Tag: youth

Young and old pulling together at Middleton Railway

Local volunteers, young and old, are pulling together at Middleton Railway – to restore historic rail wagons damaged by last month’s fire at the neighbouring Jewson builders yard, and also to run this iconic local organisation year-round. South Leeds Life caught up with some of their younger volunteers this week,

Fancy running South Leeds Youth Hub? Now’s your chance!

Fancy running a £5 million flagship next generation youth centre in Belle Isle? Well, council chiefs are hoping to offload the running of the much-vaunted – but underused – youth facilities, which opened two years ago. They’re looking for “not for private profit” local organisations to take the lease on

Middleton young people discuss local issues with Councillors

 [Front – Emily Cordingley and Natasha Dalby. Back – Cllr Groves, Peter Patrick, Joshua  Patrica, Nadia Bowyer, Giselle Morgan, Sharon Kerr.] Young people from Middleton on a volunteering scheme have been working with their Councillors to help improve their communities.  Councillor Kim Groves (Labour, Middleton Park) took part in a

Crowds Pour Into Award Winning Hunslet Club for Breakdance Battle

The latest Speak To The Streets Breakdance Battle took place on Sunday 17th of March, as you can see from the photo slideshow above (and Part 2 here) scores of children and young people from across South Leeds and the city came and had a fantastic time, showing off breathtaking

Media apprenticeships available for creative young people

A new apprenticeship scheme will offer creative young people the chance to take their first steps into a multi-media career. The one-year apprenticeships, funded by Leeds Federated Housing Association and Aire Valley Homes Leeds, will offer up to four young social housing tenants aged 16 – 24 the opportunity to