Month: April 2012

Scoop It Up: Friends of Cross Flatts Park group back dog fouling calls

The situation has improved in the park, but there are still problems, writes chair of Friends of Cross Flatts Park Angela Gabriel for our Scoop it Up anti-dog fouling campaign. We were planting our new edible garden the other day. A dog started squatting to its business, so the man

Apply for community funding in South Leeds through Aire Valley Homes

Last year Aire Valley Homes supported more than 30 local initiatives and projects in South Leeds through the Inner South Area Panel, writes Carla Yoemans. Events such as Holbeck Gala and Hunslet Festival received funding, as well as the new ‘Welcome to Middleton sign’ and the coffee mornings at Cross

Diary dates: South Leeds summer galas

We reported yesterday how the clock was ticking down to June 9 and this year’s Beeston Festival and we wanted to bring you the dates of some3 of the other big summer events and galas which are a staple of life in South Leeds. On Saturday 19 May the Cottingley

South Leeds Links: Hunslet Cemetery campaign joy and Welcome to Middleton

Welcome to our weekly round-up of what’s going on in South Leeds via other blogs and websites. Here’s what’s making the area tick… The Friends of Hunslet Cemetery have reported impending success in their campaign for better security and fencing at the cemetery. They’ve posted the news up on their

Slideshow: The wonders of Middleton Park

[slideshow]Photographer Alex Smith joined the Middleton Life local history group’s rainy walk around Middleton Park with the Friends of Middleton Park last week. His photos of the walk, which looked at the rich history of the park were so good we thought we’d include them as a slideshow on the blog.

Video: Dazl hip hop group do their stuff

[youtube] Middleton-based DAZL dance group have been going all hip hop as the as this video of their group filmed at Tenants Hall Enterprise Centre shows. If you’re a young person aged 3 – 25 years living in Leeds and fancy trying out the latest dance styles, why not check