At 7am on Sunday 2 May 2021 three intrepid members of the South Leeds Hiking Group set off from Horton in Ribblesdale. 1 Hour 6 mins later breakfast was had on the summit of Pen-y-ghent, the first of our Yorkshire three peaks summits. Coffee, scones and chocolate consumed and we
Last weekend five ambitious teenage girls, along with staff from The Shine Project and volunteers (and one encouraging boyfriend), set off on what turned out to be a 14 hour walk up and down the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, all to raise money for a volunteering trip to Zambia in August.
IntoUniversity works with schools throughout South Leeds to offer educational opportunities from their base at Hillside in Beeston. This year IntoUniversity are celebrating 15 years of transforming young people’ lives. Their journey had a humble start, from a single after-school scheme in 2002 they have grown to operate a national
A group of intrepid fundraisers has presented a cheque for £700 to support care at the Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds. Seven of the fundraisers are staff at Sunnyview House care home who were sponsored on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in July. Each attempted to complete the 24.5
Here’s your regular roundup of what’s making South Leeds tick on other websites, blogs and across Facebook and Twitter. We start with that community walk over the Three Peaks of Yorkshire, it’s all over the web. Debs Davies has written for us about the Three Peaks walk, and she’s
One evening as I trawled through my timeline on Facebook, a picture of happy South Loiners grinning at the bottom of Snowdon caught my attention. Underneath was a caption which described a new adventure, this time Ed Carlisle was offering to take us out of Beeston and Hunslet and