There is a rare opportunity to see inside Stank Hall Barn when the Friends group hold an open day this Saturday (23 May 2015). The Barn dates back to the fifteenth century and there is a legend that it was built with timber left over from Christopher Columbus’ ships. This
A consultation event about public open space on the Garnets in Beeston is being held tomorrow (Thursday 14 May 2015). As previously reported on South Leeds Life, residents have asked for communal green space to be incorporated into the designs for new houses which are due to be built by
Local residents are fighting for a green community space to be included in a new housing development in the heart of their neighbourhood. The Garnets – a terraced neighbourhood just off Dewsbury Road in Beeston Hill – saw 78 houses demolished in 2012, at the end of a controversial regeneration
Work has started in earnest on a new community garden in the heart of built-up Beeston Hill, outside the unused Holy Spirit church building on Tempest Road. About twenty people – local residents, members of charities and faith groups, and Council staff – spent the day clearing the overgrown space
This month sees work starting on a new community garden in the heart of built-up Beeston Hill. Volunteers from across the neighbourhood will be starting to clear and tidy up the green space outside the (now unused) Church of the Holy Spirit, on Tempest Road, on Tuesday 28 October 2014.
Cherry tree blossom petals blew through and settled on the carpet of Health for All’s Holbeck Youth and Community Centre last Saturday (26th April 2014). The open door was to welcome residents to their community consultation day on whether there should be an edible garden in Holbeck, inside the
There will be information about why Health for All are considering changing part or all of the outdoor space into a community garden, as well as some example designs and scenarios. At this stage Health for All just want to know whether you think the garden sounds like a good
After 14 years as the local MP, Hilary Benn finally made it to one of the oldest buildings in his constituency on Friday (6 September 2013). “I’d heard about the barn, but didn’t know exactly where it was until today. It truly is the hidden gem of South Leeds.