Month: July 2012

New owners plan new lease of life for Clarence Dock

Plans to revitalise a Hunslet waterside development have been unveiled by developers. As reported by South Leeds Life earlier this month, a new strategy for the ‘Brigadoon’ that is Clarence Dock in Hunslet is aiming to turn the area into a home for independent traders, restaurants and digital businesses Property

South Leeds roundup: Asian supermarket, Tower Works and Middleton clean up

Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s making south Leeds tick this week from other websites and blogs. The YEP reports on a good news story that a Leeds businessman is pumping £500,000 into turning a formerly notorious pub on Dewsbury Road into an Asian supermarket. Sad to see the negative tone of some

Video: Middleton Life oral history interviews part six – Tenants Hall

Here’s the sixth and final part of the Middleton Life local history project’s oral history film. This part, which sees local residents interview each other on their memories and history of the area, focuses on Tenants Hall. [youtube]

Problems with 86 bus reported – what do you think?

The number 86 bus route – operated by First Leeds – runs right through the heart of south leeds – but according to one report, it’s becoming increasingly unreliable. Local resident Enrico Giacani has reported the problem to the Fix My Transport website. He said: “Every day the bus is

Children’s holiday club in Beeston Hill

A children’s holiday club open to all children in south leeds aged six to 13 years will help alleviate summer holiday boredom. Deacon Al Henry tells South Leeds Life that the club will run Monday 6 August,  Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th August from 10.30am – 12.30pm at Beeston Hill United Church, Malvern Road, Beeston