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Leeds Craftivists: Water Quality Showcase

Leeds Craftivists have been working with campaigners and community groups across Leeds on improving Water Quality since April of this year, and it has been so inspiring to see just how much support there is for this campaign. Raw sewage was dumped into our rivers and seas 398,000 times in 2022 alone, creating a serious… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Water Quality Showcase

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Leeds Craftivists: Craftivists Together Exhibition

Leeds Craftivists Together Exhibition. 11th September at Holy Trinity Boar Lane. Come and see creative installations from craftivist friends across the city!With installations from Seacroft Craftivists, Roundhay Craftivists and Leeds Craftivists.Plus a craftivism taster session - perfect if you're new to the group! We are delighted to be hosting a Craftivists Together Exhibition on 11… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Craftivists Together Exhibition

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At What Cost: A Conversation about Homelessness

In this final episode of the At What Cost series, Emily and Tori sit with Revd Ian Rutherford of Central Hall Manchester and Jacob Quagliozzi, Director for England of Housing Justice. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/at-what-cost-homelessness/s-yZbprzMB5Go?si=c1ac96be733848d4bcfa7d711041b222&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This podcast will go live on Thursday 27 July. At What Cost is a collaboration between Leeds Sanctuary, the Methodist Church in Leeds… Continue reading At What Cost: A Conversation about Homelessness

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At What Cost: A Conversation about Chronic Illness and Disability

In this penultimate episode of the "At What Cost?" podcast series, Emily and Tori sit with Laura Neale, Director of "YouBelong", to hear about a Chronic Illness and Disability perspective of the Cost of Living Crisis. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/at-what-cost-chronic-illness-disability/s-S042wFMgK2d?si=30d6355821924e5abd88f2e744eb3155&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This podcast will go live on Thursday 13 July. You can find out more about YouBelong on Facebook… Continue reading At What Cost: A Conversation about Chronic Illness and Disability

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City buzzing thanks to successful Craftivism campaign

Leeds Craftivists are delighted to share that as a result of their campaign highlighting the lack of biodiversity in Leeds city centre, Leeds City Council have granted permission for wildflowers to be planted at various sites across the city centre. As our city has developed, Leeds Craftivists (a community of Leeds Sanctuary) noticed that there… Continue reading City buzzing thanks to successful Craftivism campaign

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At What Cost: A Conversation about Food Banks

In this second episode of the “At What Cost” podcast series, Emily talks to Emma Greenough, Fundraising Manager of The Welcome Centre in Huddersfield. You can read more, access the show notes and take action at www.leedssanctuary.org.uk. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/at-what-cost-foodbanks?si=214686e5688e4bbcb707cc28bc5cf108&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Additional links:The Welcome Centre | HomeThe Trussell Trust - Stop UK Hunger If you have been moved by… Continue reading At What Cost: A Conversation about Food Banks

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At What Cost: A Conversation about Debt and Budgeting

In the third episode of the "At What Cost" podcast series, Emily sat down with Samantha Price, Manager of the Wharfedale & Aireborough Christians Against Poverty Centre. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/at-what-cost-debt-and-budgeting/s-uEiJKvOkiM0?si=719a77de3aad470ba47c959b2b0bc08d&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Additional links: Christians Against Poverty: CAP UK | Home The Christians Against Poverty website hosts the CAP Money Course, CAP Life Skills and CAP Job Clubs, which… Continue reading At What Cost: A Conversation about Debt and Budgeting

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At What Cost: A Conversation about Community Cafes

In this second episode of the "At What Cost" podcast series, Tori has a conversation with Rachael Bate of Stretford and Urmston Methodist Churches about Community Cafes. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/at-what-cost-community-cafes/s-5xT3ephzYM7?si=76a89d91e2bf48f6b4c712b965f2fd55&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This link will go live on Thursday 01 June. Additional Links:The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast recently shared an episode discussing local community cafes in Leeds, which you can… Continue reading At What Cost: A Conversation about Community Cafes

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice – Water Quality

In this week's episode, Anna talks to Kirsty Tucker, Community Leader of Plastic Free North West Leeds, to discuss Water Quality. Kirsty shares her own journey of campaigning on this topic and why our Leeds Craftivists campaign on this topic really matters. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/justice-water-quality/s-pIkUv9owwjJ?si=a485ee6668964a1c819a34f865aa461f&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This link will go live on Thursday 25 May. Additional links:Plastic Free… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice – Water Quality