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Net gains? 100%
The librarians' successes are now set to soar further with its £100,000 funding of 15 great, local causes.
Leeds, meanwhile, has confirmed its commitment to diversity in digital by signing national charter.
Heat is rising
Watch this short film to see how almost 2,000 homes and firms will benefit from heat and hot water – all via the innovative Leeds Pipes scheme. It's saving Leeds people money and cutting the city's carbon footprint.
Waste: think for a minute
Getting rid of something that could be of value to others? Leeds has many charities who could benefit from your unwanted items.
For those that don't
Men 5 times more likely to take life
Across the communities
2019 is a #SleepWithSimon 20th anniversary special edition, you know you want in on this #Leeds!— Big Change Leeds (@BigChangeLeeds) September 10, 2019
These #Fundraising events are the lifeblood that lets @simonotstreets carry out their amazing work. Get registered and make it a night to remember!https://t.co/ETP5za6MnU pic.twitter.com/60jQ1XsHWT
Lodge launch of tailored homeless support
Leeds Housing Options is a council service if you are homeless, at risk of homelessness or needing advice.
Shared Lives is recruiting
Could you offer respite or day support from your own home? Leeds Shared Lives holds a drop-in event on 8 October, 10am–2pm, at Enterprise House. The role offers tax incentives, earnings, training and support.
Know your numbers
Duo deliver through the years
Leeds Sexual Health and Gipton Children's Centre are, respectively, celebrating their fourth and 10th anniversaries. For the latter, pictured, around 4,000 children and families have benefited from the centre.
In other news...thrilled to announce our #EulogyProject exhibition on now @leedslibraries #room700 is extended until Sept 22 due to incredible visitor response and demand. Catch it while you can 🙌🏾👊🏾🙏🏾 #JamaicaLeeds 🖤💛💚 #nationallotteryheritagefund #leedsinspired pic.twitter.com/BYkcKkGL4O— JamaicaSocietyLeeds (@JamaicaLeeds) September 4, 2019
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More in Morley
Live music, poetry and arts: yes, annual favourite Morley Arts Festival is almost upon us. Among a host of events, celebrated children's author James Nicol – he of The Apprentice Witch fame – is at Morley Community Hub on 9 October for a chat and creative workshop. Grab your tickets quick.