Saturday, November 28, 2020

Armley Helping Hands

Social and supper evening supports isolated older people

We are happy to announce Leeds City Council and Leeds Community Foundation have awarded Armley Helping Hands and New Wortley Community Centre...

Armley Helping Hands launches appeal to “Spread a Little Happiness”

Christmas is usually a time for family and friends and is normally a month of celebration at Armley Helping Hands, a support...

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves: ‘Government has made Covid-19 situation much worse’

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves writes her regular WLD column, looking at Covid restrictions in Leeds, good news at Armley Helping Hands...

Home birdwatching project takes Armley’s elderly under its wing

A group of older people in Armley will form a flock of budding birdwatchers this winter thanks to a new community project...

End of an era as West Leeds lockdown lifeline delivers its last veg box

After 16 weeks, 2,812 orders and 282 donations to Armley Helping Hands, a Kirkstall-based family business has delivered its last vegetable box....

Community spirit shines through during lockdown – Rachel Reeves

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has revived her monthly column for the Dispatch. Here, she reflects on the challenges of coronavirus and...

How the Man About Town Leeds Project offers support across West Leeds

Man About Town is a project aimed at men in their 40s and 50s aiming to combat social isolation and promote mental...

Armley Helping Hands boss praises Accessbus for community support

A service which usually provides a door-to-door bus to support people with limited mobility has continued to help older people in West Leeds during the COVID-19 pandemic.   AccessBus has...

Comment: Boxing clever – a brilliant way to alleviate lockdown boredom in Armley

From sponsored head shaves to children’s book giveaways, food parcel deliveries to befriending schemes - there has been so much in West...

Armley Helping Hands – from afternoon tea to methadone!

How life has changed since the pandemic: from planning afternoon tea, to buying nappies to delivering methadone! All in the day’s work...

Getting by with a little help from our friends in Armley– 25 years on

As reported earlier this week in the Dispatch, Armley Helping Hands is having to celebrate it’s 25th year of service to the...

Armley Helping Hands to celebrate 25th anniversary with a difference

A support group helping older people in Armley and Wortley is celebrating its 25th anniversary in a different way this weekend.