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Rachel says “Slimming World has changed my life for the better”

Rachel says “Slimming World has changed my life for the better”

Sponsored content Rachel knew she was overweight and reality hit when she went on holiday in June 2017, sitting on the plane and only just being able to fasten the seat belt, she knew then she had to do something. Back home she saw a poster for a Slimming World group on a Friday morning […]

Brave Hunslet fall short against Bulls

Brave Hunslet fall short against Bulls

Hunslet RLFC 16-36 Bradford Bulls Hunslet RLFC put in a good performance, but failed to beat a disciplined and professional Bradford Bulls side at the sun drenched South Leeds Stadium today (15 July 2018). Photos by Paul Johnson Phoenix Photography After Workington Town put an end to Hunslet’s unbeaten run last Sunday, it would have […]

Do you live on the loneliest street in Leeds?

Do you live on the loneliest street in Leeds?

Do you know your neighbours? Do you wish your street was a bit friendlier? Do you get a bit awkward when you spot those that live next door but can’t remember their name? Artist and broadcaster Scottee is looking for one street in Leeds to nominate itself as the loneliest street in the city! A […]

Summer Music Camps in Beeston

Summer Music Camps in Beeston

The Beeston-based Leeds Music Academy will be running four week-long music camps for children and young people in August. The Leeds Music Academy opened on 1 April 2017 and has met and taught hundreds of students since then, but these will be their first ever summer camps. To celebrate that fact they are offering a […]

Something for everyone at Holbeck Gala

Something for everyone at Holbeck Gala

We are very excited for this year’s Holbeck Gala which yet again is set to be the #bestgalayet. Come down to Holbeck Moor tomorrow (Saturday 7 July 2018) between 12-4pm and as usual we have a brilliant line up of bands, great beers in the beer tent, lots of kids activities going on including Playbox, […]

Tracing the tramway through Miggy woods

Tracing the tramway through Miggy woods

Growing up in a city with a tramway network means that impressionable youngsters can be bitten by the tram bug! I was hooked before I was three, in 1940. It’s not uncommon. The French film maker Bernard Tavernier, of a similar age to me, in a newspaper interview told how much he’d loved the trams […]

Urgent appeal from Foodbank “in crisis”

Urgent appeal from Foodbank “in crisis”

Charity there “to help those in crisis” is “in crisis.” Since 2013 the Leeds South and East Foodbank has been a charity helping people in crisis.  It has provided food to help people in the short term and signposted them to organisations who can help them solve the long term issues which require them to […]

Review: Searching For The Heart Of Leeds

Review: Searching For The Heart Of Leeds

Searching for the Heart of Leeds is a play written by Mark Catley, and directed by Alexander Ferris. The play, which is more of an experience than a play, takes us on an all-singing, all-dancing journey through a series of short stories based on tales from local residents, past and present, interwoven into the beautiful, […]

Hunslet’s late show for Gunney

Hunslet’s late show for Gunney

Hunslet RLFC 16-12 Oldham Hunslet RLFC left it while late again to secure a 6th victory on the bounce against a strong Oldham side at a boiling hot South Leeds Stadium today (24 June 2018). Photos by Paul Johnson Phoenix Photography Oldham’s unbeaten run had been building and something had to give as the two […]

Bands in Cross Flatts Park 2018 kicks off

Bands in Cross Flatts Park 2018 kicks off

Organised by the Friends of Cross Flatts Park (FoCFP) each year – this brings music to the heart of the local communities and is great family fun. Cllr Andrew Scopes said: “This is a great event that encourages us to make the most of the amazing Cross Flatts Park, I’d like to extend my thanks […]