Month: October 2013

Hamara Centre to host Community Health Fair

  The Hamara Healthy Living Centre in Beeston will be hosting a Community Health Fair next Wednesday (6 November 2013). The event will offer free heath checks and advice on: healthy living, nutrition, men’s health, food growing, and being more active. In the afternoon there will talks on: Men and

In brief: South Leeds firework displays

The Hunslet Club – Saturday 2 November The Hunslet Club hosts its annual Fireworks Display this Saturday (2 November 2013). Gates open 6pm with display starting approximately 7:30. Numbers are limited to 300 people for health and safety reasons so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Bar will remain open until late.

Holbeck development plan given green light

  Holbeck in Leeds has moved a step closer to becoming one of the first inner-city areas in the country to create its own localised plan to encourage development and regeneration. As part of the Localism Act 2011, communities can create a neighbourhood plan which can influence development and improve

South Leeds Roundup: Experimental viruses and Nuclear reactors

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. We start this week with some very worrying photos on Skelton Grange Environment Centre’s Facebook Page. It looks like something’s gone wrong at the Experimental Viruses division of The Skelton Corporation. Could

Hat-trick of retailers create 40 jobs at White Rose

  Land Securities, owner of White Rose Shopping Centre, has confirmed three deals have been secured, creating an additional 40 job opportunities within the scheme. Simply Be, Jacamo and Quiz have opened in the centre for the first time and Bank has doubled the size of its store, with a

FA Barclays Premier League Trophy Visits The Hunslet Club

It was a day to remember for members of the Hunslet Club as they were delighted by a visit from one of the most famous trophies in world sport – the Barclays Premier League Trophy. Premier League title sponsor Barclays brought the title prize to the club as part of its

Campaign to help find a donor for Gaurav

  If you have been into the city centre recently you might have seen this advert on the Albion Street Boots site. It is part of a nationwide campaign to find a bone marrow donor for a little boy called Gaurav Bains, from Tipton in the West Midlands. According to