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No way back for OneSubsea plant in Stourton

No way back for OneSubsea plant in Stourton

The troubled OneSubsea engineering and manufacturing plant in Stourton, which employed 900 staff as recently as April of this year, looks set for full closure and demolition in the coming months. As previously reported, 620 staff were laid off earlier this year, out of a total of 900 – due to the oil and gas […]

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Meeting will discuss fire safety after Grenfell

Meeting will discuss fire safety after Grenfell

Speakers from the Fire Brigades Union and local MP Hilary Benn will discuss the issues raised by the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy at a meeting in Beeston next Friday. The meeting, at The Spinning Wheel on Dewsbury Road, has been organised by Leeds Central Labour Party and the Leeds Trades Union Council. The meeting starts […]

‘Swarm’ down to Skelton Grange on Saturday

‘Swarm’ down to Skelton Grange on Saturday

A popular community and environmental education centre in South Leeds is celebrating its 25th birthday this year by inviting everyone to come and see Swarm at Skelton Grange this summer! The special opening event on Saturday 19 August launches a month of an exciting new exhibition and installations inspired by bees, wildflowers and our natural […]

Domestic Street delight

Domestic Street delight

Walking along Domestic Street in Holbeck for the last couple of weeks took me back to the days when I was a kid living in the Tilbury’s (1950s/1960s). Very regularly, I used to go to the swimming baths on Holbeck Lane, across Domestic Street and down ‘Stink Bomb Alley’. I spent many enjoyable hours in […]

Vacancy at Belle Isle TMO

Vacancy at Belle Isle TMO

Belle Isle TMO ** Vacancy at Belle Isle TMO ** Do you like working outdoors? Would you like to be involved in the general care and maintenance of Belle Isle? If so, we might have the job for you!… we are looking for a full time Estate Caretaker to temporarily join our small but dedicated […]

Creative Writing group at BITMOs Gate

Creative Writing group at BITMOs Gate

Belle Isle TMO A new and exciting course is coming here to the GATE…. Have you got notebooks full of ideas for stories or plays but don’t know what to do with them? Is your head full of ideas but you just never have the time to write them down? Do you think you have […]

Summer Rugby Camp in Belle Isle

Summer Rugby Camp in Belle Isle

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The Hysterical Oracle at Basement Arts

The Hysterical Oracle at Basement Arts

The latest show at the smallest arts venue in Leeds, Beeston’s Basement Arts Project opens on Friday (18 August 2017) as Bruce and Debs Davies welcome back Stephanie Ballantine to their terraced house. ‘The Hysterical Oracle’ is a female figure recurrent in different forms throughout history; chosen at birth she is placed in a temple […]

Partition: listen to or watch the new Leeds play

Partition: listen to or watch the new Leeds play

As Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary today (14 August 2017) a new play about the events of 1947 will be be broadcast on BBC Radio Leeds tonight, and we have free tickets to see the play at West Yorkshire Playhouse on Friday 8 September. West Yorkshire Playhouse and BBC Radio Leeds have collaborated to present […]

Beach fun returns to Leeds city centre

Beach fun returns to Leeds city centre

The great outdoor atmosphere of a visit to the beach is available right in the heart of the city centre as the annual ‘City Beach’ returns to Leeds. Now in its fifth year, Leeds own urban beach has once again transformed Millennium Square into an oasis of fun by the bucket and spade full. Organised […]