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Lost WW1 medal reunited with family

Lost WW1 medal reunited with family

A medal from the First World War has been found and returned to its rightful owners, all thanks to Middleton Primary School. 11 year old Conrad Buckley found the medal on a Heritage Day event, organised by the Friends of Middleton Park, which he attended with the school last month. Whilst walking in the woods, […]

Luqman designs the train of the future

Luqman designs the train of the future

Luqman Hussain has won a nationwide competition with Virgin Trains after designing a futuristic train. Luqman, a 13-year-old student at The South Leeds Academy, entered the competition in June, along with the rest of Year 7 and 8. He designed a train for the future with his design chosen as one of three winners. The […]

South Leeds Roundup: Flooring, festivals and ferrets

South Leeds Roundup: Flooring, festivals and ferrets

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 Holbeck where HEA has been working with Keepmoat to smarten up St Matthew’s Community Centre. Apprentices working on the housing regeneration scheme turned their skills to the centre. They are now […]

Apprenticeship opportunities in ICT

Apprenticeship opportunities in ICT

Fantastic ICT Apprenticeships Available! Below you will find details of six ICT apprenticeship opportunities that are available to apply for right now. The opportunities are with firms across Leeds, including South Leeds. Apprenticeships offer you the chance to learn on the job. You will receive training and study at college and be paid a wage […]

CEG: Breathing new life into Holbeck

CEG: Breathing new life into Holbeck

You are invited to attend a community exhibition for us to share our early thoughts about a vibrant new housing, business, leisure and shopping area in Holbeck, in the heart of South Bank Leeds. The event will be held at the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, Jenkinson Lawn, Leeds LS11 9QX on Wednesday 27 July from […]

Launch of Muslim Community Safety Forum anti-Muslim Hate Crime Report

Launch of Muslim Community Safety Forum anti-Muslim Hate Crime Report

The Muslim Community Safety Forum (MCSF) released its long awaited report following a conference held last November at Beeston’s Hamara Centre, together with detailed important information relevant to the work of MCSF across West Yorkshire, and the need for the police, local authorities and third party reporting centres to work towards addressing the rising tide […]

Sporty primary pupils urged to consider Rodilian Academy

Sporty primary pupils urged to consider Rodilian Academy

The Rodillian Academy opens up places to pupils who want to excel in netball or rugby Sporty primary-school pupils in South Leeds, who will be going into Year 6 this September, are being invited to try out for a place at The Rodillian Academy, a secondary school near Lofthouse. Pupils who finished Year 5 in […]

Corinthians host Middleton charity fun day

Corinthians host Middleton charity fun day

Leeds Corinthians rugby club will be hosting a charity fun day at their Middleton base on Sunday (31 July 2016). The day will feature a bouncy castle, slide and Fun fair rides; plus a disco, majorettes display. West Yorkshire Fire Service and West Yorkshire Police will also be attending. There will be food and drink […]

Beat those summertime blues!

Beat those summertime blues!

As the school summer term comes to an end, an exciting summer holiday youth programme kicks off in South Leeds, providing children and young people with opportunities to meet, socialise and participate in a whole host of entertaining activities. Young people from Middleton, Belle Isle, Holbeck, Cottingley, Beeston and City and Hunslet will be able […]

Aire Valley development plan set for approval

Aire Valley development plan set for approval

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to approve a plan this week to guide all future development in the Aire Valley area of the city being put forward for government examination. The Aire Valley Leeds Area Action Plan, which covers 1,300 hectares of land to the south east of Leeds city centre including Hunslet […]