Category: Local Groups

  • 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

  • THIRD SECTOR LEEDS GOES LOCAL – DETAILS OF NEXT WORKSHOP – TUESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER

    The next round of 3rd Sector workshops takes place in September. These are open to anyone in the volunteer sector to attend. The theme of the workshops is Community Cohesion and Resilience. If you would like to attend the event for our area will be held at the Cardigan Centre in Headingley on Tuesday 5th…

  • CAROL SINGING – SING-A-LONG AT LEEDS MODERNIANS – ALL WELCOME WEDNESDAY 21ST DECEMBER at 7PM

    Details are :-  Sing along with a choir and small band provided by Grace Community Church at Leeds Modernians starting at 7.00 pm on Wednesday 21st December There will be the normal facilities at the club plus Mulled Wine, Hot Dogs and Mince Pies. A Special Visitor will also be coming (could this be Santa!?)…

  • SAVE THE DATE – COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP WORKSHOP – 23rd FEBRUARY 2017

    A Street Cleansing workshop for residents and residents groups has been arranged for the above date. It is proposed this will run between 10am and 2pm at Pudsey Civic Centre. Details below. Let me know if you would be interested in attending and if you would be interested in attending if the date and time…