Tag: South Leeds Olympic Torch

Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire comes to aid of Beeston’s Cardinal estate

Ambitious plans to open a new community cafe and a hairdressers on the Cardinal Estate have been boosted by an unexpected source – Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire TV programme. Community campaigner Yvonne Crowther, who helps run the White Rose Residents Association, is looking to luanch two new social enterprises

South Leeds churches plan Olympic Torch barbecue

Deacon Al Henry from Middleton Methodist Church has sent us the following details about an initiative when the Olympic Torch comes through Hunslet and Beeston: “When the Torch relay comes through South Leeds on Monday 25th June, it is going right past two of our Methodist churches early in the morning

South Leeds Links: Olympic torchbearer latest and new Middleton Park halt

Good morning, south Leeds! We’re back from our little Easter break and our slight lull in filing stories – thanks to Jeremy Morton, Dave Florence, Christine Robinson-Perkins, Deacon Al Henry and Jason Slack for their contributions over this period. We thought it’d be good to round-up some of what’s been going on

South Leeds Sports Centre campaigers hold April Fools Day Olympic Torch run – UPDATED

A group of campaigners fighting to reopen South Leeds Sports Centre in Beeston have today held a mock Olympic torch run – and they claim a lack of sports facilities in the area will prevent local youngsters becoming Olympians of the future. The protest group, made up mainly of parents and

Sports centre campaigners plan ‘South Leeds Olympic Torch’ protest event

Sally Cieslik from the SPLASH campaign fighting to reopen South Leeds Sports Centre guest posts on a mock South Leeds Olympic Torch event on Sunday, April 1 at noon to highlight what they claim is a lack of sports facilities in the area. The real Olympic Torch is due to come