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Hunslet Club Parkside keep marching on

Hunslet Club Parkside keep marching on

Hunslet Club Parkside defeated West Hull in a hard fought battle televised on Freesports on Saturday 22 September. The 9 – 2 score line reflects the closeness of the contest and means they will now contest the Kingstone Press National Conference League Grand Final on Saturday 6 October at Featherstone Rovers’ LD Nutrition Stadium. Their […]

Hunslet’s season ends not with a bang but a whimper

Hunslet’s season ends not with a bang but a whimper

Hunslet RLFC finished their season with a disappointing loss 14-4 away at expansion club Coventry Bears on Saturday (22 September 2018). Coventry took the lead with an early try on 4 minutes and defended their lead tenaciously through the first half. Hunslet pressed repeatedly but were unable to score and the Bears took a 6-0 […]

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Review: The Last Seam at Holbeck Underground Ballroom

Review: The Last Seam at Holbeck Underground Ballroom

It’s somehow appropriate that a play created to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1984-5 Miners Strike and the 2015 closure Hatfield Main colliery, should come to an industrial wasteland in South Leeds, the historic birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, powered by coal. Ironic though that Holbeck Underground Ballroom, a community theatre under the railway […]

Middleton Community Centre Council Event

Middleton Community Centre Council Event

I went along to the Middleton Community Event at Middleton Commutator Centre  last Wednesday (19 September 2018). The event was held by local organisations at  Council  Social Centre. My thanks go to Rachel from Leeds City Council,   for preparing the buffet. Around 30 people, staff, Councillors Paul Truswell, Kim Groves and Judith Blake, board […]

By September 23, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 17 September 2018

Planning applications 17 September 2018

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 September 2018:   Dormer window to front  9 Westbourne Mount Beeston Leeds LS11 6EH Ref. No: 18/05683/FU | Status: Current Alterations involving extension to […]

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For One Night Only: Time to Sparkle at White Rose

For One Night Only: Time to Sparkle at White Rose

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a special evening of one-off offers, live music, and pampering as part of its Time to Sparkle event on Thursday 27 September 2018. Visitors are invited to enjoy live DJs while relishing free beauty treatments from brands including MAC, Benefit, Urban Decay, and more, before snapping a selfie at […]

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Health campaign tackles taboos

Health campaign tackles taboos

The NHS in Leeds is supporting an international campaign to break down the taboos around urology conditions, including cancers of the bladder, testicles and prostate. September is Urology Awareness Month and 24-28 September is Urology Week. Both aim to encourage men and women to take care of their urological health. Urology is the field of […]

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New phone app launched for Leeds leisure centres

New phone app launched for Leeds leisure centres

An exciting new mobile phone app, which will provide users of Leeds City Council leisure centres with a wealth of timetable and booking information right at their fingertips, has been officially launched this month. The ‘Active Leeds’ app developed by Leeds City Council is free to download and offers users the ability to choose and […]

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CCTV appeal: 15 year old boy robbed in Belle Isle

CCTV appeal: 15 year old boy robbed in Belle Isle

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to identify in connection with the robbery of a schoolboy in Leeds last July.                     The 15-year-old boy was assaulted and threatened with a knife before his phone was stolen in John Charles Approach, Belle Isle, […]

By September 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Beeston’s double bed winners at industry awards

Beeston’s double bed winners at industry awards

It was a big night for Beeston at the NBF (National Bed Federation) Industry Awards this week (18 September 2018) with not one, but two South Leeds companies winning awards. OTTY Sleep, the mattress retailer based at The Greenhouse on Beeston Road, founded in 2016, picked up the Small Online Retailer of the Year, whilst […]

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