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Help to get internet ready for Universal Credit

Help to get internet ready for Universal Credit

Leeds City College is running a Digital Literacy course to help people prepare for the new Universal Credit benefit system. The controversial new benefit is being phased in and will replace six existing benefits with one monthly payment. It will replace: Child Tax Credit; Housing Benefit; Income Support; Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA); Income-related Employment and […]

Middleton girls organise bake sale

Middleton girls organise bake sale

Meet the Girlz Club of Willowdale in Middleton. They clearly know how to have fun, but as well as that they have a wish. They wish to make a difference and they are doinf something about it. With a bit of help from friends and parents they have organised a bake sale to raise money […]

Step up for gentle exercise classes

Step up for gentle exercise classes

Friday mornings at Trinity Network in Belle Isle is time for gentle exercise. The eight week programme is being run by Leeds Lets Get Active and the sessions are led by James Beaston. The exercises may be gentle, but James makes sure everyone is doing them correctly giving clear instructions and encouragement. Most of the […]

Beeston bed maker wins two Queen’s Awards

Beeston bed maker wins two Queen’s Awards

Harrison Spinks has received two prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, bringing the total number won by the company to four. The bed-maker is one of just eight companies to win more than one award this year and the only organisation from Yorkshire and the Humber to receive two awards in 2018. The Beeston-based luxury bed […]

Running in the beautiful south: Churwell Urban Trail

Running in the beautiful south: Churwell Urban Trail

As at last it looks like the springtime is finally upon us, the best way to enjoy the weather is to get out and enjoy the outdoors whether that be in the form of a walk, run or bike ride. Here’s another suggestion from the South Leeds Lakers Running Club: If you’re looking for run […]

Planning applications 16 April 2018

Planning applications 16 April 2018

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. There were no applications validated in the week beginning 16 April 2018     Scridb filter

Ben ‘Buddy’ Slack and his Swan Song Project at The Grove

Ben ‘Buddy’ Slack and his Swan Song Project at The Grove

The Grove Inn Firm friend of The Grove, and all round good egg Ben ‘Buddy’ Slack and his Swan Song Project have reached the final of a national competition, with a chance to secure £50,000 of funding. The group will provide creative music sessions for people facing end of life through old age or terminal […]

Summer Sports in Belle Isle

Summer Sports in Belle Isle

The Hunslet Initiative are running summer sports events every Tuesday from 4.30pm at the West Grange Courts (between West Grange Road and Jenkinson Close) in Belle Isle…. Its a FREE afternoon of fun for children aged between 4-16 years every week!     Scridb filter

Police visit Cockburn School

Police visit Cockburn School

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South 18 April PCSO 598 Chambers & PCSO 309 Hirst have been engaging with youths at the Penny Hill Centre, dealing with parking issues at Two Willows Childrens Centre & Little Owls Nursery and they have attended Cockburn High School to advise the school pupils were seen on the railway […]

West Yorkshire Police out in Holbeck and Beeston

West Yorkshire Police out in Holbeck and Beeston

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South PCSO 309 Hirst whilst out on patrol in Beeston yesterday had two vehicles recovered that had been stolen. Both owners were informed their vehicles had been located and recovered West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South PCSO 14 Tomkinson & PCSO 797 Hanmer were patrolling in the Holbeck area on […]