South Leeds links: Middleton Asda, Hunslet cemetery and Beeston meeting

South Leeds has been in the papers and on the blogs recently and I thought it’d be useful to put together a short round-up of useful links to stories.

So, what’s been making south Leeds tick?

Middleton’s new Asda will be going ahead, despite delays. Work is due to start on site in early 2013. Check out the Middleton Community Group’s facebook page for more details.

The Morley Observer reports on a community clean-up (with a nice photograph) on the Cottingley estate.

Children’s Minister Tim Loughton had a breakfast meeting with youngsters at Ingram Road Primary School in Holbeck.

Breakdance battle: Speak To The Streets descended on the Hunslet Club once again for one of the biggest events yet – you can see some of the highlights here.

Delays have held back the development of Middleton Park’s new visitor centre once again, reports the YEP.

The Friends and Relatives of Hunslet Cemetery group have been discussing a recent clean-up and the need for security on their Facebook page.

Check out the latest sessions at the South Leeds Youth Hub in Belle Isle.

Residents are calling for new safety measures on Sharp Lane, where a pensioner was killed while riding his mobility scooter.

The next meeting of Beeston Hill Residents’ Voice will be held on Tuesday 4 October. Check out the group’s blog.

Tory councillor Alan Lamb has written a letter to the YEP criticising  ‘false hope’ over plans to build a school on the South Leeds Sports Centre site.

And, in sport, former Wakefield Wildcats player Eaton has been appointed Hunslet Hawks coach.