South Leeds Links: Olympic torchbearer latest and new Middleton Park halt

Good morning, south Leeds!

We’re back from our little Easter break and our slight lull in filing stories – thanks to Jeremy Morton, Dave Florence, Christine Robinson-Perkins, Deacon Al Henry and Jason Slack for their contributions over this period.

We thought it’d be good to round-up some of what’s been going on in south Leeds over the past week via other websites and blogs, so here goes…

The YEP follows up our post about Cottingley’s Vikki Blake (pictured left) becoming an Olympic torchbearer. Vikki’s also updated her own blog about her training regime.

The YEP also reports how rugby club Hunslet Warriors have raised cash for a local girl.

The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery blog about the original designer of ther cemetery.

Do you know a community group that should be in a ‘community lovers’ guide for Leeds? Check out Mike Chitty’s interesting new initiative here.

Middleton Community Group have an old photo of the number 12 tram going through the woods over on their Facebook page.

Friends of Middleton Park have a photo of work on the new Middleton Railway park halt on their Facebook page.

Holbeck NPT warns businesses on the Parkside Indistrial Estate in Beeston about recent break ins in the area. Speeding cars on Newhall Road are a priority for police in Belle Isle.

Hunslet Club has photos as its Open Age Football Team won the Leeds & District Cup Final vs Wigton Moor.

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