Tag: South Leeds Sports Centre

Complaints as lunchtime classes cut at John Charles

Customers of the lunchtime circuit training sessions at the John Charles Centre for Sport are up in arms at the scrapping of Friday lunchtime circuit sessions, leaving only two sessions each week, when there used to be five a year ago. Regular users say they are finding it difficult to

Apply now for a place at Lane End Primary School

  Lane End Primary, the new school to be built on the site of South Leeds Sports Centre, will receive its first intake of Reception children in September this year with the new building being completed by September 2015.   The two form entry school will grow gradually with new

2013: the South Leeds year in review

  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

More parking needed at new south Leeds primary school, councillors warn

  Proposals for a new primary school on the site of the former South Leeds Sports Centre must include enough parking spaces for staff to avoid problems for local residents, councillors have said. Members of the south and west plans panel heard initial proposals for the 420-pupil primary school and

Demolition of South Leeds Sports Centre: Slideshow and video

  South Leeds Sports Centre which was closed in November 2010 has been demolished.   All photos and video by Jeremy Morton I was tipped off on Facebook that the demolition of South Leeds Sports Centre had started on Wednesday (9 October 2013). I went down and took some of these

South of the River – where they demolish sports centres

  This week a long, unhappy tale ended when the final decision was taken to demolish South Leeds Sports Centre. I was struck with some of the comments on our Facebook page. “Disgraceful” certainly; “shame on you Leeds City Council” yes; and this one: “Once the wheels are in motion

Confirmed: South Leeds Sports Centre to be demolished

  Controversial plans to demolish South Leeds Sports Centre have been approved this afternoon. Senior councillors approved recommendations that the West Park Centre, the former Royal Park Primary School in Hyde Park and South Leeds Sports Centre in Beeston should be demolished as the council looks to cut its budget. A

South Leeds Sports Centre to be demolished?

  At its meeting on Wednesday (17th July 2013) the Council’s Executive Board is considering a recommendation to demolish South Leeds Sport Centre as part of a report on the Council’s Derelict and Nuisance Property Programme. The report notes that the option to transfer the Centre to a local community

Comment: Could community ownership save Middleton Park Golf Course?

So Middleton Golf Course faces closure as Leeds City Council seeks to make more than £50 million in savings. The official line from on high is that the council has already made £145m in savings over the past two years and yet more are needed. Council leader Keith Wakefield says