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Mill tenants give gifts for children fleeing violence

Mill tenants give gifts for children fleeing violence

Business tenants at Marshall’s Mill and the Round Foundry Media Centre in Holbeck presented staff from Leeds Women’s Aid with hundreds of presents for children staying in the refuge over Christmas. This is the third year that the collection has been organised by Front of House, Receptionist and Events Co-ordinator at Marshall’s Mill, Lisa Riley. […]

By December 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Missing: Nathan Joblin from Middleton

Missing: Nathan Joblin from Middleton

Police in Leeds are appealing for help to trace a vulnerable man. Nathan Joblin, aged 20 was last seen around 11am in the Middleton area of Leeds earlier today (14 December 2017). He is considered extremely vulnerable and police are very concerned for Nathan’s welfare. Anyone who sees Nathan is asked not to approach him, […]

Celebrating achievement at Asha’s AGM

Celebrating achievement at Asha’s AGM

Over 100 women have gained qualifications with Asha Neighbourhood Project this year and the Lord Mayor of Leeds was on hand to award the certificates. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Jane Dowson was attending the Beeston charity’s 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 12 December 2017. Addressing the meeting she said: “Asha is an organisation […]

Belle Isle 500 winner: Through the Keyhole

Belle Isle 500 winner: Through the Keyhole

On each day of this week South Leeds Life are publishing the 5 winning stories from this years Belle Isle 500 short story competition. There were over 150 entries to the competition from pupils in years 5 and 6 at Windmill, Low Road and Clapgate Primary Schools and the winners were revealed at the awards ceremony held last week […]

Festive fun at the library

Festive fun at the library

December has already seen a range of Christmas-themed events at libraries in South Leeds and the fun continues this week and next. Perhaps the highlight will be the performance of Jenny’s Christmas at Beeston library on Wednesday 20 December at 6pm. This one woman show by Curly Tales theatre company tells the story of Jenny […]

By December 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
A magical performance at West Yorkshire Playhouse

A magical performance at West Yorkshire Playhouse

We sent 12 year old Kayla Leigh Holdsworth to the West Yorkshire Playhouse to see their production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, based on the much-loved book by CS Lewis. Here’s her review:   I have to say I’ve been to many performances and by far this one has to be my […]

Belle Isle 500 winner: A World of Imagination

Belle Isle 500 winner: A World of Imagination

On each day of this week South Leeds Life are publishing the 5 winning stories from this years Belle Isle 500 short story competition. There were over 150 entries to the competition from pupils in years 5 and 6 at Windmill, Low Road and Clapgate Primary Schools and the winners were revealed at the awards ceremony […]

Consultation event for new Middleton school

Consultation event for new Middleton school

A consultation evening will be held on Thursday (14 December 2017) where residents can see the plans for the Elements Primary School due to be built in Middleton, ahead of a planning application being submitted. As previously reported on South Leeds Life, the school is set to be built on an empty plot on Acre […]

By December 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Slideshow: Cinderella is a hit at The Hunslet Club

Slideshow: Cinderella is a hit at The Hunslet Club

On Friday 1 and Sunday 3 December 2017 The Hunslet Club hosted its annual Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, the timeless tale of good triumphing over evil. The cast played to packed houses of over 200 people at each performance entertaining everyone with singing, dancing and some great comedy moments. This year’s cast included a mother and […]

By December 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Belle Isle 500 winner: The Confusion

Belle Isle 500 winner: The Confusion

On each day of this week South Leeds Life are publishing the 5 winning stories from this years Belle Isle 500 short story competition. There were over 150 entries to the competition from pupils in years 5 and 6 at Windmill, Low Road and Clapgate Primary Schools and the winners were revealed at the awards ceremony held last week […]