Tag: SLATE

Returning to work at SLATE

SLATE, the furniture recycling social enterprise, is special because of its amazing volunteer team. Matthew, who has learning disabilites, is a really valued member of the SLATE team, working hard as a volunteer to look after customers and colleagues alike. This is his article: When we went into lockdown in

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