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Iconic Temple Works goes under the hammer

Iconic Temple Works goes under the hammer

In the current (November 2017) issue of our newspaper we wrote: “The future of the magnificent Grade 1 listed Temple Works in Holbeck remains in doubt following Burberry’s decision not to take ownership as part of their plans for a new factory nearby.” This week we learned that the building’s future is in even greater […]

By November 14, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Garden waste collection to pause for the winter months

Garden waste collection to pause for the winter months

It’s getting to that time of year again to do the final touches to your garden as the garden waste collection service in Leeds goes into hibernation in early December. The last day for brown bin collections will be Saturday 2 December 2017 and the service will resume again on Monday 26 February 2018. If […]

By November 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Pavement parking puts lives at risk

Pavement parking puts lives at risk

As the law currently stands it is not illegal to park on pavements except in London. It is however illegal to drive on a pavement anywhere in the country. Due to a strange quirk of logistical fate, prosecutions against those who park without due care for the safety of pedestrians are few and far between. […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
South Leeds runners smash the Dash

South Leeds runners smash the Dash

On Sunday 5 November 2017 hordes of runners from South Leeds descended on the city centre to run to Kirkstall Abbey and back as fast as they possibly could. The race was the Abbey Dash and is a fairly flat out and back 10k course. It was a cold a frosty morning when everyone assembled […]

Remembrance marked at Middleton Railway

Remembrance marked at Middleton Railway

Services at Middleton Railway paused at 11am on Remembrance Sunday (12 November 2017) as staff and passengers observed the two minute silence. Trains were suitable decorated with poppies and the silence was impeccably observed by all present including a group of children attending a birthday party. Next weekend (18 & 19 November 2017) will be […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Brownlee brothers visit Cockburn School

The Brownlee brothers visit Cockburn School

Alistair Brownlee revealed that he was still making up his mind about defending his Olympic Triathlon title when he met students at Cockburn School on Friday (10 November 2017). Alistair and his brother Jonny were there to answer questions put by a hall full of students from Cockburn and Cockburn John Charles who have excelled […]

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BITMOs GATE 7k walk for Children In Need

BITMOs GATE 7k walk for Children In Need

Please come along to BITMOs GATE 7k walk for Children In Need on Wednesday 15 November 2017. I was asked by Carla of BITMOs GATE if I would like to host this event along with Carla, of course I said yes. The walk will start at 12pm at BITMOs GATE, Aberfield Gate, off Belle Isle […]

By November 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 6 November 2017

Planning applications 6 November 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 6 November 2017:   4.8m single storey rear extension, 4m to ridge height and 3m to eaves.  17 Southleigh Road Beeston Leeds LS11 5SQ Ref. […]

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Annual General Meeting of the Beeston Community Forum

Annual General Meeting of the Beeston Community Forum

Robert Winfield The Annual General Meeting of the Beeston Community Forum will take place at 7.30pm on Thursday 7 December 2017 in the Function Room of the Old White Hart, 45 Town Street, Beeston, LS11 8BZ . The meeting will elect the Officers and Committee members for the Forum over the next year. Officers and […]

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Book now for Santa Special trains

Book now for Santa Special trains

What could be more exciting for children at this time of year than a ride on a steam train and a present from Santa? Middleton Railway is preparing to launch its ever popular Santa Specials on Saturday 2 December. Trains run each Saturday and Sunday through to Sunday 24 December. Every child under 12 will […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →