Category: South Leeds

News, events, and comments about South Leeds as a whole

White Rose honours community spirit

Local heroes from across Leeds have been honoured at the White Rose Shopping Centre Community Awards today (17 October 2019). The awards, now in their eighth year, celebrate people and organisations doing amazing work to benefit their local community. This year’s winners include: Frances Jones, Treasurer and Trustee of the

Cineworld to trial employment of zombies at White Rose

The first dead-icated employment scheme of its kind in the UK starts on Friday (18 October 2019) coinciding with the release of Zombieland: Double Tap. Cineworld, the UK’s leading cinema chain, has today announced the introduction of a zombie employment scheme across 12 of its cinemas in the UK and

Storybook warns children about dangers of loan sharks

A new book which aims to warn children, and their parents, about the dangers of loan sharks was launched on Friday (11 October 2019) at New Bewerley Community School in Beeston. As we reported last December, Leeds City Council’s Dewsbury Road Community Hub was awarded a grant by the England

Gambian Councillor meets Leeds Lord Mayor

On Monday 16 September, a Councillor from The Gambia met the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, at the Civic Hall. Councillor Sainey Kanuteh from Basse Area council was welcomed by Councillor Mohammad Iqbal (Hunslet & Riverside Ward) who led the delegation including Assan Jaiteh, Ajie Fatou Jeng Secka