Saturday, August 15, 2020

New Wortley Community Centre

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.

Community spirit shines through during lockdown – Rachel Reeves

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has revived her monthly column for the Dispatch. Here, she reflects on the challenges of coronavirus and...

Elvis impersonator Sam is latest West Leeds Local Hero

Sam Horner, of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, has been announced as the latest recipient of the West Leeds Local Hero award, writes...

Comment: Boxing clever – a brilliant way to alleviate lockdown boredom in Armley

From sponsored head shaves to children’s book giveaways, food parcel deliveries to befriending schemes - there has been so much in West...

New Wortley Community Association hailed as a #locallegend during crisis

A civic watchdog has recognised the work of volunteers and workers at New Wortley Community Association during the Covid-19 pandemic.

West Leeds coronavirus latest: Farsley Celtic Ladies, Bramley Baths & ‘Elvis’ in New Wortley

The West Leeds community continues to rally during the coronavirus pandemic - here's our latest round-up. Latest figures released...

West Leeds latest: Stanningley Road police stops, Barca Leeds warning & Pudsey 10k cancelled

Here's a round-up of the latest news connected to the Coronavirus pandemic in West Leeds today. Police stops on...

How New Wortley Community Association is providing vital support during lockdown

A West Leeds community organisation is providing vital support to vulnerable and isolated people during the Coronavirus crisis, writes Stacey Rennard.

Have a say on New Wortley ‘gateway’ plans at event

West Leeds residents are being invited to have their say on two new projects to improve parts of New Wortley.

New Wortley: Plans for community-led social housing submitted

Innovative proposals to build community-led affordable housing for over 55s in New Wortley have been submitted. New Wortley Housing...

These community initiatives in Armley, Bramley and Kirkstall are set for council funding

Kitchen improvements at New Wortley Community Centre, cookery clubs in Bramley and a Christmas market at Kirkstall Abbey could be awarded Leeds...

Fun awaits Eco Buddies at New Wortley Community Centre Youth Club

Fun times and new friends await children who attend the Eco Buddies youth club at the New Wortley Community Centre to on...