Wow!! – what an experience. Just got back from the Hunslet Hawk’s Phoenix Lounge after experiencing Rabbitskin, the one-man play put on by the Red Ladder Theatre Company. “Experiencing” is truly the right word and I was glad that the room was in darkness so that my fellow audience could
St Mary’s church in Middleton is celebrating after receiving £15,000 from the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust (YHCT) to help fund urgent structural repair work. Built in 1846, the imposing grade II listed church was designed by Robert Chantrell, architect of Leeds Minster, and stands in a prominent position on Town
A 45 year old man was arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending, following an operation in South Leeds this week. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) working in partnership with West Yorkshire Joint Services Trading Standards and West Yorkshire Police executed a warrant at an address in Middleton.
Recently a gathering took place of the most exclusive club in sport. The Hunslet Ex Parksiders 43rd annual reunion took place and only those that have pulled on the Hunslet jersey at their Parkside ground prior to its closure in 1973 are allowed entry. That is apart from guest speakers
Next Tuesday marks the tenth anniversary of 7/7, the London bombings. South Leeds Life has spoken to a range of local figures about those events, their aftermath and the decade since. This post was first published in January 2015. Since this interview Inspector Bowen has been promoted and no longer