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Review: The Princess and The Sprout

Review: The Princess and The Sprout

Myself and my family were asked to visit the Wrongsemble production of Princess and the Sprout and other festive tales at the Leeds Central Library on Sunday (9 December 2018). See the trailer here: My two year old seemed very excited, but my six year old was concerned he might have to eat or smell […]

Memorial service for lost children

Memorial service for lost children

Charlies-Angel-Centre Foundation is hosting their annual Christmas memorial service for bereaved parents and families on Thursday (13 December 2018) at St Cross church in Middleton. The doors open at 6:30pm and the service starts at 7pm. Windmill Primary School choir will open the service followed by Rev Andy Myers, the roll of honour and lighting […]

A Shared Place photography project

A Shared Place photography project

A Shared Place is a new year long inter-generational photography project in Holbeck, facilitated by Skippko Arts Team, in partnership with Holbeck Elderly Aid. Artists will work alongside participants with a focus on learning how to use a digital and 35mm camera as well as sharing ideas and stories and exploring the creative side of […]

Hunslet RLFC prepare for a new era

Hunslet RLFC prepare for a new era

After a disappointing end to last season, Hunslet RLFC have rung the changes for the up and coming 2019 campaign. With many clubs in League 1 struggling and fixtures still not finalised the South Leeds outfit have really hit their straps with New Sponsors, a new kit supplier, Kappa, and a host of new faces […]

Lane End football team kicks off

Lane End football team kicks off

Lane End Primary FC  V  Beeston St Luke’s Primary School (27 November 2018) Location: The Lane End MUGA  Attendance: Approx. 50 Final Score: 2 – 5 Match Report by the Lane End team: “Wow what a contest! With difficult weather conditions Lane End Primary FC were very competitive in their first every game. The team […]

Christmas Market at BITMOs GATE

Christmas Market at BITMOs GATE

It’s nearly time for the annual Christmas Market at BITMOs GATE. On Saturday 15 December 2018 from 11am to 2pm there will be stalls, presents from Santa, Christmas crafts sessions and a tombola and raffle with all proceeds going to the Leeds South & East Foodbank. There are still a few stalls available to local […]

Belle Isle Community Action Group

Belle Isle Community Action Group

On Wednesday 21 November 2018 I joined local Belle Isle residents who met to form a new Community Group to discuss and plan a way to solve local issues, but also to help develop new community events. The meeting was held at the newly opened Welcome Centre (previously Belle Isle Family Centre) at St John […]

Cottingley completes its community orchard

Cottingley completes its community orchard

For the past three years Cottingley In Bloom has been working to create an orchard the whole estate can benefit from. They have planted fruit and nut trees around the estate. It has been a long journey, but on 19 November the last tree was planted, making a total of 120! It was an apple […]

Children invited to Christmas party at Belle Isle

Children invited to Christmas party at Belle Isle

The annual Belle Isle TMO children’s Christmas party will be held at the Belle Isle Working Men’s Club this Saturday, 1 December 2018. The party starts at 12.30pm and will feature a children’s entertainer, competitions and presents from Santa.

Walking in a winter wonderland

Walking in a winter wonderland

We can’t promise snow, but South Leeds Walkers offer two chances to come on a winter ramble in Nidderdale during December. The walks start in Pateley Bridge, going up the side of the Nidd valley until we reach Brimham Rocks, then down to the River Nidd and back along the riverside to Pateley Bridge. It […]