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Phoebe’s sponsored haircut

Phoebe’s sponsored haircut

As parents get ready for the new school year, many children are getting a haircut this week. But for one 13 year old girl from Middleton this will be a haircut with a difference. Phoebe Marren lost her grandmother to cancer last year and decided she wanted to do something to help others fighting the […]






By September 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
New school opens its doors to the community

New school opens its doors to the community

Lane End Primary School will open the doors of its new building to pupils on the Monday 21 September 2015. But before then, there will be an opportunity for local residents to have a look around the completed school on Friday 11 and Monday 14 September. Commissioned with the support of, and working in partnership […]






By September 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Council tenant evicted from property in Middleton due to anti-social behaviour

Council tenant evicted from property in Middleton due to anti-social behaviour

A council tenant has been evicted from a property in south Leeds after failing to heed a series of warnings regarding their anti-social behaviour. Ms Tracey Webster has had to leave 179 Sissons Road in Middleton after a Warrant to Evict was secured by the Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team (LASBT) and partners including West Yorkshire […]






By September 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Local hikers prepare for Ben Nevis mountain trip

Local hikers prepare for Ben Nevis mountain trip

A group of south Leeds people are preparing to go climb Ben Nevis in Scotland – and are inviting others to join them, with a public meeting later this week. Ben Nevis is the tallest mountain in the UK, at 1344m above sea level. It’s found just outside the town of Fort William, on the […]






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Find out how your local NHS is performing

Find out how your local NHS is performing

NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting people of all ages to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 10 September 2015 from 4pm to 6pm at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds, LS11 0ES. The CCG is responsible for planning and funding healthcare services across south and east Leeds as well as […]






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Belle Isle Local History Group

Belle Isle Local History Group

Julie Holmes (Creator) Check this out we now have a Forum for you to discuss everything to do with growing up in Belle Isle. Nicely of course, this is my Forum that I have set up, so please be kind to one another and also take note of the rules, there is not many, just […]






By September 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Join us at Skelton Grange this week

Join us at Skelton Grange this week

This week is the last week of the school summer holidays and it’s looking like a very busy week at Skelton Grange! Tuesday and Wednesday we have Bushcraft Adventure for 8-12 year olds (places still available): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bushcraft-adventure-with-skelton-grange-for-8-12-yrs-tickets-17567380508 We also have a special Bat Walk on Wednesday evening: https://www.facebook.com/ events/423225947878700/ Thursday we have the Skelton Kids […]






Hawks beat Whitehaven to turn the relegation tide

Hawks beat Whitehaven to turn the relegation tide

Hunslet Hawks scored an important victory against a lacklustre Whitehaven this afternoon (31 August 2015) in the Kingstone Press Championship Shield at The Recreation Ground. Hunslet led from the first minute to the hooter as they built on last week’s win at the London Broncos. They are building valuable momentum as they battle to avoid […]






Belle Isle history tales from Canada

Belle Isle history tales from Canada

I received the following letter this week from Canada: Dear Ken, My name is Kathleen Bok. My maiden name was Hobson. Since 1960 I have lived in Canada. I am the daughter of the Hunslet Carr teacher, Harold Hobson, whom you quite frequently mention in your writings. Recently you have requested that people send information […]






Hunslet Hawks meet Ultras supporters group

Hunslet Hawks meet Ultras supporters group

Hunslet Hawks meet with representatives of the Ultras supporters group. 28 August 2015 Following recent incidents in the Phoenix Bar after home games a group of supporters, known as the Ultras, approached the Club with a view to having a “clear the air” meeting. The meeting was productive and the Club would like to thank […]