Belle Isle

Singing for Sainsbury’s

Singing for Sainsbury’s

The Music Federation Schools (Windmill in Belle Isle and Low Road, Hunslet) have supplied many of the vocal performances for the new Sainbury’s Christmas advert now being broadcast to TVs across the nation. The schools have for some time been renowned for their unique curriculum, incredibly high aspirations, and glowing Ofsted reports. The schools’ relationship […]

By November 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
The journey of the Broomfield Bus

The journey of the Broomfield Bus

On Friday (9 November 2018) a new facility was opened at Broomfield South Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) in Belle Isle. Here staff member Charlotte Gray-Sharp who led the project, tells the story of Broomfield Bus. Back at the start of 2017 the idea was hatched to have a unique learning zone for pupils and […]

Belle Isle florists’ random acts of Remembrance

Belle Isle florists’ random acts of Remembrance

Two women from Belle Isle decided to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War in an unusual way – leaving small bouquets of flowers across Middleton, Belle Isle and Hunslet early this morning (10 November 2018). Nicci McCulloch and Kirsty Oxley run a venue styling company and are about to open […]

By November 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Sunday (11 November 2018) marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought the First World War to an end. Services and acts of Remembrance are being held across South Leeds to remember the local men and women who died in the armed forces in both World Wars and other wars since 1945. The Remembrance […]

By November 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Stourton Park & Ride planning application lodged

Stourton Park & Ride planning application lodged

An application for planning permission for the Park & Ride scheme at Stourton has been submitted and was published on the Council’s Planning Portal on Friday (2 November 2018). The application is for “The development of a Park and Ride facility with car parking for up to 1,200 cars; associated single storey terminus building; landscaping; […]

By November 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Middleton Asda supports Youth Cancer Trust

Middleton Asda supports Youth Cancer Trust

Youth Cancer Trust (YCT) held a cash collection at the Asda Middleton store on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September 2018. A total of £266.71 was raised across the two days; a fantastic response from the store’s loyal customers. These funds are vital to “provide support and free, activity- based holidays for young people aged […]

By November 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 22 October 2018

Planning applications 22 October 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 22 October 2018:   Extension to the existing Park and Ride site to include approx. 550 additional car park spaces and new 2 way road […]

By October 28, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Police seize Quad Bike in South Leeds

Police seize Quad Bike in South Leeds

West Yorkshire Police – Leeds South· This evening (26 October 2018) due to information received from members of the public, officers from Leeds South NPT and The Leeds District Off-Road Bike Team were able to seize this massive red Quad bike which had been causing chaos around the LS10 area. Enquiries are ongoing to identify […]

First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

First Head Boy and Girl elected at Cockburn John Charles

Year 11 students at Cockburn John Charles Academy were recently invited to submit applications to join a new group of Student Ambassadors. All prospective candidates underwent a rigorous selection process, including interviews with the senior leadership team to outline their vision for the future of education within the Academy and the impact they intended to […]

By October 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Cockburn John Charles Academy Open Evening

Cockburn John Charles Academy Open Evening

Cockburn John Charles Academy opened its doors to prospective year 7 students and their parents on Wednesday 10th October 2018. The evening was well attended by families of the local community who were treated to a cornucopia of activities in all subject areas. Head of School, Siobhan Roberts, said: “It was a source of great […]

By October 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →