Archive for Month: March 2014

  • FUNDING FOR COOKRIDGE VILLAGE HALL

    Thanks to a Wellbeing Grant of £9,000 of matched funding, Cookridge Village Hall will be able to get its roof resurfaced. At a meeting of the Outer North West Area Committee on 26th March Councillors agreed to provide the funding so that the Village Hall could continue to provide the community with a well-used and…

  • FUNDING FOR OPAL – TABLE TENNIS SESSIONS

    At a meeting of the Outer North West Area Committee on 26th March OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality) based at HoltPark received funding of £1920 to pilot a table tennis activity group for its members. This will pay for hire of the facilities and transport to and from the facilities. It will also…

  • LAUNCH OF LEEDS MONEY INFORMATION CENTRE – WEDNESDAY 19TH MARCH

    Today saw the launch of the Leeds Money Information Centre (MIC). This is part of the Take A Stand campaign. MIC does not offer loans or financial advice but will point people to the Leeds Credit Union if they need a loan or will give contact details of all debt agencies in Leeds if people…

  • PLANNING MINISTER ISSUES NEW PLANNING GUIDANCE

    The Planning Minister, Nick Boles MP has issued a written Ministerial Statement which is in précis below outlining new planning guidance for local authorities and appearing, at least in part, to address some of the common issues with the current framework: The overall focus of the guidance is to cut red tape adding to the…

  • NICE Public Health Local Government Briefings – NHS Health Checks

    Please find below some information I have received: “Dear Colleagues  NHS Health Checks are a part of Public Health which is now a Leeds City Council responsibility. There is a national NHS website at http://www.healthcheck.nhs.uk/ which provides much more information about this scheme.”

  • APPLYING FOR SMALL GRANTS – TRAINING COURSE FOR GROUPS

    This session is aimed at groups looking for small grants of up to around £10,000 to help run and expand their activities and services.  We will look at identifying appropriate funds (such as local council pots, Awards for All and charitable trusts), what funders need to know and why, and how best to approach them.…

  • UPDATE ON MOSELEY WOOD BOTTOM

    I refer to the above and would advise that I have been in touch with Planning Department to ask for an update on the original Planning Application as to when it will be taken before a Plans Panel for their thoughts and comments. The current position is as follows: “In light of the Core Strategy…