Post Tagged with: “Community”

How this Huddersfield boxing club is fighting knife crime in the town

How this Huddersfield boxing club is fighting knife crime in the town

  by Will Ford “Most boxing clubs out there want to make boxing champions but I want to make community champions.” That’s what Mark Reynolds, Rawthorpe Amateur Boxing Club (RABC) founder and owner, wants to achieve with his club. RABC is a community hub that provides high quality coaching with a focus on developing the life skills of young people. […]

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New Horsforth Brewery premises set to become hub for local community

New Horsforth Brewery premises set to become hub for local community

By Will Ford The owner of Horsforth Brewery has moved his business to larger premises to meet the growing demand for his craft beer. Mark Costello, 34, started brewing as a hobby five years ago before starting to sell his beer to local shops and pubs in August last year. The new brewery on Station Road, Horsforth, will open on […]

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Dementia community group works with businesses to help raise awareness

Beauty by Emily, Town Street, Horsforth

By Emily Smith Local businesses in Horsforth have been working alongside the charity Alzheimer’s Society to create a dementia friendly community. Beauty salon ‘Beauty by Emily’ recently got involved with the charity’s initiative by displaying a dementia friendly sticker and attending training sessions. Hannah Pollard, 22, beauty therapist at Beauty by Emily said: “It was good to understand exactly how […]

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Call for community volunteers in Leeds to reduce flood risk

Source: The River Stewardship Company

By Emily Smith A volunteer day to reduce the risk of flooding in and around Horsforth has been hailed a “success” by organisers who urge others to get involved. The River Stewardship Company hosted the volunteer day in partnership with Leeds City Council to help the environment and reduce the chances of flooding. Sarah Emberson, 47, community and education officer […]

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Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

By Lauren Entwistle STALL-HOLDERS at Horsforth’s monthly farmers’ market say they are worried Brexit may harm their trade.

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Leeds community rallies round to help man with tumour

Leeds community rallies round to help man with tumour

A selfless husband and father, suffering from a tumour in his leg, has been overwhelmed by the offers of help after his neighbour posted a request for aid on a community Facebook page.

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Beeston looking to forget ten years after 7/7

Mohammed Sidique Khan (left), and Shehzad Tanweer (centre) were both from Beeston.  Hasib Hussain (right) was from Holbeck.

As the country fell silent to remember the 52 killed in the 7/7 bombing, 10 years on residents in Beeston are trying to erase the area’s bad press.

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West Yorkshire is proud of its Neighbourhood Watch

Looking after our communities

    By Caroline Grandjean Neighbourhood Watch in West Yorkshire is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and its achievements.

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Horsforth Walk of Art a resounding success

Horsforth Walk of Art a resounding success

  By Emma Kirwan Horsforth schools, artists and musicians came together over the weekend to show what the town has to offer creatively, making the first Horsforth Walk of Art a resounding success. The project was set up by devoted mother Lara Rule, who started with the idea of planting homemade bird boxes around the town and later developed the project into […]

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Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

A Conservative front-bencher will visit Bradford to see what effect community based projects are having on the city. Community Secretary, Eric Pickles, 62, from Keighley, will visit Bradford based community projects tomorrow to see the positive impact they are having on local residents. Mr Pickles will meet with organisers and members of the‘Thank You Bradford Project’ which enables asylum seekers […]

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