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Beeston Asda applies for longer opening hours

Beeston Asda applies for longer opening hours

Asda has applied for planning permission to permanently extend their trading hours at their store on Old Lane, Beeston. The store opened in July 2015 and was given a temporary 12 month extension of hours to 6am-midnight (Monday to Saturday) and 10am-10pm (Sundays and Bank Holidays). They are now seeking to make this arrangement permanent. […]

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Depuy Synthes brightens up South Leeds charity

Depuy Synthes brightens up South Leeds charity

DePuy Synthes continued their positive track record of getting stuck into community activities when they visited Involve Leeds – an alternative education provider. Involve provides tailored education programmes to 11-14 year olds finding it tough in mainstream school. Working with just 8 young people per day Involve works hard to raise attendance, engagement, achievement with […]

Council cracks down on fly-tipping

Council cracks down on fly-tipping

Local councillor, Elizabeth Nash, welcomes the no-nonsense approach Leeds City Council have taken towards fly-tipping in the area. Court action was taken by the Council to fine a local van owner who had been using his van to illegally fly-tip rubbish in the Telfords area. Alex Wormald of Cowper Street, pleaded guilty at Leeds Magistrates […]

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‘People Powered Homes’ set for Hunslet

‘People Powered Homes’ set for Hunslet

With less than two weeks to go until the closing date of their community share offer, Leeds Community Homes has attracted 80% of the investment that they require to go ahead with their first people powered homes project. Leeds Community Homes is seeking to raise a minimum of £200,000 – to invest in their first […]

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Health For All marks 25th anniversary

Health For All marks 25th anniversary

Health For All has been working to help communities help themselves for 25 years in South Leeds. I talked to Chief Executive Pat McGeever about the organisation’s journey. Today Health For All run numerous services from five centres across South Leeds, but it all started 25 years ago in an attic office Beeston. Pat McGeever […]

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Billy Elliot The Musical

Billy Elliot The Musical

Here’s our video report from Cockburn School‘s production of Billy Elliot The Musical which runs from 6-9 December 2016.     Scridb filter

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Fracking waste heading to Knostrop?

Fracking waste heading to Knostrop?

A Leeds environmental group is warning residents of south Leeds, and especially Hunslet, about the potential risk of large amounts of toxic waste water – the leftovers from ‘fracking’ operations across northern England – being brought to the area for processing and disposal, and is inviting them to help campaign against the proposals before it’s […]

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Christmas festival set to light up Beeston this weekend

Christmas festival set to light up Beeston this weekend

The popular Christmas Lantern Festival returns to Beeston this Friday (9 December 2016), with Cross Flatts Park once again set to be filled with lanterns and lights, and hundreds of people gathering for live music, carols, interactive arts, animal petting, story-telling, and more. Now in its fourth year, this free family-friendly event is becoming an […]

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BITMOs Christmas Party 2016

BITMOs Christmas Party 2016

I arrived at Belle Isle Working Man’s Club for the annual BITMO Party. The club was packed with Families enjoying the many games the compare had set for them. Inc. musical chairs and other games. The compare mimed to a record, just like that. With children copying him, I thought that was brilliant him and […]

£180 million bus improvements include Stourton Park & Ride

£180 million bus improvements include Stourton Park & Ride

A major investment of more than £180million in bus services in Leeds to double passenger numbers within 10 years and improve air quality has been proposed and as reported by South Leeds Life yesterday, the improvements include a new Park and Ride facility at Stourton. The details were revealed as part of the ambitious new […]

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