Tag: Mark Hodgkinson

Local teens are cooking up a Christmas treat

South Leeds youngsters from the ‘Space’ youth groups are next week serving up two ‘Advent’ meals for the local community, to mark the start of the Christmas season – and anyone’s invited. The free, three-course meals are being held on Wednesday 30th November and Thursday 1st December (2016), both at

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

Lantern Festival returns to light up Beeston

The popular annual Cross Flatts Park Lantern Festival returns to Beeston this Christmas – on the evening of Friday 11 December (2015). The free, family-friendly event will once again feature carol singing (led by the local Salvation Army brass band), live animals to meet and pet, refreshments (this year including

Cross Flatts Parkrun’s celebrates centenary

Trumpeter Emil Andrews played the theme tune from BBC’s athletics coverage as 103 runners set off on the 100th Parkrun event in Cross Flatts Park Beeston on Saturday (14 March 2015). Cross Flatts Parkrun is a weekly free, measured, timed 5km run or walk, held every Saturday at 9am. It