to 50 small groups supported with training,

Hamara sports hall project boosted by Government grant

Hamara Healthy Living Centre has secured a grant of £300,000 from the Department of Levelling up, Housing and Communities – Community Ownership Fund. The grant will allow Hamara to move the development of the Old Cockburn Sports Hall forward towards Construction of The Cockburn Centre early 2024. Hamara’s vision is

Rubbish on the agenda for Community Committee

The agenda for the next meeting of the Inner South Community Committee, made up of the nine Councillors for our three wards: Beeston & Holbeck, Hunslet & Riverside and Middleton Park, has been published. The meeting, which is open to the public, is taking place, at the Hamara Healthy Living

Hamara awarded ‘Greener Communities’ funding

A Leeds-based charity has been awarded funding from Esh Construction to create a rooftop community garden space which will become a place for people to learn about sustainability, practice life skills and interact with others. Hamara Healthy Living Centre is located on tempest Road in Beeston and was founded in

Fund supporting socially enterprising ideas makes its 100th grant

A funding programme that enables the start-up of socially enterprising ideas, for people in Leeds with care and support needs, has recently awarded its 100th grant. The Ideas That Change Lives (ITCL) Fund is managed by Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council and See Ahead. The fund

Hamara celebrates 6th community awards

Hamara held its 6th annual Community Awards ceremony on Thursday 3 December 2015.  Hamara is the largest ethnic minority organisation in the voluntary and community sector in Leeds. Based in Beeston, they help to support and strengthen communities citywide through a wide range of multigenerational programs. Over a hundred volunteers,