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Art Life: South Of The River | Live Work Space

Art Life: South Of The River | Live Work Space

An Artist on Every Street Corner? We take as our starting point the belief that cities are, in part, formed and reformed by the interplay of different groups and interests – politicians and policy-makers, practitioners and professionals, and residents who all act in their own way as play-makers – as well as economic forces. As […]






Berakah Players concert for peace and unity

Berakah Players concert for peace and unity

Beeston charities Faith Together in Leeds 11 and The Hamara Centre are presenting a free concert by The Berakah Players starting at 6pm on Tuesday 7 July at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. The event is part of music charity The Berakah Players’ 10th Anniversary Tour of England. The Players are musicians […]






Local Man Wayne Finds a VIP Ancestor

Local Man Wayne Finds a VIP Ancestor

Local lad Wayne, discovers he is related to Arthur Louis Aaron the only soldier in Leeds to receive the Victoria Cross in the Second World War. An enormous amount of credit must go to Julie Holmes leader of the Ancestry group, held at Belle Isle TMO every Monday 10am till 12pm and 1pm till 3pm. […]






Holbeck Gala 4 July 2015

Holbeck Gala 4 July 2015

We are very excited that Holbeck Gala is now less than a week away. Make sure you keep Saturday free, rumour has it that this is going to be the best gala yet (fingers crossed for sunshine)! Holbeck Gala is organised by local residents and runs every year on Holbeck Moor and this year it […]






Another battling defeat as Hawks beaten by Featherstone

Another battling defeat as Hawks beaten by Featherstone

Life doesn’t get any easier for Hunslet Hawks fans, but after the latest in a run of defeats against the sides at the top of the Kingstone Press Championship, there was no reason to be downhearted. In fact the performance on Sunday against Featherstone Rovers should give the supporters real hope that they will be […]






Attempted Robbery Of 76-Year-0ld Woman In Holbeck

Attempted Robbery Of 76-Year-0ld Woman In Holbeck

Crime Alert Please help & share – Holbeck, Leeds: Assault and Attempted Robbery of 76-year-old woman.   Description:  1. White  2. Mid to late 20s  3. Approx. 5.10” tall  4. Slim build  5. Light hair, possibly blonde, short at the back and sides  6. Grey hoodie with the hood down (white writing on the front) […]






Skye’s Fund Raiser At The Hawks

Skye’s Fund Raiser At The Hawks

  I made my way to South Leeds Stadium Saturday 27 June (not John Charles Stadium I’m still against change of name), to the Phoenix Bar to report on Skye’s fund raiser. Although a bit tired after Parkrun and Holbeck Club fund raiser for the Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust. Decided to walk and not go […]






Junk on the river for Waterfront Festival

Junk on the river for Waterfront Festival

This weekend (27 & 28 June 2015) sees the Leeds Waterfront Festival providing fun activities and entertainment at various locations along the river Aire in Leeds city centre. New for this year, a team of volunteers from South Leeds will be building a boat out of junk (literally stuff rescued en route to landfill), then […]






The Dome is where the Heart is

The Dome is where the Heart is

The long-awaited dome for the new Abu Huraira mosque (also known as the Hardy Street mosque) – under construction on Catherine Grove in Beeston Hill since 2013 – was assembled and dramatically winched onto the building this last week. South Leeds Life is pleased to present exclusive footage and photos, including great views over the […]






Are you or someone you know Visually Impaired?

Are you or someone you know Visually Impaired?

Hello! I am Rachel your local Independent Living Coordinator from Leeds Vision Consortium (a service funded by Leeds City Council) offering support services for blind and partially sighted adults. I am able to offer advice and assist you with practical issues such as filling in forms, applying for concessions, and discussing daily living products. I […]