Opal Membership 2024

Yes, it’s that time of year when we ask you to renew your OPAL Membership.  Thank you very much to all who have already paid their membership for the year!.   Membership costs £12 for the year.  If you find it hard to pay this amount, please talk to member of staff by phoning 0113 261 […]

Thanks you Nov-Dec 2022

Thank you to Dominic Exton and the team at DAC Beachcroft.  They took part in a corporate football event in August and raised £65 for OPAL! A big thank you to everyone who has paid their membership , it really helps us out and makes a big difference. Thank you to the late Muriel Towler for the donation to OPAL […]


Ailsa had a fabulous time at Buckingham Palace receiving her well-seserved MBE. Prince William was the lucky royal who got to meet and present Ailsa with her award.  Ailsa says that “although the aware has my name on it, it is definitely and aware for everyone at OPAL”.

Thank You

A big thank you to everyone who came to our Christmas Fair in December.   We hope you all had a wonderful time, we certainly did! Thank you so much to Powder who donated the money from her Christmas stall sales to OPAL, it really means a lot!  A huge thank you to the donor who […]

Ailsa’s Marathon

Ailsa will be running the Rob Burrow Leeds Mareathon on Sunday 14th May 2023.  She has been training for this in her free time and is excited to take part.   She is running the marathon for OPAL.   If you would like to sponsor Ailsa, with all funds going back into OPAL, please call on 0113 […]

Photo Wall

Be sure to check out our new photo wall in the corridor!    This display will change monthly sokeep your eyes peeled to see if you can spot yourself!

Thank You Sep/Oct 22

Thank you to Leeds Modernians for the kind donation towards OPAL, we appreciate it very much!  It was wonderful joining in with the Cookridge Scarecrow Festival, thanks for having us! A big thank you to J Parker Nursery in Manchester for donating fruit trees to our orchard.   Fingers crossed they will deliver good bounty in […]

Royal Mail

The Royal Mail has now started collecting parcels from your home.  Thanks to your postie, you can now send and return parcels from your home without going out of you way.  All you need to do is buy postage online and book a collection.  If you can’t print out a label, don’t worry, your postie […]

Age UK Leeds, Scams Information and Support Service

Age UK Leeds are now running a service which helps to prevent people from falling for scams by providing free and confidential information sessions with people aged 50+.  For more information, please phone 0113 389 3000 or email info@ageukleeds.org.uk

Letter from the Queen

When it was our birthday, we wrote to the Queen to invite her to our celebrations.   Unfortunately, the Queen was busy so couldn’t make it, but instead sent us this lovely letter!