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Mystery posters attack City & Hunslet Councillors

Mystery posters attack City & Hunslet Councillors

A spate of mystery posters appeared on lampposts in Beeston and Hunslet overnight (Sunday 23 November 2014). The anonymous posters accuse local ward members Elizabeth Nash, Mohammed Iqbal and Patrick Davey of being conspicuous by their absence in the ward. In response Councillor Elizabeth Nash said: “At least one of the City and Hunslet councillors […]

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Belle Isle And Middleton In Bloom Group, Plant Trees In Local Area.

Belle Isle And Middleton In Bloom Group, Plant Trees In Local Area.

Made my way to Rosedale Fields to help plant trees, along with Belle Isle and Middleton in Bloom Group, BITMO Caretakers and Staff and with Leeds Parks & Countryside dept. Was a very cold and misty morning, so wrapped up well in case just standing about doing nothing. 10, Trees for planting overlooking Old Run […]

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Community unites to celebrate positive projects

Community unites to celebrate positive projects

People from across the diverse south Leeds communities gathered yesterday for a vibrant, packed-out event to celebrate the many positive local projects generated and supported through the Community First funding programme in the ‘City and Hunslet’ ward over the past three years. The Hamara Centre in Beeston Hill was packed with 160+ attendees, enjoying a […]

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South Leeds Life launches its own newspaper

South Leeds Life launches its own newspaper

South Leeds Life will be launching its first free regular newspaper at Beeston Library on Friday 28 November 2014 from 4-6pm. The paper will be available at all libraries, schools and community centres in the LS11 and LS10 areas from Monday 1st December. It will then be published each month for you to pick from […]

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Holbeck Moor’s missing water fountain

Holbeck Moor’s missing water fountain

I came across an earlier article you did about the missing drinking fountain on Holbeck Moor. A photo has turned up in the Secret Leeds Facebook group. The photo hasn’t any text with it. But the person who has posted it goes on to say “I’ve come across this photo of an ornate clock with […]

Local businesses help a community club thrive again

Local businesses help a community club thrive again

Middleton Park Football Club met last weekend (15 November 2014) to celebrate the support of our Sponsors and Local Councillors who all turned up to meet the players despite the freezing wet conditions. Children from aged 18 months to our Adult players all turned out to say thank you to all the local businesses that […]

Hope for Holbeck Working Men’s Club Renovations

Hope for Holbeck Working Men’s Club Renovations

In 2012 a group of Holbeck residents joined together to help give new life to a then struggling Holbeck Working Mens Club. Back then the Club was under-used and suffering under the economic recession. The number of members was dwindling and there were even talks of closing the Club. However, a group of locals from […]

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Hunslet Hawks reveal 2015 kit

Hunslet Hawks reveal 2015 kit

Hunslet Hawks have revealed their home and away playing kits for the 2015 season, back in the Championship. 2015 will mark the 50 year anniversary of the 1965 Challenge Cup final when Hunslet played Wigan in what is still regarded as one of the greatest ever challenge cup finals. To commemorate that historic occasion, the […]

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South of the River – Fixin’ To Die

South of the River – Fixin’ To Die

I was lucky enough to get tickets to see that old rock god Robert Plant when he played in Leeds this week. It was a great show and I love his new music, but you’ll be relieved to know I’m not going to write about him or Led Zeppelin this week. He covered an old […]

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Charity set to open Nail Bar in Beeston

Charity set to open Nail Bar in Beeston

The Shine Project, which supports girls aged 11-19 in South Leeds is opening a nail bar in Beeston and is currently looking for a manager. The Shine Nail Bar will operate as a social enterprise offering employment and training to local young people. All profits will be ploughed back into the wider project which supports […]

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