Saturday, November 28, 2020

New Wortley Community Centre

New Wortley Community Centre to become walk-in Covid-19 testing centre

From Tuesday 24 November people will be able to get free Coronavirus tests at New Wortley Community Centre. The...

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 ‘grot spot’ is becoming a nice spot!

A grot spot in Mistress Lane, Armley is undergoing a transformation, writes Andy Dalton. A patch of land opposite...

Volunteering at New Wortley Community Centre – a hive of activity during lockdown and beyond

There has been a hive of activity taking place at New Wortley Community Centre, with support from volunteers since people started shielding...

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.