Saturday, November 28, 2020

Dawn Newsome

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 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...

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.

Kirkstall family enterprise marks VE Day by dressing up for deliveries

Kirkstall-based family enterprise Home Veg Box entered into the VE Day spirit by dressing up and delivering their veg boxes across West...

Armley: £15,000 minibus appeal launched

A crowdfunding appeal to raise £15,000 for a lifeline minibus for older people in Armley has been launched. Elderly...

Armley supper club provides teatime friendship

Sick of staying in every Wednesday tea time? Tired of the same old TV? Want to get out and meet people? writes Dawn Newsome. If...

Get fit: New Year New You with Armley Helping Hands

A new exciting exercise program for people aged 50 upwards has been launched in Armley, writes Dawn Newsome. The New Year, New You Project...

Here to stay: Armley Helping Hands secures future with funding boost

The future of elderly support organisation Armley Helping Hands has been secured thanks to a major funding boost. The charity, which supports older people in...

International Women’s Day at Swinnow Community Centre

Swinnow Community Centre is hosting an event celebrating International Women's Day. Inspirational women including Dawn Newsome from Armley Helping Hands, Leeds author ALi Harper and...

Community joy as Armley Helping Hands reaches minibus target

A West Leeds organisation which support older residents will next week cut the ribbon on a new minibus following a successful £21,000 fundraising campaign. Armley...

Armley: Pop-up cafes support winter warmth

Elderly help group Armley Helping Hands has announced the dates of three pop-up cafes at Thornton Medical, Armley Moor and Priory View GP practices.  Armley Helping...

Go ‘back to the swinging sixties’ with Armley’s Big Lunch

Want to come and meet new people in Armley? DAWN NEWSOME from Armley Helping Hands has the answer with this sixties' themed event designed...