I’ve lived all my life in South Leeds. During school holidays I spent a lot of time with my grandparents, as both of my parents worked. My grandfather and I went for walks on most fine days. One of the places that we sometimes used to pass was the site
What’s your identity? I’m not interested in your documents: passport, driving licence, bank pin number (I certainly don’t want to steal them). But who are you and what makes you who you are? Employment is central to who you are. You don’t believe me? Let me ask you, when you
Unemployment amongst older men was the topic of the workshop discussion at last night’s Inner South Community Committee (11 February 2015). There was an opportunity to discuss issues around mental health, volunteering, physical activity and local services. People talked about the pain of unemployment and fear that they were being
Councillors and residents will be discussing to we can help over 50s reconnect to the labour market at the next Inner South Community Committee which takes place on Wednesday 11 February at 5.30pm, in the East and West Room of Leeds Civic Hall. This will be the third Community Committee
A church is set to run free clubs to help people in South Leeds get back into work. Members of Mosaic Church in Beeston wanted to help equip their local community to find employment in tough economic times so underwent specialised training from UK charity Christians Against Poverty. Now
South Leeds Life launches a new campaign this week as we do our bit to help people facing low wages, benefits cuts and high interest lenders. We don’t pretend to have a magic wand or even all the answers, but we know people who have some of the answers.