Belle Isle

BITMO hosts a Valentine’s party for its sheltered tenants

BITMO hosts a Valentine’s party for its sheltered tenants

BITMO – the Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation – which manages council housing in Belle Isle, held a special Valentine’s party at the GATE centre for its elderly tenants. The afternoon tea party took place on Thursday 15 February 2018 and staff from across the organisation pitched in with entertainment and refreshments. Donna York explains: […]

By February 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Dementia ‘Time for a Cuppa’ event at BITMOs GATE (Update)

Dementia ‘Time for a Cuppa’ event at BITMOs GATE (Update)

Dementia ‘Time for a Cuppa’ event at BITMOs GATE. (Update) ‘Time For A Cuppa’ is a national campaign to help raise money and awareness for Dementia UK, a charity that supports people and their families who are affected by dementia. We’re hosting a Time For A Cuppa event on Saturday 3 March 2018, between 12-4pm, […]

By February 17, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Red Lychee celebrates Chinese New Year in Belle Isle

Red Lychee celebrates Chinese New Year in Belle Isle

The Lychee Red Chinese seniors project welcomed guests from the Friendship Group and the Women’s Wellbeing group to their Chinese New Year celebrations at Belle Isle Family Centre. After a traditional lion dance made its way around the room, with everyone encouraged to touch the lion for good luck, the was a review of the […]

By February 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Stop Smoking stops at the GATE

Stop Smoking stops at the GATE

Belle Isle TMO 14 February Stop Smoking sessions scheduled for Fridays 12:30pm-3:30pm at The GATE are postponed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience and will let you know the new start date as soon as possible. In the meantime please refer to oneyouleeds.co.uk for further info or phone 0800 169 4219 for your […]

By February 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Community rallies for local lad Jason

Community rallies for local lad Jason

People from across Hunslet, Belle Isle and south Leeds are rallying to raise funds for popular local lad Jason Pepper who – aged just 27 – is fighting a losing battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. Jason – who grew up and lives in Belle Isle, attended Merlyn Rees High School, and […]

By February 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fighting for breath in Hunslet

Fighting for breath in Hunslet

Local residents are urging others in their community to join an “empowering and friendly” exercise class in Hunslet – called Breathe Easy – or face the risk of losing it. The British Lung Foundation has been running the classes for anyone with breathing difficulties, such as COPD or asthma, since last year. They run each Thursday […]

By February 13, 2018 1 Comments Read More →
Red Ladder bring Playing The Joker to South Leeds

Red Ladder bring Playing The Joker to South Leeds

In this 50th year since the legendary ‘Watersplash Final’, Red Ladder Theatre Company is touring rugby league play ‘Playing The Joker’ to rugby clubs and non-traditional arts spaces across Yorkshire. Written by award-winning author and former Sunday Mirror journalist Anthony Clavane (Promised Land/Leeds Lads), ‘Playing The Joker’ examines the People’s Game through the eyes of […]

By February 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Middleton Elderly Aid new Walking Group

Middleton Elderly Aid new Walking Group

A new walking group from Middleton Elderly Aid starts on Wednesday 14 March 2018, 11.30am-12.30pm. This will be based on the very popular BITMO’s GATE Walk and Talk group, I lead every Monday 11am-12pm. The Belle Isle walking group will continue to run as its done for the last two and a half years. Everyone […]

By February 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Yorkshire Dance launches new dance classes for over-55s in Belle Isle and Holbeck

Yorkshire Dance launches new dance classes for over-55s in Belle Isle and Holbeck

Yorkshire Dance launches three new dance classes for over-55s in Belle Isle, Holbeck & Holt Park. Everyone aged 55 and over is invited to join one of three free dance classes being launched in Leeds. Yorkshire Dance, the dance development organisation for the Yorkshire region, is adding to its already impressive range of activities for […]

By February 10, 2018 1 Comments Read More →
Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2018

Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2018

South Leeds may not have swept the board at this year’s Child Friendly Leeds Awards, but we have footage of Errol Murray from Leeds Dads winning the Adult Making a Difference for Young People award; and a terrific performance from the Broomfield Band. Errol is the founder of Leeds Dads, a project that provides a […]

By February 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →