Tag: Holbeck Together

Pantries help stretch household budgets

Four Food Pantries are supporting people across South Leeds who are struggling put food on the table. Middleton-based charity Health For All set up the pantry scheme which is now operating at Cranmore & Raylands Community Centre in Belle Isle, Middleton Family Centre on Sissons Road, the Watsonian Pavilion in

Hubbub and Holbeck Together support digital inclusion

Holbeck Together recently received a number of refurbished smartphones provided by environmental charity Hubbub via 100% Digital Leeds. The phones have been redistributed amongst members of the Holbeck community with the aim of helping people to become better connected and to develop their digital skills. By increasing social connections, the

Half-Term Holbeck Fun With ‘Kids Together’

Although we were only able to meet online or together safely within restrictions, Holbeck Together organised a jam-packed week of fun this half-term. Local children and their families joined us for a range of online activities throughout the week. They also enjoyed lots of nutritious, home-cooked meals, as well as

Report praises support for elderly from grassroots organisations

A new report has praised grassroots community groups in Leeds for the vital support they have provided for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report, jointly compiled by the Centre for Ageing Better charitable foundation and Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, highlights how Leeds