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Local band The Barmines burst into life

Local band The Barmines burst into life

South Leeds indie rock band The Barmines continue their upward surge into the music world, with a major set lined up at Leeds Festival this weekend, the hotly-anticipated release of their latest single – ‘Reliance’ – in early September, and more. South Leeds Life met up with lead guitarist and singer Rob Burton, to find […]

By August 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Join in the Leeds transport conversation

Join in the Leeds transport conversation

The Leader of Leeds City Council has invited everyone in the city to “join in the conversation” on the future of transport in Leeds. Council Leader and Middleton Park Councillor Judith Blake made the call as the next phase of the biggest-ever discussion on transport strategy held with residents, businesses and visitors got underway this […]

Great victory for Huns over Knights

Great victory for Huns over Knights

Hunslet Hawks came out on top against York City Knights at Bootham Crescent on Sunday afternoon in a must win game in the Super 8s, getting the victory with a 33-12 scoreline after a fantastic first half put the visitors firmly in the driving seat. Photos by Phoenix Photography Hunslet dominated the first half, after […]

Planning applications 15 August 2016

Planning applications 15 August 2016

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following application was validated in the week beginning 15 August 2016:     Variation of condition 13 (hours of use and deliveries) and condition 18 (trade counter use) of planning permission 14/02751/FU (Block […]

BITMO GATE Walk and Talk Group becomes Dementia Friendly

BITMO GATE Walk and Talk Group becomes Dementia Friendly

Hi, I have been working hard to get more people to walk on the BITMO GATE Walk and Talk walking group and to obtain grants and funding, which would allow me to buy certain things like Pedometers for everyone on the walks. I have managed to get grants and get the Dementia Friendly accreditation. I’m […]

West Yorkshire Police Open Day

West Yorkshire Police Open Day

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds Inner South Do you and your family/friends have plans on Sunday 11th September? If not you do now, get yourselves down to our open day at Elland Road! There’s loads of family fun activities, FREE entry & parking and even a sponsored abseil down the Police HQ building! **Please help […]

New Fitness Group starting at Manorfield Hall

New Fitness Group starting at Manorfield Hall

Belle Isle TMO ** New Fitness Group starting at Manorfield Hall ** Starting on Monday September 5th the classes are open to all – men, women and children – all you need to bring is yourself, suitable clothing and a bottle of water! …. Easy as that…! Scridb filter

Holbeck homes officially opened by Hilary Benn MP

Holbeck homes officially opened by Hilary Benn MP

MP Hilary Benn cuts the ribbon at new South Leeds £4.5 million affordable housing development Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn recently officially opened a new £4.5 million affordable housing scheme close to the heart of the city. The development at Brown Lane East in Holbeck includes 18 two-bedroom flats and 24 three and four-bedroom houses […]

Classic bus event comes to south Leeds this Sunday

Classic bus event comes to south Leeds this Sunday

This Sunday (21 August 2016), Middleton Railway and Thwaite Mills will be participating in the 3rd Leeds Classic Bus Runday, with free vintage bus rides available across the city. The day will involve vintage buses running on two routes, as follows: Route 26 – Middleton Railway to Kirkstall Abbey, via Leeds New York Street. Route […]

Beeston pub shows poetic licence

Beeston pub shows poetic licence

The Broadway pub on Dewsbury Road are this Friday (19th August) hosting what they hope will be the first of many evenings of live entertainment – including performance poetry, music, and comedy. This inaugural event in particular promises some of Yorkshire’s finest up-and-coming poets, including Toria Garbutt, Matt Abbott, Gav Roberts, and Kirsty Taylor. Broadway […]

By August 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →