Tag: Leeds empties

Owners of empty homes urged to get advice and win a prize

  Leeds’ Empty Homes Doctor service is offering empty home owners the chance to win prizes of up £500 towards the cost of bringing their empty properties back into use. The prize draw has been launched as part of this year’s National Empty Homes Week. Owners who get advice from

South Leeds Roundup: Beetroot, Barns and Bees

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. We start this week down at Skelton Grange Environment Centre which has planted a Red Bed – a whole vegetable bed that is dedicated to growing red fruit and vegetables. They’ve kept

Beeston empty homes conference looks to social ventures

More than 100 people came together at the Greenhouse, Beeston for a Leeds Empties ‘call to action’ event to explore how to bring back into use some of the 5,000 long-term empty homes across the city. Organised by Leeds-based social enterprise Social Business Brokers, the event saw TV architect and Government