South Leeds

Young archaeologists excavate Middleton Lodge ice house

Young archaeologists excavate Middleton Lodge ice house

The Leeds Branch of the Young Archaeolgists Club (YAC) recently undertook a new excavation of an ice house, at Middleton Park, Leeds which once belonged to the former Middleton Lodge. YAC is the only UK-wide club for people under the age of 16 who are interested in archaeology. An invitation was extended the York and Pontefract branches to join the […]

New running group for improvers

New running group for improvers

A new social running group starts this Wednesday (26 July 2017) for runners looking to build up to running 5 kilometres. The Middleton Mavericks will meet every Wednesday evening at 7pm at the South Leeds Stadium reception at the John Charles Centre for Sport. Sessions are free, open to men and women and suitable for […]

Planning applications 17 July 2017

Planning applications 17 July 2017

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 17 July 2017:   Change of use from former plant hire and cafe to car showroom and offices, including refurbishment of buildings with new cladding/render […]

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

DePuy Synthes inspires students to consider careers in Healthcare Sciences

Local students were invited to see a 3D printer live in action and get hands-on with a selection of medical implements as part of a Future Talent Forum supported by Leeds-based medical devices company, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Over 100 pupils from schools across Leeds took part in […]

South of the River – Down By The River

South of the River – Down By The River

What are we to make of Burberry saying ‘no thanks’ to restoring Temple Works in Holbeck? For those who don’t know it, Temple Works is the jewel in the crown of Leeds’ industrial heritage, but we are perilously close to losing it forever. Built in the 1840’s as a Flax Mill by John Marshall, it […]

Jobs Fair at White Rose Centre

Jobs Fair at White Rose Centre

  Come along to the jobs and information event at the White Rose Shopping Centre. Thursday 10 August 2017 from 11am in the central atrium. Remember to bring your CV   Scridb filter

Whole city invited to Child Friendly Leeds Birthday Bonanza

Whole city invited to Child Friendly Leeds Birthday Bonanza

A birthday party with a difference will be held in Leeds next week, when Child Friendly Leeds reaches a special milestone. To celebrate five years since HRH The Queen visited Leeds and helped launch Leeds City Council’s bold ambition to be a truly child friendly city, the council and partner organisations are hosting a big […]

Hunslet edge Newcastle in close game

Hunslet edge Newcastle in close game

Hunslet RLFC won a close match against Newcastle Thunder on Sunday (16 July 2017) with the last kick of the match at South Leeds Stadium. The match swung back and forth but neither side were ever more than one score ahead throughout the game. The final score: Hunslet RLFC 26-25 Newcastle Thunder. The game was […]

Barber Shop Chronicles at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Barber Shop Chronicles at West Yorkshire Playhouse

From before the play began the actors were dancing and singing, engaging with the audience and being engaging themselves. It felt like you were walking into a party and were being made to feel very welcome. The sound-system, the music and dancing, the call-outs to members of the audience were a fantastic way to begin […]

Planning applications: 10 July 2017

Planning applications: 10 July 2017

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 10 July 2017:   Single storey side and rear extension  33 Thirlmere Close Beeston Leeds LS11 8JH Ref. No: 17/04225/FU | Status: Current Listed Building […]