Month: January 2013

Youngsters celebrate Middleton Park’s mining history

A celebration of the Middleton Schools History Project, which focused on the mining heritage of Middleton Park, was held at the new visitor centre at the park. The event was attended by MP Hilary Benn, Nick Rochford of the Heritage Lottery Fund, Councillor Judith Blake and Councillor Jack Dunn, and

Leeds Federated Housing offer money advice to tenants

A social landlord with 1,000 homes in South Leeds is offering its tenants help with managing their money. Leeds Federated Housing Association is urging its residents to be cash-smart in 2013 by taking advantage of free financial support. The association has a range of services available including a dedicated Financial

Leeds trolleybus plans: Have your say at Hunslet consultation

Residents in Hunslet and across South Leeds will be able to attend two consultation events about ambitious plans for the new Leeds trolleybus scheme. Costing £250m, the New Generation Transport (NGT) network will link park and ride sites at the north and south edge of Leeds with the city centre.

South Leeds Roundup: Cleaning up Beeston and looking for good ideas

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. Both Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team and Yorkshire Evening Post report on the Love Beeston, Clean Beeston clear up last Thursday. the NPT also report that co-operation with the Morley NPT led to the arrest of

Still Time To Sign Up For “Zumba Tastic” Fun This Saturday At The Hunslet Club

South Leeds residents have still got time to grab a last minute place at the Hunslet Club Sponsored ZumbaThon this Saturday 2nd February in aid of the club and St Gemma’s Hospice. Two hours of exhilarating, Latin-inspired calorie burning dance fitness at one of the most popular zumba venues in