A local group which is campaigning for improvements at Hunslet Cemetery is holding a meeting to give people a say about the improvements they’d like to see at the cemetery. The vandal-hit cemetery has been in the news recently after the Friends and Relatives of Hunslet Cemetery group launched an
Nine intrepid Health for all staff and supporters climbed the three highest peaks in Yorkshire in a 24-mile walk in less than 12 hours, earning themselves membership of the exclusive “Three Peaks of Yorkshire” club, writes Dave Florence. They did this to promote healthy activities and to raise funds for
Members of the Splashback campaign are continuing their fight to get South Leeds Sports Centre in Beeston reopened. The facilities were closed by Leeds city council in November last year due to falling visitor numbers and high running costs. Campaigners recently held a protest demonstration outside the boarded up facilities.
The following article originally appeared in the Yorkshire Evening Post. I am a governor at New Bewerley and although the commemoration was a while ago I was reminded of Janette’s great contribution to school at the end of year assembly last week. As part of her work as a teaching
Cross Flatts Park often echoes to the sound of leather on willow – there seems to be a semi-permanent game going on at the top on the artificial wicket. On Wednesday 27th July there will be a special game as families from different backgrounds are encouraged to come to the
Don’t miss this event – its a flash demo in front of the boarded up sports centre to show we are still campaigning to get the pool opened again. This will be the first day of the main school summer holiday and we can’t use our pool! We have a
A public meeting has highlighted how a £2 million boost will help restore Middleton Park to its former glory. Alan Shaw, secretary of The Friends of Middleton Park group, gave a presentation on the detailed proposals surrounding the Heritage Lottery-backed regeneration scheme for the park. Mr Shaw told the meeting
The first photograph appears in ‘Beeston Days’ published by the Beeston Local History Society in 1991. It shows a view, around the 1950s, looking from Holbeck Cemetery, west towards Wortley and Armley. The second photograph shows almost the same view today. What a difference a day, or 60 years makes.
Cross Ingrams Area Residents Association (CIARA) holds its meetings every two months. Residents who live locally are welcome to come along to these meetings. The meetings take place in the Ingram Gardens Community Centre in Holbeck commencing at 7pm. New members are always welcome. Councillors, representatives from Aire Valley Homes and
Wednesday July 27th will be a busy day for events in south Leeds. In Cottingley, there will be a health event at Cottingley Towers offering a cooking session, health checks and advice, hand massage, henna and health checks. There will also be a free light lunch at the event, which