Tag: Beeston Broncos

South Leeds Roundup: Cenotaphs, clean-ups, and civic receptions

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 with a tweet we spotted from Cllr Kim Groves (@groves_kim): “Observence of Remembrance Service Hunslet Cemetery Cenotaph Sunday 9th November at 3pm to pay respect to those

South Leeds Roundup: Frogs, families and favelas

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Spring is definitely springing this week and Leeds Parks have published this great photo of frogspawn in the lake at Middleton Park. Speaking of photos, The Culture Vulture has some proper photographs

South Leeds Roundup: Festivals, flax, fans, firebugs and a fabulous feel good fair

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. The days are getting longer and so thoughts turn to community festivals. Beeston Festival has updated its website in preparation for 2014. They’ve adopted a Tour de France theme under the slogan

Join the Rugby League World Cup Family Fun Day

  Join a unique new festival in south Leeds, to celebrate the launch of this year’s Rugby League World Cup in England and Wales. This event is FREE and for EVERYONE – whether you’re interested in rugby, or just want a good day out! The event on Saturday 26th October

South of the River – Rugby: League or Union?

  Let me start by saying that I’m not a fan of rugby, of either code. I’m not particularly against it, but it’s never grabbed me, if you’ll pardon the turn of phrase. I grew up down south where if they play it, they play union. I even played for

South Leeds Roundup: Salmon, Trout and Courgettes

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. Let’s start with a sign of how much cleaner the River Aire is these days. Down at Skelton Grange Environment Centre they have been watching salmon (or are they trout?) jumping the

Confirmed: South Leeds Sports Centre to be demolished

  Controversial plans to demolish South Leeds Sports Centre have been approved this afternoon. Senior councillors approved recommendations that the West Park Centre, the former Royal Park Primary School in Hyde Park and South Leeds Sports Centre in Beeston should be demolished as the council looks to cut its budget. A

South Leeds Roundup: Friends, Family Fun and Fleetwood Mac

  Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook. There’s lots going on in Middleton Park right now and the Friends group have posted several interesting items on their Facebook page this week. If you’re interested in small mammals, archaeology or

Beeston Festival – Sunshine, Belly Dancers & Wrestlers

  This year’s Beeston Festival took place on Saturday 8th June in Cross Flatts Park, the event was officially opened by the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP. This was followed later on in the afternoon with a visit from the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Tom Murray. I love coming