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Tesco puts Old Lane site up for sale – Asda silent on its plans

Supermarket giant Tesco has put up for sale land originally intended for a new supermarket in Beeston. Tesco was locked in a lengthy and unsuccessful battle with Asda to build a new supermarket in the Old Lane area last year, with city planners opting for Asda’s plans to build a new larger store on its existing […]

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Slung Low present The White Whale at Leeds Dock

Holbeck-based Slung Low Theatre’s production of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick ‘The White Whale’  is coming to Leeds Dock (formally known as Clarence Dock) between 4-14 September. This is a new version of Moby Dick. You are given a set of headphones. When you put them on you can hear all the actors like they’re whispering […]

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Hunslet Club: A Successful Summer Gala

Residents of South Leeds enjoyed an fun filled day at The Hunslet Club Summer Gala; with performing arts demonstrations, football, delicious BBQ food and lots of inflatables for the kids to enjoy. The rain held off despite the forecast and the sun was beaming down on a packed out Hunslet Club whilst the performing arts […]

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The Works Skatepark ‘£3 summer’

  This summer ‘The Works Skatepark Charity’ will be running the highly successful ‘£3 summer’. The Programme sees the doors of The Works opened from 10am to 8pm for £3 all day every day of the summer holidays 23 July – 1 September 2014. The Works is an indoor skatepark based in Hunslet. It boasts […]

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Video: Middleton mini chefs at the White Rose

Ten pupils from Middleton St Mary’s Primary School took part in a pizza making and food nutrition workshop at Frankie & Benny’s in White Rose Shopping Centre recently. Watch the above video for more!

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Middleton Park gains prestigious Green Flag award

Middleton Park is known by many as the ‘green jewel of South Leeds’ – in fact local residents have been saying for years how great it is! And now it’s been revealed that the historic park has just scooped a prestigious national Green Flag award. Middleton joins a select band of  Golden Acre Park in […]

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Middleton’s Design & Print United offers training to disadvantaged

  We are a small voluntary constituted user led group based in Middleton, South Leeds called ‘design & print united’. The aims of the group are to promote the health and well being of people with mental health problems learning disabilities BME communities disadvantaged groups, ex convicts by breaking down barriers, reducing stigma and discrimination […]

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The Gate FREE Walk And Talk

  We’re walking from BITMOs GATE Wednesday lunch times folks! Meet here at 12:30pm… walkers at all levels welcomed! Plenty of chat on the way and teas and coffees when we get back… bring a friend or make a new one! We’re doing local walks around Belle Isle, possibly up to Middleton Park, taking advantage of […]

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Ride For Roy: Memorial marathon ride for Hunslet ex-pat

The family of a Hunslet man, now living in Sarlat, France is carrying on the fight against cancer whilst commemorating a father lost to prostate cancer last year. The late Roy Bowen, educated at Leeds Grammar School, is buried in Sarlat, the town he loved best after Leeds. After school Roy joined the RAF before […]

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Woodville Square celebrates makeover with a summer tea party

  Local residents from Woodville Square, Belle Isle, celebrated a recent street makeover with a summer tea party. Families enjoyed the sunshine, cupcakes and fun activities from face-painting to a mosaic making workshop. The tea party was held to celebrate recent work done by Leeds Federated to improve the environment of Woodville Square. In response […]

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