Tag: The Works Skatepark Charity

South Leeds Roundup: Turtles, travellers and tags

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 with Beeston blogger Mike Wallis who’s written about making turtles over on his Backwards Lion blog. If you’ve a sweet tooth you might be interested in this

Three shortlisted for Child Friendly Leeds Awards

Three South Leeds organisations have been shortlisted for Child Friendly Awards which will be announced at a ceremony later this month on Thursday 29 January 2015. The Works Skatepark in Hunslet and Belle Isle Family Centre have both been shortlisted in the Best Place in Leeds for Children and Young

Grants awarded to South Leeds youth projects

A number of community projects for young people were awarded grants at the council’s January inner south area committee meeting at Tenants Hall Enterprise Centre. The projects include: DAZL £9,375 for its community dance leaders project; Breeze £10,000 for its Friday Night Project; Health For All £7,500 for its junior reporters scheme and

Build yourself a bike in Belle Isle

Are you aged eight to 17 years old? Would you like to build yourself a new bike completely free of charge? If so then South Leeds Youth Hub may be running the course for you. In conjunction with ‘The Works Skatepark’ the HUB is running an eight-week programme, starting on Wednesday 13th June

Hunslet skatepark ramps up for future success as social enterprise

An event is being held to celebrate the launch of a new skatepark social enterprise in south Leeds Hunslet-based The Works Skatepark Charity has taken official ownership of the Leeds Skatepark Company. The skatepark covers 35,000 square foot and boasts professional and bespoke ramps and is used for BMXing, skateboarding, rollerblading and scooter