Chapeltown Community Nursery Photography Exhibition (until 30 June 2021.)

A community photoshoot organised by Chapeltown Community Nursery with photographer Jonathan Turner was made possible through Leeds Inspired and supported by the Aviva Community Fund via crowdfunding. People in the community were able to have a professional studio portrait taken by Jonathan, as well as having the opportunity to take a ‘Posh Selfie’. Preschool children […]

Echoes of Thornton – A Celebration of Heritage and Community

A new interactive artwork is helping people to find out more about the area’s history and highlight the importance of community. Thornton village is famous as the birthplace of the Brontës, as well as its 20-arch viaduct and the former workers’ cottages which form South Square which were rescued from demolition in the 1980s. Those […]

New Health and Wellbeing Hub in Adel

Individual general practitioners can now work in the transformed former doctor’s surgery in Adel, where state of the art facilities and a £200,000 investment have created a health and wellbeing hub, Adel Health. A fitness studio will be added later in 2021. Dan Besau is the investor who bought the premises and began the refurbishment straight […]

First UK Degree Level Learning Disabled Performing Arts Course Launched in Yorkshire

Bradford’s Mind the Gap has launched a new Performing Arts course for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. York St John University has validated the course, which will give successful students a Certificate in HIgher Education. The first in the UK, this course equates to the completion of the first year of a degree. Many […]

The Tetley – Supporting Superheroes (and this one’s just 8 years old)

The Tetley’s Superheroes of Leeds campaign asks members of the public to nominate anyone they feel has gone that extra mile during lockdown. One of the responses was unexpected – that of James Tortice, who is creating artwork to sell to raise money for his friend Henry. Henry, who is 5, has neurobastoma. This is […]