Do you need help with money matters? Can you spot a scam? Do you know your consumer rights? Help is at hand. West Yorkshire Trading Standards are offering courses to community groups across South Leeds. The Financial Fitness Leeds project covers a range of topics through interlinked, practical workshops
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.
Never mind the Budget this week, it’s the massive cuts already coming our way in the Welfare Reforms that will hurt South Leeds. I went to the Inner South Area Committee meeting on Wednesday night. I haven’t written up a proper report because it was mostly rather dull. However, the
The agenda has been published for the Inner South Area Committee which meets on Wednesday 20th March 2013, at 6:30pm. The meeting is being held at Beeston Parish Centre on Town Street (opposite the Co-op). The full papers for the meeting are available to dowload from the Leeds City Council
As previously reported on South Leeds Life, tenants claiming housing benefit will be penalised if they have more bedrooms than they are deemed to need. Hilary Benn MP has today highlighted National Housing Federation (NHF) figures which show that 2,687 households in the Leeds Central constituency will be hit by
The agenda has been published for the next Inner South Area Committee which takes place on Wednesday 13th February. The meeting is being held at the Civic Hall and starts at 6:30pm. The full papers are available to download from the Leeds City Council website. The following items are included
Leeds Federated Housing Association, which has 4,000 homes across Leeds and Harrogate including about 1,000 in South Leeds, is taking part in a research project to explore the effects of welfare reform. The housing association is working with Ruth Patrick, a doctoral researcher in the School of Sociology and Social