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On The Buses: Brenda from Bristol

On The Buses: Brenda from Bristol

Are you like Brenda from Bristol? Loudly wailing “Not another one!” when confronted with the fact that there is to be an election in June? Personally, I think it makes sense to have an election. So much has changed in the political landscape since the 2015 election that although it is merely two years ago, […]

Slideshow: Hunslet Club’s Messy Mile

Slideshow: Hunslet Club’s Messy Mile

It was a messy Sunday down at the Hunslet Club today (23 April 2017) – but all in a good cause. The challenge was to run a mile around the sports field whilst ‘helpers’ threw powder paint at you. Over sixty young and not so young people took part in the family fun. Sponsorship was […]

Planning applications 17 April 2017

Planning applications 17 April 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 17 April 2017:   One illuminated sign 245 Elland Road Beeston Leeds LS11 8TU 17/02151/ADV Repair and replacement of Knostrop Weir sluice and canal bywash  […]

Jobs (building futures)

Jobs (building futures)

Kim Groves’s Says in the  post  The Alternative Westwood Estate Community Group. 15 opportunities, no qualifications needed. If you need help with Interview Skills call in at St George’s Centre Middleton Job Shop; The Point Job shop at White Rose Shopping Centre; or Dewsbury Road One Stop Centre.   Scridb filter

Jobs Day at the GATE

Jobs Day at the GATE

Belle Isle TMO JOBS DAY in the GATE and we had a great turnout…upwards of 20 people receiving 121 job searching support and careers advice from a variety of organisations all day. A big thank you to all the businesses and support agencies who helped out. The next BITMO Jobs Day will be on the […]

Road safety event this week in Beeston

Road safety event this week in Beeston

This Friday (28 April 2017) sees a free local event promoting road safety, between 11.30am-1.30pm at the Hamara Centre in Beeston. It is organised by The Gambia Welfare Society (TGWS) in Leeds, in conjunction with Leeds City Council – and everyone is welcome. Activities will feature: a reaction timer challenge, to show how long it […]

South of the River – Rough Trade

South of the River – Rough Trade

The Yorkshire Post reported this week that Burberry are “taking a moment to think through” their plans to build a new manufacturing base in Holbeck on the old Kays site. I say the Kays site, but it’s a whole bunch of sites, including perhaps most importantly Temple Works, the Grade I listed building, which Burberry […]

Marie Curie needs your help

Marie Curie needs your help

Are you looking for a fun day of volunteering? Then look no further! The Leeds Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 14 May and we need your help! If you’re not much of a runner but you still want to be involved then volunteer for Marie Curie to support our runners! Marie Curie supports people […]

Charlie’s Angel Centre Foundation charity event with Simon Gregson

Charlie’s Angel Centre Foundation charity event with Simon Gregson

“The Best Days of Your Life” is to be a spectacular evening brought to you by Andrew Kosicki of L.M.R Entertainment and Veronica Fairhurst of Fairhurst & Bleasby Ltd. This evening is is to raise much needed funds and awareness for a small Middleton based charity – Charlie’s Angel Centre Foundation (Registered Charity Number: 1172233) […]

Shine Nail Bar up for national award

Shine Nail Bar up for national award

The Shine Nail Bar reaches the finals of the “Scratch Stars” Nail Awards The Shine Nail Bar are celebrating today as they were named as a finalist for The Shooting Star Award at the Scratch Stars Awards 2017. The annual awards, presented by leading industry publication Scratch Magazine, are now in their 6th year and […]