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Archive | January, 2018

Fake news

We’ve all seen dubious looking Facebook and Twitter posts, as well as dodgy emails. According to West Yorkshire Police this particularly unpleasant example is currently doing the rounds.  According to them “The attachment is a sanitised version of a message which has been circulating in Leeds.  It is a fraudulent message which has no truth […]

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Free Maternity Action training for Midwives, Voluntary sector workers and Volunteers

This free one day introductory training course aims to equip participants with the knowledge to help destitute migrant women access accommodation and support during their pregnancy or new motherhood. It also provides an overview of NHS charging regulations. When: Thursday, 15th February 2018 10:00am – 3:00pm Where: Refugee Council | Puffin Room, 2nd Floor Oak […]

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Volunteer Skills training from LASSN – open to all

Each year LASSN run a series of training sessions, based on what our volunteers have asked us for in our Annual Volunteer Survey We have 5 sessions planned for 2018 with more in the pipeline. These include – Working Safely – Communicating more effectively with someone with very basic English – Mental Health: how to […]

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Resource of the week #6: Places of Worship & Free WiFi

Below are a comprehensive set of links to places of worship in Leeds, as well as a map showing free WiFi hotspots run by the council.  Mosques in Leeds http://bit.ly/leedsmosques Churches in Leeds http://bit.ly/leedschurches Sikh gurdwaras in Leeds http://bit.ly/leedssikhtemples Hindu mandirs in Leeds http://bit.ly/leedsmandirs Obviously there are significantly more religions than this in Leeds – […]

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