Tag: White Rose Residents Association

Pocket Parks for Hunslet Carr and Cardinals

Two communities in South Leeds will benefit from a share of a £1.5m government fund to create more urban ‘pocket parks’. The Sandon Mount Pocket Park will be a brand new park for the Woodhouse Hill community in Hunslet Carr. This community is made up of dense housing in close

New trees take root in the Cardinals

A row of Himalayan Birches has been planted on Cardinal Square today (Wednesday 3 February 2016) as the start of an initiative to green the estate. White Rose Residents Association won a competition against ten other bids from around West Yorkshire to secure a £10,000 grant for the trees. The

South Leeds round-up: Savannah, Intake Square and belated happy birthday to the Middleton Arms

Here’s your weekly round-up of what’s been making south Leeds tick on other websites and blogs. It’s a bit quieter this week – schools are preparing to break up and people’s minds are straying towards their holidays… The YEP reports a Beeston man who had a history of depression died after plunging

South Leeds roundup: Holbeck in Bloom, TRAC and Westwoods footpath

Here’s what’s making south Leeds tick this week on other blogs and websites: Cottingley TRAC are holding their next meeting tonight at Cottingley Primary School, starting at 7pm. Here’s what they’ve posted on their Facebook page: “We have someone coming to talk about the wheelie bin scheme and you should be

South Leeds roundup: Cardinals cafe, Jubilee, Olympic torch and penny pinching in Belle Isle

Here’s your weekly round-up of local links to what’s making south Leeds tick this week. There’s still time to put your questions about anything to do with your local Neighbourhood Policing Teams to the local PCSOs. Check out the post here. You’ve got until last thing today to get your

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 Links: Hunslet Cemetery campaign joy and Welcome to Middleton

Welcome to our weekly round-up of what’s going on in South Leeds via other blogs and websites. Here’s what’s making the area tick… The Friends of Hunslet Cemetery have reported impending success in their campaign for better security and fencing at the cemetery. They’ve posted the news up on their

South Leeds Links: Holbeck and Beeston both ‘In Bloom’, Middleton Park latest and Belle Isle’s new meeting

Good morning, south Leeds! Here’s what’s been making South Leeds tick this week on local blogs and websites… Holbeck in Bloom blog features some photos and a report from yesterday’s Yorkshire in Bloom judging – and features Beeston in Bloom and Holbeck in Bloom groups together with the Yorkshire in

South Leeds links, Thursday March 22: Mounted police in Middleton and Belle Isle

Here are some links to stories which have been making south Leeds tick this week… The Friends of Middleton Park have organised a litter pick for this weekend and also update readers on progress on the park’s big revamp. The YEP follows up on a story we featured a couple