Tag: volunteering

Aphasia charity calls for new Leeds volunteers following funding cuts

A Yorkshire aphasia charity is calling for volunteers in Leeds to apply for their newly formed support roles, as they launch individual branches across Yorkshire to support people living with complex communication challenges. Aphasia often occurs after a brain injury, like stroke, and impacts a person’s ability to speak and

Local cancer hero is nominated for two awards

Steven Scupham is local South Leeds hero from Beeston Hill, battling cancer and volunteering to give something back. His bravery has been recognised in two nominations for this year’s Yorkshire Choice Awards and you can help Steven by voting for him. Steven is nominated in the Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers needed to help children’s reading in South Leeds

Coram Beanstalk, a children’s reading charity supporting local children to find a love of reading, is looking for volunteers to support children in South Leeds. As a Coram Beanstalk volunteer you will receive full training to deliver fun, interactive, reading experiences each week in school. You will provide one to

Planning starts for Beeston Festival 2024

Beeston Festival held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 11 January, reflecting on another successful event in 2023 and looking ahead to 2024. The Annual Report, which is now available to read and download on the festival website at beestonfestival.org.uk, details how the organising committee plan their work and reflected

Volunteers deliver facelift for Beeston-based charity

Yorkshire homelessness charity Turning Lives Around has received a facelift to their central offices in Beeston courtesy of volunteers from financial specialists Evelyn Partners. Some 12 volunteers from the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group which has offices in Leeds, spent a day painting Turning Lives Around’s