South Leeds Roundup: Bands, buses and bag packing

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 Railway where The Night Flyers band was playing today. Live music and steam trains – what’s not to like?

Middleton railway Night Flyers Band

The Works Skate Park has revamped its website and is advertising the Christmas Competition, which takes place on Sunday 27 December from 10am to 7pm.

Advance notice that Chris Powell from First Bus will be addressing the first meeting of 2016 for the Beeston Community Forum, on Thursday 7 January.

If you’ve ever wondered what Health For All’s Health Trainers actually do, read this great study, which shows how Valerie turned her life around with their help.

Pork and cranberry sausage rolls anyone? Re:work, the Hunslet-based office furniture social enterprise have posted a recipe on their blog.

Beeston’s favourite Gold Yorkshire in Bloom winning chippy, Park Fisheries have added a snowman, Santa was also seen serving earlier this week.

There were lots of (fancy dress) penguins and reindeer at Flowerpots Day Nursery in Beeston when Santa paid a call.

Things don’t slow down at The Hunslet Club just because it’s Christmas. Yesterday they were bag packing at Morrisons as well as hosting another bumper Activity Camp.

Some tickets are still available for Beeston Parish Centre’s family friendly New Year’s Eve party.

Amateur dramatics was the order of the day at Belle Isle TMO on Tuesday as staff and members staged two plays for Christmas.

Carol singers visited The Holbeck club on Monday and they’ve posted a clip, together with photos of Santa’s grotto from the weekend.

And finally for this year, if you fancy taking a walk in Middleton Park over the holidays, the café will be open most days except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.



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