I recently had the opportunity to attend the Community Reporters Course run by South Leeds Life spending ten weeks learning skills in news story writing, opinion pieces and how to write the perfect headline. Held at the new South Leeds Community Radio headquarters we were quickly thrown in the
There are so many social media applications now it is difficult to decide which ones are the right one’s for you. As part of the Community Reporter’s course we spent some time researching alternative sites to Facebook and Twitter to see which would be suitable for South Leeds Life.
I recently had the opportunity through South Leeds Life’s Community Reporter course to sit down with Councillor Adam Ogilvie to discuss local issues. As my only knowledge of Adam was a name on the newly placed dustbins of Cottingley, it was a good opportunity to find out more about
I remember when I first moved to Cottingley in the late 1970’s as a child. The local shops separated the two halves of the estate and were used by everyone. There was a family run post office/newsagents run by Jackie Parker as well as a laundromat and local butchers.
High numbers of people flocked to Elland Road at the beginning of July as Leeds Health & Healing Festival made it’s annual return to the South Leeds area. Taking place over the 6th & 7th July customers could walk round and enjoy the stalls while listening to gentle music
Up until this year I had only ever been to the main floor in the library. The one with all the books! It never occurred to me to look upstairs and to find out what other joys may be found there. Then earlier in the year I attended a
Hi, my name is Kirsty and I’ve just started the Community Reporters course hoping it will help me on my journey towards becoming a more accomplished writer. I’ve wanted to be a writer for as long as I can remember, starting way back in the mists of time as