Saturday, April 17, 2021

Josie Armitage

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...

Leeds Lord Mayor commends Armley Helping Hands for ‘outstanding contribution’ during pandemic

Words: Josie Armitage Armley Helping Hands staff and volunteers have been thanked for going the extra mile during the Coronavirus pandemic. Representatives from the charity had...

Help Christ Church Primary replace their stolen playhouse

Words: Josie Armitage An Armley mum is raising funds for her son's primary school to replace play equipment that was stolen during lockdown. A large playhouse...

Fish & Chip Supper Club offers lifeline to older vulnerable people in Armley and Wortley

Words: Josie Armitage Armley Helping Hands has secured funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Community Together project to support people aged...

Two job opportunities for 16-24 year olds in Pudsey

Words: Josie Armitage Pudsey-based business support organisation The Northern Affinity has two jobs available.  They are looking for a social media and an events assistant....

West Leeds: Inspirational women nominated for prestigious awards

Two inspirational West Leeds stalwarts have been nominated for prestigious awards recognising their achievements. Andrea Edwards is CEO at New Wortley Community Centre and has...

Food re-distribution project launched in New Wortley and Armley

Words: Josie Armitage In partnership with WRAP UK, New Wortley Community Association has received funding to pilot a surplus food re-distribution project in New Wortley...

Spread a Little Happiness – a community movement to reduce loneliness for older people in Armley and Wortley

Words: Josie Armitage The spirit of Christmas is here and the local community are coming together to support Armley Helping Hands’ Spread a little Happiness...

New Wortley Community Association launches Christmas campaign to support 100 families

Words: Josie Armitage New Wortley Community Association have launched their Christmas campaign with Northern Gas Networks, which is donating food.  100 local families in New...

Register now for free festive food and gifts, thanks to Real Junk Food Project

Households have until Wednesday 25 November to register for a delivery of free food and gifts for Christmas, writes Josie Armitage. Instead of a planned...

West Leeds families urged to take #VegRocksrainbow challenge

Families in West Leeds are being encouraged to get involved in the #VegRocksrainbow challenge, writes Josie Armitage. As part of the Healthy Holidays programme this...

Armley pupils become pen pals with shielding residents

West Leeds children attending school during lockdown have become pen pals with local people shielding in the community, writes Josie Armitage. At the start of...