Day: 16 May 2012

South Leeds Links: Holbeck in Bloom, Aire Valley Homes and Lakeside Centre photos

Hello South Leeds! Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s making the area tick on blogs and websites in the area. “In only its second year the dedicated and enthusiastic In Bloom group is making a clear impression in Holbeck through it’s wide ranging environmental activities. The organisational abilities of its members

Greenfingered? Mad about flowers? Cottingley in Bloom could be for you!

Residents on the Cottingley Hall estate with an interest in flowers, gardening or vegetables are being encouraged to help spruce up the area by joining the Cottingley in Bloom group. The group’s next meeting will be on June 18 in the Cottingley Towers community room at 2pm. All welcome to

Come on, own up – who put the motorway there?

Once upon a time, some forty-odd years ago, there was an expanse of housing to the south of Leeds. Mostly built to expand existing villages from 1905 onwards, this area looked little different to many others across and around the city, writes Alison Neale. Back then, town planners worked under