For World Hepatitis Day 2021, Forward Leeds are spending three days cycling in Penny Pocket Park. The city’s drug and alcohol service is working together with the Hepatitis C Trust to raise awareness of the virus and encourage people to get tested. In the three days up to and including World Hepatitis Day on the…

5 WAYS are organising their own Leeds Waterfront Recovery Walk for September, which is National Recovery Month. This is in part because FAVOR UK  have postponed having a Recovery Walk in Newcastle that is open to people nationally until next year. Everyone is welcome to join in and celebrate recovery from issues with alcohol and…

Angela Clough

Angela Clough, Administrator at Forward Leeds’s Kirkgate hub has won the service’s first monthly Outstanding Achievement Award. Angela played a major role in the #BeFreeOfHepC testing in May, testing 82 people in one month for hepatitis C. Angela said: “It’s amazing to be the first winner of this award. I’ve been at Forward Leeds since…

Volunteer Frederica Rodrigues

The first week in June is national Volunteers Week, a time for us to say thank you for the contribution of our volunteers. In May 2021 alone, volunteers have given 260 hours of time to Forward Leeds. Volunteer Development Coordinator Danielle O’Connell said: “Volunteers play a huge part of the team here at Forward Leeds….

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