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South Leeds Roundup: Cycling, slimming and strawberries

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. It seems we can’t get enough of cycling in this glorious Tour de France year. We spotted staff from Leeds Museums on Twitter taking part in a Tour de Musee on Tuesday, which included stops at the […]

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Belle Isle Fun Day (Wednesday 20th August 2014)

  Join us on Wednesday 20th August, from 12pm, at Belle Isle TMO for an afternoon of fun!   If you’d like to get involved with the fun day, contact Carla on (0113) 378 2190 or email *protected email*.     Commemorative Garden unveiling. Please bring your Children for a wonderful afternoon of fun.   […]

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Julies Ancestery Team, Visit Family History Department At Leeds Central Libary.

  The ancestry (family Tree) team led by Julie made our way to Leeds library on Monday morning 21st July. Julie, myself, Frank, Wayne, Alan and Philip spent a few hours researching our Family trees. Julie has been researching Family Trees for many years and at the moment helping the ancestry team, research there’s and […]

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Slung Low host ‘How To …’ festival

  You are invited to join Slung Low Theatre at the Holbeck Underground Ballroom this weekend for free activities and affordable ‘£ Pay What You Decide’ performances for the whole family. Sunday 27 July 2014 is a day of performance and food from Temple Theatre, Odd Doll, Ruby Macintosh and Manjit’s Kitchen. And because it’s […]

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Understanding Ramadan

  With Muslims throughout South Leeds fasting for Ramadan, we asked Naz Maroof from Beeston charity Aspiring Communities to explain the significance of the holy month. Why to Muslims fast during the month of Ramadan? There are two reasons for fasting. The first is linked with the inner and fasting teaches an individual about being […]

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Older people in Middleton are sharing their skills

  Older people in South Leeds are sticking with some exciting new hobbies after getting connected with their local community. A number of the city’s Neighbourhood Networks, funded by Leeds City Council, have engaged community connectors from their local areas, who are helping people to pass on their skills and knowledge to older residents through […]

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Leeds launches safeguarding campaign to protect vulnerable adults

  A new campaign focusing on ‘doing nothing is not an option’ when it comes to adult abuse and that everyone has a responsibility to safeguard people in the city launches this week. The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board launched the prevention of adult abuse campaign today (Monday 21 July 2014). Safeguarding adults refers to the […]

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Cockburn School remembers the First World War

  Cockburn School held a commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 on Friday (18 July 2014). Pupils and staff were joined by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr David Congreve, the Archdeacon of Leeds Canon Paul Hooper, Colonel Denney of the Rifle Regiment and standard bearers […]

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Summer Fun In Hunslet

  On Sunday 27 July, The Hunslet Club are proud to present their annual Summer Gala. One of the highlights of the South Leeds summer program; with live bands, fresh barbeque food and performances from the Hunslet Club’s performing arts groups, this event attracts families from all around the area. Along with the wide range […]

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New Bewerley pupils on stage at West Yorkshire Playhouse

  Pupils from New Bewerley Community School in Beeston were part of a group of youngsters performing Shakespeare at the West Yorkshire Playhouse last Monday (14 July 2014). The Year 4 children (aged 8-9) joined with others from Rufford Park and Horsforth Newlaithes primary schools to perform a story drawn from two of Shakespeare’s plays […]

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