For our review of 2018 we have decided to look back at our newspaper front page stories January: Bike Hub Launches The Leeds Urban Bike Park, to give it its proper name, opened its doors a year ago. Built on the former golf course in Middleton Park and further phase
Wagamama is a Japanese inspired, Pan-Asian restaurant chain, currently boasting a varied and new menu. We went along to sample its delights and were pleasantly rewarded. Greeted in turn by three dashing young waiters, which may have seemed like overkill, but as they were all so eager to please and
I was lucky enough to be offered the opportunity by South Leeds Life to see The Grapes of Wrath performed at the West Yorkshire Playhouse last Wednesday (24 May 2017). The play is based on the novel by John Steinbeck and focusses on the Joad family who are forced to
In terms of our most read articles on South Leeds Life, 2014 was dominated by two stories: the new Asda store at Middleton and the plans to redevelop the Ice Pak site in Beeston. Of course the Asda story wasn’t just about a supermarket opening, but the creation of some
Welcome to our review of 2013, a year of contrasting weather – a winter that didn’t let go until late May followed by a long warm summer and rounded off by wild storms. One of the stories that ran all year, started right here at South Leeds Life with
Slung Low 15 Minutes Live – theatre experience at HMWClub Slung Low Theatre Company hosted its ’15 Minutes Live’. An afternoon of gripping radio plays at The Holbeck Working Men’s club last Sunday 10th November. If you’re not a usual theatre goer – or just read the ‘Theatre’ bit and
2012 will be remembered in Britain as the Olympic year. Never mind Jessica Ennis, Bradley Wiggins or Ellie Simmonds, on Monday 25th June the Olympic Torch came through South Leeds. Thousands of people came out to see the torch make its way through Hunslet, up to South Leeds Stadium, then
South Leeds Life is a collaborative blog. Eight of us, some linked to organisations, some not, got together last November to start writing about South Leeds. We get together every month or so to see how it’s going, share ideas, ask questions and generally see how we can improve things.