Category: South Leeds

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

Kyle Asquith Foundation supports local child bereavement centre

In 2013, Cockburn School student Kyle Asquith waved goodbye to his mother on his way to school and, a day later, he passed away following a fatal brain haemorrhage. His organs were donated and they saved the lives of five people. Students, teachers and Kyle’s family set up the Kyle

Library to host festive storybook spectacular this Christmas

Visitors to Leeds Central Library can take a spellbinding step into an enchanting storybook world this Christmas thanks to a series of immersive live performances. From Saturday 10 December 2022, the library’s atmospheric Room 700 will be the setting for Libellule Theatre’s magical production of The Storymaker’s Apprentice throughout next

MP’s Notebook: Boundary changes, Huntingdon’s disease & Holbeck Together

The BBC is planning to make cuts to local radio which will mean that we lose distinctive Leeds content for significant parts of the day. Although BBC Radio Leeds will continue to have its own dedicated local programmes from 6am to 2pm on weekdays, after that time programmes will be

Hunslet greenspaces set for improvements

Cllrs Paul Wray and Cllr Mohammed Iqbal (Labour, Hunslet and Riverside) have announced plans to improve two greenspaces in Hunslet: the area of parkland opposite Middleton Railway; and a small area of parkland in between The Oval and Jack Lane. Following feedback from residents and Middleton Railway, the following proposals