Belle Isle

Consultation on new Park & Ride plans

Consultation on new Park & Ride plans

Further to our report on the revised proposals for the Stourton Park & Ride Scheme, a consultation event has been organised for this Thursday (12 July 2018). The drop in consultation event will take place at West Grange Church off Belle Isle Road (behind the sorting office) from 5-8pm. Officers will be on hand to […]

Education experiences wanted from Belle Isle and Middleton

Education experiences wanted from Belle Isle and Middleton

A Leeds charity is looking for people in Belle Isle and Middleton to interview about their experiences of education and how they made decisions about their options. Together For Peace is undertaking the research on behalf of Go Higher West Yorkshire, a consortium of local colleges and universities, who work to help raise awareness of […]

Cycle tour relay sets of from Cockburn John Charles

Cycle tour relay sets of from Cockburn John Charles

Students at the Cockburn John Charles Academy kicked off the last full day of a 400 mile bike relay as they set off this morning (2 July 2018) as part of the Schools Yorkshire Tour. They took the baton to St Phillip’s Primary School, visiting the new Urban Bike Park in Middleton en route. From […]

Updated: William Cunningham found safe and well

Updated: William Cunningham found safe and well

UPDATED: William Cunningham found safe and well West Yorkshire Police Missing person appeal – William Cunningham aged 79 from Belle Isle, Leeds. 5ft 6, slim build, blue T shirt, grey slacks, black shoes. Any sightings or information ring 101 and quote reference 1098  

Health For All family services welcomed in their new home

Health For All family services welcomed in their new home

St John & St Barnabas church in Belle Isle has hosted the Belle Isle Family Centre for many years, but now have their own plans for their undercroft. The good news is that no services are being cut as Health For All have been able to move all their groups and activities to Middleton Parochial […]

Windmill Primary School enjoy a Vintage Tea Party with Belle Isle History Group

Windmill Primary School enjoy a Vintage Tea Party with Belle Isle History Group

I arrived at Windmill Primary School for the Vintage Tea Party with Julie and Lynne already busy organising the food, and putting out the Victorian Tea Service for the party. Kathie Lambert, School teacher told me the children present were all from years 4, 5 and 6. The children got involved with dressing up in […]

MADD Festival @ CJCA

MADD Festival @ CJCA

After last year’s successful photographic exhibition, Cockburn John Charles Academy (formerly South Leeds Academy) is hosting a wider arts festival. Featuring Music, Arts, Dance and Drama, MADD Fest takes place on Thursday 5 July from 6:30-8pm. Organiser Miss Jessica Rape said: “Cockburn MAT is proud to announce it’s latest MADD Fest at the Cockburn John Charles […]

Stourton Park & Ride proposals changed after residents raise objections

Stourton Park & Ride proposals changed after residents raise objections

Some objectors to the proposed Park & Ride scheme at Stourton have welcomed revised plans for the scheme. But Mary Spencer from the Stop Stourton Park & Ride campaign told South Leeds Life: “The fight goes on.” As we have previously reported, the campaign against the scheme focussed on the disturbance to Hunslet Cemetery and […]

BITMOs GATE Community Breakfast in memory of Jo Cox (MP)

BITMOs GATE Community Breakfast in memory of Jo Cox (MP)

The Great Get Together this morning at BITMOs GATE when about 50 people turned out for the community breakfast in memory of Jo Cox. Helen Joanne Cox (22 June 1974– 16 June 2016) was a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Batley and Spen constituency from her election […]

Consultation on bus improvements starts on Saturday

Consultation on bus improvements starts on Saturday

The next phase of public consultation on Connecting Leeds, measures to help transform transport and travel in and around Leeds, starts this week. A series of public drop-in sessions are to begin this Saturday on proposals for the A61 South (Hunslet Road, Low Road) bus route to introduce new infrastructure and measures to improve bus […]