South Leeds roundup: Hamara and Holbeck in Bloom winners

Aire Valley Homes supported Holbeck in Bloom’s Gardening Competition 2012. Carla Yeomans, Involvement and Improvement Officer joined Cllr Gabriel and Ian Pickup from Holbeck in Bloom, and John Casey, Area Officer for Leeds City Council’s Parks & Countryside department, when they went to present the category winners with their certificates of achievement and prizes. The gardens were beautiful… A huge well done and thank you to everyone who took part in the competition. Courtesy Aire Valley Homes facebook page

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

A newsagent’s shop in Dewsbury Road has been given the go ahead to sell booze until 2am despite the concerns of nearby residents, reports the YEP. The paper also reports on how a loyal former amateur rugby player will run for 24 hours to try to secure the future of Leeds Corinthians rugby union club in Middleton.

The Hamara Centre in Tempest Road has hosted its annual Eid Eve Celebrations, a ladies-only event which has become a regular feature on the community calendar, reports Leeds Wellbeing Web.

Beeston in Bloom group blog on their efforts to improve a planter in  the area. Holbeck in Bloom have posted some local garden competition winners over on their Facebook page.

Check out new adult fitness sessions at The Hunslet Club.

Aire Valley Homes has Facebook photographs from a  day of action in Cottngley.

Cottingley TRAC group are appealing for volunteers to help tidy up the garden at the back of the community centre over on their Facebook page.


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