Category Archives: Community Meals

Hip, hip hooray for the volunteers during Volunteer Week at Leeds Crossgates Good Neighbours Scheme

  Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place at the start of June, celebrating the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK. Jane Robinson from Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours’ Scheme CIO tells us more about … Continue reading

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Christmas cheer thanks to Leeds Meals on Wheels

So what sort of Christmas are you having? Nigella, Jamie Oliver or the blessed Delia?  Whoever you choose to follow I’m sure you will add to their menus with favourite foods from your childhood Christmases regardless of whether they are … Continue reading

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More than just a meal – celebrate Meals on Wheels week in Leeds

This week, 7 – 11 November, is National Meals on Wheels week – a chance to celebrate our own Leeds City Council’s Meals on Wheels and take a look at this vital service which not only helps nourish the vulnerable … Continue reading

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An apple a day keeps the dentist away – part of Nutrition and Hydration week

Derek Johnson, Principal Catering Manager, Community Meals Leeds gives us some food for thought as he discusses  how people are getting involved in Nutrition and Hydration Week and how an apple a day can also keep the dentist away.   

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Meals on wheels – more than just a meal

Now the clocks are turned back, and winter starts to draw in vulnerable and older people are less likely to go out and there is a greater risk that they won’t get a good meal. But do you know how … Continue reading

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Let’s raise a cup to Leeds Hydration Week

As usual talking about the weather seems to be a hot topic at the moment and at the slightest hint of sunshine we worry about sun tans and the appropriate SPF factor cream – but is that the only health … Continue reading

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Presto – the new Leeds City Council service offering a helping hand around the house

At some point in our lives we may all need to call on that extra bit of help. From sweeping the path, to cleaning the house and getting the groceries keeping up with the demands of the home can become … Continue reading

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