South Leeds Links: Hunslet Cemetery campaign joy and Welcome to Middleton

Welcome to our weekly round-up of what’s going on in South Leeds via other blogs and websites.

Here’s what’s making the area tick…

The Friends of Hunslet Cemetery have reported impending success in their campaign for better security and fencing at the cemetery. They’ve posted the news up on their Facebook page. Apparently it’s not official yet, but the Friends are celebrating …

The White Rose Residents’ Association reports six skips will be placed around Cardinal Estate on Saturday April 28th. More on their Facebook page.

Holbeck in Bloom have blogged about their efforts to clear the side of St Matthew’s Community Centre, in resposne to Yorkshire In Bloom judges’ comments. Read more here. And they’ve also posted a reminder about next Thursday’s local council elections.

Having won the Leeds & District Cup the other week, can Hunslet FC storm it with a cup double by winning the Yorkshire County Challenge Final this Wednesday 25th of April? So asks The Hunslet Club.

There’s an update from the recent Cottingley TRAC meeting posted by Holbeck NPT which tackles a range of community issues and events on the estate. There’s a similar update – which includes low crime figured – on the recent Middleton Community Group meeting here.

Changes to the Middleton Railway park halt and new planting are reported over at the Friends of Middleton Park.

And over at the YEP, they report that a fter the loss of their historic community pub, the people of Middleton are looking for a renewed sense of identity. Plans for a new three-sectioned ‘Welcome to Middleton’ metal sign have been finalised for Middleton Park Circus and are hoped to prove a new landmark when unveiled in June.

Have we missed anything? Let us know in the comments section below.