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 on Lady Pit Lane in Beeston. The more observant of you might have noticed that the Sikh Gudwara (temple) has a new orange flag, or Nisham Sahib.
A stolen car that was abandoned and set fire to in Middleton Park received the art gallery treatment as someone added a laminated caption card to it. The car was discovered by staff on 4 November and moved to the top of Middleton Grove, near the Equestrian centre, awaiting collection.
What could be more exciting for children at this time of year than a ride on a steam train and a present from Santa? Middleton Railway is closed this weekend as they prepare to launch their ever popular Santa Specials on Saturday 3 December 2016. Trains run each Saturday and
Children at Cottingley Primary Academy got to handle moon rocks and meteorites as part of the school’s Space Week last week (21-25 November 2016). The space theme ran right across classes with a Space Crafts competition – children from each year group creating a craft to do with space with
Community groups looking for help to find funding for their projects are invited to a Funding Fair next week. The event, on Wednesday 30 November 2016, is an opportunity to meet a range of funders and support agencies. You can chat with funders to find out if your organisation and
Make sure you put the finishing touches to your winter garden tidy before garden waste collections go into hibernation in Leeds after Saturday 2 December 2016. That is the last collection day for brown bins in the city until the service re-starts 12 weeks later on 27 February 2017. More
Calling all from Hunslet, Stourton and surrounding areas! Were you born in the area? Did you work in the area or at Thwaite Mill? Do you have any stories from your ancestors of the area? If so, we would love to hear from you. We are doing a history of
Police in Leeds are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision. It happened yesterday (Sunday 20 November 2016) afternoon at 12.15pm at the junction of Thorpe Road and Acre Road in Middleton when a Vauxhall Signum car and a Lifan motorbike collided. The driver of the motorbike –
I’ve been walking about modern South Leeds thinking about Ancient Rome. Why? Because if we ignore the lessons of the past we are condemned to repeat them. Classics scholars, public schoolboys, and anyone who’s seen Gladiator, will have some knowledge of the concept of the Roman mob. These weren’t the
Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Middleton on October 2. It occurred around 9pm on Sunday 2 October 2016 when three masked men forced entry to a property on the Ring Road. They threatened the 29-year-old female occupant with what is described as a