Author: 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.

The beat goes on as South Leeds Radio goes live

The Old White Hart in Beeston was packed for South Leeds Radio’s launch party on Thursday (17 January 2019) which mixed live music with a chance to hear from the presenters about what was in store for listeners over the coming months. South Leeds Radio is a new community radio

Planning applications 14 January 2018

Each week we publish lists of planning applications related to LS10 and LS11 published on on the Leeds City Council website. The following applications were validated in the week beginning 14 January 2019:   Retrospective fencing application  Springwell View/Springwell Road Holbeck Leeds LS12 1BH Ref. No: 19/00091/FU | Status: Current

Park & Ride comes back to Plans Panel

The planning application for the controversial Park & Ride scheme at Stourton will come back to the City Plans Panel next Thursday (24 January 2019). As previously reported on South Leeds Life, Councillors on the panel agreed in principle to the scheme, but blasted officers for lack of information in

Controversial tower block for Holbeck heritage site?

A full Planning Application for the Midland Mills site off Water Lane in Holbeck, including a 32 storey tower block, will be discussed by Councillors on the City Plans Panel next Thursday (24 January 2019). As previously reported on South Leeds Life, Midland Mills dates back two hundred years to

A chance to meet your Councillors

Residents living in Beeston Hill are invited to meet with their Councillors on Thursday (17 January 2019) at the Hamara Centre on Tempest Road from 6:30pm. It is an opportunity for local residents and businesses to raise issues, discuss and develop projects, have conversations with your ward councillors, police and

Free tickets for Leeds Playhouse

As part of South Leeds Life’s ongoing partnership with Leeds Playhouse we are able to offer a free* pair of tickets to a range of shows coming up over the next few months. *Of course there’s no such thing as a free lunch, so although the tickets are free we

Hunslet’s amateurs shock Featherstone Rovers

The preseason Yorkshire Cup continued yesterday (12 January 2019) with Hunslet Club Parkside beating Featherstone Rovers at their LD Nutrition Stadium. The amateurs of Hunslet Club Parkside are the top side in the community game having gone unbeaten last season. They were up against a Featherstone Rovers side made up

Brownie Amelia collects all 57 badges

Amelia Wood, a member of the 5th Middleton Brownies has achieved something very few girls ever manage – she has been awarded all 57 interest badges available to Brownies. Brownies work towards interest badges in their own time, choosing topics and skills they are interested in and exploring everything from languages