South Leeds was well represented at the recent Tenfold Awards, both amongst nominees and winners. Adam Ogilvie, who stood down as a Councilloor for Beeston & Holbeck in May, won a Special Recognition Award. Adam was the long standing co-chair of the Leeds Learning Disability (LD) Partnership Board. Kath Lindley Tenfold’s
The Bridge project, a service for people with learning disabilities, has opened a cafe at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park. The cafe is open three days a week: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm, serving tea and coffee, hot and cold sandwiches, snacks and light lunches. The Bridge,
Hilary Benn MP, visited Holbeck-based social enterprise, People Matters (Leeds) CIC recently, to find out about their new enterprise project Nourishing People, which trains people who live with a disadvantage and have little or no experience of work to manufacture and sell wholesome snacks. The project is set to expand
Eighty people attended Better Action For Families second AGM at Beeston Village Community Centre last Tuesday (10 May 2016). Beeston-based Better Action For Families (BAFF) provides services to people with learning disabilities. Regular sessions include social and exercise groups, a walking group, family fun. The charity also has an allotment.
Through the Maze is an information advice and sign posting service for adults with learning disabilities in South Leeds. Through the Maze are starting the year by inviting adults with learning disabilities from across Leeds to join them at their new drop in sessions. If you have a learning disability
People Matters, the Holbeck-based social enterprise that supports adults with learning difficulties, held its AGM recently at Leeds City College’s Technology Campus. Over 50 of the members got together to talk about what the organisation has been doing, how they have been involved as well as look at the new