South Leeds

Weekend of dance and celebrations at White Rose

Weekend of dance and celebrations at White Rose

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a weekend of celebrations on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2017, with dancers from local RJC Dance and a visit from Leeds Carnival’s free photobooth. RJC Dance Youth Provision members, Shachk Out Youth Dance, consisting of young people aged 13 – 16 years old, will be performing at […]

South Leeds Roundup: Defibrillators, back to backs and no alliterations

South Leeds Roundup: Defibrillators, back to backs and no alliterations

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week at The South Leeds Academy where officers from Inner South Neighbourhood Policing Team were talking to motorsists today (24 May) after numerous reports of speeding cars and inconsiderate parking. Inside the gates, […]

Council leader expresses solidarity after Manchester bombing

Council leader expresses solidarity after Manchester bombing

Leeds Civic Hall and Leeds Town Hall will be lit up tonight (Tuesday 23 May 2017) to honour those affected by events in Manchester. Flags will fly at half mast and a book of condolence is available at the Portland Crescent entrance of the Civic Hall. Cllr Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council and […]

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 […]

Calling karaoke singers

Calling karaoke singers

If you enjoy singing karaoke and have always wanted to appear on film, this might be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Filming will take place on Friday (26 May 2017) at Holbeck Working Men’s Club with everyone singing the Foreigner song ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’. The film is a trailer for […]

Election hustings meeting in Beeston

Election hustings meeting in Beeston

Residents in Beeston will have an opportunity to put their questions to the candidates standing in Leeds Central at the general election. St Mary’s Parish Centre in Beeston is to host an election hustings on Sunday 28 May 2017 at 7:30pm. The meeting will be chaired by Rev Lindsey Pearson, the Vicar of Beeston, who […]

Jobs with KFC at White Rose and Merrion Centres

Jobs with KFC at White Rose and Merrion Centres

Belle Isle TMO Opportunities with KFC at White Rose Centre and Merrion Centre…!     Scridb filter

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 […]

South Leeds goes to the Playhouse

South Leeds goes to the Playhouse

South Leeds Life has teamed up with West Yorkshire Playhouse to help people who might not otherwise visit to experience the magic of live theatre. Starting this week we are offering readers free tickets to see shows on press night. Of course nothing comes for free, so in return we would like you to help […]

Slideshow: Middleton Park Kite Festival

Slideshow: Middleton Park Kite Festival

The Friends of Middleton Park brought the Northern Kite Group to the Clearings once again this weekend (20-21 May 2017) for the annual Kite Festival. The South Leeds skies were littered with giant ladybirds, fish, pigs, jellyfish and was it a purple teddy bear or a fox? The huge kites were matched by dozens of […]