Belle Isle

Hunslet shopkeeper on a Christmas mission: can you help?

Hunslet shopkeeper on a Christmas mission: can you help?

Hunslet shopkeeper Steve Barron is inviting the community to help him collect warm clothes, to be shared out amongst people who are homeless in Leeds this Christmas. Steve runs Leasowe Stores and Cafe in Hunslet Carr, and – despite himself suffering multiple break-ins in the past months – is looking to reach out to those […]

By December 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Planning applications 3 December 2018

Planning applications 3 December 2018

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 3 December 2018:   Change of use and alterations of house (use class C3) to form house in multiple occupation (use class C4)  1 Noster […]

By December 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
UPDATED Missing: Kacey Williamson, Belle Isle

UPDATED Missing: Kacey Williamson, Belle Isle

Updated 8 December: Kacey has been found safe and well.   Concern for Kacey Williamson 15 yrs missing from Belle Isle in Leeds. Kacey is a white female, 5ft 3, slim build, long black straight hair. Last seen wearing grey trousers, grey Nike shoes and a black coat with a fur trim. Any info please […]

New homes in the Newhalls

New homes in the Newhalls

Leeds Federated Housing Association have marked the 33 much needed affordable new homes for rent which they have recently built in Belle Isle. There was a tour of people’s homes and they met residents who talked about the difference their new homes have made to them. The 3-bedroom and 2-bedroom homes were built on land […]

By December 5, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Belle Isle

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Belle Isle

A pedestrian who was injured in a collision on Middleton Road, Leeds, on Friday (30 November 2018) has now passed away. The pedestrian, who has been formally identified as Maureen Routledge, 82, from Leeds, was taken to hospital following the collision and passed away on Saturday (1 December). As we reported on Friday, the incident […]

By December 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Witness appeal: Pedestrian hospitalised in Belle Isle crash

Witness appeal: Pedestrian hospitalised in Belle Isle crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic accident in Leeds. The incident happened at around 12:20pm on Friday (30 November 2018) on Middleton Road, near to the junction with Orion Drive. A white Renault Kangoo was travelling on Middleton Road in the direction of Belle Isle when it hit a female pedestrian, in […]

By November 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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.

Belle Isle flytipper prosecuted

Belle Isle flytipper prosecuted

Summer spree of flytipping sees local man lose his van and land 60 hours community work A local man has had his van seized and be given 60 hours of unpaid community work after he dumped waste in the city on seven different occasions during the summer. David Falconer, of Nesfield Road, Belle Isle appeared […]

By November 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →