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Help for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Leeds

Help for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Leeds

RETAS is pleased to have received funding from the Leeds Community Foundation for the expansion of our Welcome to Leeds Drop-in services, which helps to facilitate the settlement of refugees and asylum seekers who have recently moved into the area. In order to reach out to a greater number of individuals who could benefit from […]

Set back at Ice Rink construction site

Set back at Ice Rink construction site

Part of the wooden structure for the new Ice Rink being constructed at Elland Road has collapsed today (22 November 2017). It is not clear when the incident happened or whether it was a result of today’s strong winds, but Police have said that no one was hurt in the incident. Mark Johnson from The […]

By November 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

When are the Christmas Lights being switched on in South Leeds?

As we head towards December it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as South Leeds prepares to switch on its Christmas lights. Here’s a run down of events around the area: Middleton Thursday 30 November, 4pm at Middleton Park Circus. Carol singing with children from local primary schools. Hunslet Carr Thursday 30 November, 5pm […]

By November 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The world must remember Srebrenica

The world must remember Srebrenica

Beeston man on a mission to ensure the world remembers the lessons from Srebrenica Yorkshireman Gohar Almas Khan has spoken of his heart-breaking visit to one of Europe’s worst atrocity since the Second World War. Mr Khan and other delegates from the UK were given an opportunity courtesy the charity Remembering Srebrenica to visit Bosnia-Herzegovina […]

Christmas Market at Dewsbury Road Community Hub

Christmas Market at Dewsbury Road Community Hub

It’s nearly Christmas. Go along on Saturday (25 November 2017) and get some early Christmas presents.     Scridb filter

By November 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Junior footballers are onto a winner with new kit

Junior footballers are onto a winner with new kit

A South Leeds junior football team are onto a winner thanks to Manning Stainton. The Beeston branch of the estate agent has provided Middleton Park FC Under 8’s with an impressive new green and black playing strip as part of its on-going Community Support Programme. The team currently play in the Garforth Junior League and […]

By November 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Events at local libraries

Events at local libraries

Leeds Libraries are encouraging older people to start coding and younger people to get organised at two one-off sessions coming up in South Leeds. On Thursday (23 November 2017) Beeston Library is hosting a Bullet Journaling workshop for 11-16 year olds, from 3:45-4:45pm. At this fun workshop you will create your own #bujo. Get creative […]

By November 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Cineworld and IMAX open at White Rose

Cineworld and IMAX open at White Rose

Cineworld and IMAX has now opened at the Leeds White Rose Centre with its spectacular 11 state-of-the-art screen cinema. An invitation to the launch on Thursday (16 November 2017) a day before the doors opened to the public was the screening of Justice League. As a community reporter for South Leeds Life, I was one of […]

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Tackling anti-social behaviour in Holbeck cemetery

Tackling anti-social behaviour in Holbeck cemetery

Holbeck cemetery is set to undergo a series of security improvements in an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area. Local residents have been working with Councillors to identify measures to help reduce anti-social behaviour, successfully negotiating new closing times at the cemetery. This will see the gates locked between dusk and dawn. Alongside […]

By November 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Pavement parking puts lives at risk

Pavement parking puts lives at risk

As the law currently stands it is not illegal to park on pavements except in London. It is however illegal to drive on a pavement anywhere in the country. Due to a strange quirk of logistical fate, prosecutions against those who park without due care for the safety of pedestrians are few and far between. […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →