South Leeds Roundup: Jumpers, runners and lots of parties

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

We start this week at Middleton St Mary’s primary school where Holly Class wore their Christmas Jumpers to school last week, raising money for Save The Children.

Middleton st Mary jumpers copy

Debs Davies has advice on how to keep up the fitness training and beat the winter blues on her Rosetinted blog.

Sticking with fitness, Ewan Mitchell discusses social versus solitary running on his Run Sancho Run blog.

The Santa Specials are filling up at Middleton Railway. Christmas Eve and Saturday 20 are sold out, there are still tickets for Sunday 21 and Tuesday 23, but hurry!

Health For All have details of a Christmas party at Middleton Family Centre on Saturday (20 December).

Students at The South Leeds Academy entertained local residents at their Christmas Party with carols and steel pans before serving them a Christmas dinner.

The Inner South Community Committee reports on the Christmas lights switch on at Beeston last week and has a link to a useful guide to digital solutions for community groups called Community How To.

Lots of parties at this time of year, Belle Isle TMO have posted photos from their do at Belle Isle club.

Struggling with your presents? No it was a different sort of  mummy wrapping at the Leeds Young Archaeologists party on Saturday.

More photos from Leeds Dynamite who were competing, and of course winning, at the winter cheerleading championships.

And again, lovely photos from The Hunslet Club’s Christmas shows. Well done everyone!

Looking for a Midnight Mass or Christmas Day service? Beeston Parish Centre has details of services at St Mary’s and St David’s in Beeston.

And finally, the residents at H2010 by the river in Hunslet held a Christmas Tree photo competition. We particularly like the upside down tree!