Ladies are now Women

When we attended the awards evening for the Leeds United Ladies youth squad recently to see the impressive collection of cups and awards the U16 and U18 teams have won this year we learned that the teams will officially be … Continued

Art School 2nd year progress

In the second year of the project there were modifications to how things were run, learning from the lessons of year one, and the summer school was replaced with work during the spring holidays to fit in better for the … Continued

Major new project in Nepal

We were delighted to agree a major contribution to a new building in Nepal for the Jitpurhedi Women’s Agricultural Cooperative which President Terry had visited while volunteering in Nepal in late 2016.  We’re looking forward to seeing the pictures and … Continued

New Project

Many congratulations to Pavilion, chosen by club members for our new project developing and maintaining aspirations of girls and young women. We look forward to working with this project over the next 3 years.  This project was felt to meet … Continued

Leeds United Ladies

We are delighted that the Ladies are back in the fold with the main club and enjoying support from the club – including use of Elland Road for the first home match this week to give them a great start … Continued

Dementia Friends

At our May meeting we were delighted to hear Belinda Goode, a Dementia Friends Champion, on the subject of the varying presentations of dementia and how to watch out for those needing a little help and understanding, and how we … Continued

Leeds Ladies football success – Update!

We’re proud to be sponsoring the U15 squad whose first year is proving very successful, as well as supporting the rest of the club.  In addition to their own achievements, we were delighted to hear of their support for other … Continued

October meeting on lobbying Parliament

In our October meeting we were delighted to welcome two members of SI Harrogate & District – Val Hills and Heather Shipman – who had recently completed the trainer course run by the Parliamentary Outreach group.  They led us in discussions … Continued

2016 SI Leeds Literary Prize awarded

The 2016 Prize has been awarded to Amita Murray for Marmite and Mango Chutney. Congratulations!  Second prize went to Winnie M Li for Dark Chapter and third prize, and the SI Readers’ Choice award, went to Jamilah Ahmed for Recognising Strangers.  The prizes … Continued