Bells toll from our churches and cathedrals to mark Yorkshire’s darkest day of the First World War A single church bell will toll out across Beeston on the morning of Friday 1 July to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. St Mary’s will join
Beeston’s nonagenarians are in for a treat as St Mary’s Church celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday with a Strawberry Cream Tea on Saturday (11 June 2016). Everyone is welcome at the celebration which runs from 2-4pm at Beeston Parish Centre. Tickets are £4 which includes a sandwich, scone, strawberries and
There’s a lot of winter gloom about – the floods, Storm Frank, the murder of sex worker Daria Pionko in Holbeck – so we decided to offer you 12 nuggets of good news from 2015 to remind you that South Leeds has so many good things going for it. In January
People in South Leeds have been marking the tragic events in Paris on Friday night with small shows of solidarity. As well as the minute’s silence which was widely observed at 11am, St Mary’s Church in Beeston was opened all day today (16 November 2015) for prayer and quiet reflection.
According to the bible Jesus fed the 5,000 with loaves and fishes and today parishioners at St Mary’s in Beeston are offering burgers to football crowds. The start of the football season has seen a return of the St Mary’s Match Day Burger stand at the corner of Wesley Street.
Residents of south Leeds are invited to a free community meal to be held on the last Sunday of each month, in the Watsonia Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park. Members of St Luke’s and St Mary’s churches, along with other local residents, are organising to put on the free two
Beeston St Mary’s are hosting a Barn Dance on Saturday night (27 September 2014) to celebrate Harvest Festival and everyone’s invited. Communities Together For Harvest is an opportunity for everyone in Beeston to get together for a fun evening of dance with live music. There will also be a
It is with great sadness that we report the death of Stephen Williamson on Monday (3 March 2014). Steve was a contributor to South Leeds Life both under his own name and as ‘Old Bamber’ having attended our first community reporters course. He was also heavily involved behind the
The annual St Mary’s Strawberry Fair takes place in the Church Hall on Sat 13th July the fun starts at 2pm Come and join this community event at the Church Hall of St Mary’s, Beeston. Cream Teas, Fresh Strawberries and Cream, side stalls, games and a demonstration by the local
The folks at Beeston Parish Centre in Town Street, Beeston, will be offering up a special breakfast when the Olympic Torch passes through the area later this month. The centre will be open for tea/coffee and toast as the Olympic Flame passes through Town Street and Wesley Street at about 8.45am on