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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

Heritage Open days in South Leeds

Heritage Open Days, the historical festival now in its 22nd year, throws open the doors to historic buildings and particularly those that are normally closed to the public. Amongst the 106 events taking place between Thursday 8 and Sunday 11 September, we have listed the eight events happening in LS10

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-

Flooding affects part of Hunslet

The video and photos were shot between 2-3pm on Saturday 26 December 2015 in Hunslet and Holbeck. At 3:30pm the Environment Agency issued a Severe Flood Warning: “Flooding is causing and expected to cause further impacts in central Leeds Area. This Severe Flood Warning has been issued because of significant

Leeds Dock To Host Full Weekend Of Free Outdoor Cinema Screenings

  During the last weekend in August, Leeds Dock (formerly Clarence Dock) is excited to play host to exclusive outdoor screenings of four family-friendly movies, courtesy of Sneaky Experience. All of the screenings are completely free and will take place directly outside the Royal Armouries Museum. People aren’t required to

Leeds Waterfront Festival brings family fun to the South Bank

  Dragonboats, live music and a ‘splash mob’ of mermaids and pirates will be descending on the River Aire this Saturday and Sunday (28 and 29 June 2014) and we’re all invited. The Leeds Waterfront Festival takes place at venues along a four mile stretch of the river from Thwaite

South Leeds schools launch World War I project

  The Learning Trust (South Leeds) which includes Cockburn High School and six primary schools in Beeston and Middleton, has launched a project to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and they need your help. Organisers are interested in your family memories. They are keen

South of the River – in “City Centre South”

Before the present consultation about a new high school, I confess I hadn’t heard of “City Centre South”. Hunslet? Yes. Holbeck? Yes. But City Centre South? Where’s that? Where is this new part of Leeds? It is bounded by the River Aire to the north, the Inner Ring road extension