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New running group for improvers

New running group for improvers

A new social running group starts this Wednesday (26 July 2017) for runners looking to build up to running 5 kilometres. The Middleton Mavericks will meet every Wednesday evening at 7pm at the South Leeds Stadium reception at the John Charles Centre for Sport. Sessions are free, open to men and women and suitable for […]

Planning applications 17 July 2017

Planning applications 17 July 2017

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 17 July 2017:   Change of use from former plant hire and cafe to car showroom and offices, including refurbishment of buildings with new cladding/render […]

Harry Jepson Foundation rewards Cottingley poets

Harry Jepson Foundation rewards Cottingley poets

Rugby legend Harry Jepson OBE’s grandson Phil was on hand at Cottingley Primary Academy on Friday (21 July 2017) to hand out prizes on behalf of the Harry Jepson Foundation. Harry, who died last year aged 96, taught at the school between 1954 and 1963. Pupils in year 6 were invited to enter a poetry […]

Middleton amongst Leeds parks awarded Green Flag

Middleton amongst Leeds parks awarded Green Flag

Seven sites across Leeds have hit the heights and been recognised with an internationally recognised green award. Celebrating the very best green spaces across the United Kingdom, Middleton Park, Otley Chevin, Pudsey Park, Golden Acre Park, Kirkstall Abbey, Roundhay Park and Temple Newsam estate have once again being honoured with Green Flag Award status. Now […]

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

Local students were invited to see a 3D printer live in action and get hands-on with a selection of medical implements as part of a Future Talent Forum supported by Leeds-based medical devices company, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Over 100 pupils from schools across Leeds took part in […]

Appeal: Cash stolen at Hunslet Morrison’s

Appeal: Cash stolen at Hunslet Morrison’s

Police are appealing for information after cash was stolen in a robbery at a Leeds supermarket. Leeds District CID would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place at about 10pm at The Morrison’s supermarket in the Penny Hill Centre, Hunslet on Thursday 20 July 2017. It took place […]

Low Road & Windmill schools support Cash for Kids

Low Road & Windmill schools support Cash for Kids

Low Road and Windmill Primary Schools are very much involved with Radio Aire‘s Cash for Kids. Since November 2016 we have raised funds for Mission Christmas and 500 Faces and also taken part in their Superhero Day. The children at Low Road and Windmill have been very fortunate in receiving Christmas Gifts and Easter Eggs […]

Bogus callers in Belle Isle

Bogus callers in Belle Isle

Belle Isle TMO Please be aware of ‘bogus callers’ who may be operating in Belle Isle. Here’s some advice on how to keep safe on your doorstep:       www.westyorkshire.police.uk/help-advice/crime-prevention/robbery/bogus-callers-advice   Scridb filter

South of the River – Down By The River

South of the River – Down By The River

What are we to make of Burberry saying ‘no thanks’ to restoring Temple Works in Holbeck? For those who don’t know it, Temple Works is the jewel in the crown of Leeds’ industrial heritage, but we are perilously close to losing it forever. Built in the 1840’s as a Flax Mill by John Marshall, it […]

Jobs Fair at White Rose Centre

Jobs Fair at White Rose Centre

  Come along to the jobs and information event at the White Rose Shopping Centre. Thursday 10 August 2017 from 11am in the central atrium. Remember to bring your CV   Scridb filter