Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s been making South Leeds tick.
The issue of Leeds voting for an elected mayor on Thursday is proving a real hot topic. Check the reports out at the Guardian Northerner blog and Leeds Online. Beeston blogger Phil Kirby also offers his take on things in the Culture Vulture blog.
Bike bandits with a head for heights scaled a skateboard park roof, smashed a skylight and hammered down a store wall to steal BMX cycles, parts and clothing worth thousands of pounds in Hunslet, reports the YEP. The paper also reports on the closure of a Beeston Hill church due to dwindling attendances.
The Friends of Middleton Park post an update and photos on the renovation work at the park. The new Lakeside Centre’s coming on a treat!