Tag: HEA

Community rallies round for Holbeck Christmas meal

Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) put on a Christmas dinner for 86 members last Tuesday (11 December 2018) ably assisted by staff from Barclays and children from Beeston Hill St Luke’s Primary School. Christmas jumpers were on display and the winter shone through the windows of St Matthew’s Community Centre. Before

Free physical activities for older people

Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) have partnered with social enterprise Sportworks to bring free physical activities to older people in South Leeds. Physical activity has proven health benefits including fighting the effects of depression and dementia. It’s also a great way to get out of the house and meet some new

Older people to be celebrated this week

International Day of Older People to be celebrated across South Leeds Yesterday (Sunday 1 October 2017) was the International Day of Older Persons and the theme this year is: ‘Diversity of Older People’. All sorts of exciting events will take place across South Leeds this week. TRINITY NETWORK On Tuesday 3

Holbeck kitchen improvements

Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) are delighted to announce that they have completed stage one of their ambitious project to develop the facilities at St. Matthew’s Community Centre, Holbeck. The state of the art gas-interlock ventilation system has already improved the atmosphere at the weekly lunches and community café. Sue Cawthray,

Video: Building Society gives new home to Holbeck charity

Hilary Benn MP cut the ribbon this morning (Friday 20 January 2017) as HEA opened their new office in the former Leeds Building Society branch on Domestic Street in Holbeck. HEA’s Chief Executive Elissa Newman commented: “This a real win-win for Holbeck. Not only has a landmark building been brought

South Leeds Roundup: Crews, coats and careers

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 at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. Every Tuesday at 4:30pm DAZL hold a dance class for 6-12 year old girls and boys. Momentum is

Call for elderly helpline answered by HEA

Call for local out-of-hours helpline answered by Holbeck Elderly Aid and NHS Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA), a South Leeds charity supporting vulnerable older people in the community has received a Third Sector Health Grant from NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to the value of over £46,000.