We have been distributing copies of the April newspaper to venues that remain open in LS10 and LS11 today (Wednesday 1 April 2020). Copies are available from various food shops including Beesron Co-op, Middleton Asda and Dewsbury Road Tescos as well as many small neighbourhood shops. Please do not make
Holbeck Together and Leeds United team up to launch ‘United Together’ charity appeal Calling on fans and the people of Leeds to donate just £1 to the cause South Leeds, not-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Together has joined forces with Leeds United to launch an appeal with the aim of raising vital
The NHS in Leeds is warning local people to beware of a new text scam that appears to use a genuine NHS appointment reminder number. The warning from the Counter Fraud team at Audit Yorkshire follows several patients around the country reporting “smishing” texts. Smishing is a form of fraud.
In such unprecedented times, families across the UK are facing challenges like never before, but for families affected by childhood cancer whose lives have already been turned upside down, COVID-19 is making life more difficult than ever. That is why local childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters, is launching the Big Night
The leaders of the six different political groups represented on Leeds City Council have issued a joint statement to reassure residents that councillors are still available to help, support and represent Leeds residents during the COVID-19 crisis. The political group leaders of the Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrat, Green, Morley Borough
South Leeds Life is aware that one of our stories from 21 March 2020 has been used in an attempt to stir up racial tensions. Our report covered the situation, at that time, for both Muslim and Christian worshippers and highlighted the approaches being taken by Mosques in Beeston. Some
Tomorrow, Sunday (29 March 2020) Holbeck-based Northern Monk brewery will be giving away 5,000 330ml cans of their flagship core range beer, Faith, to NHS workers across the UK. Northern Monk want to thank NHS employees for continuing to care for the country at this difficult time, so will be
First West Yorkshire is moving all services to a special timetable from Monday (30 March 2020) to ensure key workers, including health service and emergency workers, can get to and from their places of work and those who need to can still collect medical prescriptions or do their essential shopping.
Leeds City Council is encouraging members of the public to report any ice cream vans that visit their area during the current period of government restrictions. Over the past couple of days, the council has received a number of reports of ice cream vans still operating across the city. To
Plans to expand Cockburn John Charles Academy in Belle Isle are proceeding with approval being sought to accept a tender for the building works. As South Leeds Life has previously reported, extra pressure has been placed on schools in South Leeds by the Government’s delay in releasing funds to build