Day: 23 January 2013

Leeds City Council Transport Strategy Splits Holbeck

The latest core strategy of Leeds City Council includes a strategy for city centre transport that appears to seriously affect Holbeck. The map below (see council map for larger scale) indicates that the central traffic distribution route (loop) will pass through Holbeck along Jack Lane, Nineveh Road and Domestic Street.   This is likely

First Five Graduate from Community Reporters Course

Yesterday saw the final session of South Leeds Life’s first Community Reporters course. Over ten weeks our students have learned about photography, writing, interviewing and much more. We’ve had some stimulating discussions about the role of news, legal issues, social media, the ethics of reporting and the future of newspapers.

Course gives confidence to write about the community

I’ve felt very lucky to have been able to participate in the Community Correspondents course at Middleton Tenants Hall. Beginning a new post as a trainee community organiser hosted from that building, meant the course location was very convenient to commit to. I’d been pleasantly surprised that course tutor John

Middleton: Are you ready for a new year and a new start?

Looking for jobs, training or business or financial help? You are invited to New Year New Start Middleton event tomorrow, Thursday. Get your 2013 off to a good start with some help and advice on: looking for a job learning and training self-employment running your own business volunteering money management   There will also