A Flood Alert remains in place for the River Aire this morning (Sunday 16 February 2020) after the river level rose to 1.70m at 5:15am this morning at Crown Point. By 9:15am the level had fallen to 1.43m after the weir was lowered. The Environment Agency updated its Flood Alert
Leeds City Council has decided to demolish the troubled George IV pub on Grove Road in Hunslet and allocate the land for new Council Housing. The site has been a problem for local residents for many years. The pub was substantially damaged by a fire on the night of 18
Detectives have made a fresh appeal for witnesses as they continue to investigate an attempted serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds. The Leeds District Safeguarding Unit has said a number of enquiries are underway but they still want witnesses to come forwards as they investigate an incident which
White Rose Shopping Centre is inviting families to enjoy a free trail this February Half Term – a collection of 15 Nick Jr. characters and models brought to life from more than 500,000 toy bricks. Characters include favourites from PAW Patrol, Abby Hatcher, Blaze and the Monster Machines, and Shimmer
Blackberry picking is a simple late Summer pleasure, which many of us will have enjoyed since we were little; cramming more blackberries into our mouths than we managed to take home, fingers and clothes stained with berry juice. These are much-loved childhood memories, for even a hardened suburbanite like me.
Here’s a roundup of some the main events taking place over the coming week in South Leeds. For full listings go over to our What’s On calendar here. Next week is half term and we’ve listed all the family friendly activities on a separate post here. The Cottingley Winter Wellbeing
West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a man wanted for recall to prison was arrested in Beeston this afternoon (13 February 2020). In a statement they told South Leeds Life: “At 2.23pm today a PCSO on patrol in Harlech Road, Beeston, saw a man who was wanted on recall to
Councillors on the City Plans Panel will consider an application to build 245 flats in two building on the Tower Works site on Globe Road in Holbeck at their meeting next Thursday (20 February 2020). The site, which originally made carding and combing pins for the textile industry, is famous
Schools in Leeds break up for a week’s half term holiday on Friday (14 February 2020). If you are wondering how to occupy your children next week, we have put together some ideas for you. The Tetley, Hunslet’s own art gallery, has extended its popular Family Art Workshops to run
Nappies are an essential part of raising any baby but do you know where they go after it’s been filled and disposed of? According to the Nappy Alliance over 400,000 tonnes of disposable nappies go to landfill every year and take over 500 years to decompose. There is an alternative!