There was sadness and a dose of gallows humour as members turned out at Middleton Park golf course today (31 October 2014) on the day the course closed. Back in 1933 former Lord Mayor and Freeman of the City of Leeds, Alderman Sir William Hemingway opened the municipal golf course
I notice that the new Tesco Chief Executive Dave Lewis took some of his top managers to a country cottage. This wasn’t supposed to be a jaunt. I’m not sure if ‘team building’ was involved but he made them responsible for the food. They had to go to local supermarkets,
Going back to about February this year I joined the Parkrun team at Cross Flatts Park. Here is my story. Parkruns are all over the country; ones in Leeds are Cross Flatts, Roundhay Park, Temple Newsam Park and Hyde Park. They all start on Saturday morning at 9am local time.
Collections of brown bins will stop temporarily from 29 November. The regular collections of garden waste are suspended every year as demand for the service is low. Experience shows that with fewer jobs to do in the garden over the winter months, brown bins aren’t used as much, if at
Ingram Court in Holbeck is nearing the end of a major refurbishment and properties in the sheltered housing complex will be advertised in the next few weeks. Ingram Court has been empty for some time, but has now been fully refurbished as part of the PFI funded housing regeneration programme.
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Beeston, where the Asha Neighbourhood Project is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary next year. They’ve been out planting daffodil bulbs in resident’s gardens on Stratford
Work has started in earnest on a new community garden in the heart of built-up Beeston Hill, outside the unused Holy Spirit church building on Tempest Road. About twenty people – local residents, members of charities and faith groups, and Council staff – spent the day clearing the overgrown space
Author John Rigg writes: Last Friday lunchtime, the “Hunslet Rugby League Remembered” Heritage Room was officially opened at the Garden Gate public house in south Leeds. I had received an invitation from Peter Todd, the General Manager of the Hunslet Hawks RLFC, who has also previously been kind enough to
Halloween Party and Fireworks Night at Holbeck WMC. Two fun-filled nights are coming up at Holbeck Working Men’s Club. On Saturday 1 November 2014 we have a Halloween Party for children and adults from 6pm. Fancy dress for all ages (adults and children) with prizes for the best dressed. Hot
White Rose Shopping Centre is staging a day of fun, entertainment and information on Thursday (30 October 2014) on behalf of Mencap. Dancers, a magician, Mencap’s popular Creative Spirit table and Halloween themed games will be taking place in the centre’s southern atrium between Next and Boots during the day