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New guide to care and support in Leeds

New guide to care and support in Leeds

A new, updated Leeds Care Homes and Housing Options Directory has been published today in association with Leeds City Council. It gives readers crucial information on how to access, and pay for, care services throughout Leeds. With Government plans to cap the costs of social care now postponed, it’s never been more important to have […]

By January 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
White Rose Shopping Centre unveils revamped facilities

White Rose Shopping Centre unveils revamped facilities

White Rose Shopping Centre, working with Leeds City Council, unveiled its newly refurbished South West toilet and family changing facilities on Tuesday (17 January 2017). The improvements will aid all shoppers from all walks of life. Leeds City Councillor Jane Dowson, Deputy Executive Board Member for Children and Families, cut the ribbon at the opening. […]

By January 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds Roundup:  Seizures, Signs and a Spiritual Medium

South Leeds Roundup: Seizures, Signs and a Spiritual Medium

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week on Maud Avenue in Beeston, where The Inner South Neighbourhood Policing Team followed up information from the public to make arrests and seize a car in relation to drugs offences. Up in […]

By January 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New Bewerley children graduate at Trinity University

New Bewerley children graduate at Trinity University

Children from New Bewerley Community School in Beeston attended Leeds Trinity University for a graduation ceremony last week. The children graduated from Leeds Children’s University, having taken part in 30 hours plus of extra curricular learning, and have attended after school clubs such as knitting, chess, sports, drama and film club. They have also attended Super […]

By January 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Fun dance classes starting now at SLMC

Fun dance classes starting now at SLMC

We will be trialling dance classes at the South Leeds Music Centre starting on Saturday (21 January 2017). These will be mixed ability all age classes, with a focus on fun rather than exam preparation. Each lesson will have a different theme: disco dance, moving to music (free expressive movement), story telling through dance, contemporary, […]

Join us and run (or walk) in memory of Skye

Join us and run (or walk) in memory of Skye

On Sunday 12 February 2017 Running for Skye will return to Middleton Park for the third year in a row. The fun run began in 2015 on Valentine’s Day in support of youngster Skye Sutcliffe after she suffered a shock diagnosis 10 months earlier at the age of just 20 weeks old. After initial fears […]

Guide dog puppies cheer up ‘Blue Monday’ shoppers

Guide dog puppies cheer up ‘Blue Monday’ shoppers

White Rose Shopping Centre ensured that today (16 January 2017) didn’t have to be a Blue Monday for its shoppers by hosting an area where customers visited puppies and dogs from the local Guide Dogs branch, to lift their spirits on what is reportedly the most depressing day of the year. We talked to Jules […]

By January 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Slideshow: Hunslet RLFC pipped by young Rhinos side

Slideshow: Hunslet RLFC pipped by young Rhinos side

In its inaugural year, the Harry Jepson OBE Memorial Cup was claimed by Leeds Rhinos after they overcame Hunslet RLFC 21-14 in an entertaining and competitive game at South Leeds Stadium yesterday (15 January 2017). All photos by Steve Gaunt / Touchlinepics.com Hunslet put in a spirited performance and the half time score of 10-10 […]

By January 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
On The Buses: Let it snow!

On The Buses: Let it snow!

As some parts of the country got snow at the end of last week, I felt a little sad that all Look North had to hype up their regular weather-based hysteria about was the predicted storm surge down the East Coast. As the on-the-spot reporter tried to vamp what was basically a very windy day […]

By January 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Foodbank’s New Year appeal

Foodbank’s New Year appeal

Foodbank ‘pauses for breath’ and prepares for New Year After a hectic Christmas the volunteers at the Leeds South and East Foodbank are gearing up for what promises to be a busy 2017. In the two weeks prior to Christmas the foodbank donated almost a ton of food to charities helping those ‘living on the […]

By January 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →