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It’s Question Time at The Ruth Gorse Academy

It’s Question Time at The Ruth Gorse Academy

We are planning an exciting event at The Ruth Gorse Academy on Wednesday 4 March 2015, 1:45pm – 2:45pm. We have invited some key members of our local communities to take part. An outline of the event is listed below. Students at The Ruth Gorse Academy (a new Free School within Leeds) have organised a Question […]

Marching on Together comes to South Leeds

Marching on Together comes to South Leeds

Marching on Together is a play written by Leeds based Adam Hughes. Hot on the heels of its debut performance in London at the Old Red Lion, BackHere Productions have come straight to Leeds to deliver this piece of hard hitting theatre. Funded by the Arts Council and Leeds Inspired, Marching on Together is a […]

Hedge-Laying Revival at Skelton Grange

Hedge-Laying Revival at Skelton Grange

Funding from  the CEMEX Community Fund has been giving the enthusiastic volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre a chance to travel back in time and learn woodland management skills, including the ancient art of hedge laying… with some real “cutting ‘edge” tools. Every Friday in February and March, The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) will be working […]

Middleton Park Ladies lose out to Wetherby Athletic

Middleton Park Ladies lose out to Wetherby Athletic

Middleton Park Ladies 1 – 5 Wetherby Athletic Reserves West Riding County Women’s Football League – Division Two Third placed Wetherby Athletic beat Middleton Park 5-1 away from home in a scrappy game played in awful conditions. The torrential rain and wind meant that both teams struggled to get the ball down and string passes […]

Local Charity reports a Clean Bill of Health

Local Charity reports a Clean Bill of Health

130+ people from all walks of life across south Leeds last week gathered for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of local charity Health for All, and to hear about their wide-ranging work over the past year. The charity – now in its 24th year – started life being run out of a spare bedroom in […]

Hunslet Hawks battle to beat Dewsbury Rams 18-6

Hunslet Hawks battle to beat Dewsbury Rams 18-6

Hunslet’s season finally kicked off with a win against the Dewsbury Rams at the South Leeds Stadium, in a game largely fragmented by the referee. The game started as the heavens opened over South Leeds stadium, both teams struggling to settle in the early stages  – the sudden downpour making conditions less than ideal. Hunslet […]

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Hawks win a tough game against Dewsbury Rams 18-6

Hawks win a tough game against Dewsbury Rams 18-6

Hunslet Hawks’ season finally kicked off with a win against the Dewsbury Rams at the South Leeds Stadium this afternoon (1 March 2015). In a game largely fragmented by the referee, Simon Brown kicked four penalties and one conversion with tries either side of the break from George Flanagan and Vinny Finigan. The visiting Rams […]

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Middleton couple take to the stage

Middleton couple take to the stage

A taste of 1940s glamour is coming to Leeds as the latest production by Leeds Gilbert and Sullivan Society brings the sparkling world of post-war film making to The Carriageworks Theatre, with its two main stars from Middleton. Patience was originally written about two rival poets to lampoon Oscar Wilde and Algernon Swinburne, both leading […]

Sunnyview House & Leeds City College fundraisers support Wheatfields Hospice

Sunnyview House & Leeds City College fundraisers support Wheatfields Hospice

A group of intrepid fundraisers has presented a cheque for £700 to support care at the Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds. Seven of the fundraisers are staff at Sunnyview House care home who were sponsored on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in July. Each attempted to complete the 24.5 mile (39.4km) route in under […]

South of the River – Celebrity hit list

South of the River – Celebrity hit list

A few people have mentioned recently that they’ve seen me on the telly or heard me on the radio. There’s been a lot of ribbing. “Oh you won’t be wanting to talk to likes of us anymore”, “you’ll be on Newsnight next“ and one friend even quoted Father Jack “What’s that little gobsh*t* doing on […]

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