I’d just finished writing last week’s South of the River column when I saw these comments pop up on Twitter. Gerald: “it’s not about money, it’s about the lack of opportunity and understanding” #PovertyTruth Anna: “people who are making decisions are too often getting their information from the media
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Over on the Culture Vulture, Phil Kirby has been up on the roof of Temple Works in Holbeck to sample another bottle of Asda’s wine in his Come Wine With Me series.
A few months ago I was asked if I’d take part in a new initiative that was starting, The Leeds Poverty Truth Challenge. The Challenge itself will be formally launched next month, when people with direct experience of poverty will meet to tell their stories to the city’s leaders