Here is the latest information from the BITMOs GATE community centre in Belle Isle. Saturday 7 December BITMO Christmas Market at BITMOs GATE 11am – 2pm. Stalls, choir, colouring competition, Santa with presents. Saturday 7 December 6.30pm at BITMOs GATE. “Tiny Heroes” is a feel-good play about everyday heroes – in Leeds and beyond.
General Election – Leeds Central Constituency The United Reformed Church in South Leeds is sponsoring a Hustings on Monday 2 December 2019 from 7:30-9pm. It is to be held at the church on Nesfield Road, Belle Isle, LS10 3LG. All six candidates will be there, and it is an opportunity
Local charity, Speak With IT, have launched a choir to help people with aphasia (speech-loss following stroke) and they’re looking for new members to join. This choir meets monthly to pick songs and work on melodies. We’re currently practicing Christmas classics in the run-up to Christmas, but usually practice a
This Sunday (10 November 2019) is Remembrance Sunday and it will be marked by events across South Leeds. Following last year’s marking of 100 years since the end of the First World War, the service at Holbeck Cemetry (Beeston Road) will feature over 4,000 knitted and crocheted poppies that have
Year 11 history students at Cockburn John Charles Academy recently got the chance to meet holocaust survivor Dr Iby Knill BEM. They heard her inspirational story of surviving persecution, of her time in the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz and how she rebuilt her life in England after World War 2
“Because we’re from Belle Isle lots of people don’t expect a lot from us, but because we have been given this opportunity, people see us in a different light” – Helen, pupil at Windmill Primary School International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it will be supporting Opera North’s
With men’s mental health finally getting on to the agenda, a new play, The Parting Glass from Red Ladder Theatre Company, is a welcome addition to the debate. Leeds writer Chris O’Connor has developed his prize winning play The Life And Soul from a one man show into a two
A care home in Leeds has introduced a new form of therapy for residents living with dementia. Nesfield Lodge in Belle Isle was lucky enough to receive a number of toy dolls kindly donated by St George’s Crypt in Leeds city centre. The donation allowed residents to engage in doll
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 9 September 2019: One LED digital advertising screen Railway Viaduct Domestic Street/Domestic Road Junction Holbeck Leeds LS11 9RT Ref.
Red Ladder’s new play The Parting Glass, exploring men’s mental health and the culture of silence that can prevent men from opening up about their experiences, is coming to South Leeds as part of a Yorkshire tour. Jim’s always been a bit of a character – cracking jokes, telling funny