Month: April 2014

South Leeds Roundup: Bluebells, blossom and a broom cupboard

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. The bluebells are out in Middleton Woods, so let’s start there. The Friends of Middleton Park have photos and details of their Bluebell Walks this weekend when they tie up with Middleton Railway.

New radio show and running group aims to get people more active

A beginners’ running group starts on 60th anniversary of Roger Bannister’s world-first 4-minute mile. A new weekly radio show and running group at South Leeds Community Radio is hoping to encourage people in the area to take up running to boost their physical and mental wellbeing. The two-part initiative, called

Council and Euro election candidates announced

  On Friday (25 April 2014) the Council published the lists of candidates standing in the local elections and the European Parliamentary elections which will be held on Thursday 22 May. South Leeds Life decided to cover these elections in greater detail than previously and we have set up a

Amber’s Autism Awareness: Latest Diaries written by Christine Robinson Twinkle

Amber’s Autism Awareness Latest  Diaries. 19th April Amber was super empathetic today – first while her cousin was upset after a happening with her other cousin, Amber watched intently when they were being asked what had happened, she didn’t much like Carly being upset so moved closer and then stood

Fundraising flurry rounds off White Rose charity partnership

The White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds has rounded off its charity partnership with St. Gemma’s Hospice in style with a Mother’s Day pop-up shop, bringing the amount raised for the charity to more than £108,800. Since April 2012, staff at the Centre have supported a range of fundraising activities

Leeds Federated starts work on new affordable homes in Hunslet

  Leeds Federated Housing Association has started work on a new affordable housing development in Hunslet. The Association is building six new homes at Arthington Place, to replace old, poor quality, back to back terraces which were recently demolished. The site has suffered from fly-tipping near to local shops and