As we reported back in November, one of the winners of Touchstone’s MAP+ project small community grants, was Yanks Sawo’s community trip to visit the Houses of Parliament. Here, Anne Wilson describes the trip, which she joined with volunteers from SLATE, the learning disabilities charity. In the early part of
Leeds Gambian Community pupils learn about the consequences of knife crime On Monday 11 February 2019, at The Gambian Community Centre in Holbeck South Leeds, over 35 young people and some adults were given a powerful insight into the dangers and subsequent consequences of knife crime by St Giles Trust.
The African communities in Leeds would like to thank the Royal Air Force and Sqn Ldr Khan Special Engagement Team at RAF Cranwell for sponsoring a visit to RAF Cosford Air Museum by 15 school children from across the diverse African communities within Leeds. At Cosford the children explored the
A sponsored visit to the Houses of Parliament in London has been organised for Monday 15 April 2019. The aim of the visit is to give people from the South Leeds community to learn about the history of the Houses of Parliament: the House of Commons and the House
Corporal Yanks Sawo from Beeston has been honoured for his service in the Royal Air Force. The Comendation was awarded at a ceremony at RAF Leeming near Northallerton on Thursday (8 November 2018). Cllr Mohammed Iqbal commented: “As armed forces Champion for Leeds, I was invited by my friend and
The Gambia Welfare Society Leeds (TGWS) in collaboration with Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police Road Policing Unit has recently concluded a Road Safety Education on Friday 28 April at Hamara Centre Beeston South Leeds. The event was sponsored by TGWS and coordinated by Yanks Sawo an RAF Airman