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BITMOs GATE Walk and Talk Group reaches record numbers

BITMOs GATE Walk and Talk Group reaches record numbers

The BITMO GATE Walking group continues to go from strength to strength, with now 15 members. New members are welcome. The group meet up at Bitmo gate every Wednesday from midday. Walks last an hour, but when no time restrictions and people’s ability, can take up to 90 minutes. We often take in the lovely […]

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Planning applications 13 February 2017

Planning applications 13 February 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 13 February 2017:   Single storey side and rear extension 43 Allenby Drive Beeston Leeds LS11 5RX Ref. No: 17/00865/FU | Status: Current Single storey side […]

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Praise for Foodbank volunteers

Praise for Foodbank volunteers

Volunteers in South Leeds were joined by local Councillor Judith Blake this week as she went to see how the South and East Foodbank operates. The Foodbank is run by around 280 volunteers who have come together to help people who are facing some form of crisis and have been referred through to them from […]

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Changes to bus services from Sunday

Changes to bus services from Sunday

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Next to open Yorkshire flagship store at White Rose Shopping Centre

Next to open Yorkshire flagship store at White Rose Shopping Centre

Popular fashion and home retailer Next, will invest £6million in a major new 55,000 sq ft flagship store at the White Rose Shopping Centre in South Leeds. Next, one of Britain’s most popular fashion retailers, will upsize and re-locate from its existing 29,000 sq ft store at the centre, taking nearly double the floor space […]

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South of the River – Sympathy for the Devil

South of the River – Sympathy for the Devil

So Tuesday night was the concluding part of The Moorside and again I was glued to the TV. There was a scene where Julie Bushby walks out of court after the verdict and passes a man speaking to camera. “Pure evil …” he starts, presumably referring to Karen Matthews. Whenever there is a horrific act, […]

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Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Plans Panel approve controversial flats and takeaway

Leeds City Council’s South & West Plans Panel gave planning permission to two controversial schemes in South Leeds at their meeting today (16 February 2017). As reported here last week, the panel were considering the conversion of Middleton Methodist Church into nine flats and the conversion of a former tattoo studio into a hot food […]

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CCTV cameras for Cross Flatts Park

CCTV cameras for Cross Flatts Park

Councillors on the Inner South Community Committee have approved spending £50,000 on installing and maintaining three CCTV cameras in and around Cross Flatts Park in Beeston. The decision came at their meeting last night (15 February 2017) and follows a number of incidents in the park over recent months. One camera will be sited near […]

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Councillors call for more health funding

Councillors call for more health funding

Councillors at the Inner South Community Committee last night (15 February 2017) discussed plans to improve health services across the city, but said they had no faith in the outcome without substantial increase in funding from the government for both NHS and adult social care. They heard from Dr Ian Cameron, the Director of Public […]

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New bus offers better access to White Rose

New bus offers better access to White Rose

As previously reported by South Leeds Life, the number 12 bus route is to be extended to the White Rose Shopping Centre. The new service starts on Sunday (19 February 2017). Photos show: Visitors enjoying the Scalextric layout, plus Will Pearson (First Bus), Cllr Kim Groves (Middleton Park ward), Dean Stratton and Stephanie Hunter (White […]

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