Saturday, April 17, 2021

Fran Graham

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...

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...

Gardening glee in lockdown as Solidarity Sunflowers bloom again

A community initiative to grow sunflowers during lockdown in West Leeds is returning for its second growing season. Solidarity Sunflowers is a group set up...

West Leeds Good Eggs: a big thanks to Bramley ‘superwoman’ Fran

A 'superwoman' who makes such a difference to the lives of so many people in Bramley is the latest recipient of a West Leeds...

Bramley: Laptop appeal supports youngsters in need – can you help?

Bramley residents are being urged to help local children get onto their virtual classrooms by donating unwanted laptops or tablets. Bramley Community Centre is acting...

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...

More West Leeds businesses and community centres rally to provide free meals to kids during half-term

An Armley cafe and Bramley Community Centre have joined a movement to help feed hungry children in West Leeds this half-term. As reported by WLD...

Older people take action to reduce lockdown loneliness in Burley and Kirkstall

Older people are leading a new campaign to reduce lockdown loneliness in Burley and Kirkstall.           Thirty older people who are members of OWLS (Older...

Gardening glee in lockdown – thanks to West Leeds competitions

People across West Leeds and beyond are busy getting involved in gardening - thanks to two competitions set up in Bramley, writes Josie Armitage. Solidarity...

Christmas Day dinner makes a difference at Bramley Lawn

No-one should spend Christmas Day alone, writes Fran Graham. On Christmas Day at Bramley Lawn, in conjunction with Bramley Elderly Action and local councillors, we...

Put your questions to candidates at Leeds West 2019 general election hustings

Voters in Leeds West will be able to put their questions to General Election candidates at a special community-led hustings event in Bramley next...

Bramley launch for Leeds’s first menopause cafe

Leeds's first Menopause Cafe will be launched in Bramley, writes Jill Stocks. The first event will be at Bramley Community Centre on Monday 1st July...