There’s been an interesting debate going on over on The Culture Vulture blog about where the dividing lines are in Leeds. Is the wealth and power concentrated in North Leeds to the detriment of those of us in the South? Or are other areas – Harehills, Seacroft, Bramley –
I recently had the opportunity through South Leeds Life’s Community Reporter course to sit down with Councillor Adam Ogilvie to discuss local issues. As my only knowledge of Adam was a name on the newly placed dustbins of Cottingley, it was a good opportunity to find out more about
I remember when I first moved to Cottingley in the late 1970’s as a child. The local shops separated the two halves of the estate and were used by everyone. There was a family run post office/newsagents run by Jackie Parker as well as a laundromat and local butchers.