Tag: National Citizen Service

Edible community garden springs up in Beeston

Residents of Beeston last Saturday (11 March 2017) worked together with members of the Leeds National Citizen Service (NCS) team to create an edible community garden in the raised beds outside the Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre. The previously overgrown beds were cleared of weeds and grass – and filled

2015: Twelve Good News stories

There’s a lot of winter gloom about – the floods, Storm Frank, the murder of sex worker Daria Pionko in Holbeck – so we decided to offer you 12 nuggets of good news from 2015 to remind you that South Leeds has so many good things going for it. In January

Volunteering opportunities to work with young people

  Cath O’Grady from Learning Parnerships has been in touch about an exciting opportunity to work with young people on the National Citizen Service project this summer. The National Citizen Service is the government’s flagship youth policy. It’s an exciting programme supporting young people of year 11 and 12 age*

Young people complete their National Citizen Service

  Denise Kempton from the Youth Service has been in touch with this report written by young people from Middleton and Belle Isle who took part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) project last year. Fast forward your future! “If you live in England and are or will soon be

Middleton young people discuss local issues with Councillors

 [Front – Emily Cordingley and Natasha Dalby. Back – Cllr Groves, Peter Patrick, Joshua  Patrica, Nadia Bowyer, Giselle Morgan, Sharon Kerr.] Young people from Middleton on a volunteering scheme have been working with their Councillors to help improve their communities.  Councillor Kim Groves (Labour, Middleton Park) took part in a