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Sunday services resume at Middleton Railway

Services at the Middleton Railway resumed for the first time since 1 January on Sunday (2 August 2020) as the heritage railway celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. The first service, a three-coach train powered by a Slough Estates No.3 engine, left Moor Road station at 11am following a ceremonial opening by

New Middleton Club could have its licence revoked

The New Middleton Club on Thorpe Street risks having its premises licence revoked when the Council’s Licensing Sub committee meets on Monday 10 August 2020 to review the club’s licence. The club, which is located on a residential street and is surrounded by housing, has been the scene of numerous

Success for Civil Enforcement Officer in Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet

Residents and Councillors have thanked a local Civil Enforcement officer for improvements in the area; after almost 600 fines were issued for dog fouling, littering and parking offences. Local Councillors Gohar Almass, Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel (Beeston & Holbeck) Mohammed Iqbal, Elizabeth Nash and Paul Wray (Hunslet & Riverside) were

Golf Club clubhouse threatened by fire and demolition

The clubhouse of the former South Leeds Golf Course has come under attack twice this week with a demolition notice posted on Monday (20 July 2020) followed by a fire in the building that night. South Leeds Golf Club ceased trading in November 2019 and the land reverted to Leeds

New mural unveiled in Cross Flatts Park

A new mural inspired by the Slung Low LS11 Art Gallery, which saw local residents artworks displayed on lampposts around Beeston and Holbeck, has been unveiled on the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. The mural, commissioned by Beeston Festival, has been created by artist George Addy who took

Hunslet Nelson’s 2020 season confirmed as cricket returns

Competitive cricket will return to South Leeds for the first time in over ten months after the Bradford Cricket League released a revised calendar for Hunslet Nelson’s 2020 season. A new League Cup format will see four divisions of ten teams split into two groups, with each team playing eight