Cottingley

Cottingley completes its community orchard

Cottingley completes its community orchard

For the past three years Cottingley In Bloom has been working to create an orchard the whole estate can benefit from. They have planted fruit and nut trees around the estate. It has been a long journey, but on 19 November the last tree was planted, making a total of 120! It was an apple […]

Call to Action for Cottingley community

Call to Action for Cottingley community

Residents of the Cottingley Hall estate have been working with local Councillors, Cottingley Hall TRAC and the Community Centre to identify five key issues on the estate. On Saturday (24 November 2018) they will come together for a Community Action Day to explore the issues in more detail and come up with workable solutions. Services such […]

By November 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Marking Armistice Day across South Leeds

Sunday (11 November 2018) marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought the First World War to an end. Services and acts of Remembrance are being held across South Leeds to remember the local men and women who died in the armed forces in both World Wars and other wars since 1945. The Remembrance […]

By November 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
New play area for Cottingley

New play area for Cottingley

Children in Cottingley have a brand new play area to make use of after local ward Councillors Andrew Scopes, Gohar Almass and Angela Gabriel helped to fund a new playground. The new equipment, which is located in Cottingley, includes swings, a roundabout and a climbing frame and is aimed at a wide range of children. […]

By October 22, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Beeston Hill Christmas Countdown Relaunch

Beeston Hill Christmas Countdown Relaunch

Sponsored content Local Slimming group held at City Evangelical Church on Cemetery Road in Beeston Hill is all set to relaunch on Tuesday 16 October  2018 starting with the earliest Christmas party in town! Tace Catlin who has run a successful Slimming World group in Belle Isle for over 3 years, achieving awards for highest […]

Latest news from South Leeds Live At Home

Latest news from South Leeds Live At Home

Established in August 1991, The South Leeds Live at Home Scheme is a community based scheme that exists to benefit the lives of older people by providing services to those who live in their own homes thereby enhancing the quality of their lives, empowering and encouraging older people to maintain an independent and healthy lifestyle […]

Woman hit by train at Cottingley

Woman hit by train at Cottingley

British Transport Police were called to Cottingley station at 1pm today (3 October 2018) following reports of a person being struck by a train. Officers are currently on the scene alongside paramedics who are treating a woman with life-changing injuries. Residents report seeing the Air Ambulance landing near the bottom of Churwell Hill and it […]

Flat fire on the 20th floor at Cottingley Towers

Flat fire on the 20th floor at Cottingley Towers

Crews from eight fire stations converged on Cottingley this morning to deal with a fire in a flat on the 20th floor of the tower block. Fire fighters used breathing apparatus to rescue four casualties from the smoke logged floor. They were taken to safety and passed into the care of ambulance paramedics. Fire engines […]

Middleton Railway strikes Gold at Yorkshire In Bloom

Middleton Railway strikes Gold at Yorkshire In Bloom

Middleton Railway was amongst the groups from South Leeds receiving awards at the RHS Yorkshire In Bloom ceremony at York Racecourse on Tuesday (11 September 2018). The railway was awarded a Gold Award in the “Tourist Attraction” category. The judge said the floral displays on the Moor Road station platform “Gave a WOW! Factor”  with […]

By September 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
RIP Bill Cutler, war hero

RIP Bill Cutler, war hero

We are sad to report the death of William (Bill) Cutler, Cottingley Hall Estate’s longest standing resident, aged 99. After service in the Royal Navy, Bill moved to Cottingley shortly after the end of the Second World War. Amid a housing shortage, pre-fabricated homes were quickly built at Cottingley and Bill was one of the […]