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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 […]

By November 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By November 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By November 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Young people are invited to The Cupboard’s open sessions

Young people are invited to The Cupboard’s open sessions

The Cupboard project which runs youth groups across South Leeds is holding two Open Sessions for new members on Monday and Thursday next week (24 & 27 November 2014). The sessions, at Holbeck Youth Club and Belle Isle Family Centre will be a great opportunity to find out more and try activities as well as […]

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Community Committee to discuss support for families

Community Committee to discuss support for families

South Leeds residents are invited to attend the Inner South Community Committee’s second community workshop at Leeds Civic Hall next Wednesday (26 November 2014). Having considered domestic violence and its impact in our area at the first workshop, this second workshop will focus on the theme of Children and Young People. Under the title ‘Think […]

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Join Groundwork and help Cottingley to bloom

Join Groundwork and help Cottingley to bloom

For over 15 years, environmental charity Groundwork has given away over two million bulbs in its annual Bulb Bonanza activity in a bid to make Leeds a more colourful place in the Springtime. This year, 80,000 bulbs have been distributed among churches, community groups, In Bloom groups, schools and youth groups across the city. One […]

By November 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Roundup: Temples, Testimony and Toilets

South Leeds Roundup: Temples, Testimony and Toilets

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Holbeck where there’s been quite a kerfuffle about the plans for Temple Mill online this week. First the Council put out a press release ahead of today’s Exec Board meeting that […]

By November 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Santa races for children and adults

South Leeds Santa races for children and adults

Children are being invited to put on their Santa suits and snowman onesies and take part in a dash to help raise money for young people with learning disabilities. The Santa Dash, covering two laps of the White Rose Shopping Centre mall, will be held to raise money for Mencap and will take place between […]

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