Month: March 2012

Sports centre campaigners plan ‘South Leeds Olympic Torch’ protest event

Sally Cieslik from the SPLASH campaign fighting to reopen South Leeds Sports Centre guest posts on a mock South Leeds Olympic Torch event on Sunday, April 1 at noon to highlight what they claim is a lack of sports facilities in the area. The real Olympic Torch is due to come

South Leeds Links: Bloom, new Holbeck Police HQ and Middleton Railway thanks – updated

Here’s our weekly roundup of what’s making south Leeds tick from other blogs and websites: Holbeck in Bloom blog about a very welcome donation from Santander and some of the latest work in the area. The show goes on – that’s the defiant message from the folks at Middleton Railway,

Speak To The Streets Breakdance Battle Hits At The Hunslet Club

The Hunslet Club once again played host to a Speak To The Streets Breakdance Battle on Sunday 25th March, the atmosphere in the packed out hall was fantastic, well done everyone who took part, read all about it on the Yorkshire Evening Post website here. See some highlights of the

New community orchard in Cross Flatts Park is looking good!

The new community orchard and edible garden in Cross Flatts Park is shaping up nicely! As we reported last week, three planting beds have been prepared by the council’s Parks and Countryside department, ripe for sowing a selection of fruit trees, fruit bushes and shrubs such as strawberries, blackcurrants and

Fun, fun, fun! South Leeds youth activities at The Cupboard

The Cupboard is a youth service which offers fun activities and support for young people and their families. Here’s a list of its services: Healthy Young People Group, Holbeck Community Centre, Mondays, 5pm to 6.30pm. Try out our new sports and some olf favourites, fun team games, healthy cooking sessions

Slideshow: Refurbished Hunslet Library

[slideshow]South Leeds resident Paul Ibbotson attended the official unveiling of the £70,000 refurbishment of Hunslet Library, funded by the council’s Inner South Area Committee. Above is his slideshow of photographs from the day. As we reported last Thursday, improvements included repairs to the  the windows, internal refurbishments and new equipment. This will