Author Archive: Jeremy Morton

I've lived in Beeston in South Leeds since 1984 and I love the area. I am involved in various community activities including Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

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For One Night Only: Time to Sparkle at White Rose

For One Night Only: Time to Sparkle at White Rose

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a special evening of one-off offers, live music, and pampering as part of its Time to Sparkle event on Thursday 27 September 2018. Visitors are invited to enjoy live DJs while relishing free beauty treatments from brands including MAC, Benefit, Urban Decay, and more, before snapping a selfie at […]

By September 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Health campaign tackles taboos

Health campaign tackles taboos

The NHS in Leeds is supporting an international campaign to break down the taboos around urology conditions, including cancers of the bladder, testicles and prostate. September is Urology Awareness Month and 24-28 September is Urology Week. Both aim to encourage men and women to take care of their urological health. Urology is the field of […]

By September 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
New phone app launched for Leeds leisure centres

New phone app launched for Leeds leisure centres

An exciting new mobile phone app, which will provide users of Leeds City Council leisure centres with a wealth of timetable and booking information right at their fingertips, has been officially launched this month. The ‘Active Leeds’ app developed by Leeds City Council is free to download and offers users the ability to choose and […]

By September 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
CCTV appeal: 15 year old boy robbed in Belle Isle

CCTV appeal: 15 year old boy robbed in Belle Isle

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to identify in connection with the robbery of a schoolboy in Leeds last July.                     The 15-year-old boy was assaulted and threatened with a knife before his phone was stolen in John Charles Approach, Belle Isle, […]

By September 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Beeston’s double bed winners at industry awards

Beeston’s double bed winners at industry awards

It was a big night for Beeston at the NBF (National Bed Federation) Industry Awards this week (18 September 2018) with not one, but two South Leeds companies winning awards. OTTY Sleep, the mattress retailer based at The Greenhouse on Beeston Road, founded in 2016, picked up the Small Online Retailer of the Year, whilst […]

By September 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Get the low down on apprenticeship opportunities

Get the low down on apprenticeship opportunities

The Leeds Apprenticeship Hub is holding a series of seminars through October and November where you can find out what you need to know about opportunities directly from local employers. The seminars enable parents and young people to hear directly from local employers about apprenticeships within their organisation or sector – covering how to apply, […]

By September 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Nominate your unsung hero for an award

Nominate your unsung hero for an award

Is there an individual, group or organisation you know that goes above and beyond for their community or in the workplace? Nominations are open for the 2018 Compassionate City awards, organised by Leeds City Council to recognise and celebrate the work of the city’s many unsung heroes. The awards will recognise community projects and organisations; […]

By September 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Funding to help prevent male suicides

Funding to help prevent male suicides

Inner South Leeds is one of the priority areas for a new fund aimed at projects that help to reduce the numbers of suicides amongst men in Leeds. Grants of up to £25,000 are available to projects which provide social activities to reduce social isolation for men at risk of suicide and provide outreach work […]

By September 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Coal stories: The Last Seam at Slung Low

Coal stories: The Last Seam at Slung Low

Marking the closure of one of the last deep seam mines, Hatfield Main Colliery, and fifty years after the closure of South Leeds last coal mine, Middleton Broom Pit, a powerful new play The Last Seam comes to Holbeck’s own theatre: Slung Low’s HUB this Sunday (23 September 2018). During the first half of the 20th […]

By September 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Duftons’ fundraising week for Candlelighters

Duftons’ fundraising week for Candlelighters

This week (Monday 17 – Friday 21 September 2018) Duftons Plumbing and Heating Supplies are holding a Charity Trade Week, in aid of Candlelighters, a children’s Cancer charity who support children and their families throughout Yorkshire who are affected by Childhood Cancer. They have organised a bumper week of fundraising at all 7 of their […]

By September 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →