Day: 12 November 2012

Documentary chronicles Holbeck drifter at Leeds International Film Festival

A lifelong drifter who originally came from Holbeck has made his home on a small island off the west coast of Scotland. For six years Christopher Ellis has lived in virtual isolation, being the only inhabitant of the island and rarely returning to the mainland. Every winter Christopher journeys on

Tips to avoid being burgled in South Leeds

Rothwell Neighbourhood Policing Team which covers Middleton and Belle Isle, has sent South Leeds Life the following crime provention tips as darker nights draw in: At this time of year with the arrival of the darker nights and the clocks going back, we traditionally experience a small increase in the number of

Hunslet police issues discussed at meeting

PC Adam Firth of Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team attended the latest Hunslet Tenants And Residents Association meeting, writes Holbeck NPT. Residents said that there had been no further issues with the local priority of youths playing football on Hemmingway Garth. PCSO Kay Kennedy also reports that despite making regular patrols at this

Ciaran Bingham: Charity launches in memory of tragic Belle Isle teenager

Ciaran Bingham, from Belle Isle, was just 19 when he was killed in a motorcycle accident in Outwood in January 2011. Now a charity – The Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust – has been set up in memory of the teenager who championed people in need. Below, his mum Margaret Bingham and Andrea