Day: 27 June 2012

Plain cigarette packaging campaign targets Holbeck

A free event to highlight a campaign to encourage plain packaging for cigarettes is being held at St Matthew’s Community Centre in Holbeck on Friday, July 6. As we reported back in May, the Plain Packs Protect campaign says every year 340,000 children and young people are tempted to try smoking.

Bookmarked: South Leeds buildings at risk

A new council report has highlighted how a number of historic  south Leeds buildings are ‘at risk’. According to a report in the YEP today, these include: Beeston’s Stank Hall Barn, which some say was built with timber left over from the construction of ships used by explorer Christopher Columbus;

South Leeds roundup: Welcome to Middleton sign

Here’s your weekly roundup of what’s making south Leeds tick on other websites and blogs: Aire Valley Homes reports on its Facebook page that iddleton has a new welcome sign!…. installed by Groundwork, supported by the Middleton Community Group, and funded through Aire Valley Homes’ Inner South Area Panel. See

Beeston public meeting on Asda and Tesco plans

A reminder that local group Beeston Community Forum will be holding a special meeting tomorrow on Thursday, 28 June to allow representatives of Asda Stores Limited and Tesco Stores Limited to update local residents about the current situation in relation to their planning applications for new stores on Old Lane,