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Brown bin collections stop for winter

Brown bin collections stop for winter

Collections of brown bins will stop temporarily from 29 November. The regular collections of garden waste are suspended every year as demand for the service is low. Experience shows that with fewer jobs to do in the garden over the winter months, brown bins aren’t used as much, if at all. Garden waste can still […]

By October 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Refurbished older peoples flats ready to let

Refurbished older peoples flats ready to let

Ingram Court in Holbeck is nearing the end of a major refurbishment and properties in the sheltered housing complex will be advertised in the next few weeks. Ingram Court has been empty for some time, but has now been fully refurbished as part of the PFI funded housing regeneration programme. The scheme has a total […]

By October 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Roundup: Bulbs, Barns and Brides

South Leeds Roundup: Bulbs, Barns and Brides

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Beeston, where the Asha Neighbourhood Project  is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary next year. They’ve been out planting daffodil bulbs in resident’s gardens on Stratford Street where they’re based, ready […]

By October 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Work starts on Beeston Hill community garden

Work starts on Beeston Hill community garden

Work has started in earnest on a new community garden in the heart of built-up Beeston Hill, outside the unused Holy Spirit church building on Tempest Road. About twenty people – local residents, members of charities and faith groups, and Council staff – spent the day clearing the overgrown space yesterday (in the warm sunshine!), […]

By October 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Hunslet Rugby League Remembered at The Garden Gate

Hunslet Rugby League Remembered at The Garden Gate

Author John Rigg writes: Last Friday lunchtime, the “Hunslet Rugby League Remembered” Heritage Room was officially opened at the Garden Gate public house in south Leeds. I had received an invitation from Peter Todd, the General Manager of the Hunslet Hawks RLFC, who has also previously been kind enough to stock copies of An Ordinary […]

By October 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Halloween Party & Firework Night at Holbeck WMC

Halloween Party & Firework Night at Holbeck WMC

Halloween Party and Fireworks Night at Holbeck WMC. Two fun-filled nights are coming up at Holbeck Working Men’s Club. On Saturday 1 November 2014 we have a Halloween Party for children and adults from 6pm. Fancy dress for all ages (adults and children) with prizes for the best dressed. Hot food will be available to […]

Mencap Day of Fun at White Rose Centre

Mencap Day of Fun at White Rose Centre

White Rose Shopping Centre is staging a day of fun, entertainment and information on Thursday (30 October 2014) on behalf of Mencap. Dancers, a magician, Mencap’s popular Creative Spirit table  and Halloween themed games will be taking place  in the centre’s southern atrium  between Next and Boots during the day to help raise awareness and […]

By October 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Community Orchestra

South Leeds Community Orchestra

Music comes back to South Leeds A year ago a group of 50 musical friends reunited at Morley Town Hall to celebrate 4 decades of music making by the South Leeds Music Centre. The event was such a success that they decided that this shouldn’t be a one off event. And now it’s a reality. […]

Beeston Hill gets gardening

Beeston Hill gets gardening

This month sees work starting on a new community garden in the heart of built-up Beeston Hill. Volunteers from across the neighbourhood will be starting to clear and tidy up the green space outside the (now unused) Church of the Holy Spirit, on Tempest Road, on Tuesday 28 October 2014. (Extra helpers are very welcome […]

By October 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Community heroes are rewarded by White Rose

Community heroes are rewarded by White Rose

More than 25 community heroes were recognised and rewarded at an awards ceremony at White Rose Shopping Centre. The third annual White Rose Community Awards saw presentations to people involved in a wide range of activities that benefit others – from charitable, environmental, historical and educational projects to initiatives that support the unemployed, vulnerable women […]

By October 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →