Tag: SLATE

Green Party leader praises south Leeds ​disability ​charity

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley was in Leeds today (Friday 26 January 2018)​, where he ​visi​​t​ed​ South Leeds charity SLATE (South Leeds Alternative Trading Enterprise)​, and heaped praise upon this pioneering local organisation. SLATE work with a wide range of people, particularly those with learning disabilities, to refurbish and resell

South Leeds charity wins social impact award

Hunslet-based furniture re-use and café charity SLATE’s work has been recognised by Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) at their recent awards ceremony. The annual Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) awards took place on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at Burton Street Foundation in Sheffield. The Social Impact

A look inside Hillside

Hillside Enterprise Centre is located near the bottom of Beeston Road in a Grade II listed former school building. Many people know the building, but do you know what goes on behind the impressive façade? South Leeds Life went to talk to some of the business and organisations that call

South Leeds Roundup: Shelters, Shares and (All) Stars

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 down at the volunteer-run Holbeck Club, where members mucked in to demolish. the old smoking shelter ahead of a brand new installation. We’re sure the procedure was