Civic and community leaders gathered in Leeds today to pay their respects to those who lost their lives and suffered terrible injuries in the London bombings of July 7 2005. They were remembered on the 10th anniversary of one of the UK’s worst terrorist atrocities by a cross-section of representatives
Holbeck Elderly Aid, the charity that supports older people to stay active in their community, has secured almost half a million pounds from the National Lottery. The Better Living Matters programme secured a grant of £475,000 from the Big Lottery Fund and marked the occasion with a celebration event at
Saturday 4 July 2015 saw the gathering of the greatest side never to play Super League, along with other players that have worn the famous Myrtle, White and Flame jersey. The venue was the New Inn, Elland Road, Churwell, which was recently taken over by Hunslet Legend Stephen Stevo Price.
Today 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. Mahbub Nazir, a community activist in Beeston Hill, writes: What really struck