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New name and uniform for South Leeds Academy

New name and uniform for South Leeds Academy

As South Leeds Life reported in April, discussions are progressing for The South Leeds Academy to move from the Delta Academies Trust to the Cockburn Multi Academy Trust. The school will be known as the Cockburn John Charles Academy and adopt a similar uniform to Cockburn, with a crested navy jumper being given free to […]

Barkly Road, Beeston

Barkly Road, Beeston

SO, Ladies, Gentlemen and children of our little village, Beeston. After years of battling against the proposed Mosque (sorry, multi faith Islamic learning centre etc, etc) we finally learn that the Planning Advisor, who we believe resides in BRISTOL, has given the vote to Aspiring Communities that it is a good idea for the build […]

Roll up, Roll up … for a Carers’ variety show

Roll up, Roll up … for a Carers’ variety show

Join local charity Carers Leeds for an afternoon of great entertainment held in one of the UK’s oldest music halls. Five incredible acts from across the UK will come together for an afternoon of fun and entertainment. The Uke Variety Show will take place at City Varieties Music Hall, Swan Street, Leeds City Centre on […]

It’s time for club’s panto auditions – oh yes it is!

It’s time for club’s panto auditions – oh yes it is!

Following the success of its production of Peter Pan last year The Hunslet Club have confirmed that this year’s pantomime will be the traditional  favourite “Cinderella”. The audition process gets underway on Saturday (1 July 2017) with the Club recruiting two dance sections (under 10’s and over 10’s) along with the key roles including the […]

Hunslet RLFC ravaged by the Wolfpack

Hunslet RLFC ravaged by the Wolfpack

Hunslet RLFC made history on Saturday (24 June 2017) playing their first game on another continent. Unfortunately the came up against the unbeaten full timers of Toronto Wolfpack who won the match 52-10. Toronto Wolfpack are a new club with ambitions to play in the Super League and help Rugby League break into the North […]

White Rose Speakers celebrate 5 years

White Rose Speakers celebrate 5 years

White Rose Speakers, who meet at the Jurys Inn at Brewery Wharf,  are celebrating a special anniversary this month. June 2017 marks 5 years since the club was formed to help its members build confidence, public speaking and leadership skills. It also marks the end of the third year in a row in which we […]

Planning applications 19 June 2017

Planning applications 19 June 2017

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 19 June 2017:   Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of approval 16/07490/FU for MINOR MATERIAL AMENDMENT to amend the approved external elevation and internal […]

When is Hunslet Gala?

When is Hunslet Gala?

Whether it’s Punch & Judy, giant inflatables, farm animals, or great entertainment your looking for, you’ll find it at Hunslet Community Gala. The annual event takes place on Saturday 24 June on the recreation field at Grove Road and Church Street from 11:30am. Entertainment in the arena will include Keldon School of Dance, Shardonnay and […]

New South Leeds community Timebank set to launch

New South Leeds community Timebank set to launch

A new community mental health and wellbeing network has been set up for organisations working in South Leeds. The network brings together businesses, charities and services to share resources and skills for the benefit of South Leeds community. South Leeds Shares, which has been established by a range of partners including Leeds Beckett University, Hamara, […]

Shine Project takes on Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Shine Project takes on Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Last weekend five ambitious teenage girls, along with staff from The Shine Project and volunteers (and one encouraging boyfriend), set off on what turned out to be a 14 hour walk up and down the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, all to raise money for a volunteering trip to Zambia in August. The peaks were not the […]