Tag: Housing Leeds

Malvern Road and surrounding area neighbourhood walkabout

To improve community well-being Baljeet (Bali) Birdi Housing Officer for Beeston & Holbeck is organising a neighbourhood walkabout. The walk will take place on Malvern Road and surrounding streets on Thursday 16 July from 10:00am. The purpose of the walkabout is to look at any environmental issues and to make

South Leeds Roundup: Dabbing, dough and dementia

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 Tetley art gallery in Hunslet where you are invited to collaborate on a giant group painting made by rolling, twisting and dabbing painted balls over

Council house repairs

South Leeds Life received the following comment from Steven Ballance: “Aire Valley Homes, although supposedly the ‘landlords’ of some housing in Middleton, are now asking residents who need repairs doing to contact the contractors themselves, instead of contacting them. “This came to light after I tried to report a blocked

Discussing the Future for Digital Inclusion in Leeds

Apparently according to BT there are figures which show some people are still not online. I was invited to attend a workshop at Hillside in Beeston on Tuesday 14 October 2014 to discuss a community development approach to digital inclusion. The event was organised by Emily Harper, head of research

Mini HUGO helps people in South Leeds get online

  Mini HUGO – a minibus equipped with computers has hit the road in South Leeds to get people get online and flood communities with free wi-fi. This week you can find Mini HUGO on the following streets: Tuesday 18 Feb:  Penny Lane Way & Jack Lane, Hunslet (morning only)

If you want to get on-line catch the HUGO bus

  The HUGO bus will be in Belle Isle on Monday and Tuesday this week (10-11 February 2014) helping people to get online. If you’re reading this you are probably fairly confident on the web, but perhaps you know someone who’s not online, or maybe you got a tablet for

South Leeds Roundup: Tie dyeing, tea rooms and toilet cleaner

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. There’s always so much going on at the Hunslet Club. Their Facebook page is a great place to keep up to date with everything from Zumba to Boxing to Latin Fusion. We

South Leeds Roundup: Community … theatre, clean ups and radio

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Theatre lovers might be interested in this blog post by Alan Lane from Slung Low in Holbeck. In it he reflects on their recent piece Blood & Chocolate and what community theatre