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Dentist Ian Marker retires

Dentist Ian Marker retires

Mr Ian Marker, the Senior Partner at Marker and Associates, who joined an established Dental Practice on Dewsbury Road has retired. Mr Marker who qualified from Leeds Dental School in 1982 joined Mr. Baggaley as a partner in 1990 at 220 Dewsbury Road, Beeston.. In 1995 he developed the practice into a 3 dentist practice […]

Another cup triumph for Beeston St Anthony’s

Another cup triumph for Beeston St Anthony’s

Beeston St. Anthony’s finished the season in style at Elland Road, playing the Final of the Senior Challenge Cup against Real Moor. Pictured:  Captain Steven Kerr lifting the trophy, Manager Mark Halmshaw airborne, and the jubilant victors, Beeston. Photos: John Adamson Beeston had an early 2-0 lead with goals from Steve Crawford and Matt Moon, but […]

SNAPS open new sessions at Broomfield

SNAPS open new sessions at Broomfield

Special Needs And Parent Support (SNAPS) opened their second site at Broomfield SILC school last weekend (13 May 2017). The charity now in its 14th year provides specialist therapies to children with additional needs and much-needed support for their families and this is the first time the charity has expanded beyond its original home at […]

Hunslet bounce back to beat Workington

Hunslet bounce back to beat Workington

Hunslet RLFC 30-22  Workington Town After last week’s shock defeat at Oxford and the surprise departure of Coach James Coyle, Hunslet got back to winning ways today (21 May 2017) at the South Leeds Stadium defeating Cumbrians, Workington Town by 30 points to 22. Town started the stronger and took the lead on 10 minutes […]

Another cup win for Beeston St Anthony’s

Another cup win for Beeston St Anthony’s

On Saturday (13 May 2017), the 2016 West Yorkshire County Cup winners Beeston St Anthonys, played in the final of the Northern Counties Cup, against Cheshire County Cup holders Ashville. In a very tense and hard fought game, Beeston came through with a magnificent 4-3 win, goals coming from Sean Jeavons, James Allan, Steve Crawford and […]

Auditions for actors in Belle Isle play

Auditions for actors in Belle Isle play

Red Ladder Theatre Company in partnership with Belle Isle TMO are staging His Masters Voice by Belle Isle writer, Tony Gaughan in the GATE Resource Centre, LS10 3QH on Friday 9 June 2017 from 6.30pm. We are looking for two actors to play the lead roles – one male and one female (playing age between 50-60). Auditions to be held in the GATE Resource Centre […]

Better Together health and wellbeing service launched

Better Together health and wellbeing service launched

On Thursday 11 May, three well-known local charities came together to launch a new service delivering community-based health and well-being activities across inner South Leeds. Health for All is the lead partner, working with Asha Neighbourhood Project and Hamara Healthy Living Centre, and the Better Together service is funded by Leeds City Council Public Health. […]

Road Safety event is a big success

Road Safety event is a big success

The Gambia Welfare Society Leeds (TGWS) in collaboration with Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police Road Policing Unit has recently concluded a Road Safety Education on Friday 28 April at Hamara Centre Beeston South Leeds. The event was sponsored by TGWS and coordinated by Yanks Sawo an RAF Airman Station at Royal Air Odiham. […]

Healthy communities are Better Together

Healthy communities are Better Together

An afternoon of family fun is taking place at Hamara Healthy Living Centre on Tempest Road, Beeston LS11 6RD on Thursday (11 May 2017) 12-2pm to celebrate the launch of a new council-funded service to promote healthy communities – Better Together. There will be a range of activities for all the family, including ‘taster’ sessions […]

SNAPS to hold open day in Belle Isle

SNAPS to hold open day in Belle Isle

SNAPS (Special Needs and Parent Support) is a wonderful Leeds charity that works with children with disabilities and their families. We offer affordable Hydrotherapy and Rebound therapy sessions on Saturdays and access to group activities such as Boccia, music therapy, dance, story telling and free play in a safe environment. The children, parents and siblings […]