As the Hunslet Club finishes the 2012/13 Football Season it’s time to...
As the Hunslet Club finishes the 2012/13 Football Season it’s time to sum up the highlights of it’s achievements this year, which once again have been fantastic. The Football For Tots sessions on Wednesdays & Thursdays have been thriving with our stars of the future enjoying their first taste of the game, well done to them. Newcomers are [...]
Yesterday was Whit Sunday, which in the good old days would have meant today was a bank holiday and as a child I remember that’s when we would have a week off school as the half term holiday. The good old days started in 1871 (a bit before my time) when Whit Monday became [...]
The weather wasn’t great, but the organisers brought the event indoors and the people of Cottingley flocked in for a great event.
The annual Cottingley Fair took place on Saturday 19th May at Cottingley Primary School. Normally the event is held in the grounds of the school, but due to the poor weather the organisers decided to move the event indoors. Richard Lancaster one of the organisers, said: “We are delighted with the support shown by local [...]
The Luncheon club is held every Tuesday for the elderly residents of Belle Isle sheltered housing, and is run by BITMO. We meet from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Sheltered Housing Luncheon Club, 58 Belle Isle Circus, Belle Isle, Leeds, LS10 3HW Come and join us every Tuesday for lunch, which we order (for them [...]
The traditional corner shop that I remember as a lad was opened from 10am – 4pm, Monday to Saturday; it closed for lunch from 12-1pm and also closed half day every Wednesday. But the shop did not open on Sundays – mind you nothing opened on a Sunday if I remember right. All the [...]
Here is a good one. What exactly is “local”? Um – I will use the simplest dictionary definition that I could come across. “Local” implies pertaining to, characteristic of, or restricted to a particular place or particular places. What is the general characteristic of my community? One thing for sure, it is not static [...]
A local councillor has welcomed the announcement that a busy junction in South Leeds will benefit from new safety measures. A range of improvements will be made at the Junction 2 roundabout of the M621, which Councillor David Congreve (Labour, Beeston & Holbeck) has supported after a long fight for action to be taken. Currently [...]
There has been a lot of talk recently about Asda, Tesco & Aldi coming to Middleton and how, if at all, it will affect local shops. Asda have got planning permission to build on the old Co-op site in Middleton, Tesco who also applied, have not. The building of the Asda supermarket has been held [...]
The subject of Middleton Park Golf Course, which is currently under a 12 month reprieve from closure, came up at this week’s Area Committee. In response to a question from a local resident at the meeting on Wednesday, Cllr Paul Truswell said: “It’s important that a business plan is produced that reduces the deficit [...]