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International stories and food shared in Holbeck

International stories and food shared in Holbeck

A group of local residents shared their stories and food from all over the world at an event in Holbeck this week. Twenty migrants who have moved to Holbeck and Beeston in the last few years held a Human Library event at Ingram Gardens Community Centre. The event was part of the MAP+ (Migrant Access […]

All round success for ladies sports team

All round success for ladies sports team

Middleton Park All-Rounders (MPAR) ladies Rounders Group was set up back in 2016 with the aim of getting more women into playing sport. A couple of months after starting, the team played in their first tournament and have never looked back. Two years on and they have been going from strength to strength and will […]

Kim Loves Being a Loser

Kim Loves Being a Loser

Sponsored content Meet Kim, our amazing Greatest Loser in the Hunslet Slimming World Groups having lost a total of 9st 2lb. Kim joined in May 2016 losing 7 stone in her first year eating normal family meals like curry and spaghetti bolognaise! “I was so nervous when I first walked through the door, I’d always […]

Running in the beautiful south: Middleton Park

Running in the beautiful south: Middleton Park

As at last it looks like the springtime is finally upon us, the best way to enjoy the weather is to get out and enjoy the outdoors whether that be in the form of a walk, run or bike ride. Here’s another suggestion from the South Leeds Lakers Running Club: Middleton Park is a gem […]

Hunslet edge Workington in thriller

Hunslet edge Workington in thriller

Hunslet RLFC 27-20 Workington Town Hunslet RLFC overcame a 20 points to 8 deficit to come back and win in one of the best games seen at the South Leeds Stadium for many a year. After coming from behind to win at Oldham last week it looks like a winning mentality and ‘never say die’ […]

Planning applications 9 April 2018

Planning applications 9 April 2018

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 9 April 2018:   Single storey front, single storey side and single storey rear extensions  39 Waincliffe Mount Beeston Leeds LS11 8AH Ref. No: 18/02048/FU […]

River Island opens new flagship at White Rose

River Island opens new flagship at White Rose

British fashion retailer River Island is set to unveil a new 26,000 sq. foot flagship store at White Rose Shopping Centre with a day of fun and freebies on 14 April. River Island has created a new concept store with an extended womenswear offering, plus a larger children’s and menswear departments. The new site boasts […]

Forward Leeds & MESMAC team up to offer LGBT+ drop in

Forward Leeds & MESMAC team up to offer LGBT+ drop in

Forward Leeds, the alcohol and drug service, is forging closer links with LGBT+ community by starting drop in sessions at Yorkshire MESMAC’s city centre location. The sessions take place every second Thursday in the month and are open to anyone whether they have concerns about their alcohol or drug use or just would like more […]

Family appeal for witnesses to Belle Isle crash

Family appeal for witnesses to Belle Isle crash

Police have revealed the name of the 57 year old woman who died from her injuries after being hit by a car whilst crossing Belle Isle Road on Tuesday 3 April 2018. Bridgett Chappell was hit by a Skoda Fabia while she was crossing Belle Isle Road near to the junction with West Grange Drive […]

Cloughie in the community – The Damned United on tour

Cloughie in the community – The Damned United on tour

Continuing West Yorkshire Playhouse’s commitment to taking artistic work into Leeds communities, this April The Damned United will visit venues across the city following its Playhouse run. The production embarks on a tour visiting community and non-traditional venues including working men’s clubs and sports centres; taking the beautiful game of football and the magic of […]