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Developers outline plans for ‘South Bank’

Developers outline plans for ‘South Bank’

Potential developers behind plans for billion pound plans for a ‘world trade centre’ in parts of old Hunslet are promising lots of new jobs for South Leeds residents. As reported in September, a masterplan to help transform “Leeds’ South Bank” over the next 100 years has been drawn up by ‘leading architects and developers in […]

By December 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Green Doctor scheme helps people keep warm

Green Doctor scheme helps people keep warm

Join the fight against Fuel Poverty and support the Green Doctor in making a healthy home. This winter, 6.5 million people in the UK will struggle to afford the costs of keeping their homes warm. Environmental charity, Groundwork, has launched a nation wide initiative, to support people to take control of their fuel bills and […]

By December 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Extra opening hours at GPs this winter

Extra opening hours at GPs this winter

Feeling under the weather? GPs in south and east Leeds open extra hours during winter NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the health body responsible for planning and funding local healthcare has come together with local GPs in the south and east of Leeds to offer extra opening hours for local people. The […]

By December 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Young Archaeologist Club Christmas Party A Big Hit

Young Archaeologist Club Christmas Party A Big Hit

A budding club for aspiring young archaeologists has had great fun at their first Christmas party at Middleton Park Visitor Centre. Councillors Judith Blake and Paul Truswell (Labour, Middleton Park) were special guests at the Leeds Young Archaeologist Club (YAC) party. The children were asked to dress up as people from history and they put […]

By December 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Hands up for Harding Villas!

Hands up for Harding Villas!

It was five years ago when I watched the old Brown Lane East ‘back to backs’ being bulldozed to the ground. Rubble, dust and memories from the past formulated and hung the air. After a short space of time the empty land was filled with beautiful wild flowers planted by Holbeck in Bloom. Now, standing […]

By December 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Holbeck’s Grotto!

The Holbeck’s Grotto!

‘The Holbeck’ (Holbeck Working Men’s Club) have been preparing a special Santa’s Grotto treat for their members this Saturday (20 December 2014). All their volunteers have been lovingly building a winter wonderland, with real trees covered in twinkling lights for two weeks now. Situated in their side room, the beautifully painted Jerusalem backdrop reflects multi-colours […]

By December 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
South of the River – the box-set before Christmas

South of the River – the box-set before Christmas

I was picked up on Twitter for my shoddy use of economic terms in last week’s column. I considered re-stating the argument and delving into heavy economics, but it’s the week before Christmas, so let’s talk about films. If Christmas has become about TV, this year it’s about box sets. I don’t really do box […]

By December 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Council asks residents’ views on spending plans

Council asks residents’ views on spending plans

The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Keith Wakefield is calling on all residents to have their say on how the council saves £76.1million in next year’s budget. A one-month consultation period has just started at www.leeds.gov.uk/budget, asking people to give their views on the initial budget proposals for 2015/16. The consultation is taking place […]

By December 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Join our team and earn up to £600 per month

Join our team and earn up to £600 per month

South Leeds Life is moving forward and we need a Sales Manager help us achieve long term sustainability. We are looking for a Sales Manager to sell advertising both for our online and print editions. You need to be a confident self-starter with excellent communication skills. You will be paid on a commission basis – […]

By December 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Rockin’ away the afternoon with Holbeck Elderly Aid

Rockin’ away the afternoon with Holbeck Elderly Aid

St. Matthew’s Community Centre was buzzing again with Holbeck Elderly Aid‘s festive annual social on Monday (15 December 2014). An invitation was sent to all service users and volunteers who had been a part of the charity for the last year. As I volunteer each Wednesday doing the IT group I was invited along. It […]

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →