I blame Mrs Bamber. She suggested I go to the gym as she thought it would be good exercise for me. I don’t know what she thinks golf is, particularly the way I play it; criss-crossing the fairway I walk miles and miles and then there’s the foraging in the bushes. Anyway, she made […]
As part of the new Leeds Lets Get Active initiative across the city, the Hunslet Club is starting a Walking Group for adults starting on Thursdays from October 10th from 12:00 until 12:45pm across the local area. Participation is free, this is a perfect opportunity to enjoy gentle, sociable exercise with like-minded local people. Why […]
A couple of weeks ago I visited the island of Cottingley to attend the excellent Cottingley Summer Fair. My Other Half had the car so I a walked – it’s not far from Beeston. I don’t know Cottingley well, I’ve been a few times in the last couple of years and my eldest went […]
Runa Hanifa, a health development worker at Asha Neighbourhood Project, on Stratford Street has sent us the following posters on events at Asha, a local community organisation working with South Asian women and children in South Leeds. Women-only swimming: Healthy eating sessions: Women’s walking group:
I’ve had two meetings in the city centre this week. I don’t like to drive into the city centre because the parking charges are set high to discourage congestion. A policy I approve of. The bus is expensive if you’re on a tight budget, so unless it’s tipping down, it’s usually cycling or walking for […]
Gentle walks from Hunslet Library start today at 10am and will run fortnightly. Are you interested in becoming more active? Then come along for a gentle walk every two weeks. Refreshments provided. The walks are run by Health for All and the NHS. More details from Bally on 07590 183627.
Once upon a time, some forty-odd years ago, there was an expanse of housing to the south of Leeds. Mostly built to expand existing villages from 1905 onwards, this area looked little different to many others across and around the city, writes Alison Neale. Back then, town planners worked under The Jetsons model of futurist […]
Enjoy some gentle exercise each week in Cross Flatts Park with a friendly group of local residents! See the aboce poster for more details.
What’s on in Middleton Park? Become a ‘Friend of Middleton Park’ May 2011 Programme The Friends are delighted to announce the start of their summer programme! We will be opening the Lakeside Centre every Sunday 2-4p.m from 1st May until the end of September. Do come and join us for a cuppa! Sunday 1 FoMP […]
The Belle Isle and Hunslet Walking Group has four more walks planned for February. Run by the Feel Good Factor Older and Active Walking Group, anyone over 50 can join a weekly strolling group, the ideal way to meet new people and stay active in 2011. Details: Meets every Monday at 9.45am at Belle Isle […]