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 helping to organise Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

Beeston residents evacuated over suspected bomb

Roads were closed, residents were evacuated from their homes and an Army bomb disposal squad was deployed in Beeston this afternoon (20 September 2021). About 60 residents had to leave their homes after a suspect package was reported to Police just after 2pm. Residents were accommodated at St Anthony’s church

It’s good to be back

Crowds flocked to Hunslet Gala and Middleton Park Show this weekend (11-12 September 2021) as large scale community events restarted in South Leeds. South Leeds Life was at both events, handing out newspapers, speaking to readers and taking a few snaps. Hunslet Gala was postponed from its usual date in