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Sponsored ride raises funds for older people

Sponsored ride raises funds for older people

Members, staff and volunteers from South Leeds Live At Home scheme turned out at Hunslet Morrisons last Sunday (30 April 2017) for a sponsored bike ride. With two exercise bikes loaned by Pure Gym, they set out to ride 100 miles in relay. In fact they doubled that distance and raised £172.80 on the day. […]

Police appeal: suspicious incident in Cottingley

Police appeal: suspicious incident in Cottingley

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information following a suspicious incident in Cottingley. Police have received a report of a man who appeared to have been pushed into a car by four men in Dulverton Close, Leeds, at about 12:30am last night (Wednesday, 22 March 2017). The small black car then drove off down Dulverton […]

White Rose jobs day for new leisure extension

White Rose jobs day for new leisure extension

The White Rose Shopping Centre, which celebrates its 20th birthday shortly, has let all the units in its new extension and will be holding a recruitment day for the new businesses. The latest additions to White Rose’s leisure offer are Five Guys and Limeyard, who have exchanged contracts on the last units – completing the […]

Flat fire at Cottingley Towers

Flat fire at Cottingley Towers

Five fire engines attended Cottingley Towers just after midnight last night (00:31 on Friday 10 February 2017) to tackle a flat fire. Breathing apparatus was used and one firefighter suffered smoke inhalation. He was taken to hospital for a precautionary check up. No one else was injured in the blaze. Engines attended from Hunslet, Leeds […]

Cottingley Drive road closure

Cottingley Drive road closure

Cottingley Drive is to be closed to traffic next week – Monday 27 February to Friday 3 March 2017 – to allow resurfacing works to take place. The road closure notice affects the length of Cottingley Drive from Ring Road Beeston to Elland Road, but “Access to pedestrians, property and for emergency vehicles and construction […]

By February 22, 2017 2 Comments Read More →
Year 4 take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef

Year 4 take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef

It was a special day today (22 February 2017) at Cottingley Primary Academy as Google brought virtual reality headsets into school. I sat in with Year 4 as they spent 30 minutes exploring Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with their teacher. They had studied the reef in class, but now had the chance to explore it […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New activities for carers, young people and families in Cottingley

New activities for carers, young people and families in Cottingley

Four new groups are starting up activity and support sessions at  Cottingley Community Centre Firstly, a new Carers group is starting, particularly aimed at people who are caring for people still awaiting a diagnosis. For example a diagnosis that someone is on the autism spectrum can take two years. This is a period that can […]

By February 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Changes to bus services from Sunday

Changes to bus services from Sunday

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By February 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bosom Buddies offer help with breastfeeding

Bosom Buddies offer help with breastfeeding

Last year, seven ladies attended training to become breastfeeding peer supporters, known as Bosom Buddies. The training lasted 10 weeks and was organised through Health for All, assisted by Two Willows and New Bewerley Children’s Centres, and NHS maternity support. They and other peer supporters are now helping mums at the following breastfeeding support groups: […]

By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
White Rose Shopping Centre unveils revamped facilities

White Rose Shopping Centre unveils revamped facilities

White Rose Shopping Centre, working with Leeds City Council, unveiled its newly refurbished South West toilet and family changing facilities on Tuesday (17 January 2017). The improvements will aid all shoppers from all walks of life. Leeds City Councillor Jane Dowson, Deputy Executive Board Member for Children and Families, cut the ribbon at the opening. […]

By January 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →