Tag: Leeds United Foundation

Youth sports project kicks off

Premier League Kicks, a sports programme that’s free of charge for children and young people in Beeston and Holbeck, kicked off last week, thanks to funding from Beeston and Holbeck Councillors, Angela Gabriel, Andrew Scopes and Gohar Almass. The Premier League Kicks programme, delivered by the Leeds United Foundation, aims

‘Dedicated’ Harley wins Leeds United award

Eight-year-old Harley McDonald, who attends Beeston Primary School, has been honoured with an award by the Leeds United Foundation. This week marks the special 10-year anniversary of the Premier League Charitable Fund and to help celebrate the momentous occasion the Leeds United Foundation have worked to identify committed individuals that

Generations join for fundraising walkathon

Inspired by Yorkshire-born, Captain Sir Tom Moore, an Intergenerational Walkathon took place today (12 August 2020) on Holbeck Moor to raise money for non-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Together. The Leeds United Foundation has joined forces with the National Citizen Service to give teenagers (aged 15-17) the chance to develop life skills

Premier League Kicks stays in Beeston

Young people aged between 8 and 18 in Beeston and Holbeck will be able to continue to take advantage of a project delivered by the Leeds United Foundation and funded by local Councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass. The Premier League Kicks project targets young people who traditionally

Leeds United host lunch for Holbeck Elderly Aid

Leeds United Football Club has hosted a very special lunch to celebrate its new community partnership with not-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA). The club welcomed HEA service users to Elland Road for the lunch where they were joined by HEA’s Patron, Hilary Benn MP. Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA), an

South Leeds Roundup: Drones, doors and docks

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 on the Save Our Beeston Facebook group. David Dodson has posted some arial shots of the area taken with his drone, including this shot of Beeston Cemetery

Young people invited to discover apprenticeship opportunities at Town Hall event

  “Real employers with real careers want to meet Leeds young people” that’s the message about Tuesday’s Apprenticeship event at Leeds Town Hall. Apprenticeships working with celebrity agents, The Leeds United Foundation and the NHS will be among those on offer at the apprenticeships and skills evening aimed at young