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Lifeline for Asylum Seekers

“By giving people bus passes, it enables them to take up offers of accommodation. It also helps them to keep in contact with friends, and give easier access green spaces and leisure activities.”

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Meet Casey

“I like everything about this place: the big swing, the jumping tower and the den. This is my second home.”

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Meet Elliot

“I do a lot of the technical set-up for the late evening slot. I’d have never thought this role was for me, let alone be doing it at this level.”

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Building Confidence Through Cycling

“Local communities have limited resources to encourage fruitful integration of newly arrived asylum seekers and refugees: an integrated bike ride is a really simple way to overcome barriers.”

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Meet Roisin

“Without the cafe, it would be very difficult for her to get any work experience, there just isn’t that opportunity, but she has the chance here.”

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Award Winning Fund Reopens

Over £140k has been distributed since 2018, as part of The Community Partnering Fund, a partnership between Northern Gas Networks, Northern Powergrid and Leeds Community Foundation grassroots projects and third sector organisations, providing pioneering and sustainable programmes throughout the North of England…

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Meet Lorraine

“Flourishing Families started their first cookery club in our school. Since then our partnership has gone from strength to strength and mentoring groups for children, creators’ clubs and a literacy club for families have all been developed.”

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