Saturday, April 17, 2021

Bramley Elderly Action

Bramley Elderly Action crowned as the Leeds winner of Virgin Media’s ‘Local Legend’ campaign

Words: Josie Armitage Bramley Elderly Action and volunteers have been recognised for their significant contribution and vital support and activities for local older people throughout...

Photos show how first Armley Bunting Festival is brightening the streets

Get the flags out! A community art festival will brighten the streets of Armley throughout April by displaying bunting reflecting people’s experiences of lockdown. The...

In photos: ‘BrAmazon’ runners deliver Easter treats thanks to youngster’s generosity

Words & photos: Simon Cullingworth Bramley youngster Preston DePledge has been a fundraiser for Epilepsy Action ever since he was diagnosed with having epilepsy himself...

Bramley’s dynamic duo are the latest West Leeds Good Eggs

A 'dynamic duo' who go out of their way to help other people in Bramley are the latest people to be thanked for their...

West Leeds Good Eggs: Saying ‘thanks’ to the Bramley woman behind so many community initiatives

A Bramley woman who does so much for her community is the latest West Leeds 'Good Egg' to be thanked for her work. Dawn...

Ensuring fitness of Bramley’s elderly isn’t forgotten in lockdown

Words: Jo Fiddes Getting (or staying) fit in the middle of a pandemic is tricky! It’s even trickier if you are shielding, elderly or vulnerable, as...

Bramley’s elderly celebrate with armchair AGM – and look to future

We said this year’s AGM would be a little bit different and it was! writes Fran Graham. Instead of being in the same room, we...

Bramley Community Shop looks to grow its online presence with new role

Someone with experience of online sales is being sought to help grow and develop an eBay store from Bramley Community Shop. The shop, based at...

Bramley Elderly Action prepares for armchair AGM

A support group for older people in Bramley and Stanningley is holding an AGM with a difference this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Bramley...

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? As we reported a couple...

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. Bramley Elderly Action’s view...

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.   These two local champions volunteered...