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I never thought it would happen to me!

I never thought it would happen to me!

I joined South Leeds Sisters about four years ago with zero running experience, having spotted groups of chattering, laughing women running around the streets of Beeston and Middleton. I thought “I would like to be a part of something like that”.  I didn’t think it was likely I’d be able to fit into a group […]

Want to help make Leeds Age Friendly?

Want to help make Leeds Age Friendly?

Want Leeds to be an Age Friendly city? So do we. The Age Friendly Charter Steering Group meet once a month to discuss how Leeds can be a great city to grow old in. In 2018, we are encouraging businesses to let older people come in and rest for a few minutes if they need […]

Charlies-Angel-Centre Foundation

Charlies-Angel-Centre Foundation

Our latest entry for the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards has been submitted by Charlies-Angel-Centre Foundation, a charity for bereaved parents based in Middleton. For details of how your community group can enter please click here. I would like to nominate Charlies-Angel-Centre Foundation  for a Community Award from St Luke’s Cares in association with South […]

Holbeck man arrested on suspicion of child grooming

Holbeck man arrested on suspicion of child grooming

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that officers arrested a man in Holbeck on Saturday (13 January 2018) on suspicion of child grooming. He was interviewed and released on police bail with conditions pending further enquiries. A group calling themselves Dark Justice posted this photo on Facebook on Saturday afternoon, claiming the arrest occurred at 3pm […]

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Teenagers invited to UTC Leeds Open Day

Teenagers invited to UTC Leeds Open Day

Teenagers are invited to find out more about careers in engineering at a UTC Leeds sixth form open evening for prospective students. UTC Leeds, on Sayner Road, in Hunslet, specialises in advanced engineering and manufacturing and recruits students from the age of 14 as well as at 16. UTCs provide academic and technical qualifications for […]

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Pupils and staff enjoy lunch at Gaucho

Pupils and staff enjoy lunch at Gaucho

On Thursday 28 December 2017 one hundred children and fourteen staff from both Low Road and Windmill Primary Schools were invited to Gaucho Restaurant in Leeds for a slap up lunch. This was in conjunction with Radio Aire‘s Cash for Kids/Mission Christmas who both schools have supported throughout the year. The children were chosen for […]

Beeston Family Tree research group looking for a room

Beeston Family Tree research group looking for a room

Peter Kirby  Hi Everyone, Hope you can help or spread the word. I have lived in Beeston all my life and I know there is lots of help in the community. My wife Julie has been working with elderly people for approximately 5 years. She has been helping people build family trees using the internet. […]

Take your seats with FREE Playhouse tickets

Take your seats with FREE Playhouse tickets

The spring and summer season at West Yorkshire Playhouse will be special, not just because of the range and quality of performances, but this will be the last before the playhouse closes for a major refurbishment. Every third minute in the UK someone will begin living with dementia. Every Third Minute (9 Feb – 31 […]

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Lakers host 400 runners in Middleton Park

Lakers host 400 runners in Middleton Park

On Sunday 8 January 2018 the South Leeds Lakers hosted their first race in the West Yorkshire Winter League (WYWL). The WYWL is made up of 14 teams; Stainland Lions, Baildon Runners, Stadium Runners, Queensbury RC, Dewsbury Road Runners, Pudsey Runners, Skipton AC, Northowram Pumas, Leeds Bradford Triathlon, Crossgates Harriers, Craven Energy, Idle AC and […]

Planning applications: 8 January 2018

Planning applications: 8 January 2018

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 8 January 2018:   Variation of condition 6 (opening hours) of approval 11/05255/FU to amend opening hours to 0730 – 2300 Monday to Saturday and […]

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