Author Archive: Jeremy Morton

I've lived in Beeston in South Leeds since 1984 and I love the area. I am involved in various community activities including Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

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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 →
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 →
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 →
Wanted man Attila Foeldesi arrested

Wanted man Attila Foeldesi arrested

Forty five year-old Atilla Foeldesi, who was the subject of a European Arrest Warrant following offences committed in Hungary has now been arrested. He was arrested on Saturday evening (9 December 2017) in the West Yorkshire area. Mr Foeldesi had been sentenced to over 5 years in prison for offences committed in Hungary including human […]

By December 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Ten things we learned about Aspiring Communities’ plans

Ten things we learned about Aspiring Communities’ plans

One hundred people attended a meeting last night (10 December 2017) to find our more about Aspiring Communities’ (AC) controversial plans for the Ice Pak site on Barkly Road. The meeting, organised by Aspiring Communities and held at Beeston Parish Centre, set out to answer residents’ questions about the group’s plans. An independent chair Abdul […]

By December 11, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Citu is creating a Climate Innovation District in Hunslet

Citu is creating a Climate Innovation District in Hunslet

Citu unveils first CGIs for pioneering energy efficient Citu Home as it forges ahead with UK’s first low carbon urban neighbourhood Sustainable urban developer Citu has unveiled the first CGIs and detailed designs for its ground-breaking Citu Home – a new timber framed housing system which will create one of the most airtight and energy […]

By December 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Family Health & Fun Day success

Family Health & Fun Day success

There was a great turnout for the Family Health & Fun Day at Beeston Parish Centre on Saturday (9 December 2017) with people from all sections of the local community attending. The event was organised by Aspiring Communities in partnership with Beeston Community Hub and South Leeds Live at Home Scheme. Student Saffiya Farooq was […]

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Planning applications 4 December 2017

Planning applications 4 December 2017

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 4 December 2017:   Removal of the existing temporary classroom building and build extension to the front of the building providing a new secure reception […]

By December 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New trees for Belle Isle

New trees for Belle Isle

Last Saturday (2 December 2017) national charity, Trees for Cities, working in partnership with Leeds City Council, rounded off a busy National Tree Week by planting the first of 13,000 trees at Old Run Road playing fields in Belle Isle, to create diverse urban woodland which will breathe new life into the local community. This […]

By December 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →