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Half term activity roundup

Half term activity roundup

Next week (14-19 February 2016) is half term for schools in South Leeds. Here is a roundup of activities on offer in the area.   The Hunslet Club As usual, The Hunslet Club will be running an Activity Camp for children in Key Stage 1 and above from Monday to Friday. Activities for boys and […]






By February 9, 2016 2 Comments Read More →
Noor’s Palestine Marathon adventure

Noor’s Palestine Marathon adventure

Beeston bus driver Noor Zaman will be running in the Palestine Marathon on 1 April. Having climbed Snowdon and Ben Nevis on community hikes he was looking for an overseas challenge and saw the opportunity to raise funds for good causes. Noor will tackle the 26 mile course, which starts and finishes in Manger Square, […]






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White Rose Cheerleaders find new home in Beeston

White Rose Cheerleaders find new home in Beeston

White Rose Cheer was started by Kelly and Allie last year in Tingley, but has found a new home at the new Level Up Academy on Lockwood Court in Beeston. White Rose specialise in acrobatic cheerleading routines and run classes for under 8s, under 11s and over 11s; as well as a Tumbling class open […]






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Fracking and your health

Fracking and your health

This article is part of the fracking series put together by Frack Free LS26. Hutton Energy has recently bought the license to complete exploratory fracking drills across south Leeds, including in Middleton and Belle Isle, and much of the surrounding area. This series of articles hopes to educate people about the risks of fracking, and […]






Obituary: Ivor Dykes – a real Friend of Middleton Park

Obituary: Ivor Dykes – a real Friend of Middleton Park

Ivor Dykes – 1924-2015 Ivor was a real character and a real Friend of Middleton Park and the local community. I think it’s safe to say that he lived life to the full, enjoying as much of it as his health allowed him to. Ivor was born in 1924 at 4 Hanover Place during a […]






Planning applications 1 February 2016

Planning applications 1 February 2016

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 1 February 2016:   Change of use of ground floor shop to house including alterations, single storey infill extension and new boundary wall with gate […]






By February 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
‘Managed area’ is not working

‘Managed area’ is not working

There’s been a lot of debate in Holbeck recently about the ‘managed area’ for prostitution. The story goes as follows. There’s long been prostitution in the area and it has caused nuisance and distress to local residents. The police have tried their normal approach although according to research by York University it has “made very […]






By February 7, 2016 6 Comments Read More →
Read our February newspaper online

Read our February newspaper online

Have you read the February edition of our South Leeds Life newspaper yet? We’ve been distributing copies to community venues throughout LS10 and LS11. Copies are available from libraries, schools, community centres, GP practices, shops and other community venues. You can find a full list of pick up points here: www.southleedslife.com/newspaper/newspaper-pick-up-points. If you can’t get […]






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Running for Skye 2016

Running for Skye 2016

Skye’s Fight Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia RUNNING FOR SKYE 2016. 14th February. Middleton Park. Our Fun Run is, fast approaching and we are getting very excited & hoping for a great day just like last year. ♡ WE CAN CONFIRM PEPPA PIG WILL BE JOINING US on the day and will be helping to dedicate Skye’s […]






For everyone that walks home alone at night

For everyone that walks home alone at night

From Denise Dixon Beeston Facebook Site.   Scridb filter