South Leeds

Cineworld celebrates fantastic first year at White Rose

Cineworld celebrates fantastic first year at White Rose

Cineworld Leeds celebrates its one-year anniversary this weekend 16–18 November 2018, after welcoming nearly 350,000 cinema-goers in its first year. Located at White Rose shopping centre, the cinema houses 11 state of the art screens including an impressive IMAX screen and new ScreenX theatre. Cineworld Leeds has shown over 370 films over the past year, […]

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Council commits to review of ‘Managed Approach’

Council commits to review of ‘Managed Approach’

With Holbeck residents and sex work support agencies outside the Civic Hall and then joining the public gallery, Councillors debated how to tackle the issue of the ‘Managed Approach’ to street sex work in Holbeck during a meeting of the full Council at Leeds Civic Hall yesterday (14 November 2018). As previously reported the ‘white […]

By November 15, 2018 2 Comments Read More →
Campaigners call on council to extend Clean Air Zone to South Leeds

Campaigners call on council to extend Clean Air Zone to South Leeds

Against the backdrop of the shock announcement that central government are set to give Leeds a third less funding than anticipated for the new Clean Air Zone, south Leeds residents have now publicly launched a campaign for their communities to be included back into the plan – and insist that the recent government decision makes […]

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Second round of funding launched to support employment and skills in South Leeds

Second round of funding launched to support employment and skills in South Leeds

The ‘South Leeds Together’ programme has released its second and third calls for funding. The funding, known as Community Led Local Development, uses European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) monies and is made up of both the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports projects that create employment and […]

By November 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
New hospital development at Leeds General Infirmary

New hospital development at Leeds General Infirmary

South Leeds residents may be interested to know that Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has another drop-in session on Monday 19 November to see the exciting plans for Leeds General Infirmary (LGI). Hospitals of the Future is our vision to build two new hospitals on the LGI site. The first will be for our world-class […]

A first step to Clean Air in South Leeds

A first step to Clean Air in South Leeds

At  a meeting of the Full Council on Wednesday (14 November 2018) a Deputation will ask for the area covered by the planned Clean Air Zone (CAZ) to be extended to cover South Leeds. Within the CAZ  HGVs, buses and coaches, taxis and private hire vehicles, which don’t meet specific emission standards, are charged each […]

Review: The Things We Wouldn’t Otherwise Find

Review: The Things We Wouldn’t Otherwise Find

I was lucky enough to attend a performance of The Things We Wouldn’t Otherwise Find, a play to celebrate The Leeds Library’s 250 anniversary written by Leeds writer, Emma Adams. The play was staged in the stunning Leeds Library on Commercial Street. This Georgian building is a hidden gem containing row after row of books, […]

White Rose to host disability drop-in sessions as part of first ‘Purple Tuesday’

White Rose to host disability drop-in sessions as part of first ‘Purple Tuesday’

White Rose Shopping Centre is hosting a day of disability drop-in sessions next Tuesday (13 November 2018) to coincide with the UK’s first day dedicated to accessible shopping: Purple Tuesday. Purple Tuesday, which is coordinated by disability organisation Purple, has been endorsed by the government and is being supported by owner and operator of White […]

By November 9, 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 →
Mobile lung health checks launched in South Leeds

Mobile lung health checks launched in South Leeds

People at high risk of developing lung disease will have the chance to take part in a pioneering project funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research. About 7,000 people across the city who smoke or used to smoke will be invited for a special type of x-ray called a screening CT scan that can detect very early […]

By November 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →