Tag: Leeds Let’s Get Active

Parkour helps patients live well and stay independent

If you’ve heard of parkour, or freerunning, it probably conjures images of young people jumping from building to building at vertigo-inducing heights. But in Beeston older people with chronic health conditions are using the techniques of parkour to improve their everyday mobility. As South Leeds Life has previously reported, Beeston

South Leeds Roundup: Squid, sensory adventures and student hacks

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 the first in an occasional series, things we learned on Twitter this week. The Leeds Discovery Centre in Hunslet has a giant squid hanging from its

South Leeds Roundup: Cup winners and lots of Christmas parties

For the last time in 2016, 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 down at The Hunslet Club where the Under 8s football team are celebrating winning the Garforth League Cup on Sunday. If

Leeds Let’s Get Active! In South Leeds

Belle Isle TMO Leeds Let’s Get Active! Current FREE community sessions taking place in the South include: • Family Fitness (& weight management) St. Cross Church, Middleton, LS10 4HX, Tuesdays 18.30-19.30. • Exercise to Music (Women Only) Belle Isle Family Centre, Belle Isle, LS10 3PG, Wednesdays 18.00-19.00. • Keep Fit/Zumba

South Leeds Roundup: Planting, parents and player escorts

Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. 3,000 bulbs were planted today (18 March) thanks to Friends of New Forest Village with support from the Council, Asda and Barratts. Sc4L, the consortium that is building and refurbishing council

Let’s Get Active in South Leeds

Let’s Get Active – the free access to council sports facilities scheme – has a new timetable out for 2015. If you’re still working out to fulfil that New Year’s resolution to be more active, help is at hand. The Leeds Let’s Get Active scheme is designed to help people

Digital champions gets Hunslet kids active and online

  Digital champions, a project getting kids physically active and having fun online has been a big hit in Hunslet. A series of sporting and digital activities have taken place to encourage children to live healthy lives and improve their internet skills. Over 40 children got in involved in Digital