Year: 2011

South Leeds: Our review of the year

It doesn’t seem 13 months since South Leeds Life filed its first post: This is South Leeds Calling. More than 23,000 page impressions and a few hundred posts from more than a dozen different community writers later we’re on the verge of entering 2012. We thought it was the perfect

Middleton Leisure Centre nets Olympic legacy cash

Planned improvements at Middleton Leisure Centre have today received a boost worth more than £140,000. The centre is one of 350 local community sports groups/facilities which are celebrating today after being offered a total of £17.4 million in Olympic legacy funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund. The money will go

Christmas 2011 chemist opening times and public transport in South Leeds

PUBLIC TRANSPORT Christmas Eve Buses – a Saturday service will operate until 1800. After this time services will be reduced with no service after 2000. Trains – a Friday service will operate until 2000. After this time services will be reduced with no service after 2200. Christmas Day No bus

Video: Plans for Middleton’s new Asda store

Discovered this video of the proposed new Asda store in Middleton the other day, courtesy the I Live in Middleton (Miggy) LS10 Facebook page. Looks an interesting proposal, once it actually gets built. Last we heard, Asda were planning a 2013 opening, unless anyone’s heard otherwise…   [youtube]

South Leeds links: Local community blogs and websites

South Leeds has a growing community of blogs – from local residents’ groups to food blogs and health blogs by local Bangladeshi women! Here’s our festive guide to some of the sites that make up the South Leeds blogosphere… The former Cross Flatts Community Forum was relaunched as Beeston Hill