South Leeds Roundup: Rugby League, Recycling and Rail Users

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites and blogs.

Of course the return of winter and the many ramifications of the snow have been the main features on life, both online and offline this week.

So let’s start this week with the Hunslet Hawks who are appealing for help on Facebook. They are looking for volunteers to come and help clear the pitch on Thursday morning from 10:00am to allow Monday’s fixture against the Keighley Cougars to go ahead.

hunslet library 012On the subject of Rugby League, Leeds Reads, the Council’s library blog, invites you to join Tom Palmer for his Rugby League Reading game at Hunslet Library on Monday 8th April 2pm.

The Westwood Community Association always has lively discussion on their Facebook page. First up, in case you haven’t heard they have CANCELLED their public meeting tonight (Wednesday 27th). There was also discussion at the weekend on the progress of gritters and buses onto the estate. They highlight that the Yorkshire Bank branch at Middleton Circus is to close and mention the Easter Eggstravaganza in Middleton Park on Thursday 4th April.

Whilst we’re in Middleton Park, the Friends group have had to cancel various events but promise that they will be opening the café on Sunday from 2:00pm. It’s all on their Facebook page.

Cottingley Hall TRAC is another lively Facebook page. This week discussions have included discussing missing bin collections and the identity of a Good Samaritan who cleared ice and snow outside the shop and the older people’s home.

Cottingley Rail Users Group are running a survey for people who use Cottingley station on their new website.

Aire Valley Homes have details on their Facebook page of a two day course to help people get on line for the first time. So if you have friends or family that would benefit do print this off for them.

Friends of Stank Hall Barn have launched a website ahead of their inaugural meeting tonight (Wednesday 27th).

We reported on the Police & Crime Commissioner when he visited Beeston Forum recently. Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team have a link on their Facebook page to the Police & Crime Plan 2013-18 which has now been published. They also posted on Sunday that they’d caught another burglar “in the act”.

Leeds City Council has a reminder on its website us that the recycling sites are moving to their summer opening hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm seven days a week from Monday 1st April.

Finally, you’ve probably heard about the sad events at The Clearings in Belle Isle last Friday. The Yorkshire Evening Post has all the details on their website.

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