Sunday, January 24, 2021

Fran Graham

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...

Can you help plan Barley Mow community takeover?

People are being asked to spare their time and skills for a day of action-packed community business planning - to save the historic Barley...

Comment: Bramley sends out powerful ‘Save our Barley Mow’ message by torchlight

Entering the former Barley Mow pub on Wednesday night was a slightly odd experience, writes John Baron. The empty pub, which closed last year...

Funding fair comes to Bramley Community Centre

Community groups across West Leeds are being encouraged to attend a funders' fair at Bramley Community Centre this week. Voluntary Action Leeds, with the support...

New 50-year ‘lease of life’ boosts Bramley Baths

The future of community-run Bramley Baths has been secured for the next 50 years, it's been revealed. Attendees at the baths' AGM last night were...

Why Bramley Baths’ AGM is THE meeting of the year!

AGMs sound dull don’t they? Official business, accounts, some voting ... just another boring meeting, writes FRAN GRAHAM. Bramley Baths AGM 2017 won’t be boring....