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Beeston: Longer opening hours for Elland Road park and ride

Elland Road’s new park and ride is now opening later at night for people travelling back from Leeds city centre. In response to comments from users, the park and ride site, which opened earlier this summer, will now remain open until 9.15pm. This extension gives people who are parked at the site to use bus […]

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Belle Isle Family Centre: Host of family activities in pipeline

  Hula hooping, mini-beasts gardening, circus skills and a parents’ breakfast club are all on the agenda over the next few months at Belle Isle Family Centre. Hula hoop classes are beginning again at Belle Isle Family Centre, on Thursdays from 4.30pm till 5.30pm. The centre is hosting some Minibeasts gardening sessions on Friday afternoons, […]

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Police appeal following serious assault in Beeston

  Police in Leeds are appealing for information after a 41-year-old man was admitted to hospital with serious head injuries following an incident in Beeston last night (1 September 2014). Detective Inspector John Dexter, from Leeds District CID, said: ‘‘At 9.59pm last night, we were notified by the ambulance service after a 41-year-old man was […]

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Free outdoor films prove a hit at Leeds Dock

  Hundreds of people took advantage of the dazzling array of free interactive movies screened at Leeds Dock last weekend (Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 August 2014). Site owners Allied London teamed up with Sneaky Experience to show free screenings of Disney’s Frozen, The Princess Bride, The Land Before Time and Dinosaur 13, which is […]

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Inaugural Hawks Heritage Dinner is a huge success

  Saturday evening (30 August 2014) saw the launch of the first Hunslet Hawks RLFC Heritage dinner at the South Leeds Stadium. Players past and present, club directors, and volunteers, together with local businesses ensured that the Parkside Suite was packed to the rafters for an evening that would see laughter and tears in equal […]

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Beeston Christmas Lights 2014

  The organisers of last year’s Beeston Christmas Lights which were on the grass next to Beeston Coop are having a meeting on Tuesday 2 September at 6pm to plan for this year’s Light Switch on event. A big crowd came out last year for the switch on and volunteers are sought to make this […]

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Free family fun cycle ride this Sunday

  Join Sky Ride Local for a gentle cycle along the tow path from Thwaite Mills in Stourton to the Royal Armouries Museum on Sunday (7 September 2014). Not cycled for a while and looking for an easy way to get back in the saddle? Fancy a fun way to get your friends or kids […]

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Share your memories of South Leeds Picture Houses

  I am currently in the middle of a project tracing the history of Leeds Picture Houses and am looking for both memories and pictures of any picture houses or Cinemas. If anyone who visits your site or you know who might have pictures or memories that they would be willing to share, I would love […]

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Community Network goes from strength to strength

  Eighty South Leeds residents packed into the community room at Elland Road Police Station when the South Leeds Community Network held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday (27 August 2014) The Network exists to bring community groups together to learn from one another. Groups can share their experiences and pass on tips about what […]

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Belle Isle TMO And Let’s Get Active’s Schedule

    Belle Isle TMO and Let’s Get Active’s Schedule. There’s NEW FREE classes starting in September with Leeds Let’s Get Active… check out the evening aerobics class at Middleton. Here is our new leisure centre timetable starting from September! We have a new evening dance aerobics class at Middleton, and a Women’s games and activities […]

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