Charlestown Nevis (Monday May 28, 2012) —
Hon Joseph Parry with members of the Leeds Nevisian Community
Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph W. Parry along with a delegation that has just completed a tour of three English cities, worshiped on Sunday with the largely St. Kitts-Nevis congregation, at the Roscoe Methodist Church in Leeds.
The Premier who was very welcomed by the congregation, got up and thanked the members of the church for their warmth and embracing manner shown to him and his team. Continue reading
Mrs. Diana Phillip
Tributes have been paid to Diana Phillip, Leeds’s first black Magistrate who has died at the age of 84.
According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Mrs. Phillip came to Leeds from the West Indian island of St. Kitts in the 1950s and soon became a pillar of the community in Chapeltown, taking a leading role in many organisations including the Citizens’ Advice Bureau, Mayflower Children’s Club, Leeds Afro-West Indian Self-Help Association and Leeds Playhouse. Continue reading