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Spooky Halloween events for Leeds communities

At the end of October three communities in Leeds will be treated to fun filled Halloween events and a spooky gazebo. The spooky roadshow will include Halloween crafts, pumpkin carving, fancy dress, haunting giant games, tasty treats and much more.The creepy roadshow will be held at:Clydes - Tuesday 28 October, 4-6pm, New Worthy Community Centre Click to view flyerHemingway – Wednesday 29 October, 1-3pm, Hemingway Garth Click to view flyerCottingley – Thursday 30 October, 1-3pm, Cottingley Community Centre Click to view flyerThe events have been organised by Groundwork and Mears as part of the Urban Oasis project with local support from Leeds City Council, Leeds Youth Service, New Worthy Residents Association, Barca Leeds, Castleton Primary School and Leeds Play Network.Groundwork Leeds operates across Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees and works on hundreds of local community improvement projects each year.The events were inspired by the Mears Urban Oasis project which works closely with communities to help make their local areas greener and nicer places to live, through practical activities such as clean ups, planting and food growing, to encourage a healthy and educated lifestyle.Nicola Ramsden, Community Co-ordinator at Groundwork Leeds, explained: "We wanted to create experiences that the whole family can enjoy and which encourage local residents to take pride in the community.  Families from all over Leeds are welcome to come and take part in our spooky sessions. We'll have lots of refreshments for parents including spooky food, like hotdog fingers, while enchanting games and activities will keep the kids entertained.”Carol Taylor, Mears Customer Service Manager, Leeds said: “We hope you are brave enough to join our three days of spooky activities for the local area. Mears is dedicated to supporting our local communities and we hope that as many people as possible will come along and enjoy a fantastic time."


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