Tag: volunteering

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

Stories from the South Leeds Life News Café at Middleton Elderly Aid

Stories from the South Leeds Life News Café at MIddleton Elderly Aid (MEA) every Wednesday From 9:30am. A story from Megan, of Middleton Leeds, volunteering at Middleton Elderly Aid. Megan says: “I originally chose my placement at Middleton Elderly Aid because of my Grandad, Philip. “In 2021 my Grandad, Philip,

Double celebration at Middleton Railway

Middleton Railway held a double celebration last Wednesday (29 September 2021) as they unveiled the name plate for their new carriage shed and Vice President, Ian Smith was presented with a lifetime achievement award from Railway Magazine. The carriage shed was made possible by a very generous bequest from the

New-look Lantern Festival lights up the community

Last Saturday (12 December 2020) saw LS11 residents out in (socially-distant) numbers, to enjoy the spectacle of Christmas carols and festive cheer blasting out from an illuminated open-top bus and bicycle procession – as a Covid-safe alternative to the popular annual Lantern Festival. Over two hours, the bus wove its