Category: Local Groups

  • OPAL – LEEDS 16 NEIGHBOURHOOD NETWORK WOULD LIKE NEW MEMBERS

    I know many of you will already be aware of our wonderful local Neighbourhood Network, OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality), who were formerly based at Holt Park in the shop units at the back of the mall but have in the last few years moved to the now beautifully renovated former Bedford Arms…

  • KEEP BRITAIN TIDY – GREAT BRITISH SEPTEMBER CLEAN

    As you may be aware The Daily Mail and Keep Britain Tidy have launched the “Great British September Clean” campaign which you may wish to be involved in. A link to the scheme is below: https://www.keepbritaintidy.org/get-involved/support-our-campaigns/great-british-spring-clean? utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=1869&utm_content=bottom-link In this Ward we have a number of active groups and individuals who are fastidious in tackling waste…

  • UPDATE FROM OPAL (OLDER PEOPLE’S ACTION IN THE LOCALITY) – ACTIVITIES RESUMING SAFELY

    I have been this update from OPAL. Residents in Pool would normally look to Otley Action for Older People so you will need to check but in terms of the breakfasts for school children I thought it was important in case this helps. “We are starting our lunch clubs from 14th September for OPAL members…

  • LATEST OPAL NEWSLETTER

    I have been sent the latest OPAL newsletter and the information below. If you would like a pdf copy of the newsletter please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk Welcome to OPAL’s May/June newsletter. Thank you to the many people who are volunteering, donating and/or fundraising for us – it is heart-warming to see so many people…

  • OLDER PEOPLE’S ACTION IN THE LOCALITY (OPAL) –

    I have received the message below from OPAL “Dear Neighbour, Thank you so much for your offer to help during the Coronavirus Pandemic – I apologise in advance for sending a group email and also for such a long email. We are firming up our plans on how best to help people and how best…

  • WINTER FRIENDS ADVERT

    Winter Friends is a new campaign in Leeds supporting people who are most at risk of poor health during winter to take positive actions to reduce their risk. This will be achieved by encouraging people to sign up to be a winter friend – they will then be supported to do informal volunteering, share key…

  • COOKRIDGE VILLAGE HALL OPEN DAY – SATURDAY 25TH JANUARY

    Please find below details of an event which may be of interest to you: “I am writing to invite you to join us as we celebrate our village hall. This year we are joining Village Halls Week 2020, a national celebration run by rural charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) and their 38…

  • EVENT AT OPAL – 21ST NOVEMBER

    Please find below details of an event that may be of interest to you that is taking place at OPAL’s premises. OPAL were one of the recipients of the local charity donations from the Co-op. David Brook, Manager, Adel Co-op food store should like to invite customers to join him on Wednesday 21st November at ‘OPAL Welcome In’…

  • OPAL WINTER WELLBEING PROJECT

    OPAL (Older Peoples’ Action in the Locality) who are our local Neighbourhood Network, will soon be starting their Winter Wellbeing Project which runs from 29th October to 31st March 2019. We need your help with this. After reading the information below, if you know of anyone who might benefit from a voucher please let me…

  • Sponsorship Opportunity – Charity Football Game

    I have been sent this: Hi Barry We have arranged for the charity football game to take place on Sunday 13th May 2018 for Gareth Dunn. Barry can you help with any sponsorship?  Thank you   http://www.imagenorth.net/blog/2017/12/gareth-dunn-for-cancer-research-uk Can anyone help with sponsorship