Thursday, September 24, 2020

Bramley Elderly Action

Those ‘Bramazon’ runners have been out and about again

Remember the community courier service nicknamed 'Bramazon', which is delivering vital care packages to shielded older people in Bramley, Swinnow and Stanningley?

Backyard bingo brings community together in Bramley

THE impact of coronavirus on our way of life has been a real challenge for many of us, writes Jo Fiddes.

Award for Farnley duo cooking up a treat for older people

Farnley residents Rebecca Durrant and Craig Parker have been crowned this week’s West Leeds Local Heroes, writes Jo Fiddes.  

Rachel Reeves MP: Getting back on our feet – and celebrating the work of local heroes

In this month’s column, Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves talks about how people and organisations are getting back on their feet following...

‘BrAmazon’ runners go from strength to strength

A community courier service delivering vital care packages to shielded older people in Bramley, Swinnow and Stanningley is going from strength to strength.

‘BrAmazon’ helpers run up zero carbon community courier service for vulnerable

Members of the Bramley Breezers group have been running care packages to shielded older people in Bramley, Swinnow and Stanningley.

Video: Join a West Leeds community singalong during lockdown

There's nothing like a sing-along to lift people's spirits during lockdown! So get on Zoom and e-mail ukulele tutor...

West Leeds: Community continues to rally during crisis

Communities in West Leeds are continuing to rally around to support each other during the Coronavirus pandemic. Here's...

How volunteer shoppers are a lifeline to Bramley’s elderly

Older people who are self isolating in Bramley are being handed a lifeline by volunteers who go out and do their shopping...

Bramley: Mental health talk even more relevant in days of social isolation

Mental health and positive coping tips were the subject of a recent talk at the Saturday Gentlemen’s Club at Bramley Elderly Action's...

Comment: From Swinnow sarnies, to Bramley shopping & Armley masks – community spirit’s alive and well

There's no doubt these are unprecedented times - but for every act of selfishness or ignorance you hear of, there are even...

Coronavirus latest: Bramley Baths shuts; Bramley and Armley parkruns & Farsley Farmers Market cancelled; Pudsey Community Project launched

Community-led Bramley Baths has announced it is temporarily closing due to the impact of Coronavirus - just a day after Leeds City...