So Paolo Di Canio, Sunderland FC’s new manager is a fascist, but not a racist. And I keep meeting people in Beeston who aren’t racist, but don’t want “another mosque”. Well I’ve set myself a tricky tightrope to walk this week folks. I’m not going to say anyone in Beeston is “a racist”, but think [...]
The people of Beeston are being encouraged to show their community pride and join in the cleaning up of two corners of the area. Two community clean ups are set to take place in Beeston next week: one in the Tempest Road area and another on the Parkwood Estate. On Monday Aire Valley Homes have [...]
Tai Chi classes are being offered at the Hamara Healthy Living Centre in Beeston. Tai Chi is a gentle excercise practiced by millions of Chinese people. The free class is aimed at mature people and runs every Wednesday morning at 10:00am at the centre on Tempest Road.
Hamara Healthy Living Centre, the Beeston-based community organisation, is recruiting ambassadors as part of its Building Bridges project. Building Bridges is one of twelve projects funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation which aim to combat Islamophobia across West Yorkshire. “We are looking for up to 20 inspiring and ambitious ‘Ambassadors’, male and female, who can [...]
The Hamara Healthy Living Centre in Beeston is offering two ways to get involved in sport this month. The Tennis Activator is a one day course, open to anyone over 14 years. You are invited to come and give it a go and become a sports leader. The course runs on Monday 18th February from [...]
The Hamara Centre will be celebrating Chinese New Year with a lunch on Wednesday 6th February. In the Chinese calendar, 2013 is the Year of the Snake. The Hamara Healthy Living Centre is on Tempest Road in Beeston. Ring 0113 277 3330 to book your place.
South Leeds Life received this email from Gohar Almass Khan, the secretary of the South Leeds Community Alliance Group, which has organised a community clean-up next Thursday. Everyone is welcome to attend: Dear friends & colleagues, First of all I’d like to take the opportunity to thank you all on behalf of South Leeds Community [...]
The South Leeds Life Group met yesterday at the end of a second successful year. We are rather pleased with ourselves here at South Leeds Towers. 2012 saw a completely revamped website with extra features such as What’s On events guide. We launched the Community Reporters website, so that anyone can write a story for [...]
Please find the above poster for an FA level 1 course we are looking to deliver in partnership with Leeds city college, writes Sujaat Riaz from Hamara’s Streetwise Project. This course will be FREE however, only for young people in the NEET (not in Education, Employment or Training) category. Hamara is based in Tempest Road, Beeston.
A range of individuals and organisations from across Leeds were honoured by Hamara last night. Three hundred guests gathered for Hamara’s third annual Community Awards ceremony last night. We were entertained by singers and dancers from South Leeds Academy and heard from members of the Hamara “family” about what attending programmes at the centre means [...]