Tag: young people

Award for young hero Olivia

Olivia Sanderson-Shone, 11, from Beeston, is celebrating raising thousands of pounds for charity – and picking up a major community award for her efforts. Olivia’s been doing community fundraising for over 2 years, but earlier this year – following encouragement from members of the Save Our Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck

New leadership project launches for South Leeds youth

Want to make a difference in your community? Want to meet new people, and learn new skills? South Leeds teenagers are being invited to join a new ‘Cool 2 Care’ leadership programme, starting this month. The programme will feature weekly workshops, an adventure away-day in the countryside, and the opportunity

New activities for carers, young people and families in Cottingley

Four new groups are starting up activity and support sessions at  Cottingley Community Centre Firstly, a new Carers group is starting, particularly aimed at people who are caring for people still awaiting a diagnosis. For example a diagnosis that someone is on the autism spectrum can take two years. This