Feeling under the weather? GPs in south and east Leeds open extra hours during winter NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the health body responsible for planning and funding local healthcare has come together with local GPs in the south and east of Leeds to offer extra opening
A budding club for aspiring young archaeologists has had great fun at their first Christmas party at Middleton Park Visitor Centre. Councillors Judith Blake and Paul Truswell (Labour, Middleton Park) were special guests at the Leeds Young Archaeologist Club (YAC) party. The children were asked to dress up as people
It was five years ago when I watched the old Brown Lane East ‘back to backs’ being bulldozed to the ground. Rubble, dust and memories from the past formulated and hung the air. After a short space of time the empty land was filled with beautiful wild flowers planted by
‘The Holbeck’ (Holbeck Working Men’s Club) have been preparing a special Santa’s Grotto treat for their members this Saturday (20 December 2014). All their volunteers have been lovingly building a winter wonderland, with real trees covered in twinkling lights for two weeks now. Situated in their side room, the beautifully
I was picked up on Twitter for my shoddy use of economic terms in last week’s column. I considered re-stating the argument and delving into heavy economics, but it’s the week before Christmas, so let’s talk about films. If Christmas has become about TV, this year it’s about box sets.
The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Keith Wakefield is calling on all residents to have their say on how the council saves £76.1million in next year’s budget. A one-month consultation period has just started at www.leeds.gov.uk/budget, asking people to give their views on the initial budget proposals for 2015/16.
South Leeds Life is moving forward and we need a Sales Manager help us achieve long term sustainability. We are looking for a Sales Manager to sell advertising both for our online and print editions. You need to be a confident self-starter with excellent communication skills. You will be paid
St. Matthew’s Community Centre was buzzing again with Holbeck Elderly Aid‘s festive annual social on Monday (15 December 2014). An invitation was sent to all service users and volunteers who had been a part of the charity for the last year. As I volunteer each Wednesday doing the IT group
Pioneering Hunslet-based youth charity The Works marked the end of the year with a bang and a party this week, and publicly launched an innovative range of new community programmes for 2015. Based in an epic old Victorian mill and now in its eleventh year, the charity boasts the biggest
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 at Middleton St Mary’s primary school where Holly Class wore their Christmas Jumpers to school last week, raising money for Save The Children. Debs Davies has advice