Tag: Leeds Dock

River Aire rising – but Hunslet riverside not hit too hard

Today’s heavy rainfall (Saturday 16 March 2019) in Leeds and across the region saw the River Aire full to the brim in Leeds city centre and along the Hunslet riverfront – but the communities along the river escaped serious flooding. From 2.30pm onwards, the river was recorded to be outside

Join the festival at the Waterfront this weekend

It’s time for the Leeds Waterfront Festival 2018 and once again there are lots of activities planned for various points along the river this weekend (23-24 June). Activities at Granary Wharf (near the station) include canoeing, kayaking and sail boarding; as well as a climbing wall, martial arts, food and

Invitation to mess about on the water at festival

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2017 – 10th Anniversary Celebration Weekend 24 and 25 June The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival returns in June and promises to be the best yet! Bringing 4 miles of the city’s waterways to life, the festival will be brimming with activities and creativity on the water, boats

Buildings lit pink for breast cancer awareness

Last Saturday (1 October 2016) saw 22 buildings all turn pink as part of Leeds Lit Pink. The event launched Breast Cancer Haven’s ’31 events in 31 days’ fundraising initiative which runs throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Amongst the building lit up in pink were the White Rose Shopping

Festival will light up the waterfront in South Leeds

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2016 is back for its 9th Year! Date confirmed: Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 June 2016 Leeds Waterfront Festival brings the city’s waterways alive each year by hosting a fantastic eclectic mix of music, performance, arts and fun for all the family. The festival will be jam-

South Leeds Roundup: Prints, paths and ping pong

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 at Elland Road Police station. Middleton Girl Guides paid a visit last week and had their fingerprints taken. They weren’t in trouble, it was a trip to

Support services relocated as Assisted Living Leeds is flooded

Council and NHS Staff supporting vulnerable adults in Leeds are working to keep important services going after their base was damaged by flooding on Boxing Day. Services based at the Assisted Living Leeds facility at Leeds Dock have had to be temporarily relocated due to the building flooding during unprecedented