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Leeds Dock ‘Steps Up’ Preparations For Waterfront Festival

  Work to enhance and re-energise Leeds Dock, the waterfront area located on Leeds’ South Bank, has entered a new phase, as major landscaping work begins ahead of this weekend’s Leeds Waterfront Festival (28 and 29 June). With thousands of visitors expected to descend on Leeds Dock this weekend to take part in the festivities, […]

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Leeds Waterfront Festival brings family fun to the South Bank

  Dragonboats, live music and a ‘splash mob’ of mermaids and pirates will be descending on the River Aire this Saturday and Sunday (28 and 29 June 2014) and we’re all invited. The Leeds Waterfront Festival takes place at venues along a four mile stretch of the river from Thwaite Mills in Stourton to Leeds […]

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South Leeds Life newspapers now available at community venues

  The first, pilot, edition of our South Leeds Life newspaper is now available at community venues throughout South Leeds. The papers have been distributed to libraries, schools and community centres – please check the list below to find your nearest pick up point. We would very much like your feedback on this first issue […]

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Slideshow: Sun shines on Hunslet Gala, Middleton Park sports day and Bands in the Park

  The sun shone on South Leeds this weekend and people came out to enjoy a range of activities on offer. Hunslet Gala drew the crowds on Saturday afternoon (21 June 2014). Residents enjoyed browsing the stalls, playing on the inflatables and were entertained by Punch and Judy and the Rapide Brothers clowns as well […]

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Looking forward to Hunslet Community Gala on Saturday

Hunslet Community Gala takes place this Saturday 21 June from 11.30am The Gala will include a huge variety of stalls selling arts and crafts, food and other local produce. The annual gala organised by Hunslet Festival, which has been running for over 10 years, takes place on the field adjacent to Grove Road (opposite the Penny […]

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Involve students sell their birdfeeders at White Rose Centre

Bright bird feeders made from recycled materials flew off the shelves when a team of teenage entrepreneurs from Involve took them to the White Rose Shopping Centre last week. The students who are all in Years 9 and 10 at schools in Leeds, have been working at the Involve alternative education centre in Hunslet as […]

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Top street artists descend on Leeds Dock to support transformation

  Some of the most talented street artists in the north of England have come together to create a series of one-off pieces of street art, as work begins to enhance and re-energise Leeds Dock, the waterfront area located on Leeds’ South Bank. The 26 strong collective, led by Leeds-based CBloxx, one of the world’s […]

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White Rose gives The Hunslet Club a Lift

  A very special club, that has been at the heart of the community in south Leeds for more than seven decades, has been selected as the charity of the year by White Rose Shopping Centre. The Hunslet Club, founded in 1940 by local GP Dr John Wylie to keep young boys off the wartime […]

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Leeds and Liverpool Canal 130 Mile Bicycle Ride In Aid Of Macmillan Nurses

  “Ride With A Smile” uctio room if not Travelling from Liverpool to Leeds on the canal for Macmillan Cancer Support because we want to raise money in memory of a Parnaby Tavern customer, Mr Alan Wood. Story oom if not Just so you all know what we are doing and what for a small […]

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Activities for older people in Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet

  The South Leeds Live At Home (SLLAH) scheme has published its quarterly newsletter which is bursting with activities for older people to join. SLLAH is one of the Neighbouhood Network organisations that deliver services to older people across the city. The newsletter has details of social afternnons, lunch clubs, gentle exercise sessions, trips out […]

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