South Leeds Roundup: Sport Day, Spinning and Shakespeare


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

School sports dayIt’s the time of year for school sports days and Hunslet St Mary’s and posted some great pictures of their day together with a roundup of the schools sporting achievements this year. Congratulations to everyone who took part.

The Hamara Centre in Beeston have announced details of their ‘sun-sational’ (did you see what they did there?) summer activities programme for 5-11 year old children.

Ladies, have you dreamed of having a meal served by beefy rugby players? Hunslet Hawks are organising just that at their Ladies Night on Friday 18 July 2014. You can also find the match report of their victory over Gateshead Thunder, which put them back on the top of the table.

As Muslims mark Ramadan and some prepare for the Hajj pilgrimage, the message from Inner South Neighbourhood Policing Team is don’t let fraudsters ‘ruin your pilgrimage’.

Local blogger John Cockburn has been following the national child abuse story and gives his thoughts on the announcement of an inquiry on his blog What Can I Do About It?

Another local blogger, Debs Davies is mapping her fitness regime over on Rosetinted. This week she reviews the last 12 months and how it has affected all aspects of her life.

Ewan Mitchell cooked his last meal of the 2014 World Cup Challenge before France were knocked out by Germany. Check out Tonight’s Menu to see how got on with Veal.

Although the first round of consultation meetings for the Beeston Neighbourhood Plan are over, there is still time to add your comments. You can download a questionnaire or complete it online.

The South & Outer East Locality Team have been busy clearing up after fly tippers struck in Holbeck. You can report fly tipping by ringing (0113) 222 4406.

There are lots of new activities starting down at The Hunslet Club. First up is Box-Tech, apparently is an activity that works on technique as well as fitness. They also have new ‘4-tots’ classes in rugby and football for children from 18 months to 4 years. Then there’s Spinning – a fitness class using exercise bikes. And if that’s not enough you can visit their Boot Camps on Saturday mornings.

There’s a full month’s worth of activities on offer at BITMOs GATE in Belle Isle. Get the latest information on their Facebook page.

It was a Shakesperian pantomime in Middleton Park as the Friends welcomed back Oddsocks Theatre on Tuesday for their production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A large crowd enjoyed the entertainment between the showers. The also have news of the line up for the Middleton Music Festival on Saturday and a history walk on Sunday entitled ‘Waggonway, train and tram’.

And finally, it would have been Joshua Tetley’s 236th birthday on Sunday 20 July and to celebrate The Tetley are holding a party. There will be barrel-making demonstrations, exhibits from the brewery archives as well as all sorts of arty things and great food and drink.

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