South Leeds Roundup: Shelters, Shares and (All) Stars

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 down at the volunteer-run Holbeck Club, where members mucked in to demolish. the old smoking shelter ahead of a brand new installation. We’re sure the procedure was fully risk-assessed, just look at the pictures.

A petition with 574 signatures was presented to the Council’s Education Committee in 1945 complaining of slow progress in completing a school for the estate. Find out more on the Belle Isle History Group’s blog in the past.

Pupils from The South Leeds Academy swapped the classroom for the trading floor when they visited Price Waterhouse Coopers office in Leeds. The day was part of the school’s work with Enabling Enterprise.

Football, beauty therapy and a soft play area are all on the agenda at Breeze’s Family Fun Day on Saturday 1 April at Middleton Leisure Centre. There’s even walking football for the grown ups.

Speaking of football, if you are visually impaired Middleton Park FC are putting together a team for next season. Training starts this Saturday.

If you’re in need of free legal advice, Ison Harrison will be running a session a Manorfield Hall in Belle Isle on the morning of Thursday 29 March.

Following a lot of donations, SLATE are having a clearance event at their Feel Good Furniture shop in Hunslet. Hurry down and get yourself a bargain!

All Stars Cricket is a new initiative for boys and girls aged 5-8 years and it’s running at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club. You even get your own bat and ball!

And finally, don’t forget that Middleton Railway re-opens this weekend after their winter break.