Tag: walking

Walk a ‘Mile in Belle Isle’ for Sport Relief

Walk a ‘Mile in Belle Isle’ for Sport Relief

Walk a ‘Mile in Belle Isle’ for Sport Relief! Is back next Wednesday (22 March 2017) Starting and finishing at BITMO GATE. Organised by myself and Carla of BITMO GATE. Will take place instead of the usual walking group. I will lead from the front and Carla will look after you at the back of […]

New walking group to research Holbeck

New walking group to research Holbeck

A new walking group, the Walking Around Research Group (WARG), has recently been awarded funding through the go:walking initiative to conduct some experimental walks in Holbeck. The group aim to develop a unique route in time for the forthcoming international Jane’s Walk Festival in May this year. The group has been put together by Dr […]

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Ken celebrates 100 parkruns

Ken celebrates 100 parkruns

Ken Ingram is an active member of the community in South Leeds, he regularly attends charity and community events. He also organises a weekly walk around Belle Isle and Middleton. On a Saturday morning he can usually be found running and walking his way around Cross Flatts parkrun. On Saturday (17 September 2016) he completed […]

By September 18, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
BITMOs GATE Walk and Talk every Wednesday

BITMOs GATE Walk and Talk every Wednesday

Hurray the Bitmo Gate Walk and Talk starts again. Wednesday the 19 of August was our first walk. It’s now every Wednesday from 12 noon for an hour. Meet at The GATE, until the weather makes it unsafe to do the walk, i.e. Icy Pavements. Then hopefully in the Spring onwards when the weather improves. […]

Come on Holbeck, time to get walking!

Come on Holbeck, time to get walking!

Calling all Holbeck residents! Local people are being offered the chance to apply for funding to make their streets better for walking. CityConnect is launching a grant scheme for local community groups. The grants will be available in Holbeck – as well as South Gipton, Cross Green and Richmond Hill,  Armley and New Wortley, Laisterdyke […]

Holbeck issues under discussion at Neighbourhood Forum

Holbeck issues under discussion at Neighbourhood Forum

  A walking project, theatre and prostitution will amongst the subjects discussed by the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum at its meeting on Saturday (28 June 2014). The Forum is the group developing the Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan, which will help shape future development in the area. A Board was elected at the last meeting in March and […]

Support and activities for older people in Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet

Support and activities for older people in Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet

The spring newsletter from the South Leeds Live At Home Scheme (SLLAHS) has been published with details of regular activities and day trips. SLLAHS is one of the ‘Neighbourhood Network’ organisations providing support and activities for people over 55. SLLAHS covers the Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet areas. Regular activities include lunch clubs, a range of […]

My First Time At Parkrun In Beeston

My First Time At Parkrun In Beeston

My first time at parkrun in Cross Flatts Park was really good. My time was 00:49:24 which is good and I finished in 109th place so how’s that?Mind you I was walking with Kenneth Ingram from South Leeds Life and South Leeds Community Radio. Made some new friends down there as well. It was a […]

By March 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Old Bamber gets fit for FREE

Old Bamber gets fit for FREE

  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 […]

By November 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
New Afternoon Walking Group Launches For South Leeds Residents

New Afternoon Walking Group Launches For South Leeds Residents

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 […]