Tag: Cross Flatts Parkrun

South Leeds Roundup: Runners, relatives and residents meetings

Here’s your irregular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start this week in Cross Flatts Park where the weekly Saturday morning parkrun was graced by five London Marathon finishers. Congratulations to them all. If you want to start your

Beeston junior ‘parkrun’ launches with a bang

Junior ‘parkrun’ – a new weekly running event for kids and young people – launched in style last Sunday (13 November 2016) in Beeston’s Cross Flatts Park. A mighty 57 youngsters took part in an event that organisers described as ‘amazing’ and ‘magical’. The free 2km event will now take

Cross Flatts parkrun gets lifesaving equipment

On Saturday 24 September Arthur Wood, 67, an experienced runner and member of Pudsey Pacers running club, had a cardiac arrest and collapsed whilst taking part in the Bramley parkrun.  Fortunately Bramley parkrun had just obtained a defibrillator which was used by a fellow runner to help resuscitate him.  Following

South Leeds Roundup: Mechanical madness, a messy mile and a memory café

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 treat for old diesel engine aficionados. Down at Middleton Railway next weekend (17 & 18 September) they are hosting their Mechanical Madness Diesel Gala with

South Leeds Roundup: Flooring, festivals and ferrets

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 in Holbeck where HEA has been working with Keepmoat to smarten up St Matthew’s Community Centre. Apprentices working on the housing regeneration scheme turned their skills to

South Leeds Roundup: Pink parasols, peregrines and (litter)picking

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 Yorkshire in Bloom gold medal winning Park Fisheries in Beeston. They like nothing more than to brighten up the street scene. Usually it’s their floral displays,

South Leeds Roundup: Vader, volunteers and veterans

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 in Cross Flatts Park on a rainy Saturday morning asking what links Darth Vader, the Flintstones, Clark Kent and a pantomime horse? It’s got to be the

South Leeds Roundup: Tennis, Tetley’s and tenants

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 date for your diary. On 19 April the Tennis Centre at John Charles Centre for Sport will be hosting the actual Davis Cup, as won