The former Hunslet Gate Centre – a former school on Sussex Gardens – is due to be sold by Leeds City Council, at auction on 15th September. It is expected to fetch £225,000+. Click here for further info (lot 94). Until recently a school, it has been empty for some
The Post Office on Old Lane in Beeston is to be revamped this summer, but will close for 11 days whilst the work is carried out. The branch is one of 8,000 across the country to be converted into what the Post Office call a ‘Main style branch’. The interior
Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery at a post office in Leeds. At about noon on Wednesday (24 December 2014) a man went into the post office in Old Lane, Beeston, and produced what staff believed was a gun wrapped in a plastic bag. He demanded money
Improvements to a shopping parade in Belle Isle have been given the go-ahead thanks to funding from local Councillors. Middleton Park Councillors Kim Groves, Judith Blake and Paul Truswell have provided £400 from their MICE fund to improve Belle Isle Shopping Parade. In a joint project also funded by the
They say you can fool some of the people some of the time, but not all the people all the time. It’s time to come clean, as many of you spotted our story about the Post Office swapping the LS10 and LS11 postcodes was an April Fool. We hope
Local Councillors in South Leeds have been busy securing local improvements. A new Post Office is to be opened on Domestic Street in Holbeck and a new pedestrian crossing built on Dewsbury Road near Tesco. The Councillors have led a campaign with local residents to keep a Post Office
The Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum took a big step forward on Saturday when residents approved its constitution subject to minor amendments, at a meeting held in St Matthew’s Community Centre. It is hoped that the formal application for designation by Leeds City Council will be completed in the next month.
I remember when I first moved to Cottingley in the late 1970’s as a child. The local shops separated the two halves of the estate and were used by everyone. There was a family run post office/newsagents run by Jackie Parker as well as a laundromat and local butchers.