Tag: Leeds University

Co-producing – a new way to shape drug and alcohol services

  An event is taking place next week which will take a different approach to shaping services for drug and alcohol abuse in LS11. Co-producing Leeds have organised the event at the Hamara Centre on Wednesday 11 December 2013. Residents, service users, professionals, students and volunteers are invited to the

South of the River – Town and Gown

I struggled through the snow into the city centre on Saturday for a Science Fair at the City Museum. I don’t know how long this has been going on but the organisers date back to 1819. There’s something rather wonderful in the fact that the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society

Holbeck In Bloom plant hedging on Holbeck Moor

Holbeck In Bloom teamed up with Beeston In Bloom and students from Leeds University to plant a laurel hedge on Holbeck Moor yesterday. The group have been trying to screen the Moor from the M621 motorway with hedging for several years. Previous plantings have succumbed to large quantities of salt

Hamara honours community heroes at awards ceremony

A range of individuals and organisations from across Leeds were honoured by Hamara last night. Three hundred guests gathered for Hamara’s third annual Community Awards ceremony last night. We were entertained by singers and dancers from South Leeds Academy and heard from members of the Hamara “family” about what attending

Leeds University Students Produce Short Documentary Showcasing The Hunslet Club

Students from Leeds University have produced a short documentary film as part of their coursework showcasing the Hunslet Club as a case study of good practice. It is a thought provoking piece which explores how vital the work of youth clubs are in the present day. On here you will learn