South Leeds roundup: Holbeck in Bloom, Miggy video and bulb planting

Here’s your weekly roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on different blogs, website and Facebook this week.

The folks at Holbeck in Bloom blog have been busy writing about their silver award with the Yorkshire in Bloom competition. There’s also an invitation to their latest group meeting tomorrow. Beeston in Bloom, meanwhile, have been weeding in their Millennium garden.

Inspector Paul Akerman of West Yorkshire Police will be the guest speaker at the next Beeston Community Forum meeting tomorrow.

The YEP follows up our story about the closure threat hovvering over Hunslet Fire Station.

A new Friday beginners gymnastic course is being held at The Hunset Club.

Golfers at Middleton Park course will have the chance to celebrate Europe’s stunning Ryder Cup victory in style this week and emulate the ‘miracle in Medinah’, reports Leeds City Council.

Found this interesting video of Middleton in the early 1990s which has recently been posted on YouTube:


Over on Facebook…

Cottingley TRAC says the estate post office won’t reopen again until after Christmas.

Friends of Hunslet Cemetery discuss the 4.5% increase in Leeds burial charges.

About 6,500 blubs will be planted by the Friends of Sharp Lane Plantation following an appeal.