Category: Belle Isle

News and events for the Belle Isle area

Street closures to be piloted at three South Leeds schools

Three primary schools in South Leeds: Clapgate in Belle Isle, Ingram Road in Holbeck and Lane End in Beeston; are to trial part time road closures around the start and end of the school day. The plans have been brought forward to assist with ‘social distancing’ as schools prepare to

Council plans improvements to three pedestrian crossings

Leeds City Council has confirmed three improvement schemes to pedestrian crossings in South Leeds in a decision published yesterday (5 May 2020). A new zebra crossing will be provided on Pepper Road outside the Parnaby Tavern. Residents have long complained about speeding traffic on this stretch of road, which includes

Commemorative benches will mark #VEDay75 in Belle Isle & Middleton

VE Day (Victory in Europe Day) commemorates the day on which allied forces formally announced the surrender of Nazi Germany, drawing the Second World War in Europe to a close. This year, when VE dawns on Friday (8 May 2020), it will mark 75 years since the UK first celebrated

Class Dynamix shows Belle Isle’s Got Talent!

Pupils from Music Federation schools in South Leeds (Windmill and Low Road Primaries) became prime time stars when they appeared on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday (25 April 2020). We spoke to Danny Gough, the founder of Class Dynamix to find out how children from Belle Isle and Hunslet