Tag: Hazel Millichamp

Mary Gawthorpe: South Leeds Suffragette

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, we present stories of inspirational women with links to South Leeds: Mary Gawthorpe was born in 1881 in Woodhouse, Leeds, to John and Annie Gawthorpe. Her Dad was a leather worker and her Mum helped to support the family by being a

Hunslet underpasses become a street gallery

Jack, as an adult, is the co-founder of Leeds Street Gallery which feels not too far away from the teenage Jack who enjoyed scrawling on walls and forcing his version of art onto the public and often on private property. As he got older he explains, he realised that whilst

Coronavirus brings new audiences for South Leeds podcaster

Government guidance for people to stay at home during the Coronavirus outbreak has brought some surprising positives for one South Leeds podcaster. The Light on Leeds podcast, which celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, has seen audience numbers soar. “Downloads for the podcast have doubled since the lockdown began”, reports